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TRING ATHLETIC FOOTBALL CLUB

The Grass Roots Stadium,Dorian Williams Sports Centre,Cow Lane,Tring,Herts,HP23 5NS
01442 891144 with answerphone or 07810 696696
tringathleticfc@hotmail.com
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NEWS
We face Hemel in Final (posted Wed 22nd Apr 2015)
Hemel Hempstead will be our opponents in the St Mary's Cup Final after they inflicted a comprehensive 9-0 defeat on Leverstock Green at Pancake Lane last night (Tuesday 21 April). The Final will take place on Bank Holiday Monday (4th May 2015), the venue as yet unknown.
Stephen Simmons returns - Friday 16th October (posted Fri 17th Apr 2015)
The club is delighted to announce that the Nashville country artist Stephen Simmons will be returning for another live concert at the club on Friday 16th October 2015 as part of his European Tour. Stephen is a widely respected artist in Nashville and Europe and has 6 albums released and has appeared in session on BBC Radio 2 and other leading radio stations on the continent. Itís something of a coup to have Stephen playing in Tring and advance purchase of tickets is recommended - prices and how to purchase will be advised soon.

If you want to find out more about Stephen Simmons and his music you can do so at

http://www.stephensimmonsmusic.com/.


Help Needed at Work Parties (posted Wed 15th Apr 2015)
To tidy up the ground ready for next season we are holding 2 Work Party Days on Saturday 2nd and Saturday 9th May with the bar open afterwards.

Jobs needing to be done include; General Painting around the ground; erecting a new Groundsman's Shed; erecting a new storage facility; laying a paved area outside the portacabin changing rooms plus many small tasks.

All help would be greatly appreciated so just turn up on the day and all materials will be provided.
*** New Date - Presentation Evening ****** (posted Sun 12th Apr 2015)
Presentation evening will be a different format this year, Bar open from 6:30pm Sit down 3 course meal with vegetarian option, at 7pm, followed by a Comedian/Entertainer (TBC) and then Presentation of the following awards at c9:30pm followed by disco. Tickets are just £10 per person and numbers are limited to c100 persons so please send email to book your place ASAP.

Each team has Players Player and Managers Player of the Year Awards, plus a Supporters First Team Player of the Year Award. In addition there are various other important awards such as Clubman and the evening is an opportunity to celebrate the season past and thank all those who have worked hard on behalf of the Club.
Additional Reserve Team Fixtures (posted Sat 11th Apr 2015)
We have been given additional Reserve team fixtures travelling to Boreham Wood, Newport Pagnell and Tonbridge Angels plus a home fixture against Boreham Wood. See "Fixtures" for full details.
100 Club Winners - March 2015 (posted Sat 11th Apr 2015)
The monthly draw was made after the match versus Wembley FC and the winners for the month of March were:-

7th March: Phil Casserley £10; 14th March: Ralph Griffiths £10; 21st March: Mark Allum £10; 28th March: Richard Vincent £100 and B Janes £30. Winnings can be collected from Club bar on match days as usual
Support Andy & Iain Rennie (posted Tue 31st Mar 2015)
Former player Andy Mullins, who made 164 appearances scoring 41 goals, is running this years London Marathon and raising money for Rennie Grove Hospice Care so please support Andy in his fundraising efforts by pledging some money using the following link:-
http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/AndyMullins
TAFC Golf Society Results (posted Mon 23rd Mar 2015)
The first TAFC Golf Society day for 2015 took place today at Ashridge Golf Club and Jamie Robbins, playing off 16, had a fantastic round scoring 44 points to win the day followed by Alan Gray (11) and Mark Boniface (10) both on 41 points. Jamie also picked up the prize for nearest the pin and Mark the longest drive. 18 players took part and the next day is scheduled to take place at West Herts Golf Club on Wednesday 10th June.
RESULTS
First team
 Sat 25th Apr 2015 League
TAFC 1-0 St Margaretsbury
Lee Stobbs chose a great moment to score his first goal for the Club when his brilliant goal was enough to see off St Margaretsbury. The visitors dominated the second half possession and tried their hardest to get back on level terms but their attacks faltered on our rock solid defence. Full repor... [full report]
Reserve team
 Thu 23rd Apr 2015 Challenge Shield
Newport Pagnell 2-1 TAFC
A competitive match and one which Athletic needed to win to progress in this cup competition but unfortunately, as in previous mid-week matches, we believe that the opposition played a large contingent of first team players. They certainly thought that they were in for an easy match but twice in the... [full report]
A team
 Sat 11th Apr 2015 League
Hemel Rovers Cancelled TAFC
B team
 Sat 18th Apr 2015 League
The Engineer Harpenden 2-0 TAFC
Youth Team
 Wed 25th Mar 2015 League
TAFC 0-6 Luton Town Cedars
A very tough match for our Youth team against a strong Luton Town Cedars side who were clinical when taking chances in the first 45 minutes. Athletic went in five goals down but in the second half performed far better competing all round the pitch and conceding just one further goal.
U15 Youth Team
 Sun 19th Apr 2015 W&SBMFL Div 1
Risborough Rangers 5-1 TAFC
FIXTURES
First team
 Tue 28th Apr 2015 7:45pm: Away League match versus Holmer Green
Reserve team
 Sat 2nd May 2015 3pm: Home (Cow Lane) League match versus Uxbridge
A team
 Sat 25th Apr 2015 2pm: Away League match versus Kings Sports
B team
 Sat 25th Apr 2015 2pm: Home (Cow Lane) League match versus Maple Cross
Youth Team
 (none on file)
U15 Youth Team
 Sun 26th Apr 2015 10am: Home (Cow Lane) W&SBMFL Div 1 match versus Burnham Jaguar Blues
EVENTS
Sat 25th Apr 2015 - Supper Quiz Night - Saturday 25th April
***** NEW DATE *****
General knowledge quiz with teams between 4 and 8 persons with Ploughmans Supper. Tickets cost £6 per person and please add name to list or email the club on tringathleticfc@hotmail.com to help with catering for the correct number of persons.
Mon 27th Apr 2015 - Marsworth Senior Cup Final
Bucks C C v Wendover KO 7:30pm
Wed 29th Apr 2015 - ADL Tom Sparkes League Cup Final
KO 7:30pm
Sun 3rd May 2015 - South Bucks Youth League Cup Final
Signcraft Rangers v Taplow Boys Youth - 3pm Kick off
Wed 6th May 2015 - SSMFL Division 2 Cup Final
Hale Leys United v Old Bradwell United
Kick off 7:45pm
Admission £5 Concessions £2
Sat 16th May 2015 - Annual Presentation Evening
Presentation evening will be a different format this year, Bar open from 6:30pm Sit down 3 course meal with vegetarian option, at 7pm, followed by a Comedian/Entertainer (TBC) and then Presentation of the following awards at c9:30pm followed by disco. Tickets are just £10 per person and numbers are limited to c100 persons so please send email to book your place ASAP.

Each team has Players Player and Managers Player of the Year Awards, plus a Supporters First Team Player of the Year Award. In addition there are various other important awards such as Clubman and the evening is an opportunity to celebrate the season past and thank all those who have worked hard on behalf of the Club.
Sun 17th May 2015 - Pendley Bowls Tournament
Annual bowls tournament between the football, rugby and squash clubs. Please speak to Barry Simmons if you'd like to join the TAFC team. No previous experience necessary!
Wed 10th Jun 2015 - TAFC Golf Society
To be played at West Herts Golf Club
Fri 3rd Jul 2015 - TAFC Annual Golf Day
27 hole competition including 9 hole Texas Scramble in the morning on the Rothschild Championship course followed by the main 18 hole competition, with nearest the pin and longest drive, competition in the afternoon on the Rosebery Championship course. Coffee on arrival, lunch and 2 course evening meal with prize giving.

This will also be one of the qualifiers for the TAFC Golf Society but the day is open to players of all abilities whether members or non members of the Club.

Registration and coffee from 8am, first tee time 9:04, lunch 11:30am followed by afternoon competition with a 1st tee time of 12:32pm and post competition meal at 6:30pm.

Email the Club to book your place or add name to the noticeboard listing. EM: tringathleticfc@hotmail.com
Fri 10th Jul 2015 - Chilfest
Chilfest is back for 2015
Full details, line up and ticket information to follow