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06-May-21
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Carol Scott £50, Nigel Watts £25, and Martin Friendship £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
18-Apr-21
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Back in time for.....April 29th 1993"
This time to a Dorset senior Trophy Final which our marked up programme indicates Verwod won 3-0 (select here to view). No report available but perhaps some out there remember the match?
08-Apr-21
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to David Leigh £50, Ben Giles £25, and Glenn Gosden £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
22-Mar-21
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Back in time for.....April 10th 1991"
Another look back while we have no new football to report on ....
30 years ago and a local derby Hampshire League home match against Ringwood Town. An extract from the match programme and our later match report (select programme image to view). With the season close to the finish the result finished 1-1. Verwood and Ringwood went on to finish 5th and 7th in the Hampshire League Division 2 at the end of the season with Winchester City topping the league that year.
19-Mar-21
hlpix "FA finally confirm end to 20/21 Season" - FA Tweet confirms the decision regarding National League Steps 3-6 (includes Sydenhams Wessex League). "The FA Council has now ratified the decision of our alliance and leagues committees that the 2020-21 league season for steps three to six of the National League System should be curtailed with immediate effect, with no further league matches taking place this season."
04-Mar-21
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Karla Jordan £50, Judith Fry £25, and Eleanor Mortimer £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
21-Feb-21
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Back in time for.....March 12th 1933"
Another look back while we have no new football to report on ....
It's back 88 years to between the Wars this time. Verwood with a population then around 1,700 (now around 16,000) and with teams playing in both Dorset League Division 3 and the Three Cross League. The results and tables (select image to enlarge) from that weekend!
05-Feb-21
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Back in time for.....February 6th 2007"
Another look back while we have no new football to report on ....
A cold evening at Farnborough North End for a Wessex Division One match. A good journey home after goals from Dan Goodall and Pat Yerby secure a 2-1 away win. Our traveling team being Colin Randall, Charlie Elysee, Dean Evans, Ben Giles, Chris Lynch, Russell Dyer, Dan Goodall, Luke Homer, Paul Reeves, Martin Swainson, Pat Yerby Sub Mark Davies. Match Report
05-Feb-21
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Steve Webber £50, Shaun Gale £25, and Norman Squibb £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
20-Jan-21
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Back in time for.....January 29th 2011"
A little look back while we have no new football to report on ....
10 years ago and Verwood prepare to take the field at Fleet Spurs in a Wessex League match (Fleet Spurs later moved to the Combined Counties League). Plenty of smiles after the game also after a resounding 7-2 win!. (pictured from left Charlie Elysee, Russell Dyer, John Webb, Sam Lanahan, Mike Haskell, Chris Lynch, Nathan Saxby)
14-Jan-21
hlpix "2020- A year of disruption disruption" - A few images looking back through the months of 2020 (click to enlarge)
07-Jan-21
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Karen Gilham £50, Ann Barham £25, and Paul Reeves £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
21-Dec-20
hlpix "Pause once more" - We understand that the League have suspended all League and League Cup fixtures with immediate effect and will review the decision again on 18th January subject to changes in Government and FA guidelines.
21-Dec-20
hlpix The match here at Potterne against Ringwood Town postponed from last week is now scheduled for this Tuesday 22nd December. Also to note is that the post Christmas fixture against US Portsmouth on 28th December has been postponed due to the change of Covid-19 restrictions in the Portsmouth area
19-Dec-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Island Break"
A winter trip to the Isle of Wight proves profitable as Verwood bring 3 points back with a 3-0 away victory against East Cowes Victoria. James Guthrie(2) and Callum Butler with the goals
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Billy Cooper
12-Dec-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Level Flight"
All square at 'the Planemakers' after Matt Vining equalises the home sides opener on 35 minutes. It stays that way to the end despite some good pressing from Verwood as the second half moved towards a clos
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Ben Kelly
11-Dec-20
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Evie Scott £50, Dan Hunt £25, and Jenny Dashwood £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
08-Dec-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Close Contest"
A Hamworthy United goal just before the half-time break was all that separated the two sides in this Cup Encounter
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Sam Danvers
07-Dec-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Return to Action"
With both sides aiming to reach the Quarter final stage, the Wessex League Cup fixture third round tie against Hamworthy United on Tuesday will provide our first match back since the November lockdown.
Wessex League Cup Quarter Final draw
Amesbury Town/Folland Sports v Bashley
Andover Town v U.S. Portsmouth
Romsey Town v Bemerton Heath Harlequins
Verwood Town/Hamworthy United v Whitchurch United
26-Nov-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Time to Restart"
National league football at the Wessex League level is amongst those expected to return following the end of the National lockdown on December 2nd. The impact of the rules and restrictions remain under discussion.
05-Nov-20
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to David Leigh £50, Paul Hayter £25, and Milly Scott £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
03-Nov-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Season on Pause"
Latest information is that ALL football at steps 3-6 (including training) will cease as from Thursday 5 November until at least Wednesday 2 December. This of course includes the Sydenhams (Wessex) League.
27-Oct-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Foiled by Follands"
A great start as Diop Evans fired Verwood into the lead. Follands fought back to take a 2-1 lead before a Kris Anderton header levelled for Verwood. The second half went in Follands favour with a long range free kick and then a penalty to take the win 4-2
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Billy Cooper
20-Oct-20
hlpix "Leaders Leveled"
League leaders Laverstock & Ford visited Potterne on Tuesday. A great performance from the Potters earned Verwood Town a 1-1 draw in a thrilling match.
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Harvey Elsom.
17-Oct-20
hlpix hlpix "Homepage Headline - Spot On"
In Saturdays match, sponsored by "The Hollow" independent cafe in Verwood, two first half penalties helped pave the way for a win against our Wiltshire neighbours Downton. The Match sponsors "Verwood player of the match" prize was awarded to keeper Ed Tierney and the Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Harvey Elsom.
13-Oct-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Keeper Lynch Levels Late Against Linnets"
What a finish - with everybody up, Verwood score a late leveller deep in injury time as goalkeeper Chris Lynch hits home to earn a deserved draw at New Milton Town
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Chris Lynch
13-Oct-20
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Verwood Ladies No. 118 £50, June Lowman£25, and Judith Fry £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
10-Oct-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Whitchurch Win Vase Encounter"
A penalty for each side but home team Whitchurch United come out on top 2-1 in this FA Vase second round qualifying tie.
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Ben Kelly
07-Oct-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - No slip against Oilers"
A week on from the 2-0 victory at Romsey we returned from this weeks midweek match at Fawley AFC 'The Oilers' with another 2-0 win. (Verwood goals from Vining and Freak)
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Edgar Zanin
29-Sep-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Rejoice with win at Romsey"
Celebration as Matt Vining scores a second goal for Verwood late in the game to tie up a 2-0 away win at Romsey. Matt had slo put Verwood ahead with a late first half penalty.
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Ben Kelly
27-Sep-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Golf Day Winner"
Individual winner of the Verwood Town FC Golf Day was Rav Sani. A reminder that all results and pictures from the day on our Golf Page
26-Sep-20
hlpix "Eight Goals" - in the away match with Newport. Some end to end stuff but Newport take the victory 5-3. Verwood goals from Vining, Evans and Elsom. We now move on to the Tuesday evening League game away at Romsey Town with the earlier 7:30pm Kick-Off
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Pepe Smith
24-Sep-20
hlpix "The league have advised that" - "With the closure of clubhouses at 22.00 under the new restrictions, the League is prepared to be flexible in permitting earlier kick off times for midweek fixtures
With immediate effect clubs can mutually agree to bring kick off timesforward from 19.45 to 19.30 providing that, where officials have been appointed to games, they also agree and the League is advised in good time so that websites can be changed."
19-Sep-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Potters Thrive with Hythe Win"
A great team performance to overcome Hythe & Dibden in this Buildbase FA Vase tie (Callum Butler and Edgar Zanin on the scoresheet). Verwood now scheduled away to Whitchurch United in the second qualifying round. Many different nominations for the matchman award reflecting the performance of everyone in the team but just edging it this week as Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Sam Danvers.
18-Sep-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Golf Day 2020"
Our Golf Day took place on Friday at Crane Valley Golf Club with 20 teams competing. COVID restrictions in place but some great weather, great golf (possibly) and a good time had by all - for pictures see Photos
16-Sep-20
hlpix "Penalty Decider" - A break from League matches as Verwood take the win at Petersfield Town in Wessex League Cup courtesy of penalties after the score had finished 0-0.
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Callum Maher. The break from league matches continues on Saturday as we travel to meet Hythe & Dibden in the Buildbase FA Vase
12-Sep-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Late Leveller"
It was a late late goal by Harvey Elsom to earn a draw for Verwood against Newport at Potterne. Our Island visitors took the lead twice in this match, pegged back firstly by a Diop Evans goal and then by a Harvey's header on the death to finish 2-2.
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Harvey Elsom
11-Sep-20
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Sam Scott £50, Paul Reeves £25, and Steve Leigh £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
09-Sep-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Hamper Helper"
Great to have the Morrisons hamper for our raffle last Saturday and thanks to Ted for being there and selling all those tickets smile
05-Sep-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Hythe Edge Season Opener"
The opening match of the League season was a close and competitive affair with Hythe and Dibden taking a 2-1 victory away from Potterne. The clubs will meet again later this month in the FA Vase competition.
Verwood Town Supporters Matchman was Callum Maher
01-Sep-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Fine Finish to Pre-Season"
Pre-Season comes to an end with an entertaining match and fine performance against Poole Town. All goals in the first half as the match finishes 4-2 to Poole Town and concludes the pre-season programme.
25-Aug-20
hlpix "Spectator Return - Ground Rules for Potterne Home Matches"
As previously noted, a limited spectator numbers may now be permitted to matches. For forthcoming pre-season and league games we ask that all spectators note and observe the following :-


• Entrance - Pre-Season £5 (cash only) League Season £6 (cash only)
• All spectators to log their contact details with us for NHS Track and Trace
• Social Distancing to be observed within the Ground (signage will be used to remind people)
• Refreshment Kiosk will be Open (appropriate PPE to be worn by ‘staff’)
• Hand Sanitiser will be available
• Follow our Socially distanced queuing and “one-way” systems for refreshments and ground entry.
• Limited Seating available due to requirements for Social Distancing
• Limited Toilet Facilities will be available
• No Singing or Shouting from the stands to reduce risk of spreading Covid-19
• DO NOT come to any game if you suspect that you have symptoms, are living in a household with possible or actual Covid 19 infection or have been in contact within anyone that is or have been asked to self-isolate.

The full Verwood Town Risk Assesment in respect to COVID-19 Guidelines is published HERE

19-Aug-20
hlpix "Spectators to return" - From 22 August spectators are permitted to attend fixtures at steps three to six of the National league System provided FA Guidelines and procedures regarding COVID-19 are in place. From Saturday 22nd 150 can be allowed, from September 1st it rises to 300 provided a “limited to 150” match has been held
07-Aug-20
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Norman Squib £50, Penny Peru £25, and Rebecca Moy £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
05-Aug-20
hlpix Pre-Season (Updated) - An update received from Dorset FA on 4th August now indicates that feeder league clubs (Step 7) pre-season matches now also have to be played behind closed doors. For clarification, at present this means that all Verwood Town pre-season matches will be 'behind closed doors' (No spectators)
02-Aug-20
hlpix Pre-Season - at the current time, adherence to current FA and Government Covid-19 guidelines means that matches played at National League Step 5/6 grounds (includes both Sydenhams Wessex Divisions) must be played "Behind Closed Doors". Beyond Step 6 it is at the discretion and control of the home team.
League Season - With the expectatioon of a September start to the league season, the initial September Division One fixtures were issued, these have now been updated to include fixtures up to the end of the year
20-Jul-20
hlpix "Ladies Team" - Following recent events Verwood Town Ladies have informed the FA that we will not be entering a Ladies Team in the Womens League for the upcoming season. We are still planning to commence training and looking to rebuild and prepare a team for the 21/22 season.
14-Jul-20
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Verwood Ladies £50, Rebecca Moy £25, and Kath Reeves £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
03-Jul-20
hlpix "Club AGM" - will be held on Monday 20th July 8:00pm by Video/Teleconference - contact Chairman chairman@vtfc.co.uk for attendance and connection details
30-Jun-20
hlpix "Homepage Headline - Summer Newsletter"
Our Summer Club Newsletter is now available - select image to view
22-Jun-20
hlpix "Huge thanks" - to our local Bradfords Building Supplies for supplying us with tins of paint to ensure the ground is match ready for the start of the season!
04-Jun-20
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Mike Fry £50, Charlie Pierson £25, and Nigel Watts £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
15-May-20
hlpix "Close to our Hearts" - Former player Liam Morrison is raising money for a Charity that is also close to all of our hearts here at the Club, have a read on his Justgiving page
08-May-20
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Charlie Gajic £50, Lee Vint £25, and Jenny Dashwood £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
06-May-20
hlpix "An Emotional Day" - In a Tweet received via the Funeral Directors Nicholas O'Hara, " a thank you to the approx 200 people who came out today to say goodbye to Nigel Reeves as we left his home, it was very emotional and appreciated by us and his family"
02-May-20
hlpix "With Great Sadness" - the club announces the passing of Nigel Reeves, Director of Football, Committee Member and former Assistant Manager. The funeral is being held next Wednesday 6th May at 11:00. Family only, No flowers, but donations at Nick O'Hara website. Can we all observe a minutes silence at 11:00 next Wednesday in recognition of a great man
17-Apr-20
hlpix "200 Club Winners" - The draw brought winnings to Lee Vint £50, Sam Scott £25, and Karla Jordan £15. The 200 Club raises funds to help the club and at the same time providing you with a chance to win cash prizes. See the Club 200 page.
27-Mar-20
hlpix - "Golf Day Rescheduled"
Golf Day rescheduled for Friday 18th September - Details and entry form on our Golf Page

Earlier news available from Previous Season's news Page