Farnborough OBG FC

Welcome to the website of Farnborough Old Boys Guild Football Club, founded in 1932 and affiliated to the Kent County FA.

We hope you enjoy your visit.


Sunday 16th June 2024

Sunday XI
No fixture
Red Vets
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Yellow Vets
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No fixture
Under 13s

Saturday 15th June 2024

First XI
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Second XI
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Saturday Vets
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There are no fixtures scheduled this week


Presentation Night 2024

Our annual Club Presentation Evening took place on Saturday in the clubhouse lounge at Farrow Fields. The Under 16s Colts were also welcomed to make their season presentations.

The club's Chairman, Danny Saines, took on the role of compere. Danny also organised the ordering and engraving of all trophies, supplied by Supreme Trophies & Engraving.

Last but not least our fantastic bar staff, club President Ian Couchman and Clare Smith, worked really hard all evening.

Club awards were as follows:

The President's Salver (Member who has best served the club, chosen by the club President) - Paul Parsons

The Robert Taylor Trophy (Playing member considered to have best served the club - chosen by the management committee) - Alex Wray

The Stanley Cole Cup (Player who has made the most appearances in the season) - Mason Horne

The Eric Shoebridge Sportsmanship Cup (Playing member considered to be the most sporting, chosen by the management committee) - Matt French

The Wally Freeman Young Player Trophy (Young player considered to be the most promising, chosen by the management committee) - Jamie Figg

Vic Farrow Golden Boot - (non-Sunday Vet Player with most goals for the season) - Matt Ellis

Paul Tanton Golden Boot (Sunday Vet player with most goals for the season) - Steve Shippey

Team Awards were as follows:

Saturday First XI Players' Player - Dave James
Saturday First XI Manager's Player - Liam Hughes

Saturday Second XI Players' Player - Ben Perry
Saturday Second XI Manager's Player - Nate Lockwood

Saturday Vets Players' Player - Joe Slater
Saturday Vets Manager's Player - Dave Harrigan

Sunday XI Players' Player - Danny Cumber
Sunday XI Manager's Player - Ross Warburton

Red Vets Players' Player - Dan Hillary
Red Vets Manager's Player - Paul Tanton

Yellow Vets Players' Player (the Mick Gearing Trophy) - Danny Mullins
Yellow Vets Manager's Player - Diccon Kaenzig

Under 16s Colts Players' Player
- Chris Kamara
Under 16s Colts Managers' Player
- Chris Kamara

The Paul Eddleston Juniors Trophy (a player chosen from the whole Junior Section who has been selected on achievement and merit) - Jointly awarded to Jack Blue and George Raggett.

A special award was presented to First XI Manager Paul Eddleston on achieving 30 years as a manager at the club.

With thanks to:

Events Manager - Sara Viner

Head Groundsman - Steve Viner

Ground Staff and Volunteers - Gary Willison and Jay Hardy

Plant & Machinery Maintenance - Steve Blanchard Jnr

Kitman Coordinator - Jordan Glen

Webmaster & Club Photographer - Colin Brazier

Fixtures & Referees Secretary - Paul Parsons

Football Accreditation Officer - Ian McGrath

Open trials for Under 9s 2024-25

We are recruiting for next season's Under 9 squad.  If you are interested please email the club at juniors@fobgfc.org.

Players Wanted

We are currently looking for players to strengthen our Saturday First XI and Second XI squads.

If you or somemone you know is interested, please email: mailbox@fobgfc.org

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Our Social Media

As well as our website, we have an official presence on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.  In addition, most of our nine teams have their own Twitter accounts.

Follow us on social media:
Facebook: fobgfc
Instagram: fobgfc
@fobgfc (official, including First XI); 
@fobg_reserves (Second XI);
@fobg_sunday_1st (Sunday XI);
YouTube: FOBGFC Kent.