[updated regularly] Into 2020 … with DVS

Urgent update: Under 11s away game at Charing is OFF. There are a number of cancellations and amendments to fixtures this weekend … please refer to the Events & Fixtures page

Under 12s McDonalds squad to play Park Farm Rangers Colts on Saturday is

Alfie, Gabriel, Rieyaan, Sam, Daniel, Mitchell, Charlie, Amin, Elizabeth, Kayla, Jack 

Note the game is now at HOME (meet in the clubhouse 10am)

Safeguarding, First Aid, Level 1: opportunities in the coming week – so if you need any of them why not ask Lisa to book you on now?

Note to Executive members: there will be Executive Committee meetings on Monday 6 January 2020 and Tuesday 14 January 2020 both commencing at 7.15pm. DH

Opening times: Friday Lisa Copham in the morning; Saturday Dave Homewood 7.30am; Sunday Sonia Minchell 9am

Happy birthday Friday to Ellis!

Ellis does not look impressed with the rendering of ‘Happy Birthday to You’!

Urgent: Saturday’s senior game with Rolvenden is OFF as the Den cannot raise a side

Thursday: clubhouse open 8am – 3pm for training [U15s, U12s EKYL and I think U10s]

Dean and U10 DVS training on MUGA Thursday 6-7pm … sorry but clubhouse is not staffed tonight

470 Green Jacket is in the clubhouse (Aldy Saffa)

Apologies to Harry and Josh … message from Brian Edwards (2019.12.02)

My job today was to mark the senior pitches out ready for the weekend. I was really saddened to see the 2 boys that came to train with the Under 15s turn up to no coach, no information as to what is going on, and them asking myself what’s going on with training. As I explained, I cannot take the boys training because I am not safeguarded. I would like to say well done to new Harry who came from Smeeth and Brabourne and Josh Peall for turning up ready to train. Brian Edwards.

The Green Jacket brigade

A good training session for the U12s EKYL on Thursday with twelve attending despite lots of holidays and illnesses

Birthday greetings Tuesday to Joshua Handley!

Clubhouse open Tuesday 8.30am till 12.30pm and once again PLEASE come and collect club bags. I know I nag but some have been here for 6 weeks! Scroll down for the list waiting to be collected.

A busy weekend for some of us and a “thank you” is extended to all those who helped at matches, tournaments and in the clubhouse. Special mention for Jack Mansfield for cooking the food today and helping out generally.

Sunday Reserves Match Report from Timmy Russell
Bromley Green Reserves v Folkestone United
Today we played Folkestone Utd firsts, a team holding their own in Division One; but Sid and myself had belief in the lads although two divisions below in our early stages of the team.
The team soon showed us why,  we started strongly and within 15 mins we was 2 .0 up, what a difference we are now when the team turns out, we created some great play and nearly got dragged into a dog fight as Folkestone showed their frustration, by half time it was 4 . 1.

Second half we again dominated and frustrated our opponents, we made 2 silly mistakes which allowed Folkestone both their goals but we finished up 6 . 2 winners, great result against a team so much higher than us in the leagues, at the moment anyway, goals came from Matt Wedge Charlie Wallis, Jordan Osborne, and loanees Matt Burdon, Casper and Munch. A big thanks to the team effort and a big thanks also to Michelle, Brian and family and Steph and family for the fantastic food they supplied and Sonia for giving her Sunday to open the club
Thanks all, great club support and effort, come on you Green Army!

It’s that time between Christmas and New Year!

Nine-goal thriller as Green U8 Dreamers look forward to the New Year

Manager Tony Nelson described the friendly with Charing Whites as ” … a game of two halves”. A useful work-out for both sides as the New Year beckons. Archie M was our Player of the Match with the goals provided by Kai 2 and Bubba 2. Well played both teams!

BGFC U8 Dream Team after an excellent match on Monday morning … more photos on Green Army facebook page

Under 12s EKYL back from Beckenham

Well done Ben … Player of the Tournament at Beckenham
Henry was rewarded for his battling performance in the Real 60 event
Kris is off to Italy for the New Year celebrations … anything to miss midweek training!

Sometimes one just has to be honest – we took a hammering at the Real 60 FC Tournament on Sunday! But no criticism of our lads with all twelve turning up on time for the 5-a-side event and doing their best. We don’t seem to adapt to artificial surfaces and both our teams were run ragged from the first minute by players from another level. But positives were goals from Harley, Henry and Kris and the pertinent question is whether or not we learned from the experience. We will discuss this and go through the players’ individual progress plans after training on Thursday (club open 10am and we want to start by 11am please). My thanks as always to the parents who are a vital part of our ‘team’ and we go into our first league match of 2020 at Whitfield on Sunday (meet 11.15am) with hopefully everyone fit and raring to go. DH

Note: one or two of you have items of kit at home, don’t forget to return Thursday please. I also need some of you to return your Selsey consent forms … it is all booked but we legally have to have parental consent for participation in the tournament at Easter. Thank you.

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