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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
Watford Legends coming to The Grass Roots Stadium (posted Tue 16th Sep 2014)
It still a couple weeks until Tring Legends play Watford Legends but the WATFORD squad so far includes; Steve Terry, Neil Price, Micah Hyde, Richard Johnson, Derek Payne, Andy Hessenthaler, Luther Blissett, Gifton Noel-Williams, David Johnson, Ian Richardson and Alan Paris and further names expected shortly. Kick off 2pm on Sunday 28th September.
Friendly v Hitchin Town (posted Sun 14th Sep 2014)
At short notice we have arranged a Friendly against our friends from Hitchin Town with a slightly earlier kick off at 7:30pm. Club Members will have "free" admission.
100 Club Winners - August 2014 (posted Thu 4th Sep 2014)
The draw took place after the U18 match against Ampthill Town and the lucky winners for the month of August were:- 2nd August: Mark Boniface £10; 9th August: Lisa Bradley £10; 16th August: Martin Richards £10; 23rd August: Amanda Stacey £10 and 30th August: Brian Rutherford £100 and Mick Murphy £20. As usual winnings can be collected from the bar on match days. New members welcome to join at just £1 per week and a standing form can be downloaded from our website or collected form the Club.

The recent distributed Newsletter showed the above draw but was incorrectly based on July dates resulting in one less winner, a further draw has taken place with Amanda Stacey winning £10.
MacMillan Coffee Morning (posted Wed 3rd Sep 2014)
We will once again be holding a MacMillan Coffee morning on Thursday 25th September from 10am until 1pm. Amanda Stacey and Ali Parker held a Coffee Morning last year as part of the National campaign day and raised in excess £254.

So please come along, drink coffee and buy the delicious cakes and biscuits etc. support this worthwhile charity. If you are unable to make it you can donate and support this very worthwhile charity by making a donation at macmillan.org.co.uk/coffee or by phoning 0845 074 2606 (Text service currently not available)


Everyone welcome and so are cake donations!
Camera operator required (posted Tue 2nd Sep 2014)
You may have already seen our matches or highlights on the new Tring Athletic Coaching You Tube channel. Our cameraman Tom returns to university in September and we would like to be able to continue filming our games during the season.

By filming games we not only allow long distance supporters & former players to keep an eye on the team but also mean our coaching staff can analyse systems, formations and performance.

Anyone interested should contact the club in the first instance for further information
New Manager for "A" Team (posted Thu 28th Aug 2014)
The Club is delighted to announce that Steve Punshon has accepted the position of “A” Team Manager for the coming season. Steve is currently taking the final stages of his Level 2 coaching badge and has the ambition to progress in management and use his coaching skills to bring players through from youth to higher levels of football working closely with our other team managers.

With Steve in place there is an opportunity for others to assist with the running of the “A” team and anyone interested should email the Club (tringathleticfc@hotmail.com) with their details and for the attention of the Chairman, Mick Eldridge.

We have arranged an “in house” match between all those players wishing to play at “A” or “B” team level for the club for this Saturday 30th August. This match is also open to any players looking for a club for the coming season. Meet time is 1pm at The Grass Roots Stadium with a 1:30pm kick off.
TAFC Fantasy Football (posted Mon 25th Aug 2014)
After Sunday's week 2 games, Carl Harrison & Taylor Collins lead the way on 112 points with Matt Jarvis just 2 behind. Unlike their own team's start, Watford & Wolves fans are bring up the rear filling the bottom 6 places!

There is still time to join & it is free to enter. You will need a PIN of 1164056-276957 to join the TAFC league. There is a £25 TAFC bar voucher for the winner at the end of the 2014/15 season. Over 30 have signed up so far so come & join them. Updates via the website, twitter & facebook through the season.

http://fantasy.premierleague.com/
Ice Bucket Challenge - Graham Poll Manager TAFC U15 (posted Sun 24th Aug 2014)
Following a nomination by Patrick Vieira (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9taNXIOKxk) Graham decided to display one of our smart new polo shirts for this ice bucket challenge and Graham only sent him off twice!!


See Graham getting a soaking & who he in turn nominates via our Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/TringAthletic
RESULTS
First team
 Sat 13th Sep 2014 League
TAFC 1-1 Harefield United
Athletic maintained their unbeaten run by drawing against a good Harefield side in ideal conditions. Three changes were made to Athletic's starting line up from the midweek game, Chris Vardy, Trevor Gibbs and Kevin McManus were all unavailable, in came Ollie Butler, Ryan McMahon and Stewar... [full report]
Reserve team
 Sat 13th Sep 2014 League
Welling United 4-1 TAFC
A glance at the scoreline suggests that the Ressies took a hiding here but the truth of the matter is that this was a game of nip and tuck until the 88th minute when a farcical penalty award made all of the difference. Tring were depleted with 13 players and severely limited forward options for t... [full report]
A team
 Sat 13th Sep 2014 League
TAFC 1-6 Gadebridge
B team
 Sat 6th Sep 2014 League
TAFC 2-3 Oxhey Jets A
The "B" team held a 2 goal lead but Oxhey fought back to narrowly clinch all 3 points.
Youth Team
 Thu 11th Sep 2014 League
Leverstock Green 8-1 TAFC
Leverstock Green’s Pancake Lane witnessed a Tring performance that was as flat as the dessert the ground is named after. There was however nothing in the pre-match preparations to suggest that the team would go on to perform far below the required standard. From the very start the home side was ... [full report]
U15 Youth Team
 Sun 14th Sep 2014 Herts County Cup 1st Round
Bovingdon Youth 0-8 TAFC
We had a great start with a well worked goal for Lee Hatch after just 4 minutes but then struggled to find a good final pass to take advantage of some lovely build up play for the next 20 minutes or so. Ryan Higgins was holding midfield well and allowing Harry Brown and Chris Butler to dominate a... [full report]
FIXTURES
First team
 Tue 16th Sep 2014 7:30pm: Home (Cow Lane) Friendly match versus Hitchin Town
Reserve team
 Sat 20th Sep 2014 3pm: Away Challenge Cup 2nd Round 1st Leg match versus Biggleswade United
A team
 Sat 20th Sep 2014 2pm: Home (Cow Lane) League match versus Croxley Community
B team
 Sat 20th Sep 2014 2pm: Away League match versus Wriggle Rovers
Youth Team
 Wed 17th Sep 2014 7:45pm: Home (Cow Lane) League match versus AFC Dunstable
U15 Youth Team
 Sun 21st Sep 2014 09:45am: Home (Cow Lane) W&SBMFL Div 1 match versus Hughenden Valley
EVENTS
Thu 25th Sep 2014 - MacMillan Coffee Morning
We will once again be holding a MacMillan Coffee morning on Thursday 25th September from 10am until 1pm. Everyone welcome and so are cake donations!
Sun 28th Sep 2014 - Tring Athletic Legends v Watford Official Former Players Association
The squad of 1999/2000 take on a team of former Watford players. Confirmed players so far include Richard Johnson, Derek Payne, Ian Richardson & Luther Blissett. Kick off 2pm. Adults £5, concessions £3 under 16s free.
Mon 29th Sep 2014 - Annual General Meeting
Open to all Club members and guests. Meeting will commence at 8pm and if there are any proposals to be placed before Committee/Meeting these, in accordance with our Constitution, must be advised to the Club Hon Secretary 6 weeks prior to the date of the meeting i.e. by 18th August. Only Full Members of the Club will be able to vote on any resolutions at the meeting.
Sat 18th Oct 2014 - Supper Quiz Night
Richard Vincent's 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.
Thu 30th Oct 2014 - Stephen Simmons Live Concert
The club is delighted to announce that the Nashville country artist Stephen Simmons will be live in concert at the club on 30th October 2014 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. It’s something of a coup to have Stephen playing in Tring and advance purchase of tickets is recommended (we have already sold some of the limited allocation).

Ticket Details – Priced at £10 each (advance purchase price) tickets are available over the bar at the club, through our Hon Secretary Bob Winter – contact Bob on 07979 816528 or robert.winter2007@ntlworld.com.

Tickets can be bought online by clicking here.



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

http://www.stephensimmonsmusic.com/.

Mon 30th Mar 2015 - ADL Reserve Cup Final
KO 7:30pm
Fri 3rd Apr 2015 - ADL Field Shield Final
KO 10:45am
Mon 13th Apr 2015 - ADL Sheffield Field Cup Final
KO 7:30pm
Mon 20th Apr 2015 - Marsworth Senior Cup Final
KO 7:30pm
Mon 27th Apr 2015 - Marsworth Reserve Cup Final
KO 7:30pm