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Binfield's u18s very much looking the part.

FA Youth Cup

Our U18 allied side are playing Hartley Witney in the FA Youth Cup on Wednesday 6th September – KO 7.30pm.

The FA Youth Cup.
The FA Youth Cup.

Come down and support our young Moles.

Admission

Adult £5
Concession £3
U16 £3
U12 £1 with accompanying adult

Venue
Hartley Wintney FC, Green Lane, Hartley Wintney. RG27

Match Preview: Northwood FC – Away

Northwood FC

As if playing Northwood FC twice in less than a week wasn’t enough, we now play them for the third time in 8 days thanks to the 2-2 draw in the FA Cup 1st qualifying round.

Matchday: Tuesday September 5th, 2023
Kickoff: 7:45 pm

About Northwood FC

A team was formed in Northwood back in 1899 but Northwood FC in its current form is believed to have been founded in 1926. Their initial history is unclear but they joined the Harrow & Wembley League in 1931 where they won an impressive six titles in a row prior to World War 2 and three more titles after the war. They spent the 1950s and 1960 playing mainly junior-level football.

The club joined the Isthmian League in 1992 via spells in the Hellenic and Spartan Leagues. This was one of their most successful periods which lead them gaining promotion to Step 3 and the Premier Division. They were then switched to the Southern League Premier Division but after relegation were moved back to the Isthmian League Division One North. Another switch back to the Southern League before they were moved back again to their current league – Isthmian League South Central.

This Season

Northwood FC beat Buckhurst Hill 1-0 away in the preliminary round of the FA Cup whilst the Moles beat Wokingham & Emmbrook 2-0 in front of a crowd of 604.

Tickets

Prices are;

  • Adults: £10
  • Concessions: £5
  • U16s: Free
  • Matchday programme: £2

Please note that it is cash only at Northwood FC.

About Skyline Roofing Stadium

Address: Northwood Park, Chestnut Ave, Northwood HA6 1HR
Please note that the Skyline Roofing Stadium is within the extended ULEZ zone.

Nearest Tube: Northwood Hills

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Extended ULEZ – Clubs Inside The Zone

Following the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone, there are now some Isthmian South Central Division clubs that are covered by the extended zone.

Those clubs are;

  • Northwood FC
    Northwood Park Stadium, Chestnut Avenue, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 1HR
  • Uxbridge FC – Currently ground sharing at Slough FC but their home ground is within the expanded ULEZ zone.
    Horton Road, West Drayton, Middlesex, UB7 8HX
  • Hanworth Villa FC
    EcoGlow Stadium, Rectory Meadow, Park Road, Hanworth, Middlesex, TW13 6PN
  • Corinthian Casuals FC
    King George V Arena, Queen Mary Close, Hook Rise South, Tolworth, Surrey KT6 7NA
  • Raynes Park Vale FC
    St George’s Playing Fields, London, SW20 9HA

The following clubs are just outside of the zone so you may enter the zone depending on the route you take;

  • Ashford Town (Middx) FC
    Robert Parker Stadium, Short Ln, Stanwell TW19 7BH
  • Met Police FC
    Imber Court Sports Club, Ember Lane, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 0BT
  • Sutton Common Rovers FC
    Whyteleafe Sports Centre, 15 Church Road, Whyteleafe, CR3 0AR

If you drive anywhere within the ULEZ, and your vehicle does not meet the emissions standards, you could face a daily charge of £12.50. You can check the eligibility of your vehicle on the TFL website.

Match Preview: Northwood FC FA Cup – Home

Northwood FC

After our 4-1 away defeat to Northwood FC, we host them 6 days later in the first qualifying round of the FA Cup.

Matchday: Saturday September 2nd, 2023
Kickoff: 3 pm

About Northwood FC

A team was formed in Northwood back in 1899 but Northwood FC in its current form is believed to have been founded in 1926. Their initial history is unclear but they joined the Harrow & Wembley League in 1931 where they won an impressive six titles in a row prior to World War 2 and three more titles after the war. They spent the 1950s and 1960 playing mainly junior-level football.

The club joined the Isthmian League in 1992 via spells in the Hellenic and Spartan Leagues. This was one of their most successful periods which lead them gaining promotion to Step 3 and the Premier Division. They were then switched to the Southern League Premier Division but after relegation were moved back to the Isthmian League Division One North. Another switch back to the Southern League before they were moved back again to their current league – Isthmian League South Central.

This Season

Northwood FC beat Buckhurst Hill 1-0 away in the preliminary round of the FA Cup whilst the Moles beat Wokingham & Emmbrook 2-0 in front of a crowd of 604.

Tickets

Prices are;

  • Adults: £10
  • Concessions: £5
  • Under 16’s: FREE

About The Iconic Stadium

Address: The Iconic Stadium, Hill Farm Lane, Binfield RG42 5NR

Hill Farm Lane is a modern non-league football ground with parking on site, disabled access and more including:

The club house and changing rooms at Hill Farm Lane. Photo: C2 Photography.
  • Licenced bar
  • Tea bar serving hot and cold food
  • Disabled access to pitch side
  • Toilets
  • Standing and seated covered areas to watch the match
  • Card payments taken on the gate, in the bar and at the tea bar.

There are over 100 spaces available to park at the ground.

Match Preview: Northwood FC – Away

Northwood FC

We are back on the road with the first of two games against Northwood FC in six days. The first of which is our away league game before our home FA Cup game next Saturday.

Matchday: Monday August 28th, 2023
Kickoff: 3 pm

About Northwood FC

A team was formed in Northwood back in 1899 but Northwood FC in its current form is believed to have been founded in 1926. Their initial history is unclear but they joined the Harrow & Wembley League in 1931 where they won an impressive six titles in a row prior to World War 2 and three more titles after the war. They spent the 1950s and 1960 playing mainly junior-level football.

The club joined the Isthmian League in 1992 via spells in the Hellenic and Spartan Leagues. This was one of their most successful periods which lead them gaining promotion to Step 3 and the Premier Division. They were then switched to the Southern League Premier Division but after relegation were moved back to the Isthmian League Division One North. Another switch back to the Southern League before they were moved back again to their current league – Isthmian League South Central.

This Season

Due to the odd number of teams in our league this season, Northwood have only played once winning 4-0 against league new-comers Corinthian Casuals.

The Moles lost their opening game 6-0 to Ashford Town (Middx) before drawing 1-1 with Chipstead – not forgetting the 2-0 FA Cup win sandwiched between those two games.

Tickets

Prices are;

  • Adults: £10
  • Concessions: £5
  • U16s: Free
  • Matchday programme: £2

Please note that it is cash only at Northwood FC.

About Skyline Roofing Stadium

Address: Northwood Park, Chestnut Ave, Northwood HA6 1HR
Nearest Tube: Northwood Hills

First Qualifying Round Draw

Following our 2-0 Preliminary Round win over local neighbours Wokingham & Emmbrook FC, the Moles have been drawn against Northwood at home (yes, really) in the First Qualifying Round of the FA Cup.

We know Northwood well as they play in the same league as us. In fact, this fixture means that we will play them twice in 6 days as we are due play them on Bank Holiday Monday 28th August.

Northwood got through to this round by beating Buckhurst Hill 1-0 in the FA Cup Preliminary Round.

The game will be played on Saturday 2nd September. This means that the Chertsey fixture scheduled for that date has been postponed – new date will be announced shortly.

Keep on an eye on our social media and website for confirmation of the fixture and ticketing arrangements.

Alec Lloyd (1928 – 2023)

It is with great sadness that the Club announces the passing of one of our longest serving and most loyal supporters, Mr Alexander ‘Alec’ Lloyd, who died peacefully on Saturday morning 19th August 2023 after a short illness, aged 95.

Many at the club remember Alec with great affection for both collective and personal reasons, as a generous and caring man who for many, many years had been the face of the club whilst collecting entrance money at the main gate, come rain or shine. Latterly he was a fixture at all home games, acting as a welcoming hospitality Ambassador for visiting teams committee members. Over the years he also travelled far and wide to away games with the Secretary, Chairman and others, even acting as an unofficial ‘kit man’.

His kind and thoughtful nature was the essence of a perfect gentleman, who embraced all those he came into contact with young and old, and was an immense inspiration to many through his humility and sheer joy from the friendships he garnered through Binfield football. The twinkle in his eye and his endearing smile will always be the headline of our fond memories of him.

Alec will be sorely missed at the club, at all levels, but his spirit will live on here for many years to come.

Our sincere condolences go out to his lovely wife Julie, son Philip, daughter Sandra and their families, who are uppermost in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

Match Preview: Badshot Lea FC – Away

Following on from our 2-0 FA Cup win over Wokingham & Emmbrook FC, we have the second of our cup games for a visit to Badshot Lea FC for a Velocity Trophy game.

Matchday: Tuesday August 22nd, 2023
Kickoff: 7.45 pm

About Badshot Lea FC

Established in 1904, Badshot Lea Football Club played in local leagues before joining the Surrey Intermediate League, where they won Division One in 1936-37, 1937-38, and 1985-86. After winning the Challenge Cup in 1987-88 and the Invitation Cup in 1989-90, they were relegated to Division Two but won the division in 1992-93. They then moved to Division One East of the Hellenic League in 2003, winning the Supplementary Cup in 2005-06 and being promoted to the Premier Division in 2006-07. They made their debut in the FA Cup in 2014 and were relegated to Division One in 2016-17 but promoted back to the Premier Division the following season. The club was placed in the Premier Division South in 2021 and was runners-up in the division in 2022-23, earning promotion.

This Season

Last season, Badshot Lea finished second in the Combined Counties League Premier Division South and earned promotion to the Isthmian League South Central Division. So far this season, they beat Saltdean United 4-2 in the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round before losing 3-2 to Lancing in the Preliminary Round. In the league, they lost 4-0 in the opening league game to South Park FC.

The Moles lost their opening league game 6-0 to Ashford Town (Middx) FC before beating Wokingham & Emmbrook FC 2-0 in the FA Cup Preliminary Round.

Tickets

Prices are;

  • Adults: £10
  • Concessions: £5
  • 13-17: £1
  • Under 12’s: FREE

About Operatix Community Ground

Address: Operatix Community Ground, Westfield Lane (Entrance off Riverdale), Wrecclesham, Farnham, Surrey GU10 4PF

When is the FA Cup First Round Qualifying round draw?

Following our 2-0 Preliminary round win over local rivals Wokingham & Emmbrook FC, the Moles are through to the First Qualifying round of the FA Cup – only 11 wins away from Wembley. This round is where the sides from Step 3 of The FA National League System enter the draw.

The First Round Qualifying draw will take place at 1pm on Monday 21st August with the tie due to be played on Saturday 2 September 2023.

Keep an eye on our website and social media to find out who we have in the next round.

FA Cup

Watch The Goals From Our FA Cup Win

Watch the goals from our 2-0 FA Cup win against local rival Wokingham & Emmbrook FC.

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U23 To Play First Ever Game At Hill Farm Lane

Our 23 Development side will be playing their first ever game at Hill Farm Lane in a pre-season friendly this Saturday 19th August against Berks County – KO 3pm.

With no 1st team game on Saturday as they playing in the FA Cup on Friday, come down and support the next generation of Moles.

Two of the players have been with Binfield FC since soccer school 13 years ago and several others have played for many years through the junior age groups.

Tom Harvey has played for the Moles from Soccer School in May 2009 through to U18 EBFL Div 1 and Cup double winners in May 2022 and now part of U23 squad.

This season, the U23 development side will be playing all of their home fixtures at Hill Farm Lane. Come down and support the next generation of Moles.