FDSFL over 50's Rep Team Fixture
FDSFL Over 50's Rep Team versus England Veterans over 50's - Sat 12th March 2022
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Thu 26th January 2023
FDSFL Reps over 50s v England over 50s Vets, 7-30 KO at Alton Town FC, Anstey Lane Enclosure, GU34 2NB
Sat 26th November 2022
PHYLLIS TUCKWELL HOSPICE CHARITY MATCH
FDSFL REPS Over 50s - 3 ENGLAND VETS Over 55s - 1
This Pyillis Tuckwell Hospice Charity match was played in great spirit with players from 11 different Clubs representing the Farnham League Reps Team. 2 goals from Martin Powell gave the Reps team a 2 -1 lead at half time and a late goal from Aron Roberts made it 3-1 but the real winner was Football, making some new friends and raising £550 for The Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.
Tue 23rd August 2022
NORTH END VETS 1 FDSFL O35 REPS 5
Farnham and District Reps took a strong 15 man squad down to play North End Veterans FC on Tue 23 rd August at Havant and Waterloville FC stadium. The hosts are the reigning Portsmouth Veterans League Champions so we anticipated a tough encounter. Some excellent football was played and despite a great 1st half save from debutante keeper Chris Williams (AfC Farnham) we went in 1-0 down at half time. A tremendous fight back in the second half saw goals from Dave Drinkwater (Woking Vets), Darren Wheeler (Godalming Vets) and a hattrick from Phill Miller (Hambledon Vets) to give us a hard earned 5 – 1 victory. Players from 10 different FDSFL Teams were put forward by their Clubs for this fixture, well done to all and many thanks to our hosts for a great game.
Clive Gatcum, Rep Team Manager
Saturday 12TH March 2022
PHYLLIS TUCKWELL HOSPICE CHARITY MATCH
Venue: Alton Town FC, GU34 2NB
Over 50’s Veterans match
FDSFL Rep Team v England Veterans
Sponsored by R.S Purdey Roofing Contractors
Match Ball – All about flooring
Wednesday 15th December
FDSFL Rep Team 7 North End FC Veterans 3
A very competitive game played at Farnham Town FC. FDSFL represented by players from Snowgoose, Woking, Bourne Blades, Headley, Sandrock, Godalming, Tadley, Farnham and Ropley.
FDSFL started well with Cook chipping North End’s keeper twice. At 5-3 keeper Sam Brierley (Snowgoose) saved a penalty. 2 goals in the last 5 minutes gave the Reps a 7-3 win. Scorers- Stuart Cook x3, Darren Wheeler x2, Aaron Roberts and Chiller.
23rd October 2021
FDSFL over 50's Rep Team 4 RAF FA Veterans 0
Played at Alton Town FC, goals from Steve Stairs, Arron Roberts and Ian Savage gave the Reps a convincing win
Sunday 22nd August
PHILLIS TUCKWELL CHARITY MATCH 10-30 KO @ Farnham Town FC Sunday 22nd August featuring FDSFL Rep Team v Ropley Veterans FC. All Under 13's game as a match opener KO 9-30.
Wednesday 12th May
FDSFL over 45 Rep Team v Alresford FC Vets, 7-30pm ko at Farnham Town FC.
Wednesday 14th April 2021
FDSFL Reps 5 Havant and Waterlooville Legends 3
This eagerly anticipated fixture featured players from Ropley, Farnham, Hambledon, Sandrock, Woking, Tadley Calleva, Holybourne, Milford & Witley and Bourne Blades. As expected they were given a tough game by a strong Havant and Waterlooville Legends line up featuring ex-Arsenal star and UEFA Cup winner Ian Selly playing alongside a host of ex-Conference League Players. Things looked ominous to start with when the legends monopolised possession for the first 10 minutes before the Reps managed to touch the ball.
The Reps soon got in to their stride and went 1 nil up with a goal from Shaun Lyndon (Milford). Selly then showed his class and levelled the score with an audacious chip from 40 yards giving keeper Robbo (Holybourne) no chance. The Reps came back and snatched a 2-1 lead before the break with a goal from Neil Evan (Hambledon). Some enthralling football in the 2nd half saw the scores level at 3-3 with 10 minutes to go before goals from Ropley duo Andy Radcliff and Dan Layton sealed another victory for the FDSFL Rep squad.
Many thanks to Havant & Waterlooville FC for bringing a strong 18 man squad, we look forward to the return encounter in the near future.
Havant & Waterlooville Legends: Neal Spaulding (GK), Chris Ferret, Gary MacDonald, Aaron Cook, Simon Barnard, Brian Wood MC, Mat Jones, Craig Anstey, Ian Selly, Dean Blake, Darren Robson, Dave Town, Matt Pattison, Duncan Leahy & William Martin
Future Pub quiz: Which Rep keeper conceded a goal against Ian Selly, ex Arsenal UEFA Cup Winner?
Wednesday 29th Jan
FDSL over 45 1 ALRESFORD VETS 1
Match report from Manager Clive Gatcum - A very competitive game played by two teams with the majority of the players over 50. FDSFL found themselves a goal down at half time but Stuart Graham from Popley scored an 80th minute equaliser. The Rep Team was made up with Players from Hammer, Fleet Spurs, Hambledon Res, Farnham, Popley Res, Alton Res, Holybourne Res, Ropley Res, Woking Res, Sandrock, Bourne Blades and Headley and they all did there Club sides and the League proud, well done.
FDSFL Reps 6 Hampshire Police 2
An outstanding performance from the Rep Team with an entertaining 1st half topped with three unanswered goals in a one sided 2nd half. After going a goal down the Reps went into the interval 3-2 up. The FDSFL Team looked particularly strong in the last 30 minutes taking the honours with goals from Stuart Cook, Grant Young and 3 from Adam Greaves. The Team was represented by players from Hambledon, Ropley, Woking, Popley, ROW, Farnham, Rushmoor, Old Wokingham and Bourne Blades with Bourne Blades providing ball boys.
Wednesday 23rd October 2019
FDSL REPS 4 GOSPORT BOROUGH VETS 3
Playing a very competitive Gosport side the Reps found themselves 2 goals down in the first 15 minutes before settling down to play some great football. Goals followed from Ross Harwood and Stuart Cook before Adam Gatcum rifled in a third from 40 yards (as taught by his father supposedly) to give the Reps a 3-2 advantage at half time. Gosport weren't finished yet and levelled the scores with a goal 15 minutes in to the second half. With both sides probing Grant Young got the winner for the Reps 10 mins from full time.
Bourne Blades under 12s were mascots and ball boys for this game with Tonni Ricci their manager only showing them how not to tackle, picking up a yellow card in the process.
The Reps were made up of players from Bourne Blades, Farnham, Hambledon, Headley, Hindhead,Popley, Ropley, Row, Woking
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Managers Clive Gatcum and Jamie Gowing expressed their admiration and respect for Gosport Borough Veterans FC for a tough match played in the right competitive spirit and congratulated their own Players for an excellent performance. Many thanks to Farnham Town FC for being great hosts providing an excellent pitch and facilities.