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HASTINGS UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB DIRECTORS, MANAGEMENT & OFFICIALS

DIRECTORS

FOOTBALL MANAGEMENT

Chairman / Director David Nessling Director Tony Cosens Director Pat McCrossan Director Peter Sherlock Director Dave Ormerod Director Kevin Martin Director Jo Nesbit Non-Executive Director Daren Burney

Director of Football First Team Manager First Team Assistant Manager First Team Goalkeeping Coach First Team Sports Therapist First Team Opposition Scout First Team Coordinator/Kit Man First Team Chiropractor First Team Video Analysts

OFFICIALS

Dean White Chris Agutter Andrew Brown John McCrae Steve Hedges Ben Cornelius Dane Martin Stuart Soffe Liam Jefferson/ Joe Stewart Development Squad Manager Andrew Brown Development Squad Asst Manager Steve Sands

Club President Secretary/ Treasurer Commercial Team: Commercial Director Events & Fundraising Director Commercial Manager

Dave Ormerod Tony Cosens

Programme Editor Press Officer/Web Admin Public Address

Paul Hoggard Kirsty Thompson Eddie Denyer / Pat McCrossan Steph McCrossan Scott White David Russell Ged Clout & Sue Gallop

Match Day Liaison Officer Club Photographer Health & Safety Officer Club Shop Managers HUSSC Fundraising & Events Coordinator Pilot Bar Manager Boardroom Manager Kit/Laundry Manager Groundsman

CLUB HONOURS

Jo Nesbit Sam Smith June Barry Kath Ward Simon Rudkins Club Formed 1901

Southern League Cup Winners 1995 Runners-Up 2000 Ryman League Division One South Play-Off Final Winners 2006/07 Play-Off Semi-Final 2013/2014 2016/2017 Sussex Senior Cup Winners 1936, 1938, 1996, 1998

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Co Name: Hastings United Football Club Limited The Pilot Field Elphinstone Rd Hastings TN34 2AX

Kevin Martin Jo Nesbit Hayley Clout

Southern League Southern Division Champions 1991/92 Eastern Division Champions 2001/02

CLUB DETAILS Private Limited Company: Incorporated 24/9/1997 Company Registration Number: 03441850 Registered office address: 36 Cambridge Road Hastings East Sussex TN34 1DU

Ownership - Major shareholders: Bohemia Hastings LLP: 38.79% D.G. Ormerod: 38.79% - D.S. Nessling: 16.86%. Telephone 01424 444635 Email club@hastingsunited.com Website www.hastingsunited.com Members of: The Isthmian Football League The Sussex County Football Association The National League U/19 Alliance

LIFE MEMBERS Les Britton Peter Eastman David Harding David Nessling Dave Ormerod Charles Pilbeam Tony Cosens

VICE PRESIDENTS C Barrow J Downton A Keen

Sussex RUR Cup Runners Up 1980

Kent Mid-Week League Winners 1995

Sussex County League Runners Up 1922, 1926, Division 2 Winners 1980 Division 2 Runners Up 1960

Kent League Division 2 Winners 1996 Cup Winners 1997

Sussex County Cup Winners 1981 Sussex County Division 2 Cup Winners 1980 AFA Senior Cup Winners 1938

Sussex Intermediate Cup Winners 1933, 1992 Gilbert Rice Floodlit Cup Winners 1990 FA Cup Third Round Proper 2012/2013

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FROM THE BOARDROOM WELCOME BACK Another season has arrived and today we commence our aim of achieving promotion, something we have absolutely strived for over the last few seasons without being able to get over the line. We believe our Club with its history, size and fan base should be operating at a far higher level within the National League System. Unfortunately history and tradition counts for nothing in the battle for promotion, but sufficient results on the pitch do, and that’s what we will be trying our upmost to accrue this season. You, our supporters, have a vital part to play in our ambition. Our fan base is a lot bigger than most other clubs in the division and we appreciate that support and we know our players also appreciate the support you provide both home and away as you get behind the team. Welcome back to all our volunteers including our shop staff plus our refreshment outlet workers. In addition welcome to our new bar staff. We would also like to thank our programme editor Paul Hoggard and website manager Kirsty Thompson who do such good work for the Club. All of these people are crucial to our operation as are you the supporters who as I said previously are so vital to the Club and the team. We also have on board two new directors in Jo Nesbit and Kevin Martin who have been brought in specifically to concentrate on increasing the Club’s commercial revenue across a range of initiatives. They will be assisted in their task by Hayley Clout, our existing commercial manager, who continues to work hard for the Club in all sorts of areas. We would like to thank our main sponsor Burney Group and all our other sponsors and advertisers including Sherlock Consultancy, MacronStore Hastings, Littlewoods Fencing and Sussex Coast College Hastings for their continued support and commitment. Our thanks also go to club photographer Scott White and the supporters that helped Scott carry out numerous tasks of work around the Pilot Field during the close season. This is always a considerable task and the assistance given is much appreciated by the Club. 04

In addition thanks to first team manager Chris Agutter, his assistant Andrew Brown, Jamie Hodd and some of the academy players who gave up their time to paint out the changing rooms. Also to groundsman Simon Rudkins who has managed to produce a decent playing surface despite a lack of the wet stuff right through the summer. During the close season the Pilot Field clubhouse has been refurbished and is now renamed as the Pilot Bar. We hope a lot of supporters will take the opportunity to frequent the bar on match days and mix with our players and staff who will come into the bar after matches. The Club intend to introduce Happy Hours on drinks and experiment with live music in the Pilot Bar during the season although not necessarily for every match. Watch social media, Club website and local advertising for news on this. Pilot Bar manager Sam Smith and her staff will be delighted to see you. The Pilot Bar will also be available for event hire. Please email Jo Nesbit for Pilot Bar hire information and bookings at n777nes@hotmail.co.uk. We are also looking at the possibility of opening the bar during the week as a pub facility. Finally but not least on the Pilot Bar subject, we would like to specifically thank the following for assisting the Club with the bar refurbishment work. This was much appreciated: CBE Electrical Kileys Karpets Alsford Timber Brewers Decorator Center Richard Palmer Stuart Playford Sam & Adam Smith Martin Stevens Emily Whittington. The Bostik League has been restructured during the close season with an additional league at Step 4 (our level) added. We have been placed in Bostik South East a division of 20 clubs compared with the 24 clubs in Bostik South last season. We will be playing a number of new clubs whilst also reacquainting rivalry with a lot of the same clubs we played last season. In overall terms the restructure is somewhat particularly costly to us due to our higher than other clubs home attendance average, as our home fixtures are reduced by 4 which has a


substantial negative impact on our income now we understand recuperating after his generation both via reduced gate receipts and surgery before embarking on his rehabilitation secondary spend. programme that will be supervised by his family. Today we welcome as our first visitors Davide is a hard worker and a great lad and will Thamesmead Town FC. We hope their players, therefore leave no stone unturned in terms of officials and supporters have a decent day by his desire to get back to fitness as quickly as the seaside. We had two good competitive possible in order he can return to the Hastings games against them last season and I am sure United fold. All at the Club wish him well as we their very experienced manager Tommy are sure do all the Club’s supporters. No doubt Warrilow will have his team ready for a similar Davide will be watching for our results with great interest. encounter today. We have had a decent hard working pre-season both in training and via playing a mixture of opposition in friendly matches as we have built up to today. Our last match was at the Pilot Field on Monday night of this week against Bostik Premier Whitehawk which resulted in a 0-2 defeat. Three friendly matches against Bostik Premier clubs has shown us we still have a lot of work to do. Whilst we have had good possession in all friendly matches we have at times made mistakes at both ends of the pitch something Chris I know will be looking for his players to rectify for the season ahead. Friendly matches are just that friendly matches and I never read too much into the results but they are useful in terms of getting players fit, trying different systems and identifying areas for improvement. We go into the season with a positive mind set. We retained our good young manager Chris Agutter and nearly all of last season’s squad who did so well in the second half of last season. To this we have added players in positions where Chris felt we needed to strengthen. We believe we have a young energetic squad that is sprinkled with experienced player support. Chris is looking however to add to his up-front options to cover for the injury to striker Davide Rodari who improved so much after he broke into the first team during last season. Davide unbeknown to him at the time, injured his ACL in the final home match of last season against Sittingbourne. He did not think too much of the slight discomfort he felt until getting back into pre-season training when it became evident he had a problem. A scan then showed he had a tear in his ACL that would require surgery. Davide went to Italy about 10 days ago and is

The Development Squad will again play in the Bostik Development League South with 13 other clubs. A good thing is there are more clubs in the division this season so the team will have more fixtures which alleviates a lack of fixtures concern the Club had last season. Glyn White recently decided to step down from his role as DS manager. We would like to thank Glyn for the hard work he put in. It’s never an easy job managing the second string. The team will now be looked after by first team assistant manager Andrew Brown and club coach Steve Sands a former club player who has recently joined the Club. Chris has also brought into the Club experienced goalkeeping coach John McCrae who will work with the keepers within the first team squad and DS. The U/19 academy team will continue to play in the National Alliance League. Our football academy managed by Skiltek had a terrific season last term with plenty of honours accrued. The teams will have a hard task in replicating the academy’s success of last season but we know every effort will be made by Skiltek to make sure this happens. What is really good is there is so much talent coming through from the Hastings area which is great for the Club. As regards the Club’s relocation this is still very much on the cards. We hope to have some positive news to announce over the coming months. Both the Club and our partners continue to work very hard on making relocation to new purpose built facilities happen. Hope you all enjoy a great season.

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MANAGER’S NOTES

Chris Agutter

Good afternoon everyone. Firstly on behalf of all the First Team staff and players I’d like to welcome all our wonderful faithful back to the Pilot Field......WE GO AGAIN! I believe it’s been a very productive summer ...... in the off-season we managed to get our business done relatively early in terms of recruitment, the summer works has been another real success thanks to the fantastic efforts of a number of supporters lead brilliantly by our very own Scott White, and the Pilot Bar has been revamped and transformed into a superb space for everyone at HUFC. In terms of pre-season on the field, we have learnt an awful lot and undoubtedly covered a huge amount of really decent ground, everyone has worked particularly hard to be in what I believe is great shape ahead of today’s arrival of Thamesmead Town to the Pilot Field. Off the field over the pre-season period we’ve seen another successful HUFC Community Day where the First Team and Academy staff had the opportunity to have fun and games with some of our youngest HUFC supporters, as well as another superbly organised HUFC Media Day where supporters and Club sponsors had an extra opportunity to spend time with the Club’s First Team and Academy squads. So what’s this seasons ambitions and expectations ......1) As a group be humble and hardworking, never allow the opposition players or staff to outwork any member of the HUFC team. 2) In every single game see Hastings United First Team play my type of footballalways be the protagonists aiming to take the game to the opposition through deliberate control on and off the ball. 3) Win the Bostik South East Division whilst never compromising points 1) and 2). Finally, as I started, I’ll finish with a welcome .... to Tommy Warrilow, his staff, players and all those supporting Thamesmead Town, on behalf of the HUFC First Team it’s good to have you once again at the Pilot Field - let’s hope for a great game of football with plenty of action! COYU’s......WinnersDoMore......WeWorkOurWay

Chris

CHRIS AGUTTER FIRST TEAM MANAGER

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HAYLEY CLOUT COMMERCIAL MANAGER Good afternoon everyone. Welcome back to the Pilot Field after a very busy three months both on and off the pitch. I would firstly like to welcome Kevin and Jo who have become Directors and join me on the Commercial side at the Club and I very much look forward to working with them both now and into the future at this great Club. There are a lot of people to welcome to the game and thank for their continued support, firstly our Match Sponsor, Country Furniture Barns, who are based in Flimwell and sell high quality furniture for every home. They have also become a Diamond Scheme Business Partner and we welcome them to HUFC and hope Paul, Kelly and their guests enjoy today’s matchday experience with us.

I also welcome and thank all of our current and new business partners, sponsors, new and existing player sponsors and all the companies and businesses who advertise in our matchday programme and around the Pilot Field with ground banners/boards. Finally, I would like to wish the Management Team and players a very successful season and to thank the Chairman and Directors for their ongoing support. Enjoy the game and hopefully the 3 points!

Hayley

Also, I would like to thank and welcome our Match Ball Sponsors, Pete and Dot Knight, who have been supporters and involved with the club for many many years and we hope you and your guest also enjoy your day. For details of commercial opportunities please visit our website or alternatively please call me on: 07766 825573 or email: hayley.clout@hastingsunited.com

Matchday Mascot Package Mascot leads the team on to the pitch Mascot experiences pre-match dressing room introductions Mascot enjoys participation in squad warm-up routines Mascot profile featured in the matchday programme Two complimentary ground entry matchday tickets FREE souvenir HUFC Mascot T-shirt Total cost (Inc VAT) £36.00

Matchball Sponsorship Company logo featured on matchday programme front cover & squad page Half-page colour advert in the matchday programme Two complimentary matchday tickets for the Directors' Box Pre and post-match hospitality in the Boardroom Company mentions via PA system Total cost (Inc VAT)

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Matchday Sponsorship Company logo featured on matchday programme cover & squad page Full-page colour advert in the matchday programme Four complimentary matchday tickets for the Directors' Box Pre and post-match hospitality in the Boardroom Selection of the ‘Man of the Match’ and pitchside presentation to player Company mentions via PA system Complimentary matchday programmes

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All details of Advertising and Sponsorship can be found online at www.hastingsunited.com

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STRIKER DAVIDE RODARI SUFFERS TEAR TO HIS ACL All at the Club wish him the very best and hope he has a speedy recovery, following surgery, back to playing the game he loves! 12


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2018-19 GUT FEELING Simon Stoddart A light hearted and serious look at football (not necessarily just football) at all levels, those who play, those who administrate and those of us who follow our various teams in this vast, lop sided pyramid of the game. At all times, views expressed are mine.

TIME FOR ANOTHER GO Here we go again – will this be the season it all falls into place? That elusive perfect recipe with all the ingredients – consistency, results, luck, stability – you need em all and those of you who were here for the 91-92 and 01-02 title winning seasons will remember these things. Since those days, of course, the gimmick of the play off has become a sadly all too regular feature, the “That'll have to do”, artificial “create interest” option when the one automatic promotion spot goes out of reach. And this season – as predicted in these pages last time round - even the play offs will not be what they were at Step 4 level where we play. More on that further on. Pre season does less than nothing for me. So I shall be relying on the likes of Messrs Donaldson and Glazier for updates on new faces as '18 - '19 gets going. I am very sorry to see Ollie Rowe has gone to Ashford and equally so to hear the news about Davide Rodari's long term injury. Absolutely unreal, Davide had been getting better and better as last season went by and we must have all been highly optimistic about what he would be capable of this season. His ACL injury is a big blow and we all wish you well, fella. So – one automatic promotion spot and a play off place (maybe) to go for. Hythe, Cray and Greenwich Borough have to feature even though Greenwich appeared to be trimming back last season. There is bound to be some unfancied

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Am I the only one to spot a resemblance between United star Davide van Damme and actor Jean-Claude Rodari? side creep in to the race, and with Chris Agutter having started this season carrying on where he left off last season (Just how long is it since a season started here with the same boss who finished the previous one??), our lads must be in with a shout. Still a very young squad but a year older, a year stronger, a year's experience at this level – the patient building of the squad will surely see United feature. New faces this season – Haywards Heath, Three Bridges and Whitstable are back and Sevenoaks Town. It will be a 38 game season which hits the club – all clubs – as that means 4 less home games. But then that's 4 less away games' travelling costs and having more Tuesdays free leaves opportunities to catch up easier when weather issues see Saturday games postponed. Swings and roundabouts?

One of many classic "social media" contributions to the World Cup......


IT'S ONLY “NON LEAGUE”....... You can be sure that's the basic gist of what was to be heard at FA HQ in recent months as the predicted Step 4 shambles at the end of this season became apparent half way through last season with the reorganisation of the semi pro game. It was a two stage shambles – the farcical adjustments and tinkering made to Step 3 last season that saw only three clubs relegated instead of the 12 it should've been, losing play off finalists at Step 4 promoted (Corinthian Casuals) and then the knock on effect of Yorkshire based, Northern Premier, Shaw Lane's collapse reverberating, league by league, all the way down to Dorset where Wimborne who'd lost their Southern League West play off final were promoted weeks into the close season! 7 divisions at Step 4 will feed into 4 divisions at Step 3 this season as part of the FA's reorganisation of the semi-pro game. A fourth league at Step 3 has been needed for years, I used to go on about that in the old Ghost fanzine 20 years ago. This reorg creates that – but what a shambles has resulted because 7 doesn't go into 4. When another Step 4 division is created then 8 will feed into four, 16 up, 16 down. That new division should kick off in 2020-21. At the end of this season – 12 clubs will go up from seven Step 4 divisions, the champions of each division plus 5 play off winners. Where's the maths in that? Apparently the Step 4 points per game formula that was created last season will be used to decide which of the play off sides go up this season. Some clubs will miss out. Tinkering at it's worst. Shambolic. Utterly shambolic. A fairer (and tidier) alternative would have surely be 12 down from Step 3 and 12 up from Step 4 – with Step 4 remaining as was – six divisions – feeding into four. It would mean sideways shuffles but would be a whole lot fairer than what we will see next April. The administration of Step 4 – had it been left at 6 divisions – would have been a challenge but nothing insurmountable. Walton Casuals, Harrow Borough, Hendon and Met Police have ended up in Step 3 Southern South. When Walton won their play-off final in April against Corinthian – unbelievably, police

17/8/91, Southern League Southern Division, Dunstable 0 Hastings Town 4 (Blondrage, Willard 2, Giles) Attendance 159. What a season that turned out to be after this opening day success. 27 years! were called to deal with disorder there – they can hardly have expected to find Merthyr Town and Tiverton on their fixture list for '18-'19! And there's a little irony in Corinthian Casuals, who they beat in that final, ending up promoted anyway – to Bostik Premier where Walton would far rather be!

FINALLY World Cup? Well, 52 years now since our national side won it's only trophy. Nothing new there, eh? All this twaddle about having the best league in the world will start again – doesn't exactly reflect in our national side. Well done Davide Rodari for taking the time to acknowledge the good wish messages on Twitter. I hope Neymar has finally rolled to a halt somewhere – some of the social media comments on his antics were something else. Thamesmead who battered us twice in the final stages here to win 2-1 last season are our opening opponents this afternoon. Good luck to one and all.

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THE VISITORS where they were elected to play in Division One North in 2008–09.

Thamesmead F.C. was formed in 1969 as a community team for local youngsters. The club merged with Southlake FC in 1973, and by 1979 were fielding a Saturday team, playing on the local park pitches. In 1980 the club entered the London Spartan League at the Intermediate Division Three level and dominated the divisions in the early 80s, but were couldn’t gain promotion to the Senior Division until they gained senior status. In 1985, the club changed its name to Thamesmead Town FC, and later that year they relocated to Bayliss Avenue, before finally gaining senior status during the summer of 1987 and were accepted into the London Spartan League Premier Division. The club moved to the Kent League in June 1990, where they remained until 2008, generally finishing amongst the top half dozen in the table. In 2002–03, the club missed the runner-up spot on goal difference, despite bizarrely having more points than Cray Wanderers, who won the League! Keith McMahon took the helm in the summer of 2006 and this would be the beginning of a new successful era for Thamesmead. In 2007–08, Thamesmead Town were champions of the Kent League, winning the title on the last day of the season. The title ensured promotion to the Isthmian League, 20

The summer of 2009 saw work begin to give Bayliss Avenue a massive transformation as work began on “Sportsman Club Thamesmead”. The Project aimed to deliver first class facilities for the local community as well as a stadium suitable for Conference South, which was hoped to be completed for the start of the 2010/11 season. However, delays ensued and it was at this time, around September 2012, that former Maidstone United Chairman, Paul Bowden-Brown, became involved in the club as a director, with the main aim of stabilising the finances off the field and then during January 2015 became outright owner of the club as Chairman. When Keith McMahon resigned in early 2015. Before in 2012-13, the Mead finished 3rd in this division and beat Maldon & Tiptree on penalties in the final to gain promotion to the Isthmian Premier Division for the first time in their history. The club’s stay in the Premier Division lasted just one season, and the club endured two turbulent seasons. After Keith McMahon’s resignation the Chairman appointed Terry Spillane as his replacement, unfortunately his reign was terminated by the Chairman early in 2016, although the team was in the play-off positions. In the summer of 2016 the Chairman appointed Tommy Warrilow as the firstteam manager, and with a new man at the helm came fresh hopes for the season. As Warrilow, alongside his number two, former Leatherhead and Dartford skipper Alex O’Brien, looked to take the club back to the Bostik Premier League.


HISTORY

THAMESMEAD TOWN

Pre-season began with a completely newlook squad, yet it proved to be a historic season in the FA Cup, when the club were the first to play a tie in the Channel Islands before reaching the Third Qualifying Round for the first time in the club’s history. In March 2017, the Chairman announced that the Club, due to unacceptable rising costs at Baylis Avenue, had reached agreement with the Directors of Dartford FC to enter into a five-year groundshare agreement that would allow the Club to play their home games at Princes Park Stadium. During the 2017-2018 close season, this groundshare was formally sanctioned by the new Bostik league directors, as well as confirming that, for the first time, the Mead would be competing in the South Division for the upcoming season. In August 2017, the club enjoyed a record 8-0 win in the FA Cup (away to East Preston) which was not only the Clubs biggest ever win in the competition but was also the first time, we have won a competitive game by eight clear goals! By the end of 2017-2018 season, the club had netted over one hundred League goals but missed out on the end of season play-offs. Season 2018-2019 dawns with some new personnel but with the same targets … CLUB RECORDS Best league position: 22nd in Isthmian League Premier 2013/14 Best FA Cup performance: 3rd qualifying round 2016-17 Best FA Vase performance: 5th round 1995–96 Record victory: 8-0 v East Preston FACP 19 August 2017 HONOURS Isthmian North Play-Off winners 2012-13 Kent League Champions 2007-08

Tommy Warrilow Thamesmead Town FC Manager

Tommy spent seven years as manager of Tonbridge Angels, winning promotion from the Ryman Premier League before the club spent three years in the Conference South. He left at the end of the 2013-2014 season following relegation back to Step 3 and spent time as chief scout at Ebbsfleet United before returning to the dugout as manager of Cray Wanderers. Warrilow masterminded a minor miracle at Cray, taking over in January 2015 and producing a ten game win streak at the end of the season which saw the Wands retain their Ryman North status.

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ON THIS DAY A look back at some of the matches played in past seasons on: Saturday, 11th August

2001 There were no Premiership fixtures but eleven matches were played in Division One of the Nationwide Football League where goals abounded Gillingham leading the way as they put five past Preston without reply at the Priestfield. Bradford City beat Barnsley 4-0, the same result achieved by newly promoted Millwall as they entertained Norwich City. Goals from Eyal Berhovic, Stuart Pearce and Shawn Goater saw Manchester City to a 3-0 win over Watford. In Division Two, Colchester United topped the first table with a 6-3 victory at Chesterfield while Brighton started the season by picking up an away point with a goal less draw at Cambridge United. Scoring was also modest in Division Three where the best performances were Swansea City’s 3-1 win at Macclesfield Twn and Luton Town’s 2-0 away victory at Carlisle United. We, then Hastings Town, played out a goalless draw in a pre-season game at Bromley, a match watched by a crowd of just one hundred.

2007 It was the opening day of the season in the Barclays Premiership and the Coca Cola Championship and Football League: In the top flight just two of the seven matches played resulted in home victories for Everton who beat Wigan Athletic 2-1 and Sunderland who defeated Tottenham 1-0. Fellow north-easterners Newcastle United also won 3-1 at Bolton Wanderers albeit Middlesbrough did go down 1-2 to Blackburn Rovers. Liverpool produced another win for Merseyside winning 2-1 at Aston Villa with a last minute goal from Steven Gerrard just five minutes after Gareth Barry had equalised for the home side from the penalty spot following a first half own goal. Rolando Bianchi and Geovanni scored on their debuts as Sven-Goran Eriksson’s new look Manchester City got off to a winning 2-0 start at West Ham United. Away sides also prospered well in the Championship, however, Brighton were not so fortunate as they lost 1-2 at Crewe Alexandra in Division One. Following our promotion to the Premier Division of the Ryman League we entertained Croydon Athletic in a pre-season game here which we lost 0-1 to leave us winless in six matches.

2012 There were just thirteen ties in the first round of the Capital One League Cup played on this day: Six matches went to extra time but that resolved only one of the games as Watford defeated Wycombe Wanderers 1-0, the other five being won on penalty kicks. Following 1-1 draws the home sides progressed by winning 7-6 as Hull City knocked out Rotherham United and Wolves beat Aldershot. M.K. Dons went through 5-3 at Cheltenham Town while Burton Albion overcame Sheffield United 5-4; Doncaster Rovers having the easiest passage after York City failed to score with three of their five efforts to go through 4-2. Only two of the other ties were won by more than one goal as Crewe Alexandra beat Hartlepool United 5-0 and Leeds United knocked out Shrewsbury Town 4-0. For the second day running we travelled to Eastbourne and lost in pre-season games, having gone down 1-2 at Town the night before this day we lost 0-2 at Borough.

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BOSTIK LEAGUE TABLE 2017/18

APPEARANCES & GOALSCORERS

BOSTIK LEAGUE DIVISION ONE SOUTH @ SEASON END 2017/18 Pos Team P Carshalton Athletic P Lewes 3 Cray Wanderers 4 Greenwich Borough 5P Corinthian-Casuals 6P Walton Casuals 7 Hythe Town 8 Whyteleafe 9 HASTINGS UNITED 10 Thamesmead Town 11 Phoenix Sports 12 Herne Bay 13 South Park 14 Sittingbourne 15 Horsham 16 Ramsgate 17 VCD Athletic 18 Guernsey 19 Faversham Town 20 Chipstead 21 Ashford United 22 East Grinstead Town 23 Molesey (-3) R Shoreham (-6)

P 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 46

HW 15 16 15 13 14 15 16 13 13 11 8 11 10 9 8 9 8 8 8 6 8 5 6 2

HD 6 5 6 5 2 6 4 6 4 4 5 3 5 5 3 6 5 6 4 5 3 5 7 4

HL 2 2 2 5 7 2 3 4 6 8 10 9 8 9 12 8 10 9 11 12 12 13 10 17

HF 56 53 81 50 45 57 52 38 42 58 36 40 43 31 35 41 36 43 30 37 39 31 37 16

HA 28 16 29 22 26 22 29 24 31 40 31 34 43 28 49 33 39 44 32 39 44 67 46 57

AW 16 14 10 12 12 10 9 7 7 9 12 10 9 9 8 6 7 5 5 6 2 4 1 1

AD 3 4 8 7 7 5 7 7 9 8 4 2 1 3 5 3 2 4 5 5 5 4 5 1

AL 4 5 5 4 4 8 7 9 7 6 7 11 13 11 10 14 14 14 13 12 16 15 17 21

AF 43 40 31 49 41 41 40 49 42 45 43 41 36 37 36 38 33 22 31 27 21 32 18 17

AA +/- Pts 26 45 102 22 55 99 17 66 89 25 52 87 21 39 87 30 46 86 34 29 86 46 17 73 36 17 73 41 22 72 37 11 69 55 -8 68 48 -12 63 44 -4 62 41 -19 56 52 -6 54 52 -22 52 54 -33 49 41 -12 48 39 -14 46 67 -51 38 61 -65 36 57 -48 30 81 -105 8

Molesey Shoreham

Home 2-0 W 1-2 L 1-1 D 2-5 L 2-1 W 1-0 W 2-3 L 2-1 W 1-2 1-1 2-4 2-0 1-2 3-3 4-2 2-1 3-1 1-0 0-0 2-1 3-1 3-0 1-0

L D L W L D W W W W D W W W W

3 Points deducted 6 Points deducted

Att 298 699 254 416 436 263 423 282

Away 1-1 0-2 1-1 2-2 2-3 1-2 2-2 0-1

D L D D L L D L

Att 302 802 162 221 167 212 233 168

279 371 298 222 540 249 316 297 272 339 239 420 329 402 300

4-2 0-3 3-0 1-1 0-2 2-2 2-1 1-1 1-1 2-1 3-1 3-1 7-1 3-4 1-1

W L W D L D W D D W W W W L D

104 120 268 92 164 144 253 81 573 201 90 368 124 75 155

HUFC PLAYER APPEARANCES & GOALSCORERS @ START OF 2018/19 SEASON STARTS PLAYER

SEASON CAREER SUB TOTAL GOALS APPS GOALS

Sam Adams

-

-

-

-

483 122

Daniel Ajakaiye

-

-

-

-

3

Sam Beale

-

-

-

-

Sinnkaye Christie

-

-

-

Tom Climpson

-

-

-

Sam Cruttwell

-

-

Jack Dixon

-

Sonny Dullaway Jamie Fielding

STARTS PLAYER

SEASON CAREER SUB TOTAL GOALS APPS GOALS

Emmanuel Mensah

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

Kelvin Ogboe

-

-

-

-

-

-

38

2

James Pool

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

14

2

Davide Rodari

-

-

-

-

50

17

-

37

1

Louis Rogers (GK)

-

-

-

-

2

-

-

-

218

14

Alex Smith

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

162

9

Tom Vickers

-

-

-

-

102

6

-

-

-

-

19

1

Antonio Walker

-

-

-

-

20

1

-

-

-

-

8

1

Opposition Own Goals -

-

-

-

-

-

Dayshonne Golding

-

-

-

-

31

7

DEPARTED PLAYERS

Charlie Horlock (GK)

-

-

-

-

44

-

J Howlett-Mundle

-

-

-

-

-

-

Ansu Janneh

-

-

-

-

37

5

Adam Lovatt

-

-

-

-

33

-

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BOSTIK LEAGUE

Sam Adams First Team Captain Midfielder

Bostik League Division One South FIXTURES Saturday 11 August 2018

HUFC Career Appearances

483 HUFC Career Goals

122

Ashford United East Grinstead Town Faversham Town Greenwich Borough Hastings United Horsham VCD Athletic Whyteleafe

v v v v v v v v

Hythe Town Phoenix Sports Herne Bay Cray Wanderers Thamesmead Town Sittingbourne Ramsgate Guernsey

LAST SEASON’S MEETINGS WITH THAMESMEAD TOWN FC HASTINGS UNITED vs THAMESMEAD TOWN Most Recent League Meeting at The Pilot Field:

Tuesday 24 October 2017 Bostik Division One South

Hastings United 1 – 2 Thamesmead Town Att 279 Scorers: Sam Cruttwell

Scorers: Tobi Ajala Paul Vines

THAMESMEAD TOWN vs HASTINGS UNITED Most Recent League Away Meeting:

Saturday 20 January 2018 Bostik Division One South

Thamesmead Town 2 – 4 Hastings United Scorers: Laurent Mendy Paul Vines

Att 104 Scorers: Sam Adams (Pen) Sam Cruttwell Calum Davies Ollie Rowe

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FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE Local football supporter Les Gasson with his wife attended the recent World Cup in Russia and United sponsor Superstitch 86 provided a giant flag for the Gasson's to take with them. Photographs show the Gasson's proudly displaying the flag in Russia. You can see reference to local clubs United and Hollington on the flag. The Club understands that Les Gasson is a Brighton & Hove Albion season ticket holder but is likely to watch more local football going forward. We hope to see the Gasson's at the Pilot Field where they will be welcomed.

CLUB BADGE ON TOUR

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MEDIA DAY UPDATE

HASTINGS UNITED

2018/19 CHARITY SUPPORT The Club's main charity partner for the 2018/19 season is Dom's Food Mission

The Club held its Media Day at the Pilot Field last Saturday at which sponsors and supporters were invited to watch the players train and then meet the staff and players afterwards in the newly refurbished and renamed Pilot Bar where a few drinks and a buffet were the order of the day.

Image shows representatives of the Club's main charity partner for the 2018/19 season Dom's Food Mission with First Team Manager Chris Agutter, his assistant Andrew Brown and the Club's Commercial Team of Directors, Jo Nesbit and Kevin Martin, Commercial Manager Hayley Clout, and team member Lee Oldridge. Photo Credit: Scott White

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HASTINGS UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB POLICIES

Customer Charter Full details of our Customer Charter are available at our website: www.hastingsunited.com. These include our policy on ticket and pricing, abandoned matches and our involvement in the Hastings Community.

Health & Safety Hastings United Football Club takes seriously your health and safety during your visit to the Pilot Field.

The Club Believes Customer Care starts on the inside, with a good team of staff and work ethic. Most of our staff are volunteers but The Club expect our staff to always do their best.

Please note that the officers and stewards of Hastings United Football Club will enforce Ground Regulations. A copy of these Regulations is posted at the entrance to each turnstile and within the ground on the wall next to the food bar.

Our staff should remain courteous even in difficult situations. The Club and its staff know they are offering a service and that they would like every customer to return.

Please note that the following are offences under the Football (Offences) Act 1991, as amended: the throwing of any object within the ground without lawful authority or excuse, the chanting of anything of an indecent or racist nature: the entry onto the playing area or any adjacent area to which spectators are not generally admitted without lawful authority or excuse.

We believe that people come first when offering a service.

Under the Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act 1985, the following are offences for which a person can be arrested by a police officer: attempting to enter the ground or being inside the ground whilst drunk: being in possession of any intoxicating liquor, or bottle, can or other portable container which could cause damage or personal injury when entering the ground.

We expect our staff to be friendly and helpful and to know their job or be able to call upon someone who is able to respond to the needs of our customers. We expect our staff to give their full attention to a customer in any situation that arises.

In Addition We expect our staff and volunteers to care about their job as this will ensure they care about our customers. We expect our staff and volunteers to treat every customer as they would like to be treated themselves. We in return expect our customers to treat our volunteers and staff with respect and The Club will not tolerate any physical or verbal abused aimed at them.

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The Club held its Community Day in July at the multi-use games cage at the Stade on Hastings seafront.

The event proved a very busy afternoon for players and staff on a packed Hastings seafront as people enjoyed Hastings Pirate Day. The players and staff entertained a large number of kids, each of which was provided with a 40 ‘Hastings United FC in the Community’ T-shirt for taking part.


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1066 PEST CONTROL 01424 424978 www.1066pestcontrol.co.uk

247247 TAXIS 01424 247247 www.247.uk.com

AB ELECTRICAL - FUZION 4 01424 436385 www.abelec.co.uk

ASTEC COMPUTING (UK) LTD 01424 460721 www.astec.website

BARTLETTS METAL RECYCLING 01424 440285 www.bartlettsmetalrecycling.co.uk

BENTLEY & HALL 01424 721221 www.bentleyandhall.com

BLADE CONSULTING 01424 855887 www.bladeconsulting.co.uk

BLASTED BARE 07497 830004 blastedbare@gmail.com

BURNEY GROUP 020 8501 5400 www.burneygroup.co.uk

CARLEY CONSTRUCTION LTD 01424 883198 www.carleyconstructionltd.com

CB ELECTRICAL 01424 203535 www.cbelectricalcontractors.com

CORNFIELD LAW 01323 412512 www.cornfieldlaw.co.uk

COUNTRY FURNITURE BARNS 01580 879800 www.countryfurniturebarn.co.uk

DEEKS EVANS 01424 423422 www.deeksevans.com

DYNAMIC SCAFFOLDING 01424 755453 www.dynamicscaffolding.co.uk

easyCoffee 01424 719061 www.easy.coffee

FULLERS ENGINEERING 01424 426094 www.fullermedical.co.uk

GMP 01424 210530 www.gmpaccountants.co.uk

GODFREY MARTIN LTD 01732 783526 www.godfreymartin.co.uk

HASTINGS CHIROPRACTIC 01424 429042 25 Elphinstone Road Hastings

HASTINGS HIRE CENTRE 01424 465121 www.hastingshire.co.uk

HASTINGS WINDOWS 01424 852111 www.hastingswindows.com

HAV-A-SKIP 01424 222288 www.hav-a-skip.co.uk

KILEY'S KARPETS 01424 438032 www.kileyskarpets.co.uk

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LITTLEWOOD FENCING 01424 775333 www.littlewoodfencing.co.uk

www.mandwsalesandlettings.co.uk

MARTIN & BOWLES 01424 714000 www.martinbowles.co.uk

J. D. MILLS LTD 01424 716373 johnmills114@hotmail.com

MINSTREL'S REST 01424 443500 www.minstrelsrest.co.uk

RIDGE WEST GARAGE 01424 755061 www.ridgewestgarage.co.uk

SHERLOCK CONSULTANCY 0845 234 1280 www.sherlockconsultancy.com

SKILTEK 07782 282178 www.skiltekfootball.co.uk

SMART PROPERTY 01424 712555

SUPER STITCH 01424 852225 www.superstitch86.co.uk

SBG ARCHITECTURAL METALWORK 01424 845533 www.stainlessbrassandglass.co.uk

M&W SALES 01424 420073

SLM TOYOTA 01424 758555 www.slmtoyota.co.uk

www.smartpropertyonline.co.uk

SUSSEX COAST COLLEGE 01424 442222 www.sussexcoast.ac.uk

TRADE CARPETS 01424 721221 www.tradecarpets.com

VICTORIA TYRE CENTRE 01424 460838 www.victoriatyrecentre.co.uk

YESSS ELECTRICAL 01424 462488 www.yesss.co.uk

TRIANGLE FIRE 01424 812557 www.trianglesprinklersystems.co.uk

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2018/19 SEASON - PLAYER SPONSORS SAM ADAMS

DANIEL AJAKAIYE

SAM BEALE

SPONSOR:

SPONSORS:

GED

Him and Me

Pete & Dot Knight

SINNKAYE KAMARA CHRISTIE

TOM CLIMPSON

SAM CRUTTWELL

SPONSORS:

SPONSOR: SPONSORS:

SPONSORS:

Harry Aslett, & Steve Thorpe

Me and Him JACK DIXON

SONNY DULLAWAY

JAMIE FIELDING

SPONSOR:

SPONSOR:

SPONSOR:

CHARLIE HORLOCK

JAHMAL HOWLETT-MUNDLE

Luke Ryan

SPONSOR:

SPONSOR:

HUFC Steward

Jason Vater

Patrick

ANSU JANNEH

ADAM LOVATT

EMMANUEL MENSAH

Tim Reeves Brickwork 07985 772174 DAYSHONNE GOLDING SPONSOR:

SPONSORS:

Alan Sutton & Tony Butcher

SPONSOR:

KELVIN OGBOE

JAMES POOL

SPONSOR:

DAVIDE RODARI SPONSOR:

SPONSORS:

Phil & Barbara

SPONSOR:

LOUIS ROGERS SPONSOR:

ALEX SMITH SPONSOR:

TOM VICKERS SPONSOR:

Tim Reeves Brickwork 07985 772174

ANTONIO WALKER-BARTH SPONSOR:

Luke Ryan HUFC Steward

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