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2-Jun-10 The Rossgarth Youth F.C. 10th Anniversary Six-a-Side Tournament is being held over the weekend of 19th/20th June - see the Rossgarth Web Site for details
28-May-10 Club AGM will be held on Thursday 24th June 7:00pm at the Sports and Social Club.
25-May-10 Headline ImageLong Hot Summer?
Probably not, but do have an enjoyable break and let's hope for a good World Cup. The website will keep you up to date with relevant Verwood Town news and bring you details of pre season games
21-May-10 The annual BFA Memorial Match between a BFA Saturday XI and a BFA Sunday XI was held last evening at Dean Court, home of AFC Bournemouth. Liam Morrison represented Verwood Town in the Saturday XI. Neville Munson reports " Liam was sub and came on at half time at centre back. The score at half time was 2-1 to the Sunday team, however 3 goals in the 2nd half saw the Saturday team win 4-2. Therefore Liam must have done something right! "
19-May-10 Verwood Town are already gearing up for next season's big push and are seeking a First Team Coach/Assistant Manager and a Reserve Team Manager. All enquiries to First Team Manager Adie Arnold on 07973957708
8-May-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards for Mark"
Mark Jamison left with a bagful of awards at Verwood Town's Presentation evening. Other award winners at the evening included Luke Homer in the First Team section, Liam Morrison and Andy Munson in the Reserves section. Shaun Gale collected the Presidents Cup for Services to the Club.
2-May-10 Headline ImageLee Simmonds Tounament brings Season to a Close
Following hot on the heels of the Rifles Memorial match, came the 12th Annual Lee Simmonds Football Tournament. [Picture] Martin Newbery receives the Winners Trophy for Verwood 1st XI
1-May-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Remembrance and Support"
An extremely successful and competitive Rifles Memorial Match held in memory of Phil Allen took place on Saturday 1st May with funds raised for Rifles Charities. [Picture] The opening ceremony with 2 Rifles (Yellow), Match officials, and Verwood Town fronted by Rossgarth under 7 and under 8 teams. A poignant moment as Col Rob Thomson DSO MBE reads the names of each of the fourteen "2 Rifles" lost in 2009, whereupon a balloon is released for each by representatives of Verwood Cricket and Rugby standing behind the players
See Phil Allen or Photos pages
28-Apr-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Five Finish for Verwood"
The last league game of the season on Wednesday evening finished 5-0 to Verwood over AFC Aldermaston. Two goals each from Lewis Williams and Dan Baguley and one from Mark Jamison (pictured). Just the big events of the coming weekend to finish this years games
28-Apr-10 We'd like to extend our grateful thanks to the players and staff of AFC Aldermaston who, upon hearing of our Memorial match this weekend gave us a donation after our match with them
24-Apr-10 Headline ImagePreparing for the Big Weekend
It's a big weekend next week for Verwood Town FC.
On Saturday we have the Rifles Memorial match with 2 Rifles in honour of Verwood Rifleman Phil Allen. Before our match on Saturday and with the attendance of Lt. Col. Andrew Edwards - The Rifles, Dorset, Karen Charman-Allen (Phil's mother) and Karina Pharoae (Phil's fiance) we had the local press from the Daily Echo conducting interviews and taking photos for forthcoming articles. Our photos from this and more details can be found on our Phil Allen Page (click here)
(the match itself takes place next Saturday with Introductions and ceremonial starting at 1:30pm and Kick-Off at 2:00pm)

This is followed on the Sunday by our 12th Lee Simmonds Football Tournament in memory of Verwood Town player Lee. This year six teams six teams from Verwood 1st XI, Rossgarth, Verwood Sports & Social Club, Verwood Town 2nd XI, Spitfires (from Kent) and the Lee Simmond All stars will compete.
24-Apr-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "We're Alright Jack"
Jack Mills makes an immediate impact netting 2 goals as substitute in Verwood's 3-0 victory over Stockbridge
17-Apr-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "New Strength at New Street"
Verwood bounce back from the midweek defeat with a 5-1 victory at Andover New Street
15-Apr-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Portsmouth Pull Back to Win"
United Services pull back from 2-1 down to defeat Verwood 3-2
10-Apr-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Fine Performance at First Place Fawley"
A fine performance and Verwood come away with a 0-0 at first placed Fawley AFC
5-Apr-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Derby Defeat Dampens Spirits"
Plenty of goals in the Bank Holiday bonanza as the lead changes hands and see-saws between the teams. Ringwood come out on top by 3-2. ..but we did capture our goals and some action on Video Click Here
27-Mar-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "East Cowes Misery for Verwood"
Verwood go down 2-0 at East Cowes Victoria. A disappointing trip across the water.
23-Mar-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Four-Three at Fleet"
Mark Jamison opens the Verwood scoring in the early minutes in the victory at Fleet Spurs. It finishes 4-3 to Verwood, goals from Jamison, Arnold, Baguley and a Fleet Own Goal
23-Mar-10 Both First team and Reserve matches postponed last weekend due to the weather! The First Team now finish the month with 3 consecutive away games at Fleet Spurs (Tuesday 23rd), East Cowes (Saturday 27th) and then United Services Portsmouth (Tuesday 30th).
15-Mar-10 Headline ImagePresentation Evening Saturday 8th May
This year the event will be held at the Durley Dean Hotel, West Cliff Road, Bournemouth. Tickets are £22.50/head which includes a 3 course set meal. The evening will of course include the regular Preentation of trophies and the 2009/2010 audio visual review plus more. Contact Dave or Sheila Leigh, 2 Crane Close, Verwood, BH31 6QH 01202 826167 Click the picture for more information - menu etc.
13-Mar-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Petersfield Pick Up the Points"
Verwood go down 3-1 at Petersfield
Petersfield's clean finishing puts them 2 up by half time, a third is added after the break and that's it until Verwood subsitute Matt Newbery scores with a cracking shot in injury time
[Picture] Verwood's Mark Jamison and Paul Arnold (Yellow) attempt to wrestle the possession early on as we start brightly.
11-Mar-10 Headline ImageSuccessful Race Night
A successful Verwood Town FC Race Night was held in the Verwood Sports and Social Club last Saturday. All enjoyed themselves with some 'inspired' betting (even on the Pig race!). James Murray landed the tricard prize but had disappeared before he could buy everyone a drink!. Our thanks must go to Neville Munson for coordinating the event for the club with Southern Sound and Leisure who professionally organized all the big screen, betting, and races.
9-Mar-10 Headline ImageRossgarth Sport Relief Event Coming Soon - Rossgarth Youth Football club have advised us that they are holding a managers, coaches and committee members football match, under floodlights, at Potterne park. This is expected to take place in the week commencing 22nd March although the exact date is not yet confirmed. When confirmed, please come down to support your local youth football club. All proceeds will go to Sports Relief. Light refreshments will be provided in the pavilion after the match
6-Mar-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Stalemate"
Russell Dyer (far side in yellow) sees his cross come shot saved by the Horndean keeper in one of Verwood's few second half chances. It ends 0-0 as Verwood struggle to take advantage of a 10 man Horndean whilst pushing 'up the slope'
20-Feb-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Horn'Deano'"
Dean Evans scores the Verwood opener against Horndean after 52 minutes. Dan Baguley adds a second as Verwood win 2-1.
13-Feb-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Verwood Edge Out Shaftesbury"
A Paul Arnold header in the first half separates the sides
[Picture] Russell Dyer on one of his many excursions down the line
6-Feb-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Topped and Tailed by Hamble"
2 early and 2 late goals as Verwood lose 5-1 at Hamble ASSC
Take out the first 8 minutes and the last 3 minutes and it would have been 1-1, Unfortunately for us it wasn't and Verwood lose 5-1 at Hamble ASSC
27-Jan-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "From the Team Who Don't Do Draws"
First draw in 28 games as Verwood and Whitchurch finish 0-0 at Potterne
23-Jan-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Petersfield Peter Out as Verwood Mount 2nd Half Onslaught"
1-1 and an even half but Verwood come out quickly and hit 4 goals with Luke Homer claiming a hat-trick and Dan Baguley a brace
[Picture] Dan Baguley puts Verwood 1-0 up (Dan not in picture)
16-Jan-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Three Goals and Fightback not enough for Reserves"
Reserves at the wrong end of 4-3 scoreline against Old Oakmedians despite second half fightback from 3-1 down to level at 3-3.
[Picture] The 3 Verwood Goals - in order Will Cobley, Andy Martin and Liam Morrison (not in picture - from a measured shot/cross!)
14-Jan-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Wessex back to individual checks"
The Wessex League suspension of all fixtures has been lifted and matches are back to individual checks from this weekend
11-Jan-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Waiting for the Weather to Change"
Decisions on next Weekends matches dependant on the weather changing. A Decision on Wessex league games expected midweek
11-Jan-10 Fixture change - home match v Whitchurch Utd now scheduled for Wednesday 27th January.
Following the cancellation of last weekends fixtures, the Wessex league have annonced that " A decision on whether fixture's scheduled for Saturday 16 January 2010 will take place will be looked at by Members of the Leagues Board late Wednesday, early Thursday and will be relayed to all Clubs at the earliest opportunity"
6-Jan-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "All Wessex Weekend Games Postponed"
The Wessex league have taken the decision to postpone all games this forthcoming weekend (9th January) and until further notice
At Verwood we've only had a small amount of snow so far, enough to cover our pitch with an inch or two - see picture
2-Jan-10 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "A Day To Forget"
The First Team match suffered a late postponement as the bright day failed to beat the frost. The Reserves match away against Hamworthy Rec did proceed but after being just one behind at the half Hamworthy Rec took nearly all of their opportunities to win 8-1 !!
[Picture] The crossbar saves the Reserves on this occasion
29-Dec-09 Postponed - Unfortunately tonights Verwood Veterans vs Reserves match (and post match event at the Sports and Social Club) has had to be postponed due to the weather. We will be looking to make arrangements for a similar Veterans match at a more friendly season (weather wise) time of the year in 2010
26-Dec-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Squeezed Out"

Verwood defeated by solitary second half goal in the Boxing Day derby at Ringwood
25-Dec-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Happy Christmas from Verwood Town FC"

Please have an enjoyable festive break
22-Dec-09 Verwood Town are delighted to report that renewal of the club's FA Charter Standard status has been approved by the FA
21-Dec-09 Wheelchair Football moving it's Training Day! - The club that has been running for around 10 weeks now is changing its day in the New Year, starting on Friday 15th January 2010 the group meet every Friday at: Verwood Leisure Centre (Chiltern Drive, Verwood, BH31 6UQ) from 6.00pm to 7.00pm Whether manual or powerchair or even pushed, all are welcome! Whether you are looking to try something new, meet some new friends, get fit or just play some football then come along. Sessions cost just £2 per player. For further information, please contact Todd Govan at DCFA
12-Dec-09 Headline Image As the Clock Struck Midnight
Martin Newbery clocked up his 30th Birthday and was joined by the "Hangers On" from Verwood's Christmas meal. These were the only pictures suitable for print (click on picture to enlarge) - others held pending possible legal action!! :-)
12-Dec-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Reserves end Level at Westover"
A cold day and a low sun at Kings Park as the Reserves come away with a 2-2 draw against Westover Bournemouth having twice gone behind. [Picture] Verwood skipper Liam Morrison is about to meet the mud!
9-Dec-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Baguley Hat-Trick Boosts Hythe Flying Verwood"
Dan Baguley slots home and picks up a Hat-Trick on the night, additional second half goals from Dan Goodall and Luke Homer provide Verwood with 5-3 victory over Hythe & Dibden after the sides go in level 2-2 at half-time
5-Dec-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Dyernamite!!"
Verwood victorious over League Leaders : Verwood 1 Fawley 0
[Picture] Russell Dyer blasts Verwood's winner and is quickly buried beneath a celebrating mass.
Reserves in dramatic 3-3 finish at Pennington St Marks.
28-Nov-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "All Four One and One Win for Us"
[Picture] Mark Jamison lobs the keeper for Verwood's second just before half time. Verwood add another two in the second half without response to take a 4-1 win at Tadley Calleva (Other Verwood goals courtesy of Dyer, Arnold and Goodall). It's a double victory today as the Reserves win their home fixture 2-1 at Potterne against Pennington St Marks with two goals from Marc Harrison
27-Nov-09 Headline Image Verwood Town Christmas Dinner Saturday 12th December - Some spaces still left, but going fast!!
Once again the Verwood Town Christmas Dinner is being held at the Albion Inn, Verwood. The date is Saturday 12th December (6:30pm for a 7:30pm start). Cost is £17.95/person. Please be in good time, so that drinks can be ordered before sit-down time. We shall be in the conservatory and adjoining bar area, which will be separate from the 'pub' part.
Draw - there will be one simple draw for a case of Quality Australian Wines (6 red, 6 white). There will be envelopes on the tables for you to place one £10 in each, name to be written on the front. One envelope will be drawn on the night for the lucky winner.
Last year was a sell-out so please contact David or Sheila Leigh 01202 826167 to avoid disappointment
21-Nov-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Wetchurch"
The rain came down in buckets at Whitchurch but it wasn't to dampen our spirits. A fine display in the conditions and a 2-0 win courtesy of second half headers from Paul Arnold and Dan Baguley
20-Nov-09 December Fixture Changes - In addition to our planned switch of the Boxing Day derby with Ringwood (now to be played at Ringwood with a Mid day Kick Off) a number of other changes have now been advised by the League. Keep up to date on Fixtures and results by checking the Results pages. Remember also the special Festive match Verwood Town Veterans vs Verwood Town Reserves on 29th December (more below)
19-Nov-09 Headline Image Advance Notice of Special Festive Friendly on Tuesday December 29th at 6:30pm
Reserve Team Manager Neville Munson writes - " Once again Adie, after his maximum capacity intake of two halves of John Smiths had the bravado to challenge Big Nev's Reserves team to a football match under floodlights on Tuesday 29th December with a planned kick off at 1830 hours (half past 6). The plan is to host this extravaganza of soccer skills with no admission charge to watch, although we propose to take a collection for Club funds. Each "playing" participant will be required to cough up a fiver which covers the costs of staging the match and entitles them to a bowl of hot food back at the Social Club (approx 2030 hours). In addition it will give Steve Tubbs the opportunity to kick anyone he may have missed during the ninety minutes of play and we will also circulate a couple of football cards as a further fund raiser. Those, not brave enough to make the field of play are also welcome back to the Social Club where it is also planned that food will be available for 3 pounds. This is the 3rd of these matches, where the Veterans are still to record a victory nevertheless, the oldies seem to enjoy it, and much fun and beer is consumed reminiscing and replacing lost body fluid during the warm down after the game"
14-Nov-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Downbeaton"
Neighbours Downton return to Potterne to complete a double. A Matt Newbery goal early in the second half brought Verwood back in, but to no avail. Downton wrapped it up with a late penalty to win 5-2
10-Nov-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Success at Stockbridge"
An excellent recovery from Saturday's defeat with a 2-0 away win at Stockbridge
[Picture] Mark Jamison attempts to wrestle the ball from Stockbridge skipper
7-Nov-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "A-mess-bury"
After scoring the first goal through Luke Homer we then concede two goals late in the half to trail 2-1. Falling further behind, we do make a recovery but a late goal from Chris Lynch is not enough
4-Nov-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Defeat to Dorchester in Dorset Senior Cup"
An enterprising start but the speed and quality of finishing from the Blue Square South side result in an eventual defeat by 2 goals to 7 (both Verwood goals from Chris Lynch) - Oh well, time to concentrate on the league someone once said!!
31-Oct-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Dan's keep Hythe at Bay"
Verwood are forced to defend during the second half as Hythe and Dibden attack down the slope. Some fine reflex saves from keeper Dan Fawcett help maintain a clean sheet and victory through Dan Baguley's first half goal
30-Oct-09 Headline ImageHeadline ImageHomepage Headline - "2009 Quiz Night"
A successful quiz evening held at the Verwood Hub on 30th October, A mix of general knowledge, sport and football. Thank you to everyone who took part and joined in the fun. [Pictures] People ponder over the Wessex League badges question during the dinner interval and the winning 'BH22' team.
For posterity, the scores were pretty close across the field but the final positions on the night were as follows :- 1st BH22, Equal 2nd were Neville's Numpties and Arnies Army, 4th The Knights who say 'Ni', 5th Galers Guys, 6th The Spooks,7th Witches & Warlocks, Equal 8th were Charlies Angels and The Cricketers, 10th The CBA's, 11th Young Codgers
24-Oct-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Newbery Double Does it for Verwood"
Two Matt Newbery goals - One towards the end of each half are enough to secure three points at AFC Aldermaston
21-Oct-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Dorset Under 18 Team visit Potterne"
..and come away with a victory against a Verwood Town XI team selected from First and Reserve team squads.
[Picture] Dorset take the lead at the start of the second half after a goalless first
18-Oct-09 Headline Image Verwood Town are working with the Dorset FA Disability and Inclusion Development Officer Todd Govan, to help establish a Wheelchair Football Club in the community. Todd has established training sessions on Sunday Morning (9:30-10:30) at the Verwood Leisure Centre and is working hard to obtain the correct equipment and support required. We are all hoping that this can flourish and provide a valuable addition for the community in addition to providing a new team for Verwood Town. It's open to all across the southern area, so if you would like to know more, or would like to participate - please contact Todd Govan at DCFA.
Some further pictures from today's training session can be found on our Photos pages
17-Oct-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "No Seventh Heaven on Seventeenth"
Seven goals but Verwood Town Reserves lose out 4-3 to league leaders Dorset Knob.
Town fight back after leaking two early goals and then conceding a third. Two from Charlie Elysee and one from Tristan Dorey (pictured) keep Verwood in it, but they can't quite pull off a draw by the end
14-Oct-09 November fixture changes (note 7-Nov, 10-Nov) continue to be made by the League - check out the Results page for the latest Fixtures and Results.
13-Oct-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Cup Exit at Brockenhurst"
A valiant display but Verwood bow out of the Wessex League Cup to Brockenhurst. [Picture] Mark Jamison's header levels it at 1-1 in the first half, but Brockenhurst run out 4-2 winners on the evening
10-Oct-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "A Lovell-y header does it for Verwood"
It turned in a minute, as a Jason Lovell header puts Verwood one up early in the second half immediately after Tadley had gone close by hitting the crossbar . Verwood win 1-0.
4-Oct-09 New Verwood signing for the future! - News just in that Ben Giles became a Dad late last night to a Son 7lb 7oz - Congratulations and best wishes from all at Verwood Town
3-Oct-09 Verwood draw home tie against Dorchester Town in the 2nd Round of the Dorset Senior Cup. Match to be played on Wednesday 4-Nov.
3-Oct-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Wells Win Vase Clash"
Verwood sank by two late first goals to trail 3-0 at the interval. The second half stays goalless as Wells City run out worthy winners
2-Oct-09 For anyone travelling to Wells for the FA Vase match this Saturday, the ground address is Wells City Football Club, Athletic Ground, Rowdens Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1TU.
From north/south west: Follow A39(Strawberry way) to roundabout, follow A371 Shepton Mallet (East Somerset way ) approx 150 yards after roundabout turn right (signpost wells sports club) into Rowdens Road, ground is on left. see Wells City Website
30-Sep-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Brace for Baguley as Verwood Bounce Back"
In a performance far removed from last Saturday, Verwood win their Wessex League Cup Tie against Wessex Premier League outfit Romsey Town by 3 goals to 2. Dan Baguley (pictured) scores two second half goals adding to Adam Faulkner's first half strike. This earns themselves a next round tie away at Brockenhurst on October 13th. Cup week continues with the FA Vase visit to Wells City on Saturday
26-Sep-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Punished By Portchester"
Bundle!! - Verwood try to get the ball clear, but Portchester play well to come away from Potterne with a 5-1 victory on Saturday Both First team and Reserves hit for 5 on Saturday -with the Reserves losing 5-0 away at Sway
23-Sep-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Late Goal Defeat at Warminster"
Both sides went chasing for a winner on Wednesday night, but Warminster were the ones to score with a late winner in a 1-0 defeat at Weymouth Street
[Picture] Action in the Warminster goal as Verwood have players forward and Chris Lynch stretches to make contact
19-Sep-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "A Tale of Two Penalties"
A close call at Cullompton but Verwood win 2-1 in the club's firts ever FA Vase cup match. Both goals from Matt Newbery (pictured), the winner from the spot came close to the end of the first period of extra time. Cullompton had levelled Matt's first half goal with a penalty of their own in the second half to take the match into extra time
16-Sep-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Fine Performance against Farnborough"
Verwood come away with the points in the midweek game at Potterne vs high flying Farnborough North End. Goals from Ben Truan and Adam Faulkner. [Picture] Jason Lovell launches forward for Verwood
12-Sep-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "No Amble against Hamble"
A close shave on this occasion (pictured) but Verwood triumph with two second half goals to win against Hamble ASSC by 2-0. Goals from Matt Newbery and for the second week running from 'Mr Own Goal'
5-Sep-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Win Over Andover Lifts Weight off Verwood Shoulders"
Stemming a run of poor results, Verwood return to winning ways with a 3-2 win against Andover New Street at Potterne. Goals courtesy of Matt Newbery, Ben Truan and Mr Own Goal
31-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Bank Holiday Misery"
Despite the seasonably warm Bank Holiday weather, Verwood, reduced to 10 men after a sending off crash to a 4-0 defeat at Downton.
29-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Looking for an Equaliser"
Despite having much of the possession, Verwood concede a late goal and push unsuccessfully for an equalizer against East Cowes. Three defeats on the trot. Let's hope for a better result at local rivals Downton on Bank Holiday Monday.
26-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "I'll Be Back"
Charlie Elysee exits the field in dramatic fashion on Wednesday evening. All our best wishes for a speedy recovery and return Charlie !!. We'll all be back at Potterne though on Saturday vs East Cowes. However, on Wednesday we came off second best to Amesbury Town 2-1
24-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Reserves In Cranborne Comeback"
A strong start and the first goal to Verwood (pictured). Cranborne recover towards the end of the half and score a late equalizer. It's then Cranborne who come out to take the lead leaving Verwood to fight back. Two goals in quick succession complete the comeback for a 3-2 victory in this pre-season match.
22-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Pulled back by Portsmouth"
After a cracking opening goal from Luke Homer's volley (pictured), United Services Portsmouth pull back Verwood's half time lead with a superior second half performance to win 3-1 at Potterne.
22-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Three-One against Three-Legged"
Reserves win their pre-season game against Three-Legged Cross. Reports of an inspired substitution by the Assistant Manager, and an excellent Referee performance cannot yet be confirmed (in fact we couldn't find the Ref. in any of our action shots from the game, but have been assured that he was keeping up with play :-))
19-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Shaftesbury Five-O"
It took a while for the first one to go in, and Shaftesbury were not without their chances, but Verwood forged ahead in the second half to win 5-0 in the midweek fixture at Shaftesbury. Goals from Ben Truan and two goals each from Matt Newbery and Luke Homer (pictured - facing camera)
15-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Charlie starts the ball rolling"
Charlie Elysee watches his header travel goalwards for Verwood's opener. Verwood come from 1-2 down at half time to win 3-2 against Fleet Spurs. Early days perhaps, but with other teams not playing league matches today, that puts Verwood top of Division 1 !!
12-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Honours Even"
Verwood and Warminster fight out a fast and entertaining 0-0 at Potterne on Wednesday evening
[Picture] Mike Haskell stetches the Warminster defence
11-Aug-09 Just a small milestone, but we've now passed the 50,000 hit mark on our website homepage!
8-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Opening Day Victory"
[Picture] ..the post saves AFC Portchester on this occasion, but a long range Russell Dyer Goal provides Verwood with a 1-0 away win on a hot opening day of the season
5-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Formal Opening for New Stands"
The Mayor of Verwood, Cllr Michael Dolan performs the official opening of the club's new stand facilities at Potterne park. The Veolia Environmental Trust awarded the project a grant of £15,000 through the Landfill Communities Fund and the club made up the shortfall from its own funds.
Following the ceromony Verwood went on to win their final pre-season friendly match with Swanage Town and Herston by 3-2
1-Aug-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Penultimate Pre-season Victory"
Verwood take a 2-1 victory away from the County ground in their penultimate pre-season friendly of the season with Hamworthy United.
[Picture] Verwood are about to concede an early penalty from this incident, but a fine save from keeper Dan Fawcett prevents the Wessex Premier team taking the lead.
21-Jul-09 Reserves Training - starts Tuesday July 28th. Next session after that is Thursday 30th. Prompt Start 7.30 and finish at 9.00
18-Jul-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "A Borough Test"
Verwood come away with a 3-2 victory at Poole Borough in a highly competitive pre-season match.
[Picture] Luke Homer scores Verwood's third to make it 3-1.
14-Jul-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "First Run Out"
Goals late at the end of both the first and second half provide Christchurch with 2-1 victory in first pre-season run out played at Holt amid heavy showers and sunshine.
12-Jul-09 FA Vase Draw made - Verwood Town playing in the tournament for the first time are drawn away at Cullompton Rangers in the Second Qualifying Round to be played 19th September. The winners of this tie will then be away on 3rd October to the winners of the Wells City vs Minehead tie
11-Jul-09 Reminder - next committee meeting is brought forward to 30th July, 8:00pm at Sports & Social Club
8-Jul-09 Players please note that there will be no training session on Tuesday 14th July
03-Jul-09 Headline ImageHomepage Headline - "Dawn of a New Season"
Progress in preparation for the start of the 2009/2010 season now under way. Training started, pre-season friendly fixtures arranged, August Wessex league fixtures announced, the draw made and opponents known for our first entry into FA Vase competition.
6-Jun-09 Preparations for the new season continue - Pre-Season friendlies continue to be confirmed so please keep an eye on the Next matches and fixtures sections on the website. Club AGM provisionally planned for the 25th June and for the players, pre season training starts on 30th June 7:00pm for a 7:30 start!
Older news available from Previous Season's news Page