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WORK PARTY (posted Thu 17th Aug 2017)
We will be holding another work party on Wednesday 23rd August from 6:15. All volunteers most welcome

New Reserve Team Sponsor (posted Wed 9th Aug 2017)
We are delighted to announce that Nicky Petrou of N P Electrics has agreed to be our Reserve Team Sponsor succeeding Market Auto's who have supported the Club for more than 20 years. You will have seen advertising boards around the pitch and it is great to have N P Electrics supporting their local football club in this way. More details can be found on - www.NP-Electrics.co.uk



Wycombe Senior Cup Draw (posted Wed 9th Aug 2017)
The draw for the above competition has taken place and we have been drawn to play Aylesbury Dynamos F C at Home in the 1st Round with this match to be played prior to 30th September. The winners will visit Flackwell Heath F C in the Quarter Final to be played by 2nd December.

100 Club Winners - July 2017 (posted Tue 1st Aug 2017)
The monthly draw took place last night when we entertained Leverstock Green and the winners for the month of July were:- Andy Playle £10; Steve Manzie £10; Alan Dumpleton £10; Brian Rutherford £10; Mick Eldridge £100 and Mick Murphy £30. The winnings can be collected from the bar on match days or by contacting the Club via email. We have space for a few New members at just £1 per week paid quarterly by standing order.

Latest Player Sponsorship (posted Sat 29th Jul 2017)
Hercules Sports have sponsored Max Hercules for Season 2017-18 - see Commercial - Player Sponsorship to see who is available. Costs just £30 for the season and shows your support to the player and Club with your name appearing in the Match Day programme. Call in at the Club on a match day or send an email to tringathleticfc@hotmail.com.

TAFC Annual General Meeting - Thursday 21st September 2017 (posted Thu 20th Jul 2017)
The Club gives notice that the above meeting is open to all Members and Supporters of the Club and will commence at 7pm.

Anyone wishing to seek an amendment to the Club's Constitution or Rules must place this in writing to the Honorary Secretary at least 28 days prior to the meeting. The Honorary Secretary shall notify the members in writing of any such proposals prior to the meeting.

Youth Team Fixtures (posted Tue 18th Jul 2017)
The Southern Counties Youth Football League Corinthian Division have announced their "Draft" fixture list for the season and our website has been updated. We await Cup Draws and possible changes due to ground availability etc.

Player Kit Sponsorship (posted Mon 17th Jul 2017)
Why not sponsor your favourite Player's kit, it only costs £30 for a season. If you are interested then please contact Phil Chong either at the Clubhouse or on 07477 686 889 or via email on tingathleticfc@hotmail.com.

11 players now sponsored - check whom is still available - Commercial - Player Sponsorship

Match Sponsors Wanted (posted Mon 17th Jul 2017)
Why not support the Club by sponsoring a Match. It only costs £25 and you and a friend will gain free entry to the match, will receive a free programme with your support acknowledged and have access to the Board Room at half time. Just contact Barry Simmons either at the Clubhouse or on 07597 085619 or via email to tringathleticfc@hotmail.com

SSMFL Part Fixture Release (posted Thu 13th Jul 2017)
We have been advised of key SSMFL fixture dates which are as follows:- Saturday 12th August : Welwyn Garden City @ Home; Saturday 23rd December - Berkhamsted Away; Saturday 30th December: Holmer Green @ Home; Saturday 31st March - Berkhamsted @ Home; Tuesday 3rd April - Holmer Green Away and Saturday 28th April - Harpenden Town Away. Full fixture list follow.

Club Membership 2017-18 (posted Wed 12th Jul 2017)
It is that time of year when the players are back in training, starting pre season friendly matches and the Spartan South Midlands League will be releasing the fixture list on the 19th July,. We do however know that we will visit Colney Heath (from our league) in the Extra Preliminary Round of the F A Cup to be played on Saturday 5th August and following our successful run in the F A Vase last season we have given an exemption until the 2nd Round Proper which will be a date to be agreed in September.

We invite you to renew your Club Membership which in addition to show support to the Club provides each member with a discounted entry to all matches, with the exception of F A Cup and F A Vase where Football Association Rules do not allow such reductions. In addition drinks purchased over the Club Bar are discounted for all members - just show your Membership Card on entry to the ground or at the bar to obtain these discounts.

A Membership Form can be downloaded from our website and we hope that you will continue to show the Club and Players your valued support. The completed Membership Form, with your payment, can be delivered either to the address thereon or to the Club on match days and your Membership Card will be either delivered back to you or held behind the Club Bar for your collection. 

Membership Card 2017-18


Youth Team Coach WANTED (posted Sat 8th Jul 2017)
Tring Athletic U18s Youth Team are looking for an additional coach for the coming season:-

To assist the Manager and Assistant Manager with coaching on Training days and coaching duties on Match days. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiast and vibrant coach to run and Learn new sessions and skills from our experienced Management team.

Training is on Monday nights with games being played midweek in the Southern Floodlit Midweek League. Our games are against senior Non-League youth teams like Borehamwood, Chesham, Dunstable etc.

If you are interested then please contact Cliff Hercules (Manager) on 07711 903575 or email cliff@herculessports.co.uk.

New Chairman (posted Thu 6th Jul 2017)
The Club is delighted to announce that Howard Wells OBE has been appointed as Chairman of Tring Athletic Football Club, with effect from September 2017. Wells has held six Chief Executive positions in sport throughout his career, two of which were in Hong Kong where he spent fifteen years. He has worked in three CEO roles in professional football, at Watford and Ipswich Town FC, when both achieved Premier League status. He spent four years as CEO of the Irish FA up to 2008 and has worked as a Match Commissioner for FIFA during two World Cup tournaments. In Hong Kong he worked for TVB as a pundit during four World Cups from 1982 to 1994. 

He was the first CEO of UK Sport and was instrumental in encouraging government to switch lottery funding from facility projects to athletes. He has Chaired the Sport and Recreation  Alliance, several business projects and is currently Chairing Adastra Sport Management and Futsal Focus. He is a Visiting Lecturer at Bucks New  University and has Chaired the University's  Business Advisory Group. He was awarded the OBE for Services to Sport. 

Asked to comment, Wells said "My football career started at Tring  Athletic when I was fourteen and I thought it important to put something back into the local game, at a time when the Club is moving forward with clear ambitions".




Successful Extrordinary Meeting Held 6th June (posted Wed 7th Jun 2017)
The club held a successful and well supported E-GM last night. A total of 32 members and supporters attended the meeting and provided some great input to proceedings. At the meeting we identified how we would be able to fill some of the key areas in the clubs operational plan for the coming season, and agreed actions to address others.

Importantly, we will be welcoming Debbie Dunstan on to the Committee as Treasurer and I’m sure Debbie will prove to be a great ‘signing’ for the club. The same applies to Brian Rutherford who will be filling the new role of Administration & Maintenance Manager. There was also a good response for the call for volunteers to help run match day operations.

There is still work to be done to ensure we have a robust and fully resourced operational plan, and if anybody who was unable to attend would like to have their name added to the list of volunteers then please email the club directly.

The position of Chairman remains to be resolved and any interested persons should contact the Club. Mick Eldridge will remain in the Chair until the AGM due in September.

Many thanks to all those who attended and put their hands up to help – much appreciated.