This is what is still on tonight: U16s v U15s friendly, BG Valiants training, U9s training, U12s training
3-31 update: BG Valiants training is OFF
2.37pm update: Rob has called off U10s training tonight
1.35pm update: activities are on tonight except U14s and Grant’s U11s. Those training, please keep off the pitch playing areas as much as possible. Thank you. Clubhouse will open as normal at 4.30pm.
1.15pm weather watch! Grant has gone back down to the ground again … will let you all know outcome … and a little word please to any grumblers: don’t blame Grant or myself because it is peeing hard … thank you DH
12.10 update: U14s – Charlie has called off training this evening in view of the miserable weather … don’t forget you have a game on Saturday
11.50am update: Grant has been at the ground all morning and puddles are already forming on the pitches and training areas. To give everybody time to plan, he will make a final decision concerning matches and training at Waterside at 1pm today. Notice will be put on here of the outcome of the pitch inspection.
Clubhouse open today from 4.30pm
Under 16s v Under 15s friendly tonight with a 6pm kick off … all help needed early on please to get everything ready as the forecast is not too good and the nights are already drawing in – depressing isn’t it! U15s will line up as follows: Nathan, George, Ben, Jack, Conan, Lash, Brandon, Ilja, Kai, Jordan, Kieron. Subs: Alex, Jaden, Syd, Oliver and maybe Frankie
With the serious action about to begin, Sunday manager Gary Gibbs is delighted to have the versatile Kieran Shrimpton back with the club full time after his three years at university. Shrimpton comes straight into the squad for the tough opener with Fox Sunday but there is bad news with Jamie Hurst out with a fracture to his left leg and Richard Floyd and Thomas Moon both suspended from last season’s transgressions. Also putting pen to paper last night were Josh Smith and the returning Leon Reed. Gibbs, determined to get his boyhood club back to the summit of local football, is also expected to make a further major signing in time for the visit of Fox.
More photos from the U12s at the weekend