Farnborough OBG FC
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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.

RESULTS

Wednesday 16th August 2017

Friendly
Sunday Res.
Groundhoppers

Sunday 13th August 2017

Friendly
Sunday XI
Harry Tanner 2
2 - 0
Hayden Youth Association
Friendly
SMC Athletic
1 - 9
Sunday Res.
Lee Friend 4, Max Richards 2, Mason West, Matt Ellis, Luke Foulsham
Vets
No fixture
Senior Vets
No fixture

Saturday 12th August 2017

Kent County League
Premier Division
Bexley
5 - 1
First XI
James Curran
Friendly
Reserves
Luke Blackwell, Nick Pitt, Adam Law
3 - 1
Orpington
Friendly
Welling Park Reserves
Fourth XI

Wednesday 9th August 2017

Friendly
Welling United
2 - 4
Sunday Res.
Billy Shinners 2, Lee Friend, Ross Warburton

FIXTURES

Wednesday 16th August 2017

Sunday Res. v.
Groundhoppers
Comp:
Friendly
Kick off:
6:45pm
Meet:
6:00pm
Referee:
Adam Clayton
Assistants:

Saturday 19th August 2017

First XI v.
Otford United
Comp:
Kent County League
Premier Division
Kick off:
2:45pm
Meet:
1:30pm
Referee:
Rob Williams
Assistants:
Tom Burman and Adam Clayton
Reserves v.
FC Elmstead Reserves
Comp:
Friendly
Kick off:
2:45pm
Meet:
1:15pm
Referee:
Assistants:
Third XI v.
Fourth XI v.
Old Tonbridgians Res.
Comp:
Friendly
Kick off:
2:00pm
Meet:
1:00pm
Referee:
Mike Sullivan
Assistants:

Sunday 20th August 2017

Sunday XI v.
Craven Park
Comp:
Friendly
Kick off:
10:45am
Meet:
9:30am
Referee:
Michael Creatura
Assistants:
Sunday Res. v.
Southwark Town
Comp:
Friendly
Kick off:
10:45am
Meet:
9:30am
Referee:
Graham Seymour
Assistants:

Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Vets v.
Defiance
Comp:
Friendly
Kick off:
7:00pm
Meet:
6:00pm
Referee:
Assistants:

NEWS

FOBG Football Club AGM - Monday 7 August

Farnborough OBG Football Club

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

MONDAY 7 AUGUST 2017, 9.30pm

At FARNBOROUGH (KENT) SPORTS CLUB

Farrow Fields, High Street, Farnborough, Kent BR6 7BA

Notice is hereby given that the Football Club Annual General Meeting will be held at :

FARNBOROUGH ( KENT) SPORTS CLUB

Farrow Fields, High Street, Farnborough,

Kent BR6 7BA on Monday 7 August 2017. Starting at 9.30pm

AGENDA

1. Minutes of last AGM

2, Matters arising

3. Hon. Secretary’s report

4. Hon Treasurer’s report

5. Rule changes

6. Election of officers

7. Fixture programme 2017-18

All welcome; all playing members should attend this meeting.

Proposed management committee for season 2017-18 for election

HON. PRESIDENT:  IAN COUCHMAN

HON. CHAIRMAN:  STEVE VINER

HON. SECRETARY:  Vacant

ACTING HON. SECRETARY (Kent County League):  IAN COUCHMAN

ACTING HON. SECRETARY (Bromley and South London League):  JEZ ALLEN

ACTING HON. SECRETARY (OBDSFL):  VINCE WRAY

HON. MINUTES SECRETARY:  DANNY SAINES

HON. TREASURER: STEVE BLANCHARD

HON. FIXTURE SECRETARY:  PAUL PARSONS

HON. IT OFFICER:  COLIN BRAZIER

CHARTER STANDARD:  Vacant

CLUB CAPTAIN:  ALEX BARNES

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

As club officers and team managers, plus committee members to be (re-)elected:

Matt Ellis, Des Fallon, Jordan Glen, Paul Tanton.

PROPOSED TEAM MANAGERS 2017-18

First Eleven:  Byron Beard

Reserves:  James Pyne

Third Eleven:  Paul Eddleston

Fourth Eleven:  Jez Allen

Sunday Eleven:  Vince Wray

Sunday Eleven Reserves:  Matt Lenton

Young Vets:  Mark Harrington

Senior Vets:  Mick O'Flynn and Patrice Mongelard

Support Alex and Harry's charity run!

Guild members Alex Cramp and Harry Tanner are running a half-marathon in aid of The Sick Children's Trust, a charity which enables families to remain together by providing accommodation and support to the families of children being treated in hospital often miles away from home.  

You can support them by donating HERE.

FA clamp down on dissent

The Football Association have introduced a series of tough new mandatory bans for grassroots players who abuse referees.
 
In a series of rule changes that will come into force for the 2017-18 season, players at all grassroots and youth levels will now receive an automatic and minimum five-year ban from football if they assault a referee. There will also be at least an 84-day ban and £100 fine for any physical contact with a match official.
 
Verbal threats will now be sanctioned with a minimum ban of 56 days, or six matches, and a fine of £50.

Kent County League August fixtures released

August's fixtures for the First XI and Reserves have been issued, and are on the club's website.  They are not yet on the league's website.

The First XI open their campaign with a trip to Bexley on 12 August, followed by three home games, including Bank Holiday Monday 28 August.

The Reserves start with a home match against Bridon Ropes Reserves on Saturday 26 August..  This is a change to the original fixture.

2017-18 and pre-season friendlies

As we move towards the new season the website will be updated with league formations and pre-season friendlies; be sure to check regularly for news!

Already posted:

  • pre-season games for the First XI, Reserves, Fourth XI and Sunday Reserves;
     
  • full programmes for the Sunday XI and Sunday Reserves (including pre-season and cup draws).  The league matches are provisional.
     
  • full fixture lists for the Vets and Senior Vets.

Pre-season training has started!

Byron Beard (1st XI manager) is running pre-season training at the club every Tuesday and Thursday from 7pm. Anyone playing or wishing to play for FOBG (any team) is welcome.  

The Sunday XI now have friendlies every week until the season proper.

Vets train at the club every Wednesday at 7pm.

Please email the club if you need more information.

Friday Night is Jazz Night!
We have high quality live jazz every Friday night at Farrow Fields. Click on the poster to see who's playing.

TRAINING

We regard training as essential; not just for fitness and player progression but for building team spirit, increasing tactical awareness and generally improving chances of on-pitch success.

We have open club training sessions every week on floodlit artificial surfaces.

Current players: see your team manager for information; their details are on the team pages on this website.

New players are welcome; please contact the club for details of sessions.

FA CHARTER STANDARD

FA Charter Standard Information FOBG has held FA Charter Standard Adult Club status for several years now. This is official recognition by the Football Association given to non-league clubs that have demonstrated that they are well run and sustainable. It also recognises the club's commitment to coaching, player and coach development, and the raising of standards of behaviour in the game.
The benefits of having Charter Standard status include:

  • Use of the FA Charter Standard Logo
  • Enhancement of funding applications and bids
  • Kit and equipment grants from the Football Foundation
  • Exclusive workshops
  • Starter pack, including posters, codes of conduct, certificates

This represents a major step forward in the development of Farnborough OBG FC and illustrates the ambitions of the club to develop further both on and off the field.

Many thanks to Malcolm Poynter for his hard work in achieving this recognition for the club.

More information regarding FA Charter Standard status.

NEWS

FOBG Football Club AGM - Monday 7 August

Farnborough OBG Football Club

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

MONDAY 7 AUGUST 2017, 9.30pm

At FARNBOROUGH (KENT) SPORTS CLUB

Farrow Fields, High Street, Farnborough, Kent BR6 7BA

Notice is hereby given that the Football Club Annual General Meeting will be held at :

FARNBOROUGH ( KENT) SPORTS CLUB

Farrow Fields, High Street, Farnborough,

Kent BR6 7BA on Monday 7 August 2017. Starting at 9.30pm

AGENDA

1. Minutes of last AGM

2, Matters arising

3. Hon. Secretary’s report

4. Hon Treasurer’s report

5. Rule changes

6. Election of officers

7. Fixture programme 2017-18

All welcome; all playing members should attend this meeting.

Proposed management committee for season 2017-18 for election

HON. PRESIDENT:  IAN COUCHMAN

HON. CHAIRMAN:  STEVE VINER

HON. SECRETARY:  Vacant

ACTING HON. SECRETARY (Kent County League):  IAN COUCHMAN

ACTING HON. SECRETARY (Bromley and South London League):  JEZ ALLEN

ACTING HON. SECRETARY (OBDSFL):  VINCE WRAY

HON. MINUTES SECRETARY:  DANNY SAINES

HON. TREASURER: STEVE BLANCHARD

HON. FIXTURE SECRETARY:  PAUL PARSONS

HON. IT OFFICER:  COLIN BRAZIER

CHARTER STANDARD:  Vacant

CLUB CAPTAIN:  ALEX BARNES

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

As club officers and team managers, plus committee members to be (re-)elected:

Matt Ellis, Des Fallon, Jordan Glen, Paul Tanton.

PROPOSED TEAM MANAGERS 2017-18

First Eleven:  Byron Beard

Reserves:  James Pyne

Third Eleven:  Paul Eddleston

Fourth Eleven:  Jez Allen

Sunday Eleven:  Vince Wray

Sunday Eleven Reserves:  Matt Lenton

Young Vets:  Mark Harrington

Senior Vets:  Mick O'Flynn and Patrice Mongelard

Support Alex and Harry's charity run!

Guild members Alex Cramp and Harry Tanner are running a half-marathon in aid of The Sick Children's Trust, a charity which enables families to remain together by providing accommodation and support to the families of children being treated in hospital often miles away from home.  

You can support them by donating HERE.

FA clamp down on dissent

The Football Association have introduced a series of tough new mandatory bans for grassroots players who abuse referees.
 
In a series of rule changes that will come into force for the 2017-18 season, players at all grassroots and youth levels will now receive an automatic and minimum five-year ban from football if they assault a referee. There will also be at least an 84-day ban and £100 fine for any physical contact with a match official.
 
Verbal threats will now be sanctioned with a minimum ban of 56 days, or six matches, and a fine of £50.

Kent County League August fixtures released

August's fixtures for the First XI and Reserves have been issued, and are on the club's website.  They are not yet on the league's website.

The First XI open their campaign with a trip to Bexley on 12 August, followed by three home games, including Bank Holiday Monday 28 August.

The Reserves start with a home match against Bridon Ropes Reserves on Saturday 26 August..  This is a change to the original fixture.

2017-18 and pre-season friendlies

As we move towards the new season the website will be updated with league formations and pre-season friendlies; be sure to check regularly for news!

Already posted:

  • pre-season games for the First XI, Reserves, Fourth XI and Sunday Reserves;
     
  • full programmes for the Sunday XI and Sunday Reserves (including pre-season and cup draws).  The league matches are provisional.
     
  • full fixture lists for the Vets and Senior Vets.

Pre-season training has started!

Byron Beard (1st XI manager) is running pre-season training at the club every Tuesday and Thursday from 7pm. Anyone playing or wishing to play for FOBG (any team) is welcome.  

The Sunday XI now have friendlies every week until the season proper.

Vets train at the club every Wednesday at 7pm.

Please email the club if you need more information.

Friday Night is Jazz Night!
We have high quality live jazz every Friday night at Farrow Fields. Click on the poster to see who's playing.

TRAINING

We regard training as essential; not just for fitness and player progression but for building team spirit, increasing tactical awareness and generally improving chances of on-pitch success.

We have open club training sessions every week on floodlit artificial surfaces.

Current players: see your team manager for information; their details are on the team pages on this website.

New players are welcome; please contact the club for details of sessions.

FA CHARTER STANDARD

FA Charter Standard Information FOBG has held FA Charter Standard Adult Club status for several years now. This is official recognition by the Football Association given to non-league clubs that have demonstrated that they are well run and sustainable. It also recognises the club's commitment to coaching, player and coach development, and the raising of standards of behaviour in the game.
The benefits of having Charter Standard status include:

  • Use of the FA Charter Standard Logo
  • Enhancement of funding applications and bids
  • Kit and equipment grants from the Football Foundation
  • Exclusive workshops
  • Starter pack, including posters, codes of conduct, certificates

This represents a major step forward in the development of Farnborough OBG FC and illustrates the ambitions of the club to develop further both on and off the field.

Many thanks to Malcolm Poynter for his hard work in achieving this recognition for the club.

More information regarding FA Charter Standard status.