|14-Jun-13||Homepage Headline - "Town Shirt Appears in Afghanistan!" Club friend Shaun Harrop, now working in Afghanistan arranges for a local to pose with the Verwood Town Shirt we were able to supply. Shaun says he hopes to run with the "Yanks" in a charity run in early in July (in Afghanistan) and will wear the Verwood Town Red strip if he does. T-shirts/tops etc. available in their "Shop" are apparently very limited with only Chelsea and Man. Utd represented so our strip should prove both interesting and unique!|
The Club are very pleased to announce that Neville Munson, a former Reserve Team Manager will once again take up the reigns of Management for our Reserve team playing in the 2013/14 Wyvern League.
Neville, who previously managed the Reserve side a few years back when they were playing in the Bournemouth Divisional FA Leagues will be ably helped by Assistant Manager Nigel Watts and former player Shaun Gale.
The Wyvern League (West) Division announced last week at the League AGM is expected to consist of reserve sides from :- Christchurch, Downton, East Cowes Victoria, Fawley AFC, Hythe & Dibden, Laverstock & Ford, Lymington Town, Ringwood Town, Romsey Town, Team Solent, and ourselves
|29-May-13||Verwood Town FC Annual General Meeting (AGM) Will be held on Monday 3rd June 7:00pm at the Verwood Sports and Social Club - Black Hill, Verwood, BH31 6HA (behind Bradfords Builders Merchants)- All Welcome|
First Team Training Starts 27th June In preparation for the season start at the beginning of August, First team training starts Thursday June 27th at Potterne 7pm meet for 7.30 start. First Team only and any new player wishing to play at Wessex Premier level most welcome' (season starts Aug 3rd).
The Reserves season starts a a bit later and they therefore have a little longer to rest!
|18-May-13||Homepage Headline - "Sun Shines for Beacon Visit" On Saturday afternoon, the sun shone at last and we were all warmed for the visit of "Beacon Dynamos" in the Veterans match and of course with refreshments afterwards back at the Sports an Social Club. [Pictures] Top (The Dynamos), Bottom Verwood|
|13-May-13||Homepage Headline - "That's a Wrap" Well for some, still the issue of Club and League AGM's and the planning and administration for next season to come but apart from the Vets match in May the serious playing is over til next season. Keep an eye on the website for news.|
Message from Simon Guy Myself and three mates are embarking on the Macmillan Cancer Support Longest Day Golf Challengewhich involves playing 72no. holes of golf in a single day. This will not be an easy challenge and will for us represent somewhere in the order on 400no. golf shots and 20+ miles of walking per person, very little of which will be in a straight line!
We have not yet fixed a day as we have only just got on board, it will be one day in June and hopefully at our local course Crane Valley Golf Club, Verwood. Our team is called "Whoosh Bolx" and comprises of myself, Shaun Gale, Colin Dyson and Gary Martin.
Any donations would be very gratefully received, you can donate using any of the following mediums;
By Web - Go to our Just Giving web page https://www.justgiving.com/LongestDayGolf-WB where you can donate online and there are also updates and various other bits of info noted.
By Text - Text to 70070 and in the text itself note WBLX99 £? (the ? represents the amount you would like to donate from £1 upwards). There are no mobile phone charges at all for this at all and it doesn't even affect your phone text allowance.
By Form - Good old fashioned bit if paper, we all have sponsorship forms which you can complete in person in preferred.
Please please give as much as you can as soon as you can.
|4-May-13|| Homepage Headline - "Two Tenners kick-off Presentation evening"
Our very own Two Tenors (two for a tenner that is) Vice Chairman Neville Munson, and Committee member Andy Mercer prepare at the start of the Verwood town presentation evening. (luckily for us they didn't sing!)
(below) Rusell Dyer and John Webb collect their First Team awards from manager Adie Arnold. A very enjoyable Presentation evening was held on Saturday 4th May at the Carlton Hotel, Eastcliff, Bournemouth. Our very great thanks to Neville Munson for undertaking the organisation of this event, ably assisted on the night by co-host and club compere Andy Munson. It was great to see so many of the First and Reserve teams in attendance together with Team Management, guests and sponsors. On the evening we were treated to some fine food by the hotel which was followed by our popular Chairman, Steve Jefferis's address. The Reserve and First Team Management presented their thoughts and awards for the season and we were treated to the annual Audio-Visual Pictures/music celebration of the season past produced by Club Secretary Roy Mortimer.
|1-May-13||Homepage Headline - "High scoring defeat ends Wyvern Campaign" Reserves lose out to a late goal 4-3 against Fawley AFC in the closing Wyvern league fixture of the season with the lead changing hands a couple of during the duration of the match.|
|30-Apr-13|| Homepage Headline - "Season Closes with....a Draw"
Rescue team in action for the second game in succession with another two goals in the last 10 minutes to earn a 3-3 draw at Hayling
1-0 up at half time from a Mike Haskell goal and seemingly comfortable but Hayling hit back with 3 goals and take a 3-1 lead. Late goals from Mike Haskell and Charlie Gajic earn the draw.
StevieStats™ Corners Fawley 5: Verwood 8, Attempts on target Fawley 9: Verwood 11 , Attempts off target Fawley 3: Verwood 9Verwood Town Supporters Matchman John Webb
|27-Apr-13|| Homepage Headline - "Drawing to a Close with another Draw"
An entertaining game for the neutral as Verwood recover a 2 goal deficit late the second half.
Late goals from Jack Satterley and Russell Dyer rescue a draw for Verwood at Fawley AFC
StevieStats™ Corners Fawley 5: Verwood 8, Attempts on target Fawley 9: Verwood 11 , Attempts off target Fawley 3: Verwood 9Verwood Town Supporters Matchman Russell Dyer.
|24-Apr-13||Homepage Headline - "Champions Claim the Points" Wednesday Wyvern action as runaway league leaders and Champions New Mlton Town Reserves win out in a competitive midweek match. New Milton Town Reserves score 3 goals and take 3 points from Potterne visit.|
|20-Apr-13|| Homepage Headline - "No Change from Moneyfields"
More Post hitting this Saturday, a Moneyfields shot from a well worked play goes in, a Jack Satterley Strike for Verwood rebounds back!. Moneyfield take victory however through that first half goal and late last minute finisher.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 2: Moneyfields 2, Attempts on target Verwood 3: Moneyfields 4 , Attempts off target Verwood 3: Moneyfields 5. Verwood Town Supporters Matchman Dean Evans
|18-Apr-13|| Homepage Headline - "Points Shared at Portchester"
Both sides hit the woodwork but no goals in the midweek match at AFC Portchester. Verwood Town Supporters Matchman Matt Oldring.
StevieStats™ Corners Portchester 7: Verwood 0, Attempts on target Portchester 5: Verwood 2 , Attempts off target Portchester 8: Verwood 8
Verwood Town Golf day a great success
Thanks to Neville and the Team for organising, the 16 participating teams and Crane Valley for hosting.
Here's looking forward to Next Year!
|16-Apr-13|| Homepage Headline - "Kelly's Eye - Number One Goal this Season"
In a rare appearance on the scoresheet, Ben Kelly pops up to score his first goal of this season as he puts away Verwood's second in the 3-1 win at Downton our neighbours over the border in Wiltshire.
Mike Haskell opened the scoring midway through the first half, with further goals from ben Kelly (pictured) and Jack Satterley. Downton score a late consolation with a well judged free-kick.
StevieStats™ Corners Downton 1: Verwood 2, Attempts on target Downton 5: Verwood 10 , Attempts off target Downton 5: Verwood 7Verwood Town Supporters Matchman Chris Lynch
|12-Apr-13|| Homepage Headline - "Arnold and Team VCS Bag Big prizes in Golf Tourney"
Team VCS win the Team prize and team captain Adie Arnold collects the overall individual prize in this years VTFC Golf Tournament.
(Top) The team being presented with prizes by Rob Jones from Sponsors CES (second left) are L-R Danny Saxby, Andy Goodall, Peter Barham and Adie Arnold. (Bottom) Adie with Sponsor and Verwood Town Chairman.
|9-Apr-13|| Homepage Headline - "Heartbreak Hill"
A Horndean side reduced to 10 men in the second half grab a late winner to snatch it 2-1 despite Verwood having the majority of chances
StevieStats™ Corners Horndean 2: Verwood 6, Attempts on target Horndean 4: Verwood 11 , Attempts off target Horndean 2: Verwood 6Verwood Town Supporters Matchman Mike Haskell
|6-Apr-13|| Homepage Headline - "Another Nil Nil"
It ends goalless for the second Saturday in succession as defence's stay on top and good chances are few and far between for both Verwood and Totton & Eling
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 3: Christchurch 3, Attempts on target Verwood 2: Christchurch 2 , Attempts off target Verwood 5: Christchurch 6Verwood Town Supporters Matchman Ben kelly [Picture] In the red shirts, Verwood's Nathan Saxby(centre) and Matt Gilham (left)
|1-Apr-13|| Homepage Headline - "Resurrection Day"
After a high scoring defeat at Christchurch two weeks ago, it's Verwood who take the spoils this time with a 2-1 victory in the Easter Monday fixture at Potterne Park.
Jack Satterley (left) celebrates with first goalscorer Nathan Saxby (right) after putting Verwood into a first half two goal lead.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 0: Christchurch 5, Attempts on target Verwood 3: Christchurch 4 , Attempts off target Verwood 1: Christchurch 3Verwood Town Supporters Matchman Dean Evans
|30-Mar-13|| Homepage Headline - "Blank day at Lymington"
It's not often a game looks like Nil Nil from an early stage, and certainly not one that team Management or Supporters from either side would either predict, hope for or desire. However that's the way it looked as defences stayed on top in a somewhat scrappy match.
StevieStats™ Corners Lymington 6: Verwood 2, Attempts on target Lymington 4: Verwood 3 , Attempts off target Lymington 2: Verwood 5Verwood Supporters Matchman was Martin Smith (pictured in yellow)
|27-Mar-13|| Homepage Headline - "Not Two Long to wait for another Haskell Hat-Trick"
Ryan Long scores two (12, 67 mins) and Mike Haskell scores his second consecutive home Hat-Trick (44,85,90 mins) as Verwood take a 5-0 victory over Hayling United.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 9: Hayling 4, Attempts on target Verwood 10: Hayling 2 , Attempts off target Verwood 11: Hayling 4Verwood Supporters Matchman was Russell Dyer. [Picture] Mike celebrates his third goal.
|20-Mar-13||Homepage Headline - "Reserves Hythe Victory" Reserves gain the upper hand over Hythe & Dibden after going behind. A Jack Mills penalty equalises just before the half, Josh Brown puts Verwood ahead and a deflected shot off a Hythe player adds a third. Hythe get one back at the end with a penalty themselves. [Picture] Jack Mills|
|19-Mar-13|| Homepage Headline - "Goals Galore but defeat at Christchurch"
11 goals in the game, 3-3 at half time, it ended 7-4 to Christchurch in the first ever Wessex league meeting between the teams.
[Picture] Brad Hill - scorer of two Verwood goal,. Jack Satterley opened the scoring for Verwood (and the game) and Russell Dyer added the fourth.
StevieStats™ Corners Christchurch 8: Verwood 4, Attempts on target Christchurch 14: Verwood 10 , Attempts off target Christchurch 5: Verwood 2Verwood Supporters Matchman was Brad Hill.
|16-Mar-13|| Homepage Headline - "Another Washed Out Weekend"
Matches all over the South postponed as we hit another spell of very wet weather
Today's first team match at AFC Portchester. "Puddle" the Potterne duck reports that the Wyvern League match at home vs New Milton Town Reserves is also off after a paddle around a short time ago (see left) - pitches waterlogged (16-Mar)
|14-Mar-13|| Homepage Headline - "Island Port tastes sweet in the end"
Conceeding 2 goals in the first half hour and trailing 2-0 at half time, Verwood then produce a super comeback to earn a draw at Newport IOW
Goals from Jack Satterley and Matt Oldring.
Verwood Supporters Matchman was Matt Oldring.
StevieStats™ Corners Newport 4: Verwood 4, Attempts on target Newport 11: Verwood 6 , Attempts off target Newport 1: Verwood 5
|13-Mar-13||Homepage Headline - "All level against Laverstock" On a bitterly cold evening at Potterne the Reserves draw 0-0 with Laverstock & Ford|
Reserve Team Manager Wanted With grateful thanks to Richard Stainer, who will be stepping down, Verwood Town FC are now seeking a Team Manager
for their Reserve team playing in the Wyvern League.
An experience of team management and/or a good
knowledge of the local non-league scene an
The successful applicant will be required to work closely with the first team management.
Contact chairman Steve Jefferis by March 28th.
|9-Mar-13|| Homepage Headline - "Honours even at Hamworthy"
2-2 at Hamworthy United. Verwood take the lead before half time (Webb penalty) and Hamworthy level quickly after the restart. Nathan Saxby (pictured) scores the Verwood second before Hamworthy equalise again leading to a frenetic finish with both sides having a chance to round out the game.
Verwood Supporters Matchman was John Webb.
StevieStats™ Corners Hsmworthy 3: Verwood 4, Attempts on target Hsmworthy 7: Verwood 8 , Attempts off target Hsmworthy 8: Verwood 4
|8-Mar-13||Homepage Headline - "Post Season Vets Match" Announcing a Veterans match on Saturday 18th May, kick off 3pm, the team we are playing are called The Beacon Dynamos. Anyone over the age of 40 who's interested in playing for us should contact Neville Munson|
|6-Mar-13|| Homepage Headline - "Haskell Towers over Alton"
A first half hat-trick from Mike Haskell (pictured) and a second half strike from Nathan Saxby secure the points against Alton Town with a 4-0 win.
Verwood Supporters Matchman was John Webb.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 4: Alton 8, Attempts on target Verwood 7: Alton 3 , Attempts off target Verwood 3: Alton 6
|2-Mar-13|| Homepage Headline - "Leaders leave with points"
Two goals at the end of the first half provide league leaders Alresford Town with the win.
Verwood Supporters Matchman was Matt Oldring.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 0: Alresford 2, Attempts on target Verwood 4: Alresford 4 , Attempts off target Verwood 6: Alresford 6
|27-Feb-13|| Homepage Headline - "Finishing and Fine Saves Deny Verwood"
A solitary first half goal is enough for GE Hamble to take the win at Potterne. Verwood take the game to Hamble in the second half but some fine keeping denies an equaliser
Verwood have the greater chances but it's the visitors who take the points: Verwood 0 GE Hamble 1 Verwood Supporters Matchman was John Webb.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 6: Hamble 2, Attempts on target Verwood 9: Hamble 3 , Attempts off target Verwood 7: Hamble 2
|26-Feb-13||Homepage Headline - "Back to Back Wins for Reserves" Following on from Saturday's 2-0 win at AFC Fawley (two goals from Dan Rose), our Reserve team defeat Downton Reserves 3-0 in tonight's Wyvern league Fixture. this time the goals were from Craig Rogers (2) and Josh Brown. The two teams meet again in the reverse fixture at Downton on Saturday|
|23-Feb-13|| Homepage Headline - "Verwood Hopes Popped by Poppies"
1-0 defeat at Bournemouth Poppies. A Bournemouth goal on 76 minutes was enough to seal it.
StevieStats™ Corners Bournemouth 7: Verwood 1, Attempts on target Bournemouth 7: Verwood 2 , Attempts off target Bournemouth 10: Verwood 4. Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Russell Dyer
|20-Feb-13|| Homepage Headline - "Bemerton Beaten on Good Night for Verwood"
Verwood turn in an impressive performance to take a 3-1 win over Bemerton Heath Harlequins.
On a bitterly cold evening, Lee Burch scores two against his old club and Jack Satterley adds a third as Verwood take a 3-1 win over Bemerton Heath Harlequins. Verwood Supporters Matchman was Jack Satterley.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 2: Bemerton 5, Attempts on target Verwood 5: Bemerton 4 , Attempts off target Verwood 10: Bemerton 5
|16-Feb-13|| Homepage Headline - "Burch Begins with a Goal"
Two minutes after coming on as a substitute, new signing Lee Burch scores the Verwood leveller (above). Both sides go on to create chances to win but neither put them away. It finishes a 1-1 draw which generally reflected the balance of the game.
StevieStats™ Corners Fareham 2: Verwood 3, Attempts on target Fareham 3: Verwood 3 , Attempts off target Fareham 7: Verwood 6. Verwood Supporters Matchman was John Webb
|13-Feb-13||"Puddle" the Potterne Duck reports that tonight's Reserves match vs Lymington Town Reserves is postponed due to waterlogged pitch. The schedule for the remainder of the season now becoming very compressed in both the Wessex and Wyvern Leagues. We may be looking at two mid week matches on occasions!|
|2-Feb-13|| Homepage Headline - "New Man Lovell bags two against New Milton"
3-1 victory over New Milton Town to record first win this year. A Jack Lovell brace either side of a New Milton own goal.
Verwood off to a quick start after 2 minutes. New Milton's Adam Roberts equalises soon after but Verwood have the better of the second half and score again through an unfortunate (but quite good looking header all the same!) own goal and Jack Lovell's second goal of the match. Verwood Supporters Matchman Charlie Gajic.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 2: New Milton 2, Attempts on target Verwood 12: New Milton 3 , Attempts off target Verwood 3: New Milton 7
[Picture] Jack Lovell (left) in action.
This years event being held on Friday 12th April
For details and entry click on the Picture (left) to obtain entry form. Please return copy of entry form, together with cheque made payable to Verwood Town FC to arrive no later than 20th March 2013 and addressed to :-
Neville Munson,Stafford Cottage,Verwood Road,BH21 6RJ
As the fixture schedule compresses following the many postponements there will be lots of midweek matches looming. Some new additions to our Squad have been made over the past few weeks to help compensate, and to stenghten the squad. Coach Andy Darnton gives the run-down.
Jamie Thorougood - joins us as a dual signing also playing Southern League. Jamie is studying to be a doctor in Southanpton and can help provide a stabilizing factor for our youngsters. We look forward to Jamie's contribution when available.
Jake Long - joins us from Blackfield and Langley where work commitments limited his appearances. Jake is a tenacious left back with good composure and a winning mentality and can help provide some balance on the left hand side.
Gerald Moore - is a raw 6ft2" striker who has played Senior football in North London. he is looking forward to the challenge of Wessex league football.
Sam Floyd - played for Andy at Andover in the Southern League and is General manager at the Goals Football Centre's so appearances may be limited due to work commitments. When present, Sam will help provide presence along with his tall frame and can play through the middle at center-half, centre-midfield or centre-forward.
Ryan Long - A proven goal scorer with good pace. Ryan is a coveted player with Southern league and Wessex League experience and will be a valuable addition to the squad.
|26-Jan-13|| Homepage Headline - "Disappointing Defeat at Romsey"
Romsey take the spoils 1-0 on a Heavy pitch at the Bypass ground with a goal some 10 minutes before Full-Time
[Picture] Jack Smith - Verwood (in yellow)
StevieStats™ Corners Romsey 6: Verwood 5, Attempts on target Romsey 6: Verwood 8 , Attempts off target Romsey 6: Verwood 6. Verwood Supporters Matchman Chris Lynch
|18-Jan-13||Homepage Headline - "Keeping You in the Picture" Our Coach, Andy Darnton expressed his disappointment at not featuring in the earlier pictures from our training session on the new 3G arena at Potterne (featured below in previous article). Now I know the juggling with the Candelabra was impressive Andy, but then again some people will do anything for publicity!|
|16-Jan-13|| Homepage Headline - "Potterne FreezeG (3G) facility beats the weather"
With temperatures dropping and grounds hardening, Verwood take advantage of the new 3G Arena at Potterne Park for their training session this week.
Rumours that a new ice skating rink will replace the previous swimming pool on our main pitch this weekend are as yet unfounded and dependant on the weather gods in the coming days!
|5-Jan-13|| Homepage Headline - "Blackfield Bag the Points"
Blackfield take the points and inflict a 0-3 defeat at Potterne, all goals in the first half -
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 1: Blackfield 8, Attempts on target Verwood 3: Blackfield 13 , Attempts off target Verwood 4: Blackfield 7. Verwood Supporters Matchman Chris Lynch
|30-Dec-12|| Homepage Headline - "Festive Friendly"
At last a chance of some action in between the rain in our Annual Fetstive Friendly match, this year held between under 25 and over 25 teams on Pitch 2 at Potterne.
(Left) the winning under 25 team, (Right - in yellow) Verwood Manager Adie Arnold and Coach Andy Darnton (who were not in the under 25 side)
|28-Dec-12|| Homepage Headline - "Fit For Ducks"
The wet weather continues to postpone matches both home and away. This little fellow found inspecting the Verwood pitch on Saturday 29th before the postponement of yet another match
In between various league matches we will be holding our Annual veterans match, although this year it has been redesigned to being Under 25's versus Over 25's. At long last an opportunity to see some proper football, the way the game should be played!
Will the youngsters extract revenge from their 1-0 defeat last December at the hands of the past masters?
The venue is Potterne Park, the date Sunday 30th December and the kick off time 2.30pm.
Manager of the Oldies is Adie Arnold and pitting their wits against him is a new managerial partnership of Richard Stainer and Jack Satterley.
After the match we return to the Social Club for refreshments where hot food is available (Promise no turkey) and you'll get an opportunity to claw back some of the money you spent over Christmas by having a go on our Football Card. We are also hoping to do the December 200 Club draw! For the players there is a £5 charge which includes a plate of hot food. Any grub left over can be purchased by Spectators at £3 per plate.
|8-Dec-12|| Homepage Headline - "Frustrated by Fawley"
Verwood go down 1-2 against Fawley AFC. Verwood cancel out Fawley's first half goal at the start of the second half but it's the visitors who take their chances and the win
Fawley gain the advantage in both the First Team and Reserve team games today as the First team lose 2-1 at home and the Reserves lose their Wyvern Challenge Shield match 4-2 away at Fawley
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 3: Fawley 5, Attempts on target Verwood 7: Fawley 6 , Attempts off target Verwood 10: Fawley 6. Verwood Supporters Matchman Russell Dyer.
|1-Dec-12|| Homepage Headline - "Moneyfields make Second Half Chances Pay"
0-0 at the half. Moneyfieds then miss a number of chances in the second before scoring midway through. This then heralds Verwood's best opportunities but it finishes 2-0 to Moneyfields after a late goal
StevieStats™ Corners Moneyfields 3: Verwood 1, Attempts on target Moneyfields 10: Verwood 4 , Attempts off target Moneyfields 9: Verwood 4. Verwood Supporters Matchman Chris Lynch.
|24-Nov-12||Homepage Headline - "Quiz Night 2012" close competition ensued, the Winning team "Universally Challenged" (top left) with other pictures from the evening at the Verwood Hub ..the other team pictured (bottom left)- youi know why you're there but I'm not saying!!)|
|17-Nov-12|| Homepage Headline - "Totton Threesome"
A three one win at Totton and Eling. Verwood goalscorers in the order of events John Webb, Nathan Saxby (in the middle of the celebration) and Mike Haskell. Verwood recover from an early penalty to take a 3-1 win
StevieStats™ Corners Totton 4: Verwood 2, Attempts on target Totton 9: Verwood 5 , Attempts off target Totton 6: Verwood 5Verwood Supporters Matchman Russell Dyer.
|14-Nov-12|| Homepage Headline - "Gajic in the Mist"
Charlie Gajic nets the Verwood Winner (above) as the mist drifts in and out of Potterne on Wednesday Evening.
Mike Haskell scores early (below) to give Town the lead but Lymington hit back with two. Jaclk Satterley levels before half-time and the sides go in level. Charlie Gajic nets Verwood winner and also takes the Supporters Matchman award.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 9: Lymington 2, Attempts on target Verwood 7: Lymington 5 , Attempts off target Verwood 3: Lymington 6
|7-Nov-12|| Homepage Headline - "Wimborne Win Cup Encounter"
Wimborne win the Dorset Senior Cup match 2-0 getting of the mark with a penalty and following up quickly to take a confident two goal lead into the interval.
Verwood fight back and take the game to Wimborne in the second half creating chances but don't get the ball in the net.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 1: Wimborne 5, Attempts on target Verwood 4: Wimborne 4 , Attempts off target Verwood 6: Wimborne 7Verwood supporters Matchman was Matt Delaney
|7-Nov-12||Our great thanks to Billy Andrews, match sponsor for the Verwood v Wimborne Dorset Senior Cup game and supporter and friend of both Clubs. Pictured here with Verwood Town Chairman Steve Jefferis prior to the match.|
|3-Nov-12|| Homepage Headline - "Fireworks at Potterne"
Chris Lynch saves the penalty to deny a Portchester equaliser in an explosive encounter at Potterne which saw the away side reduced to 10 following a late first half incident.
3-2 win against AFC Portchester - Verwood goals from Webb, Haskell and Satterley.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 1: Portchester 9, Attempts on target Verwood 6: Portchester 6 , Attempts off target Verwood 8: Portchester 4. Verwood Supporters Matchman today was Russell Dyer.
|3-Nov-12||The club would like to express it's thanks to our affiliated club Rossgarth YFC for the services of ball retrievers this season. Thanks lads for your work at todays game - greatly appreciated.|
|27-Oct-12|| Homepage Headline - "Nailed by Second Half Hammers Goal"
In a game of few good chances either way Hamworthy United seal the win with a goal midway through the second half.
Verwood Supporters Matchman was Ben Kelly (pictured right)
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 1: Hamworthy 4, Attempts on target Verwood 5: Hamworthy 4 , Attempts off target Verwood 3: Hamworthy 4
"Ho Ho Ho" says Mr Sociable
In an attempt to support our main sponsor, we have two Xmas dinners booked for December!
As space is limited to 36 people it was agreed by Committee to hold two events
The First one is for the Players and is booked for Wednesday 5th December. A night off training. accompanied by a handful of responsible adults, this evening will commence at the Social Club at 6:30pm with a pool and Darts Challenge followed by the Spice of India's Banquet menu at 8:00pm. The price of the meal (which is normally only available on Tuesdays!) is £12.95.
As space is limited, we require the players to inform their club Managers who will be attending
The second event is booked for Thursday 13th December at 7:30pm and is designed for Committee, Supporters and Friends of the Club. Meeting directly at the Restaurant, this we're sure will be a much more behaved evening. Can everyone wishing to attend please notify Mr Sociable (a.k.a Neville Munson) so that we can keep track of numbers. Again we have the Banquet menu (English food available for non Indian eaters) at £12.95 and bring a few extra quid for a raffle!!
|23-Oct-12|| Homepage Headline - "Fairly Good Finish against Fareham"
Mike Haskell (pictured) pops up with a late header (89 mins) to give Verwood a point against Fareham Town.
Another 1-1 as Verwood stage a late comeback and earn a point. Verwood Supporters Matchman now for the third match in succession was Matt Delaney.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 7: Fareham 4, Attempts on target Verwood 4: Fareham 6 , Attempts off target Verwood 3: Fareham 8
|20-Oct-12|| Homepage Headline - "Points Shared at Alresford"
1-1 draw in the away fixture at Alresford Town. Verwood take the lead with a Jack Satterley strike on 60 minutes, Alresford level on 84 minutes and it finishes 1-1.
StevieStats™ Corners Alresford 6: Verwood 2, Attempts on target Alresford 10: Verwood 3 , Attempts off target Alresford 4: Verwood 12Verwood Supporters Matchman for the second match in succession was Matt Delaney. [Picture] Charlie Gajic (left)
|13-Oct-12||Homepage Headline - "Poppies Pop Verwood Lead" Verwood take the lead twice but eventually lose out 2-4 against Bournemouth Poppies. Verwood go in at the half 2-1 ahead but Poppies level and take the lead and add a last minute goal to make it 4-2. Verwood Supporters Matchman Matt Delaney.|
"Mr Sociables' Race Night Update"
A tremendous evening was spent at the social club where 36 paying punters hopefully enjoyed the thrill of cheering their horses to a thrilling victory. The Club through this support managed to raise £287.50 towards Club funds. [* see Note]
This was possible due to the hard work of a few individuals and on behalf of the Club I would like to thank Steve and Jan Yerby for superbly running the tote, Jennie, Anna and Steve & Laura for preparing all the scrumptious food. Roy supplied all the equipment to enable us to watch the races and Andy Mercer was a superb compere, auctioneer and a natural with a microphone in his hand. Also thanks due to the staff and members of the social club for allowing us to hold the event there. I am sure that Boyd took a few quid behind the bar and it is comforting to know we are supporting our sponsors.
The sale of entry tickets helped us to more than cover the costs of holding the function and food costs, the betting tote made a profit of £141 (a total of £545 was bet), for those mathematicians this is around a 75% pay-out, the double card paid out £30 (Dan Scott) and the auctions where we paid out 50% of the takings were won by Matt Delaney (£34) and Charlie Gajic (£42). I mention their names so that the rest of us know who we can be envious of!
[* Note] The * is to indicate that this figure should increase when those who couldn't attend pay up their fines.......I will be chasing these up so watch out!
A big thanks though to everyone who attended. Next event, the Quiz......
|6-Oct-12|| Homepage Headline - "Dorset Senior Cup victory at Cranborne"
Verwood get the better of Cranborne in the Dorset Senior Cup derby envounter. Jack Satterley scores on 19 minutes (top picture) and Charlie Gajic with 2 goals (his first below) in a 3-0 win
StevieStats™ Corners Cranborne 2: Verwood 6, Attempts on target Cranborne 5: Verwood 7 , Attempts off target Cranborne 4: Verwood 7Verwood Supporters Matchman was Charlie Gajic. Verwood now face Wimborne Town in the next round.
|1-Oct-12||Homepage Headline - "Was that Really Six Years Ago!" Next Saturday Verwood travel the short distance to Cranborne for an enticing Dorset Senior Cup fixture. Six years ago the sides met in the same Cup competition at a Potterne without Floodlights, fencing and only half the stands we have today! (The score on that occasion was 4-0 to Verwood).|
|29-Sep-12|| Homepage Headline - "Newport Sail away with Victory"
Newport hit Verwood with two early goals and take a 3-0 lead into half time. Verwood fight back and get a goal back but two late goals make it an emphatic win for the Island side.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 5: Newport 4, Attempts on target Verwood 5: Newport 14 , Attempts off target Verwood 6: Newport 4Verwood Supporters Matchman Freddie Toomer
|22-Sep-12|| Homepage Headline - "SuperSats Strikes in away win"
Two first half super strikes by Jack Satterley help Verwood take the points at New Milton.
StevieStats™ Corners New Milton 3: Verwood 2, Attempts on target New Milton 9: Verwood 7 , Attempts off target New Milton 7: Verwood 5
Verwood Supporters Matchman Freddie Toomer
|18-Sep-12|| Homepage Headline - "First Win on the board"
For a while it looked like the woodwork which was hit many times and some fine goalkeeping would prevent Verwood gaining their first Premier Division win. However, second half strikes from Captain on the day Charlie Gajic and returning marksman Mike Haskell sealed the win.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 6: Romsey 3, Attempts on target Verwood 10: Romsey 3 , Attempts off target Verwood 9: Romsey 8
Verwood Supporters Matchman Charlie Gajic (pictured)
|16-Sep-12|| Homepage Headline - "Race Night 2012"
We are planning on holding a race night at the Social Club on Saturday October 6th starting at 7pm.
Entrance tickets will be £5 per person and this will include a plate of hot food. Please come along and bring your friends with you for what promises to be an enjoyable social evening see Neville Munsonor Steve Jefferis for tickets.
Update from "Mr Sociable"
Welcome to my first report regarding social and fundraising activities organised by the Club. I look forward to receiving your support at these events.
We are planning on holding a race night at the Social Club on Saturday October 6th starting at 7pm. Entrance tickets will be £5 per person and this will include a plate of hot food. Please come along and bring your friends with you for what promises to be an enjoyable social evening and see Neville or Steve for tickets.
Saturday November 24th is our 2nd fundraiser and this is the Annual Quiz to be held at the Hub. Again food will be supplied and we are presently negotiating with the Hub and will report back regarding time and price in the very near future.
To show support for our Team Sponsor, being the Spice of India, it is proposed that we hold 2 Christmas dinner's taking advantage of their superb Banquet menu which is set at £12.95. The first one will be for the Players with the proposal that this will be Tuesday 4th December or Wednesday 5th and the 2nd one being for Committee and Supporters being either the 11th or 12th, again please see Neville if you are interested in attending.
The final event of the year is the annual Veterans match, which we are proposing takes place on Sunday 30th with a 3pm kick-off at Potterne. A slight change in the format, in so much that we will play Under-25's against Over-25's and after the game food and refreshments will be laid on at the Social Club.
2013 will see us holding 3 major fund raising events, the annual Golf Day is scheduled for Friday April 12th so please make sure you keep that day free. There will also be a major event on either Sunday 5th or Monday 6th May and again please try and keep this day available. Discussions are taking place on the likely date for our Presentation evening and this again will be sometime in the month of May.
I am always open to suggestions and requests for events and one idea that I have received is to hold a Car Boot sale. As part of a feasibility study on this, if there is anyone interested can they please contact Neville.
Once again, a reminder that the Club runs a 200 Club, organised superbly by David Leigh. Price is £2 a month; however we prefer a direct debit or annual cheque system to ease administration. There is a monthly draw with the details put in our display box outside the village Post Office.
|11-Sep-12|| Headline "Disappointing not to Earn a Draw"
Losing out 1-0 at Blackfield and Langley
StevieStats™ Corners Blackfield 4: Verwood 6, Attempts on target Blackfield 3: Verwood 3 , Attempts off target Blackfield 4: Verwood 4
Verwood Supporters Matchman Matt Delaney
|8-Sep-12|| Headline "Delaney Double sees Flightback at Hamble"
Coming back from 2-0 down Verwood earn draw against the "Planemakers"
StevieStats™ Corners Hamble 3: Verwood 1, Attempts on target Hamble 9: Verwood 6 , Attempts off target Hamble 8: Verwood 5
Verwood Supporters Matchman Russell Dyer
|4-Sep-12|| Homepage Headline - "Hayling Halt Vase Progress"
Disappointing defeat after Town fail to find the target
Hayling take the win with victory in the FA Vase replay match on Hayling Island. A last kick goal makes seals a 3-0 win for Hayling after Verwood had created some good chances but fail to find the target after going 2-0 down during the second half
StevieStats™ Corners Hayling 1: Verwood 3, Attempts on target Hayling 6: Verwood 5 , Attempts off target Hayling 9: Verwood 11
Verwood Supporters Matchman was Brad Hill. [Picture] Charlie Gajic (left) donning the gloves today and Dean Evans (right)
|1-Sep-12|| Homepage Headline - "Vase Replay After 2-2 Draw"
2-2 against Hayling Utd in the FA Vase necessitates a replay at Haying on Tuesday evening. The match vs Romsey Town now moved to Tuesday 18th September.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 10: Hayling 5, Attempts on target Verwood 12: Hayling 9 , Attempts off target Verwood 13: Hayling 4Verwood Supporters Matchman was Dean Evans. The Reserves lose 4-2 at East Cowes.
[Picture] Charlie Gajic (Right)
|29-Aug-12||Homepage Headline - "Pre-Season over for Reserves" Reserves finish with a win in their last pre-season match before Saturday's opener on the Isle of Wight at East Cowes Victoria|
|28-Aug-12|| Homepage Headline - "League Cup Exit"
A 2-1 defeat at AFC Portchester in the League Cup Second Round with all goals scored in the second half.
StevieStats™ Corners Portchester 6: Verwood 7, Attempts on target Portchester 3: Verwood 5, Attempts off target Portchester 4: Verwood 6: Verwood Supporters Matchman was Matt Steer (pictured right)
|22-Aug-12|| Homepage Headline - "Downton Derby Draw"
Downton equalise 3 minutes from time to finish 1-1 in the local derby at Potterne. Both sides create a number of good chances in an entertaining match enjoyed by a crowd of 101. Jack Satterley (left) had put Verwood in front early in the second half.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 9: Downton 6, Attempts on target Verwood 4: Downton 6 , Attempts off target Verwood 5: Downton 9Verwood Supporters Matchman was Jack Satterley
|19-Aug-12|| "Beverley adds to squad!!"
- Well actually a new arrival for our Assistant Manager. "Samuel" arrived this weekend. Mother and son both well. Congratulations from all at the club
[Picture] Samuel Ewan Beverley - Born 19th August 2012 - 5 pounds 15 ounces!!!!!
|18-Aug-12|| Homepage Headline - "Harlequins Hand out Defeat"
A 4-1 defeat to Bemerton Heath Harlequins on Saturday. Martin Edwards scores the Verwood goal to bring it in at 2-1 for half-time. Bemerton score early in the second seal it up with a fine long range effort
StevieStats™ Corners Harlequins 7: Verwood 3, Attempts on target Harlequins 9: Verwood 5, Attempts off target Harlequins 8: Verwood 3- Verwood Supporters Matchman was Chris Lynch
[Picture] Martin Edwards (left) and Lee Clark (right)
|16-Aug-12||Mugs for Mug Shots A new Pen picturespage is under cosntruction with mug shots of players and augmented with player profiiles and other details. Access is via the Squad Page|
|15-Aug-12|| Homepage Headline - "Penalties win Prizes"
Erm...well actually only a next round tie with AFC Portchester. It's not often we end up with extra-time and penalties but Lee Clark's second half strike for Verwood pushed the game that way.
A long night as we go to extra time and penalties. Lee Clark's second half super shot levels it against a Hammers side reduced to 10 men through a first half dismissal. It's 1-1 as the rain showers start and we head into the extra 30 minutes. No goals and so on to penalties which Verwood win scoring all four of their penalties with Hamworthy missing their first.
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 15: Hamworthy 4, Attempts on target Verwood 8: Hamworthy 2 , Attempts off target Verwood 15: Hamworthy 6
Verwood Supporters Matchman was Kris Anderton [Picture] Martin Edwards in Verwood first half pressure
|15-Aug-12||Matt Receives First Verwood M-o-M Award - Prior to the Hamworthy Utd Cup tie, Matt Delaney is seen receiving his Matchman award for last Saturdays performance from Shellbess Consultants Limited|
Verwood-Man-of-Match Award For our recent FA Cup trip over to Cowes on the Isle of Wight we had a Verwood Match performance award which was sponsored by Shellbess Consultants Limited.
The selection Committee for this award was the entire travelling contingent of Supporters (excluding Dave & Sheila's Dogs). The award was won by Matt Delaney with a majority vote and he wins a half bottle of Champagne, £25 and a kiss from one of the two Directors. Which one he has the choice, but Nev has declined "tongues". As the majority of the Club's Committee had made the trip across, a discussion was held where it was felt that a Match performance award should be selected at each game (Main prizes only for FA Cup and Vase matches) and at the end of the season a trophy is given to the person with the most awards which will take the format of a Supporters trophy. Therefore any supporter who wishes to record their vote at a game should seek out Big Nev or Chairman Steve at the final whistle and inform them of their choice!
|11-Aug-12|| Homepage Headline - "Weak in Cowes Week"
Cowes Week may have started and presented us with some travel problems. East Cowes Vics provided us with the others as they come back from 2-0 down to beat us 3-2 in the FA Cup
Two goals in the last 10 minutes consign Verwood to defeat at East Cowes in the FA Cup. 0-0 at half time, Verwood make a lively start to the second half and take a two goal lead with goals from Matt Delaney and Jack Satterley but Vics finish the stronger and eventually convert some of their chances
StevieStats™ Corners Vics 2: Verwood 8, Attempts on target Vics 7: Verwood 7, Attempts off target Vics 7: Verwood 4
|8-Aug-12|| Homepage Headline - "Horndean Have It"
Horndean take a win 2-1 from Potterne Park in the midweek fixture. Two down at half-time Martin Edwards pulls one back for Verwood who mount a strong second half chalenge but fail to find the equaliser
StevieStats™ Corners Verwood 2: Horndean 4, Attempts on target Verwood 4: Horndean 5 , Attempts off target Verwood 5: Horndean 8
|8-Aug-12|| Homepage Headline - "Future Talent?"
Brought to our attention recently during a pre-season match were some fine skills being displayed on the sidelines from "Team Clark". The way that particular game was going the lads were close to being considered for subs
|4-Aug-12|| Homepage Headline - "Fast Start in Premier"
4-4 in the Season Opener at Alton Town and a flying start to the season which saw some 5 goals in around 15 minutes.
Two goals from Jack Satterley and Matt Delaney (including a super long range effort from the half way line). Verwood scream into a 3-0 lead but pegged back by Alton. Both teams having chances to win with the score at 4-4 and only fine goalkeeping kept them out.
StevieStats™ Corners Alton 4: Verwood 9, Attempts on target Alton 6: Verwood 8, Attempts off target Alton 4: Verwood 7
[Picture] Jack Satterley (right) scorer of two Verwood Goals
|26-Jul-12||Homepage Headline - "Verwood rue Mistakes as New Milton take Win" New Milton take the win 4-3 in the final game of the 4 team tournament at Ringwood. Verwood always chasing the game after three first half goals from New Milton|
|26-Jul-12|| Homepage Headline - "Promoted Sides Play in Pre-season Tourney"
Verwood Town and AFC Portchester faced each other (and the New Forest Mosquitos) in the "Kings of Ringwood" 4 Team Tournament at Ringwood on Thursday evening. Verwood (and the mosquitos also probably) win, and the 3-1 victory earns Verwood a match against New Milton Town in Saturdays final.
Ringwood will have bar open and facilities available on the day with Trophy presentation at 7:00pm followed by live band
|24-Jul-12||Homepage Headline - "Summer Evening Encounter" After a goalless first half Charlie Gajic puts Verwood one up at Gillingham but the home team respond with three|
|23-Jul-12||Homepage Headline - "Busy Week Of Friendlies Commence" A 2-2 draw at Holt United last Saturday with Gillingham Town to follow on Tuesday and AFC Portchester on Thursday followed by another next Saturday as part of the Ringwood 4 Team Tournament|
Kings of Ringwood Team Tournament Match schedule for 26th and 28th July
Details from our hosts Ringwood Town:-
Please note that all games are being played on the top field pitch NOT the main pitch.
Tuesday 24th July - Ringwood Town v New Milton Town Ko 7.00pm
Thursday 26th July - Verwood Town v AFC Portchester Ko 7.00pm
If scores are level after 90 minutes the Match will be decided on Penalties in the normal format . No extra time will be played.
Clubhouse will be open for Teas and hot drinks as well as the Bar for the entire evening. Programmes covering the whole tournament will be on sale at £1. Admission will be £5 adult and £4 concessions.
Arrangements for Saturday 28th July Programmes covering the whole tournament will be on sale at £1. Admission will be £5 adult and £4 concessions. Clubhouse will be open from 10.30am selling hot drinks and food. The bar will be open around same time
Third/ fourth playoff between the Tuesday and Thursday losing teams will kick off at Noon
Changing rooms will need to be cleared 45minutes after the final whistle please for the next two teams to get changed.
Final between Tuesday and Thursday winners will kick off at 4pm.
Winners of both games decided again on penalties if score level after 90 minutes.
Presentation of winners trophy will be at 7pm in the clubhouse.
This will be followed by a live band playing in the clubhouse which will be open till 11pm with a full Bar
|18-Jul-12||Homepage Headline - "First Friendlies Close" Pre-season training continues apace with a busy set of friendlies imminent|
|14-Jun-12||Pre-season Training - will commence Thursday 5th July at Potterne Park. Meet at 7:00pm for 7:30 start. Tuesday's and Thursday's thereafter.|
|8-Jun-12||The Club AGM is being held at "The Swans" in Verwood, BH31 6UL on Wednesday 13th June starting at 7:30pm - All welcome|
|23-May-12||Homepage Headline - "Champions Take a Break" Well, not much of one really as there are plenty of activities being carried out during the close season and we have the League and Club AGM's still to come. We'll continue to keep you posted of any developments and of pre-season schedules through this website|
|12-May-12||Homepage Headline - "Verwood Town FC Presentation Night" Our Presentation Night was held on Saturday 12th May at Centre Stage, Bournemouth. 80 guests comprising players, sponsors, supporters and committee were treated to our now traditional mixture of presentations, tributes and this years Audio-Visual Film presentation. Our First Team Players were also awarded their League Championship medals.|
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