News - May 2006

May Snowball draw result

The first Snowball Lotto draw was made last night, and the first prize of £78 went to the holder of number 8 and the second prize of £39 went to the holder of number 36.

Race night a success

Last nights race night has proved to be a success with nearly £1,400 being raised for the supporters trust.

Mrs Hogan funeral arrangements

The funeral arrangements for Mrs Hogan's funeral have been confirmed.

Pre-season friendlies announced

The full list of pre-season friendlies has been announced this morning and is as follows.

Mrs Hogan passes away

It is with much sadness that the club announces today the passing away overnight of Alice Hogan, the mother of Supporters Association chairman Mike Hogan.

Race night reminder

Supporters are reminded that the Race Night, organised by the supporters trust to continue their fundraising efforts, takes place on Saturday evening in the smaller of the two banqueting suites.

Club statement on ground situation

Club secretary Graham Etchell has today confirmed that, until such time of the sale of the ground, Hendon Football Club will continue to play at Claremont Road.

Parker makes it a double

James Parker has won a second award, as he has secured the Players' Player of the Season award to go alongside the award from the supporters.

Hogan wins Chairmans Award

The annual Chairmans Award has been given to Mike Hogan, the chairman of our Supporters Association.

Final youth and reserve round up

The Capital League season has now ended, and the Greens have finished in a respectable 5th place after an improved run of results in the latter part of the season.

We've asked Gary

We asked Gary your questions this morning.

Player news

Gary McCann has also given out today the list of players who are staying and leaving.

Pape returns

Gary McCann has announced this morning that Andy Pape will be returning to the club as part of the coaching team for the 2006-07 season.

No reserves next season

Due to the reduced budget this season, the club have reluctantly decided that there won't be a reserve team or under 18 team this season so that the resources available can be concentrated on the first team.

Last chance to Ask Gary

Today is your last chance to send in your questions for Gary McCann.

Premier Division Constitution

Following our reprieve yesterday, we can confirm that subject to any other changes, the Premier Division next season will consist of AFC Wimbledon, Ashford Town (Middx), Billericay Town, Boreham Wood, Bromley, Carshalton Athletic, Chelmsford City, East Thurrock United, Folkestone Invicta, Hampton & Richmond Borough, Harrow Borough, Hendon, Heybridge Swifts, Horsham, Leyton, Margate, Ramsgate, Slough Town, Staines Town, Tonbridge Angels, Walton & Hersham and Worthing.

Season starts on 19th August

The Ryman League have confirmed that the 2006-07 season will commence on Saturday 19th August, and although unconfirmed we assume that the season will end on Saturday 28th April.

Hendon to stay in Ryman Premier

Following a phonecall from the Ryman League at 3.

Youth managers and players wanted

As is normal each summer, the club are looking for youth players for most age groups, along with experienced youth managers.

Final reserve game

The club have agreed with Farnborough Town and the Capital League that the final reserve game of the season will not be played.

Mark Crawford departs

The club have parted company with youth and reserve team manager Mark Crawford.

David Bedford resigns

David Bedford has announced this morning that he has resigned as vice-chairman of Hendon Football Club due to a major difference of opinion about the future of the club with the Arbiter Group.

League constitution announced

The League constitution for 2006-07 season has been announced by the FA this afternoon, and as expected we will be playing in Ryman League Division One North.

McCann quashes Crace rumour

Gary McCann has this evening quashed the rumour on the messageboard that Ricci Crace was likely to sign for Hertford Town.

Parker in oxygen tent

Supporters player of the year James Parker is now on the road to recovery from his ankle injury sustained at Bromley last month, Parker's rehabilitation is taking place at the Elite-Performance altitude centre where he is spending time in an oxygen tent just like Wayne Rooney.

Signed Arsenal photo auction

Champions League finalists Arsenal have kindly donated a signed squad photo for the supporters trust to auction to help raise funds.

Looking for former players

The Supporters Trust are still looking to contact as many former players as they can.

Under 13s lose semi-final

Hendon Under-13s saw their season come to a disappointing end as they lost 2-1 to Yeading HEW in the Supplementary Cup Semi Final at The Warren.

Reserves pick up two more wins

The reserves have picked up two more wins this week.

Anderson is also staying

The club are also deslighted to confirm today that our medical & fitness consultant Gary Anderson has agreed to continue his work behind the scenes.

Gary to stay on as manager

The club are delighted to announce this afternoon that Gary McCann has agreed to continue as first team manager for the 2006-07 season following a meeting with club officials earlier this week.

First friendly confirmed

Gary McCann has confirmed today the first pre-season friendly for next season.

Q&A with Gary

Gary McCann has agreed to hold another question and answer session via the website as he did earlier in the season.

HFCST Race Night

The supporters trust have confirmed details of their next fundraiser.

Reserve team update

The reserves were back in action last Wednesday when they entertained Salisbury City.

Youth team update

Many apologies for the delay in youth and reserve updates.