PRE SEASON MATCHES  

Dear All

We are about to start a run of 5 home preseason matches. You will be aware that at the moment due to Government and FA rules the ground will be closed to spectators.

On the 18th July preseason behind closed doors started but a number of clubs ignored the requirement to play behind closed door. In some cases 100s of fans attended games, this lead to the FA sending to all clubs a letter dated the 4th August emphasizing the requirements to allow essential club officials into the grounds only and to have no spectators. The decision to consider whether fans are allowed into the ground will at some stage be revisited by the Government, hopefully soon.

Whilst many of us may not support that decision we have these restrictions and we will have to apply them.

The Clubhouse can be opened under the Governments hospitalities rules and will be on match days. If you attend the clubhouse during this period you will not be able to watch the match. The smoking area has been screened off from the pitch.

We are looking for match day stewards to assist with ‘policing’ the ground once we get started if you are interested please get in touch.

Dom Clark