Archives for Friendly

Staines Town FC vs Welling United FC

Tuesday 11th August 2020 (7:45pm) – friendly STAINES TOWN (0) 1  WELLING UNITED (3) 4 Staines were given a serious work-out by Welling United of the National League South on a very warm evening in their third “behind closed doors” friendly.  The game was covered live on Radio Welling (commentary by Alan Heath and Staines’ and Radio Wey’s own Clive Stevens).  The hosts attacked the Penton Hook Road end in the first half on a good flat pitch, which showed a few signs of being scorched in the recent heatwave.  On the bench as one of the Wings’ coaches was
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Leagues: Friendly.
Seasons: 2020-21.
Grounds: Wheatsheaf Park.

Holmesdale FC vs Staines Town FC

Match Report : Saturday 8th August 2020 (3pm) – friendly at Community 3G pitch #2, Bromley FC HOLMESDALE (2) 2  STAINES TOWN (1) 2 Staines played their second pre-season friendly in the unfamiliar surroundings of Bromley FC’s Community Pitch Number Two, part of the impressive 3G complex at Hayes Lane.  The opponents were also unfamiliar, in Holmesdale FC, a progressive step 6 club, whose manager, Lee Roots, is a former colleague of Staines boss Paul Barnes.  The Dalers are members of the Southern Counties East League, and were well placed to secure promotion from Division One when last season was
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Leagues: Friendly.
Seasons: 2020-21.

Staines Town FC vs East Grinstead Town FC

        Match Report : Tuesday 4th August 2020 (7:45pm) – friendly STAINES TOWN (0) 2  EAST GRINSTEAD TOWN (1) 1 Paul Barnes was finally able to take charge of his fourth game as Staines Town Manager, as these two clubs tentatively emerged from the CoViD-19-induced lockdown.  It was anything but a return to normal, however, with government and FA rules meaning that paying spectators could not be admitted, the dressing rooms were not in use, and there was no catering of any sort at Wheatsheaf Park.  Both clubs had to submit lists of playing and non-playing attendees,
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Leagues: Friendly.
Seasons: 2020-21.
Grounds: Wheatsheaf Park.