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Old Manorians Football Club


est. 1950

History

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1938 - Offical opening of Preston Manor County School (01.03.38)

1950 - After a number of unrecorded friendly games in 1949-1950 Old Manorians Football Club fielded its first Old Boys Football League side on 21st October beating Old Alpertonians 3-2 at Vale Farm. Team: J.Pass, C.Buckoke, R.Grice, D.Tomlinson, F.Hudson, R.Few, F.Atkin, I.Soffe, W.Wigginton, L.Gayler, B.Battell

1950-1951 - Goal scorers were not recorded. The 2nd XI first recorded match on 11th November was friendly which they won 2-1

1952 -  2nd XI entered Old Boys Football League after two seasons of friendly matches

1954  - 1st XI reached the semi-final of London Old Boys Cup for the first time

1956 - 1st XI promoted to Premier Division for the first time. 3rd XI formed to play friendly matches

1957 -  3rd XI entered Old Boys Football League

1958 -  Hewitson Cup donated for Boxing Day games with Old Alpertonians. The two clubs played each other on Boxing Day for 40 years after meeting in a league match on 26th December 1960.

1959  - Len Gayler retired as Chairman and Club Captain after six consecutive years. 4th XI formed to play friendlies

1960  - 2nd XI reached the final of the London Old Boys Junior Cup losing 3-2 in two bouts of extra time. The longest final on record and the first time and tie ever reached by Old Manorians Football club in any Cup

1961 - 4th XI dismantled through lack of players

1963 - Mike Green became the 1st Old Manorians Football Club Captain.

1964 - 1st Easter Tour - four friendlies played in Margate Football Festival

1965  - Alan Grove retired after 12 consecutive years as Treasurer

1966  - Alan 'Wilf' Holmes retired after serving 12 consecutive years on the Committee - the last six as Chairman. 4th XI re-formed to play friendly matches

1967 - 4th XI - re-enter Old Boys Football League

1969 - New Pavillion at Sudbury Avenue, Wembley used for the first time: the wooden 'shack' changing rooms pulled down and burned

1970 - Ray Grice played his 500th game for Old Manorians Football Club

1971 - Old Manorians Football Club staged their 21st Anniversary dinner - dance. No Easter Tour fo the first time in eight years, but re-instated in 1972

1974 - Clive Hamilton played his 500th game for Old Manorians Football Club. 5th XI formed to play friendly matches

1975 - Arnold Bane's 11th season on Old Manorians Football Club committee, last five as Match Secretary. 25th Anniversary of Old Manorians Football Club.

2008 - D.Smith steps down as Chairman. 7th XI formed provisionally for friendlies - first fixture away to Brent III 2.1.11.2009 - lost 5-2

2009 N.Blake scores 7 goals at home for 6th XI v Enfield Old Grammarians 6th XI in AFC 9 North. 18.04.2009

2010 - Sunday 14th March. Veterans welcome a team from Puig Reig (Spain) for International friendly

2013 - J.Fitzgerald scorers 7 goals at home for 6th XI v Old Minchendenians VII in AFC 10 North. 06.04.2013. A.Phull scores 7 goals at home to Old Challoners II in AFC 9 North. 14.12.2013. Final Results 9-1

2014 - M.Blake steps down as Chairman. L.Worley elected at AGM

2017 - J.Bailey scores 39 goals for the season for Old Manorians Football

2017 - Senior XI Promoted to Senior 1 - Runners Up

2017 - Reserves XI Promoted to Senior 3 North

2017 - 4th XI - Promoted to 3 North

Presidents and Chairman

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2016/2017 - D.Mitchell - Chairman

2015/2016 - L.Worley - Chairman

2009 - 2015 - M.Blake - Chairman

-2009 - D.Smith - Chairman

C.Anglo

A.Bicknell

K.Coton

J.Bowerman

1974/1975 - A.T.Bromidge - President. L.Green - Vice - President. G.P. May. R.Grice. J.E Marshall. A.AGrove. W.Buckley. G.Devereaux - Chairman. A.Devereaux Club Captain. R.Brett

1973/1974 - A.T.Bromidge - President. L.Green - Vice - President. G.P. May. R.Grice. C.Wigginton. W.Buckley. A.A Grove. G.Devereaux - Chairman. A.Devereaux Club Captain. M.Green. R.Brett

1972/1973 - A.T.Bromidge - President. A.Williams  - Vice  - President. G.P May. R.Grice. J.E Marshall. A.A Grove. W.Buckley. G.Devereaux - Chairman. A.Devereaux Club Captain. C.Wigginton. M.Green. R.Brett

1971/1972 - A.T.Bromidge - President. A.Williams  - Vice  - Presidents. R.Grice. C.Wigginton. R.Brett

1970/1971 - A.T.Bromidge - President. J.E Marshall. W.Buckley. A.A Grove. C.Wigginton. M.Green. R.Brett

1969/1970 - A.T.Bromidge - President. A.A Grove. C.Wigginton. M.Green. R. Brett

1968/1969 - A.T.Bromidge - President. A.A Grove. C.Wittinton. M.Green. R. Brett

1967/1968 I.Soffe - Club Captain. A.AGrove. .C.Wigginton. M.Green.

1966/1967 I.Soffe - Club Captain. A.Williams. A.A.Grove. C.Wigginton. M.Green.

1965/1966 I.Soffe - Club Captain. M.Green.

1964/1965 I.Soffe - Club Captain. A.Williams. M.Green.

1963/1964 - A.Holmes - Chairman. I.Soffe - Club Captain

1962/1963 - A.Holmes - Chairman. I.Soffe - Club Captain

1961/1962 - A.Holmes - Chairman. W.Burgar. W.Seers. I.Soffe - Club Captain

1960/1961 - A.Holmes - Chairman. W.Burgar. W.Seers. I.Soffe - Club Captain

1959/1960 - W.Seers - Chairman/Club Captain.I.Soffe - Club Captain

1958/1959 - L.Gayler - Chairman/Club Captain. I.Soffe - Club Captain

1957/1958 - L.Gayler - Chairman/Club Captain. I.Soffe - Club Captain

1956/1957 - L.Gayler - Chairman/Club Captain. I.Soffe - Club Captain

1955/1956  - L.Gayler - Chairman/Club Captain. I.Soffe - Club Captain

1954/1955  - B.Atkinson - Chairman. I.Soffe - Club Captain

1953/1954 - J.Lelyveld - President. W.P Bannister - President. J.Clifford - Vice - President. B.Atkinson - Chairman.

1952/1953 - J.Lelyveld - President. W.P Bannister - President. J.Clifford - Vice - President

1951/1952 - J.Lelyveld - President. W.P Bannister - President. J.Clifford - Vice President. I.Soffe - Chairman

1950/1951 - J.Lelyveld - President. J.Clifford - Vice - President. W.Tigginton - Chairman. I.Soffe - Club Captained