NEIL Shipperley's first game as Bedfont boss ended in a 3-0 friendly win at Taplow.

Strikes from Paul Hamer, Marcus Fearon and Lee Hollinsworth secured the victory.

Staines Town will now send a team to The Orchard for a friendly on Tuesday, July 30, while Northwood visit the previous Tuesday.

Bedfont also have away friendlies at Met Police Bushey on July 18, Hillingdon Borough on July 21, British Airways on July 25 and Amesbury Town on August 1.

Meanwhile, The Orchardmen have drawn Crowborough away and Mile Oak at home respectively in the FA Cup and FA Vase preliminary qualifiers.


SOUTHERN League new boys Bedfont Green have landed some tough ties in the FA Cup and Trophy.

Last season's Combined Counties Premier champions will be tucked up in bed early on Saturday, October 3 as they host Chesham United in the FA Trophy preliminary round the following day, with the winners facing Oxford City.

Before that, they visit Leatherhead on Saturday, August 29 in the FA Cup preliminaries, with a tie at Ashford Town (Kent), Peacehaven & Telescombe or Mile Oak at stake.


BEDFONT Green Ladies FC will be holding trials on Wednesday, July 15, from 7-9pm and Sunday, July 19, from 10.30am-12pm.

They will take place at Kempton Cricket Club, in Kempton Avenue, Lower Sunbury. The team currently plays in the Greater London Women's League, Division 2 South, and everyone is welcome from the age of 16 and above.

Anyone interested or requiring further information should contact manager Kate Cook on 07792 66 33 38, or email


HANWORTH Villa get pre-season underway on Saturday as they prepare for life in the Combined Counties Premier.

The Villains travel to Mill End Sports, before returning to The Ranch for a home game with Walton Casuals on Thursday.

The following two Saturdays they then travel to Bedfont Sports and Farleigh Rovers, before home friendlies against Ashford Town (Middx) on August 1, and Sheerwater three days later.


BA Women's FC will hold trials for new players on the remaining Wednesdays in July.

Trials start at 6.30pm and will be at the Concorde Club training ground in Cranford. Directions can be found at

The squad has two teams in the Greater London Women's League, which will kick off again in September.

Players need to be 16 and older. For details, contact Nav Johal on 0787 7437045, or email