The Don Vets went back to league action, following two cup group games and travelled to Milton Utd to face Benson Lions in Hellenic Veterans Division One. On arrival at the ground, the heavens opened but as the sides warmed up the rain had stopped but a swirling wind was evident. The pitch was surprisingly hard considering the rain, but it made for a quick passing surface.
As a first-team Town are entered into the Bluefin Sports (UHL) Challenge Cup and came up against Hellenic Premiership side Lydney Town. A long trip, but a chance for a break from the league.
All three senior teams in action on Saturday, and a full set of youth team fixtures over the weekend. First team away to Hellenic Prem Lydney Town in the cup. Reserves and A-Team both at Tucker Park.
8th October 2017 – UPDATE – WE HAVE GREAT NEWS – Charlie has been offered a contract with Swindon Town!
Faringdon Town player Charlie Lawrence is currently on a 6 week trial with Swindon Town. He played his first game against Bristol Rovers on Wednesday.
Have a read about FTFC in Football Focus Magazine, we’re on pages 42-43.
The Vets welcomed Premier League side Chinnor B to Clanfield (85) FC’s Radcot Road Ground, in the 2nd Group D match of this seasons Veterans Challenge Cup. The Vets went into the match on a run of three victories over Woodley Utd Vets (League 4-1), Goring Utd Vets (League 3-1) & Woodley Utd Vets (Cup 2-0), so were full of confidence.