Our under 10’s girls played in a girl’s under 10’s and 11’s 5 a-side tournament. They topped their table in the group stages against the other under 10’s teams, and then beat under 11’s teams in the knock-out stages to reach the Cup Final. A fantastic achievement. Well done!
Congratulations to all our Accies at the 2018/19 Trophy Night
Despite some very dodgy weather in the run-up to the event, This years Trophy Night was again a massive success. Despite heavy ran all day, the clouds parted and the Sun came out just in time to fire the BBQ up. We heard some fantastic reports about how well our Accies had performed this season, and all the kids had a great time having a kick around with their friends. All players from all year groups received trophies, including some very special trophies such as player’s player, manager’s player, most improved, and Accies Accie. We have all had an amazing season, and it was a perfect way to end on a high.
We also gave our players a chance to donate old kit to be re-used within the club, and pass on to charities who help underprivileged children and adults in some of the world’s poorest countries. Thank you to everyone who brought along boots, shirts, shorts, socks, shin pads, and coats …it was a fantastic response. More news on this to follow.
It was also great to see the effort we all made to recycle our cans, plastic, food, paper, and glass on the night …a great initiative set-up by the Under 16’s players and coach. The Accies Go Green!
Sadly, we also said good-bye to our long serving committee, who without their unwavering hard work and support the club would not be where it is today. However, this also meant we welcomed our new committee who have already been extremely busy getting to grips with their responsibilities, and we look forward to the coming seasons with them.
Thank you to everyone that supported and helped us, and we are all looking forward to an equally fun and successful 2019/20 season.
Come and Support us at the Cup Final
For the first time in our history, the U16s have made it through to the League Cup Final. We will play Bishops Stortford Swifts at The Bury, London Road Buntingford SG9 9HZ on Sunday 14th April, 10.30am ko.
As an indication of the gravity of the game spectators will have to pay £3 entrance fee, £1.50 for concessions!. Yes, paying to watch the Accies is now a thing! There will be a commemorative programme, bar and BBQ Many thanks & all the best. Up the Accies!
Youth football club in Ashwell, Herts. Win some, lose some, always with enthusiasm.
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The U8s had their first ever girls match last weekend against PSG Saffron Walden. It was a very entertaining affair and the two sides were evenly matched; in the end Ashwell had too much fire power and won 5-2, with the goals spread around the team. Everyone had lots of fun and are looking forward to the next match.
The new season is up and running. Our Under 10’s and Under 11’s were both in action at small gains on Sunday morning.
We are all excited about a great season ahead
Thanks to the very hard work and efforts of our committee (particularly our Secretary Louise Bruning), Ashwell Academicals are delighted to announce that our FA Charter Standard annual health checks were carried out successfully. We are very proud of our FA Charter Standard status, so well done to everyone involved, and we continue to be committed to delivering the very best possible experience for players, referees, coaches and supporters, making football safe and fun for everyone.
Some members of the U7s squad took part in the St. Ives 5-a-side tournament on 3rd June.
They had a fantastic morning of football playing against teams from beyond our Royston Crow league. They put in a great team performance, playing in some exciting matches and having opportunity to demonstrate their skills!
Here they are receiving their medals to mark the occasion!
Well played Accies!
This years Trophy Night will be held on Friday 8th June on the Rec at 5:30pm for a 6pm start. As well as medals and trophies, there will also be a BBQ, Bar, Stocks for your favourite coaches, and plenty of balls and players available for a fun kick around.
Hope you can join us. See you there.
Following yesterday’s away result against FC Comets where we won 1-2, we have now secured the League Champions position with 2 games left.
The boy’s have all worked and played so hard in every match this season.
They have shown commitment throughout the year rain sleet or snow.
We have seen some fantastic football this season and they deserve to be league champions.
The main core of this team have been together for 10 years, and this is by far their best year.
We have two away game’s left and we’d all like to finish the season unbeaten.
Up the Accies.
Pat & Alan.