News - October 2001

Enfield kickoff confirmed

It has been confirmed that the away game with Enfield on 10th November will kick off at 3.

Sparks departure confirmed

It has been confirmed today that central defender Chris Sparks has retired and left the club to move up north with his family.

Youth game off

Tonight's youth game at home to Wingate & Finchley has been postponed to protect the pitch ahead of Saturday's FA Trophy tie against Sutton United.

No revenge for Dons

Hendon failed to gain revenge for this season's FA Cup defeat at the hands of Hitchin Town, going down 3-0 at Top Field for the second time this season.

Reserve and youth team round up

The reserve and youth team pages have all been updated with full details of the past few days action, which saw the reserves lose 1-0 in the Suburban League Cup at Carshalton Athletic, the Under 18's draw 3-3 at Colney Heath having been 3-0 down, the Under 16's win 4-1 at Hanworth United in the County Cup, the Under 14's beat Belmont United 3-2, and the Under 13's win 7-2 at Larkspur Rovers B.

One in, one out

As mentioned late last week, Mark Cooper has signed for the club from Windsor & Eton.

Hendon look for revenge at Hitchin

Hendon travel to Hitchin Town for the second time in two weeks tomorrow evening, and will be out for revenge following the FA Cup extra time defeat at Top Field when the Canaries came back from a goal down to win 3-1.

Last night's meeting

About a dozen supporters met with manager Dave Anderson last night to discuss the season so far, and what lies ahead for the club in an informal, friendly meeting.

Your chance to question Dave Anderson

On Thursday evening at 8.

Reserves make it four in a row

The reserves extended their winning run to four matches with a comfortable 4-1 win over Dulwich Hamlet, the goals coming from Lee O'Donnell, Steve Benitez and a brace from Mark Burgess.

Binns off as Dons slump

Hendon slumped to a 3-1 defeat at Maidenhead's York Road ground today, despite taking the intiative throughout the first half.

McCann out on loan

Goalkeeper Gary McCann has joined Slough Town on a months loan, joining up with manager Steve Browne, who made a handful of appearances for Hendon, and former captain Gary Fitzgerald.

Another striker signed on loan

Experienced striker Paul Fewings has signed on a months loan from Chesham United as Dave Anderson looks to bring some more experience into the squad.

Ruggles loan period extended

Manager Dave Anderson has extended the loan period of Woking striker Phil Ruggles for a further month after his impressive performances for the first team.

Weekend preview

The first team will be looking to bounce back from the disappointment at Hitchin on Tuesday night when they travel to Maidenhead United on Saturday afternoon.

Under 18s win at last

The Under 18s finally broke their run of defeats with a comfortable 4-2 win over Berkhamsted Town at the LOOT Stadium last night.

Middlesex Youth Cup draw

The Under 18's have been handed a tough draw in the first round of the Middlesex Senior Youth Cup as they travel to holders Edgware Town, who beat tenants Wealdstone 4-1 in last season's final.

Extra-time despair for Greens

Hendon dropped out of the FA Cup in the qualifying rounds for the second successive season following defeat against Hitchin Town tonight.

Youth and reserve update

The reserves continued their recent good run with a 3-1 win at Northwood on Saturday afternoon, while on Sunday, the Under 14's beat Watling Club 5-2 in the League Cup, but the Under 13's were thrashed 15-0 by Larkspur Rovers, also in the League Cup.

FA Cup draw released

Should we beat Hitchin Town in the replay tomorrow night, we will travel to Aldershot Town on Saturday, 27th October in the Fourth Qualifying Round of the FA Cup.

Aldershot game off

The home league fixture on 27th October against Aldershot Town has been postponed as Aldershot will be taking part in the FA Cup following their 3-0 win over Sutton United this afternoon.

Greens to visit Hitchin

Hendon see a quick return to Hitchin on Tuesday night, due to today's 0-0 draw at the LOOT Stadium.

Weekend preview

Hendon hit the FA Cup trail once again this weekend as they entertain Hitchin Town on Saturday afternoon.

Interview with Dave Anderson

The regular weekly interview with Dave Anderson can now be heard on the Greensline (call 09066 555836) and he talks in great detail about the Mark Pye situation.

The reason for Pye's rapid departure

We now have the full story behind Mark Pye's brief stay at the club.

Two out on loan

Two first team players have gone out on loan.

Greens improve against Swifts

Hendon put in an improved performance tonight after the win at Southend Manor, with a victory at home to Heybridge Swifts.

Pye's registration cancelled

The club have announced this afternoon that they will not be persuing the registration of Mark Pye, and that he is no longer with the club with immediate effect.

Two new signings for Hendon

Two new signings appeared for Hendon in the reserve fixture on Saturday afternoon.

Hitchih league game rearranged

The league game at Hitchin, which was called off last week due to their FA Cup replay will now be played on Tuesday, 30th October at Top Field.

Ofori scores brace against Berko

Eugene Ofori scored twice in the second half this morning as the reserves, which consisted purely of first team players, plus two new faces, beat Berkhamsted Town 2-0 in the Suburban League.

Youth team lose again

The youth team slipped to another defeat on Wednesday night, this time losing 4-0 at Wingate & Finchley.

1st team to fulfill reserve fixture

It is 99% certain that the first team will fulfill the reserve teams home game against Berkhamsted Town on Saturday.

FA Cup opponents now known

Our FA Cup opponents are now known after Hitchin Town beat Hampton & Richmond Borough 2-1 after extra time at Top Field last night.

FA Cup Draw released

The FA Cup Draw has been released for the Third Qualifying Round, and sees us entertain the winners of the replay between Hampton & Richmond Borough and Hitchin Town.

Reserve and youth update

It was a mixed weekend for the reserve and youth sides.