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The A41 Derby (posted Sun 15th Jul 2018)
Athletic have been drawn at home to Berkhamsted FC in the Extra Preliminary Round of The Emirates FA Cup on August 11th
This tasty local derby is up for auction for sponsorship. Anyone who is interested please contact one of the committee. Latest offer is £50

Player joins management team (posted Wed 4th Jul 2018)
The club are pleased to announce that James Shaw has joined Chris Juraszek as joint manager of our reserve side. James has played First and Reserve football for the club and will be a great asset to the management team.

SSMFL Cup Draws (posted Sat 23rd Jun 2018)
At the SSMFL Annual General Meeting held today the following Cup Draws took place:-
League Challenge Trophy - Home v London Colney
Winners Away v Risborough Rangers or Rayners Lane
Dudley Latham Memorial (Premier Division Cup) - 1st round - Bye
2nd Round - Home v Stotfold
Winners Away to either Cockfosters or North Greenford United.
Dates to be advised in due course.

Club Memberships 2018-2019 (posted Tue 12th Jun 2018)
It is that time of year when the players are about to commence training, pre-season friendlies are booked and shown on the Club’s website and we await the Spartan South Midlands League fixtures and also Cup draws for the F A Cup, F A Vase, County and League Cups.

The Club will be running a Reserve Team in Suburban League, “A” Team in the West Herts League and a mid-week Under 18 team plus a new Under 17 team that will play on a Sunday. An exciting season awaits.

As a Member or a "New" Member your Club Membership will, in addition to showing support to the Club, also entitle you to discounted match entrance fees to all matches, with the exception of F A Cup and F A Vase where Football Association Rules do not allow such reductions. In addition, drinks purchased over the Club Bar are discounted for all members – just show your Membership Card on entry to the ground or at the bar to obtain these discounts.

A Membership Form can be downloaded or collected from the Club Bar and we hope that you will support the Club and Players. The completed Membership Form, with your payment, can be delivered to the address thereon or to the Club on match days and your Membership Card will either be delivered back to you or held behind the Club Bar for your collection.

The Club is one of the best supported in our League and we hope to build upon previous successes.

To download a Membership Form use the following tabs - Information / Membership.



Youth Team Trials (posted Mon 11th Jun 2018)
TRING ATHLETIC U18 TRIALS
For Players aged 15 to 17 yrs olds

Cliff Hercules will again be running Tring Athletics’ Under 18s Youth Team in the Southern Counties Midweek Floodlit Youth League last year.

Despite having a young squad and competing against youth teams from more senior clubs Athletics' U18s more than held their own. Many players stepped up to make appearances for the Reserve Team and two progressed as far as the First Team.

In preparation for the forthcoming 2018/19 season the Club will be holding Two Open Trial sessions on the following dates:

The Open Trials and Training sessions will be held at the Training Pitch next to the
Grass Roots Stadium, Cow Lane, Tring, HP23 5NS.

Open Trials
Monday 2nd July from 6.45pm to 8.30pm
Monday 9th July from 7pm to 8.30pm

Following the trials normal Training Sessions will be held on the following dates:

Training
Thursday 12th July from 7pm to 8.30pm
Monday 16th July from 7pm to 8.30pm
Thursday 19th July from 7pm to 8.30pm
Every Monday & Thursday throughout July & August
 
Our Games are played midweek under floodlights and by joining Tring Athletic Youth Team you will Benefit from the following:-

- A Family friendly Club.
- An Excellent standard of Football.
- Coaching by UEFA B coaches.
- Proactive Youth Player Development.
- A realistic route to the 1st Team via Reserve football.
- Experience of playing on Senior Non-league grounds such as Hemel Hempstead, Chesham Utd & Borehamwood.

Don’t worry if you can't make the Open Trials, you are more than welcome to attend the training sessions. 

For further information please contact Cliff Hercules on 07711 903575 or email him at cliff@herculessports.co.uk

100 Club Winners - May 2018 (posted Sat 9th Jun 2018)
The monthly draw took place after yesterdays Work Party and the winners for the month of May 2018 were:-

5th May: Brian Bruton £10; 12th May: Pete Stilwell; 19th May: John Perry £10 and 26th May: Dave Martin £100 and Mark Allum £30.

Winnings can be collected from the Club Bar on Match Days or by emailing the Club to make other arrangements.

Help Needed at Work Parties (posted Sun 27th May 2018)
We held our 1st Work Party on Saturday and as you can see all tools and, in this case clothing, are provided all you need to do is turn up and help improve the Club's facilities for the coming season. Next opportunity is Wednesday 30th May 6pm, Saturday 2nd June 1pm, Wednesday 6th June 6pm, Saturday 9th June 1pm etc etc.



Iain Rennie (posted Sat 26th May 2018)
Well done to the Supporters of Tring Athletic F C



New League Structure (posted Fri 25th May 2018)
Following a re-organisation of ALL teams at Step 5 level we have seen a number of changes to the teams that will play in the Spartan South Midlands Premier Division for the forthcoming 2018-19 season.

Welwyn Garden City and Berkhamsted have both been promoted and we lose:-
Holmer Green to Hellenic Premier
Hoddesdon Town to Essex Senior
St Margaretsbury to Essex Senior

We welcome:-
Arlesley Town from Southern League
Baldock Town from Spartan South Midlands Division One
North Greenford from Combined Counties Premier
Potton United from United Counties Division One

We lose some long standing friends but look forward to visiting and building new relationships.

First team pre-season matches (posted Sun 20th May 2018)
The following matches have been arranged ahead of the start of next season
Saturday 21st July home to Aylesbury United
Tuesday 24th July away to Aylesbury fc
Saturday 28th July home to Dunstable fc

End of season awards (posted Fri 18th May 2018)
Winners:
First Team - Players Player: Mark Riddick
First Team - Managers Player: Mark Riddick
First Team - Supporters Player: Luke Dunstan
Reserves - Players Player: Paolo Bagatti
Reserves - Managers Player:
A Team - Players Player: Oliver Butler
A Team - Managers Player: Luke Priestley
B Team - Players Player: Dave Allen
B Team - Managers Player: Rob Ladmore
Youth Team - Players Player: Joe Cowan
Youth Team – Managers Player: Ross Hazel
Club Person Award: Debbie Dunstan
500 Club Member: Andy Humphreys
300 Club Member: Sam Joliffe

Presentations were also made to:
Dee Wells – thanks from both the committee and first team for looking after kit and ensuring the players are always well turned out
Colin Sturges – for excellent support with the website and match day photos
Debbie Dunstan – thanked by both committee, first and reserve teams for providing excellent hot food and catering throughout the season

On a general note, Howard thanks ALL volunteers and supporters for their efforts over the season

[Photos here]

CAR PARKING (posted Mon 20th Nov 2017)
Pendley Sports Centre Limited
        
Date: 20th November 2017
  
An open letter to all Sports Clubs on the Pendley Site.
 
Dear Members,
 
As you will be aware all car parks on our site are jointly shared by all clubs and maintained by Pendley Sports Centre Ltd. Last season we received feedback that the main car park was in disrepair and the bay marking were poor. This resulted in poor parking and members being blocked in. Acting on your feedback, repairs were done to the main car park and new white lines were painted. This season however, the poor parking has increased and we are getting reports that cars are being blocked in on a more regular basis. This is not only on match days/evenings, but on training days as well. This is selfish parking. 
 
Blocking cars in on the assumption that everyone is attending the same event is wrong. 
 
When using the car park please ensure you only park in a marked parking bay. 
 
We know parking is limited and we continue to discuss ways to address the problem, but the options available to us are limited. Club committees are asked to bring this to the attention of visiting clubs. 
  
Yours faithfully
  
Mark Bullard
Secretary, Pendley Sports Centre Ltd 
 
On Behalf of PSC Ltd.