Willand Rovers – ‘Very much a family club’
WILLAND ROVERS is a Football Club sited on the B3181 (Silver Street) main road that runs through the centre of the Mid Devon village of Willand.
The village has grown considerably over the past few decades with many new houses having been built. Similarly the Football Club has grown and developed with the local community.
On matchdays the club and clubhouse facilities is open before, during, and after games.
Matchday entry charges to the 1st team games are £9.00 for Adults and £7.00 for Concessions with under-16s at £1.
THE CLUB ADDRESS AND TELEPHONE NUMBER AT SILVER STREET IS:
Willand Rovers FC, Silver Street, Willand, Devon. EX15 2RG:
Willand Rovers Football Club is a Members Club. All Officer and Management Committee positions listed below are elected annually by members of the club at the Annual General Meeting. This is held in August of each year in accordance with the Club Constitution and rules.
Chairman: Mike Hawkins
President: Peter Ward
Hon. Vice Presidents: Ray Jones, Michael Mares, Reg Vile, John Carnell, Andy Jarrett, Graham Mitchell and Dick Russ
Vice Chairman: Mike Mitchell
Treasurer: Catherine Dinner
Football Secretary: Dominic Clark
General Secretary: Catherine Dinner
Management Committee: Tony Williams, Simon Dinner, Richard Barrs, David Cork, Graham Mitchell, Anthony Ryder, John Hooper, Andy Barnard, Diane Lyne, Tracey Greening, Mel Barrs, Tony Mitchell.
1st Team Manager: David Steele
1st Team Asst. Manager: Liam Raybould
GETTING TO SILVER STREET:
From the North – M5 Motorway southbound until Junction 27: leave the motorway and take the FIRST EXIT at the Junc 27 roundabout onto the A38 towards Wellington; continue for 0.5 miles to the Waterloo Cross Inn roundabout – take the second exit off the roundabout, effectively TURNING RIGHT, onto the B3181; follow this road for 2 miles to reach the village of WILLAND. At the first roundabout take the second exit to stay on the B3181/Silver Street; after 0.5 miles the ground can be seen on your LEFT Parking is restricted inside the stadium on matchdays, but is unrestricted around the ground on the local streets.
From the South – Leave the M5 Motorway at Junction 28 (Cullompton); turn left at the top of the slip road towards Cullompton; after 100m drive past the Weary Traveller Pub on your left; at the rounadbout just after the pub take the 2nd exit right following signs to WILLAND; after a further 300m take the 2nd exit off the next roundabout, signed to WILLAND; after 0.5 miles take the 2nd exit off another roundabout, again signed to WILLAND; after a further 0.25 miles take the 2nd exit off the fourth roundabout onto the B3181, again signed to WILLAND; follow the B3181 for 1.5 miles until you arrive in Willand. Pass a filling station on your left and the ground is about half a mile further along the B3181, on your right.
By Train – get off the train at Tiverton Parkway Station and hail a taxi – the short journey will cost in the region of £7 -£9.