It was a great footballing weekend for The Blues. As no competitive games were scheduled for the first team, the Gaffa invited Ware Sports FC to The Park on Saturday for a friendly. The atmosphere was relaxed and a fans made good use of the weather to sun themselves while cheering on their team. First team coach, Alex Ward, made the most of the friendly to have a stint on the pitch, much to the amusement of those watching. Click on the tweet below to see a picture of him making his debut:
— Hertford Town FC (@HertfordTownFC) April 1, 2017
Congratulations to the lads for winning 6 – 0. A great day was had by all!
Prior to the game, Gavin set aside some time to record the latest episode of “Hertford Town Talks”. See the frank interview below:
Video © 2017 Nathan Hobley
Saturday was even better for our Development Team who travelled to Holmer Green for a league game. While they only scored one goal (Mason Todd) in the 1 – 0 win, it was all that was needed to confirm that they are this year’s champions!! It was a very proud moment for gaffa Neil Draper, the boys and the club. Here they are celebrating after the match:
— Jack Budge (@jackbudge8) April 1, 2017
Well done to the team for a fantastic season. Their next game is a cup final on Wednesday at St Margaretsbury’s ground. It’s just down the road so let’s try and give them a huge, cheering crowd to play in front of.
It was a busy week for the EJA teams too. On Wednesday evening, the U13s welcomed Potters Bar Town to The Park. Their 4 – 1 win over the local rivals, has cemented their 2nd position in their league. Well done boys!
It was a slightly earlier kick off the U14s on Sunday when they had a home game against Bishop Stortford. The boys showed good attitude and focus and won the game 8 – 1. This result has kept them at the top of their league. Congratulations to the team.
Finally, Stevenage Ladies had a long away trip on Sunday when they travelled to Gillingham. It was a great performance by the girls who showed discipline, and worked hard. They ultimately lost 5 – 1 to a very good side.
The full list of this week’s results are as follows:
|First Team:||01/04/2017||HTFC vs Ware Sports FC||6 – 0|
|Development Team:||01/04/2017||Holmer Green Development vs HTFC Development||0 – 1|
|U13 EJA:||29/03/2017||HTFC U13s vs Potters Bar Town||4 – 1|
|U14 EJA:||02/04/2017||HTFC U14s vs Bishop Stortford||8 – 1|
|Stevenage Ladies:||02/04/2017||Gillingham Ladies vs Stevenage Ladies||5 – 1|
Games This Week
The Blues need you. Support your local team in these upcoming games:
|First Team:||04/04/2017 7:45pm||HTFC vs Hadley|
|08/04/2017 3pm||London Colney vs HTFC|
|Development Team:||05/04/2017 7:45pm||Hoddesdon Town Development vs HTFC Development
(Development Division Challenge Trophy – FINAL)
|08/04/2017 3pm||HTFC Development vs Buckingham Athletic Development|
|Stevenage Ladies:||09/04/2017 2pm||Norwich City Ladies vs Stevenage Ladies|
To see how the teams are getting on in their respective leagues, please follow the links below:
In Other News
The penultimate Player of the Month poll is now open. Click here to cast your vote. Voting closes on Tuesday night and the winner will be announced after the game against Hadley.
Have a great week and COYB!!!