Day: 23 October 2022

FA Trophy

Moles Away Day: Tavistock AFC in the FA Trophy

The Moles have been drawn away (again) against Tavistock AFC (the Lambs) in the First Round of the FA Trophy but before we make the 400 mile round trip to Langsford Park, lets take a look at our opponents.

Which league do they play in?

Like the Moles, Tavistock are a step 8 club and they currently play in Southern League Division One South. They were promoted twice in successive years after winning the South West Peninsula League Premier Division in 2018-19 and after two Covid hit years, winning the Western League in 2021-22. At the time of writing, they are currently sitting in the top third of the table with 14 points from 8 games.

Route to the FA Trophy 1st Round

This is the first year that Tavistock have competed in the FA Trophy. In the 1st qualifying round, they beat Kidlington away on penalties. For the 2nd and 3rd qualifying rounds they were at home where they beat Didcot Town and Melksham Town.

Previously in the FA Vase, their best was the fifth round last season where they lost 3-1 to United Services Portsmouth who the Moles beat in the Semi Final on the way to Wembley.

Where do Tavistock AFC play?

Tavistock play their games at Langsford Park, Crowndale Road, Tavistock PL19 8JR which has a capacity of 2,000 of which 200 is seated.

Binfield One Vision

Binfield FC announces ’one club’ vision

With so much going on in the world nowadays we thought that it might be a good time for us all to just take a moment and reflect on what our priorities are here at our football club.  Home to almost 500 plus players, members and coaches, the Football Club continues to be an important positive influence on so many people within our community. 

Our ambition is to provide a safe and welcoming playing environment for our players, members, supporters, volunteers and all our visitors.  Binfield Football Club is effectively a community within a community and for those of us that are involved with making it all work, it’s a special place where lifelong friendships and positivity abound.

Our “One Club Vision” is simply this – “from the girls and boys in our Soccer School through to adult football and our impressive senior men’s First Team, there’s an opportunity for everyone to play football here at Binfield FC and there’s now a real pathway from the Junior end into Senior Football for those players who are able to further develop their skills and abilities into adulthood”.

We’ve put together a short video presentation that we hope our players and families will appreciate and enjoy. We think this it’s a great way of conveying our “one club” message.

Seeing a few of our own original Soccer School players running out for the First Team against Basingstoke Town FC was a proud moment for everyone involved at the club.