Wednesday 8 July 2020

Happy birthday today to our great friend and sponsor Dave King!

Clubhouse open Wednesday from 4pm

More great news as our sponsorship deals now amount to four in the past fortnight … fantastic and thanks to all concerned. Full details soon but we now have our U7s, U8s, U15s and U16s added to those looking forward to sporting new sponsored kits when we start the season. A sponsor for our U18s in the EKYL would be a real bonus – anyone out there interested? Info from Dave Homewood.

Well done to the U7s, U8s, U9 Globals, U10 Hurricanes, BG Valiants Juniors and U12 DVS who excelled in training last night

Wednesday evening is the turn of Damion and the U10s, Peter and the U11s, Simon and the U11 Emeralds, Timmy and the U13 Utilitas and the U16s with George and Reece.

Thanks to those who attended the Mini-6 last night – notes will be circulated asap

Tuesday 7 July 2020 with Apex Facades

Birthday greetings today to Kacper Stychno, James Kent, Alex White and former player Charlie George

Clubhouse open from 4pm today (social distancing rules apply)

Tuesday’s Mini-6 Meeting @6.30pm is fully subscribed – if you wish any points to be raised, please inform the Chairman, Alex Hebbes, on 07740363519

Bromley Green Junior Valiants training today is at 6pm – new faces welcome. Contact Lisa on 07713450042 or email k.abarnes@live.com for further details.

Training Wednesday @6pm new players welcome for our Under 11s (Peter Orji 07488591390) and Under 11 Emeralds Girls and Boys (Simon Oldfield 07589597303). Or email dhomewood@yahoo.com for further details.

A quite recent photo of the Saturday seniors sponsored by Apex Facades

A third sponsorship boost in a fortnight – details tomorrow – we still need a sponsor for the U16s and U18s

Looking at the coming week

Following a busy weekend, we look forward to another week of planning and socially-distanced training

Firstly, thanks to those who attended the Mini-6 meeting on Sunday when, as usual, there was plenty of frank discussion and, I believe, some positive steps forward were made. The notes will be sent out to all managers, admins and Executive as soon as I have time.

For this week’s training schedule, please refer to the Events & Fixtures page. Note we will be opening at 4pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

PLEASE! Put garment sizes on the BGFC Membership Form when signing. I can’t guess players’ sizes!

The Mini-6 meeting on Tuesday @6.30pm is fully subscribed. If there are any items you wish to have placed on the agenda, please inform DH in advance.

To confirm, yet again, that all registrations are to go through Lisa who will oversee the WGS. Anyone still owing money will not be registered – so don’t keep leaving it thinking it will go away! if you wish to talk to her, Lisa’s contact details are on the Contact Us page. Thank you.

The weekend is here …

Club opens Saturday at 11am and on Sunday at 10.30am

Happy birthday Saturday to William Spiers

Confirmation: U13s McDonalds training sessions with Damo on Saturday are at 12 noon and 1pm

Birthday greetings Saturday to former Green players Tom Poyner and Sonny Wirt

One vacancy remains in each of the Mini-6 meetings to be held on Sunday and Tuesday. Attendees lists are on the Events & Fixtures page. First come, first served. Contact DH.

UPDATE: Karen is added to Sunday’s Mini-6, and Michelle to Tuesday’s – so we are full

We are closed on Friday

Fantastic turn-out at training on Thursday night. Well done everybody and a big thank you to Candy, Damion, Richard and Chris for engaging the U12 McDonalds and U13s Pirtek big attendance under social distancing conditions.

Happy birthday Thursday to Michelle Welsh and Logan Sacre!

Training Thursday night (socially distanced) … please refer to the Events & Fixtures page

Reminder U12s McDonalds and U13s Pirtek joint session Thursday night with Candy, Charlotte, Richard, Andrew, Chris and Damion. Rotating groups of 4 or 5. Social distance rules apply and, due to the large numbers, I will be monitoring the situation. Still room for a couple of new, reliable and keen faces.

Note: Peter and Ilias resume training with the Under 11s NEXT week. Details when confirmed.

BGFC is currently running a campaign to stop spitting. It is not necessary, it is habitual, it is disgusting and it is DANGEROUS as a disease spreader.
A true clubman for the future – Birthday cake for Harrison

Fantastic atmosphere at training on Wednesday … well done to the U10s (Damion), U11s new (Simon), U13s Utilitas (Timmy) and the U16s (George and Reece). All socially-distanced and well-behaved.

Urgent update: BG Girls training is off Wednesday evening due to staff sickness

Clubhouse open today from 4pm (I will try and arrive earlier) and anyone who wants a chat is welcome. I will be getting a cake for Harrison – so please stop for a socially-distanced celebration after training! Thank you DH

Major awards

Sooner or later, in one shape or another, we will have our annual presentations – promise! Can you now start returning the major awards please to the clubhouse. So far, only Dean has returned his. They include Clubman of the Year, Most Improved Player, Chairmans Endeavour Award, Patrons Award, Youth Clubman and so forth. Thank you.

It is with much sadness that we hear of the passing of former Bromley Green youth player Sam Smythson. Sam’s best times at the club were under the guidance of Josh Ahmed and Martyn Dalby. We send heartfelt condolences to Sam’s family and many friends. RIP Sam Smythson.

Birthday greetings today to Harrison Petken, wonder-goal scorer Jake Asquith and referee Mark Roberts!

Thank you to those who attended our latest Mini-6 meeting last night. All Exec, managers and admins have been forwarded the minutes.

The next Mini-6 meetings are scheduled for Sunday @11am and Tuesday @6.30pm. Places are limited and must be booked with DH.

Tuesday 30 June 2020

Thanks to Brian Edwards for mending the fence

Tuesday: I am open for any social-distance chats 2-8pm

Mini-6 tonight @6.30pm (DH, SC, JS, LC, Peter O, A Trott)

Sunday’s Mini-6 now has just 3 vacancies – contact DH if you wish to attend

Clubhouse duty today Charlotte 5-8pm. Social distance rules apply both inside and outside during training.

Training is as per the Events & Fixtures page

BGFC ANTI SWEARING, SPITTING AND LITTER CAMPAIGN

As we are beginning to make positive steps forward in returning back to football, there are a few things that we would like to bring to everyone’s attention through our LITTER, SWEARING and SPITTING campaign.

SPITTING! Too many are doing it, children and adults.

May we ask you to educate kids of all ages and adults that spitting is repulsive, a danger to health and not nice!

May we ask you to think of some hygiene rules and manners regarding spitting, swearing and litter dropping. 

It sets a bad example for the younger ones and yes they are just as bad as the adults but they follow footsteps who are older than them. 

This is one of the things we have to consider as it is a real danger in the near future. Coronavirus has brought a lot of fear and sadness to many, including the football world. As soon as we are back and up to some sort of “normal” the better. So please be more mindful, spitting puts others at risk of airborne or transferable diseases.  

By us all being more aware of our actions with SPITTING, LITTER DROPPING and using BAD LANGUAGE, we can return back with positivity.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation. 

Michelle Edwards on behalf of the Executive Committee

Monday 29 June 2020

Local football stalwart passes on

Sad update: we have received bad news that Bob Leaning passed away this morning. It is four years ago this month that Bob received the 60 years Long & Meritorious Award from the Kent FA. He will be greatly missed by the local footballing fraternity and we offer sincere condolences to his wife Jackie and family. RIP Bob Leaning.

Happy birthday today to Thomas Hawkins and Steve Jeffrey!

Thank you to the full house of attendees on Sunday for the Mini-6 meeting number 10. The next Mini-6 (number 11) on Tuesday @6.30pm is already fully subscribed. Number 12 is on Sunday 5 July @11am. Sid is first on the list – put your name down now if you haven’t attended as this is the only forum at which multiple questions will be addressed – first come, first served. Email infobgfc1930@gmail.com or text 07761101988.

Sunday 28 June 2020

Birthday greetings today to Ethan Webb and another youngster Claire Holmes!

Training for the U18s at 11am today – Will or Joanne have the groups and timings if players are in doubt

Mini-6 Meeting @11am (DH, Sonia, Brian P, Michelle E, Charlotte, Damion T). We have the maximum of six persons. Tuesday is also fully subscribed so those who haven’t attended as yet, please contact me with date/time options.

Saturday 27 June 2020 with Flat Roofs and Fascias

Birthday greetings Saturday to Billy Baker, Aaron Kelly, Ashley Fedder and Dan Vidler!

Today’s opening hours for catch-up (social distance) 11am – approx 3pm

Saturday’s training is the U13 McDonalds with two sessions: 12 midday with Damo and 2pm with Jamie. Still room for a couple more recruits – please call Damo on 07306038760 or Jamie on 07395791897 now to meet up with our friendly group

Friday 26 June 2020

Happy birthday Friday to Calum Frampton, Luke Burdon, Anya Carroll and Lucy Griggs!

Well done to those who trained last night and thanks to Charlotte, Andrew and Shane for their help

Internal message: please note there is now just one vacancy for the next Mini-6 meeting on Sunday (@11am) but Tuesday (@6.30pm) is full up. If you haven’t yet attended a meeting, under social-distance rules, please let me know asap your availability. Sadly we are still restricted to a total of 6 attendees. Thanks DH

No training Friday at Waterside

EKYL AGM which Lisa is attending online tonight

Saturday training is for the U13 McDonalds with Damo (at 12 midday) and Jamie (@2pm)