Before yesterday’s game versus Truro City a cheque for £48,000 was presented to club chairman Howard Krais by Rory Fitzgerald and Joe Ringart from gpflewis who have kindly agreed to take up their two year option for further sponsorship of the club……….
Youth (FCYA) versus Hitchin Town – HOME – Kick-off 13:00 – League
Youth (RYL) versus Bedfont Sports– Away – Kick-off 7.30pm – League
First team versus Maidenhead Utd – Away – Kick-off 3:00pm – VNLS
Looking further ahead, we have agreed a date of Tuesday 8 March for our HOME MCFA Senior Charity Cup tie versus Hanworth Villa kick-off 7:45pm and our home league match versus Sutton Utd has been re-scheduled to Monday 21 March as our opponents are involved in FA Trophy (reply) action this week.
Femi Orenuga joins us from Vanarama National League North outfit Gloucester City. Originally signed by the Tigers in January 2015 to aid their campaign for league safety he became an instant favourite with the fans. Orenuga is the youngest player to ever appear for Southend United, before a move to Premier League side Everton followed by a loan spell at Notts County. Orenuga has also played in Scandinavia in the Sweden Second Division for AFC United in Stockholm, and then at Norwegian outfit Raufoss.
Half-Term Soccer Fun days
JJS Summer club are running a week long Soccer club for at The Vale from Mon 15 to 19 Feb, between 09:00 and 15:00 – £15 a day or £60 for the week. Send an e-mail for a registration form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Football Scholarship Trials
Stanmore College will be holding football trials for the 2016/17 season during the forthcoming half term on Friday 19th February at The Hive (formerly Prince Edward Playing Fields), Camrose Ave HA8 6AG, with registration from 09:15. For more details [19th Feb trial 2016] or contact James Duncan (07590698559 or email email@example.com ).
Reminder, that on Tuesday (16 February ) at the RSC the Supporters Club and Football Club Annual General Meetings will be held commencing at 7.30 and 8.30pm respectively. All fans are invited to attend.
Fleetwood Bac rated as one of the countries top 5 tribute bands play Ruislip Social Club on Friday 12th February, tickets £12 in advance or £14 on the night and on Saturday 13 February, Lee Pashley (UK No1 tribute to Robbie Williams) is on stage, tickets just £10. More details from Tropic@Ruislip
Football on the big screen(s) throughout the week includes:
- Tuesday 9 Feb – West Ham v Liverpool – FA Cup replay at 7.45pm
- Wednesday 10 Feb – Peterborough v West Bromwich Albion FA Cup replay at 7.45pm
- Saturday 13 Feb – Sunderland v Man U at 12.45pm and Chelsea v Newcastle Utd at 5.30pm
- Sunday14 Feb – Arsenal v Leicester at12:00, Aston Villa v Liverpool at 2.05pm and Man City v Spurs at 4.05pm
Lapels Badges – New items
A new club badge is on sale at Toby’s stand by the players’ tunnel – this is an 18mm high version
of a previous Wealdstone badge and sells, as do all badges featured here, at £3-00.
Poppy badges remain popular sellers, so Toby has designed a new club version combining the familiar poppy motif with the club crest.
Finally a badge commemorating our F.A. Cup 1st Round tie with Colchester United back in Nov 15 is also available .
A reminder that Toby’s stand features every club in National League (Premier and South) plus all Championship, Football, Scottish & Champions League clubs. Pay him a visit if you haven’t done already!