We are delighted to announce that the National league have recognised all the work that Les and Lesley Rance do for the Beavers.
The citation reads...
Les and Lesley Rance of Hampton & Richmond Borough have won February’s Volunteer of the Month for the Vanarama National League South.
Les and Lesley both retired last summer and have since devoted a large part of their time to the club.
Lesley (pictured right) helps with community liaison; visiting local organisations, such as schools, to strengthen ties within the community. This includes arranging for parties of youngsters to experience a match day at the club, where she can then be found on the turnstiles.
Husband, Les (pictured left) is equally recognisable as he will be at the main gate, welcoming players, officials and any visitors. In addition, he has the role of Deputy Safety Officer, where Les can be found on match days setting up the ground with barriers, signage and clearing any...
During the last couple of weeks or so the subject of a mid-season break has been aired again. Although this coincided with “the beast from the east” weather system arriving on our shores our winter climate was not the only issue under consideration.
It would be very difficult to decide when to
take such a break purely based on our unpredictable weather. If the leagues thought that the last two weeks of January would be the best time for a rest, you can bet “your bottom dollar” that the worst weather of the winter would follow immediately after, which would lead to a big fixture pileup!!
Another reason a break is being considered is player welfare. Player fatigue, following the hectic festive schedule is being cited as a reason for the increase of injuries after that period. Now I know there is a train of thought that suggests that professional players ought to able to manage the work load, after all their predecessors coped years ago. But the game has moved on. Players have...
The club are delighted to announce that Ben Wynter will be part of the club until the end of the season.
Bromley cancelled the rest of his contract this morning, and Ben has joined us on non-contract terms this afternoon.
He's been an important part of the back four since coming to Beveree on loan and he'll also have an important role to play in the next 10 weeks as the club takes aim at earning promotion to the National League itself.