News - October 2009

Another early FA Trophy exit

Hendon made their annual early exit from the FA Trophy this afternoon as Kingstonian ran out 4-2 winners at Kingsmeadow.

Two fixtures given new dates

Two of our outstanding league fixtures have now gained new dates in December.

Mark Kirby departs

Gary McCann has announced this afternoon that Mark Kirby has left the club and signed for Enfield Town, becoming the fifth departure since the start of the season.

Hendon agree discount for U21 International fans

Hendon FC, who play in the Ryman League Premier Division, are offering reduced admission to their home game against Tooting & Mitcham United on Saturday 14th November.

Website downtime

It is likely that for the duration of this week, the website will be unavailable from time to time due to our hosting company are migrating the server - we are aware that we have already experienced some downtime today.

A message of thanks

Our club secretary Graham Etchell would like to thank all those supporters who volunteered to help with matchday duties and stewarding for the game against Woking yesterday.

Woking give Greens masterclass

Hendon were given a masterclass by Woking this afternoon as the Blue Square South side won 5-0 in the FA Cup, a result that was largely down to Woking's superiority in midfield and in the final third.

Looking forward to the Woking game

Saturday afternoon sees our biggest game in the FA Cup since our trip to Stevenage Borough five years ago when we welcome Woking to Vale Farm in the fourth qualifying round.

Under-21 skipper suffers leg break

In the under-21s game against Sandgate on Saturday afternoon, our skipper, Jared Edy suffered a broken leg.

Under-21st lose on penalties

Hendon Under021s went out of the Division One Cup at Chase Lodge on Saturday, losing a penalty shoot-out, having seen their captain Jared EDY taken to hospital with a fracture to his lower leg.

Late equalizer denies under 16s

Hendon Under-16s dropped more league points courtesy of a late equaliser at Copthall Playing Fields on Sunday morning, Manor Youth snatching an equaliser in the final minute.

It's Kingstonian again!

The FA Trophy draw for the second qualifying round was released by the FA a few minutes ago, and we have been given an away tie at Kingstonian.

This week's challenge

Since the start of the 2000/01 season, over 3400 different players are known to have appeared against Hendon in competitive fixtures.

Race Night postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Supporters Trust had to reluctantly postponed tonight's race night.

Greens progress in FA Trophy

Hendon progressed to the 2nd Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy this afternoon as they beat a talented Lowestoft Town side 2-0.

Wingate game date change

There has been a slight change to the date of our Isthmian League Cup tie against Wingate & Finchley.

Harry Hunt released

Gary McCann has announced that the club has reluctantly released Harry Hunt.

Scott Cousins returns, Wes Daly joins

The club are pleased to announce that popular player Scott Cousins has returned to the club, along with midfielder Wes Daly.

It's time to start the FA Trophy campaign

Following the excitement on Tuesday night, we now turn our attention to the FA Trophy game on Saturday afternoon against Lowestoft Town.

Photos of the Ashford replay

A well known amateur football photographer, Andy Nunn, was present at our FA Cup replay on Tuesday night, and he has put over 300 photos of the game on his website.

Admission details for Woking game

Admission prices for the forthcoming FA Cup tie against Woking have been agreed by the two clubs in accordance with FA recommendations.

Honour in defeat for under-16s

Hendon Under-16s showed how much they have advanced since last season by being desperately disappointed to have lost to Headstone Manor's squad at Copthall Playing Fields in the Harrow Youth League Division Three on Sunday morning.

Under-21s let it slip

Hendon Under-21s suffered a disappointing home defeat against the team they knocked out of the League Cup three weeks earlier, going down 3-2 at home to London United Football Academy at Chase Lodge on Saturday.

Greens win FA Cup penalty thriller

Hendon won last night's thrilling FA Cup replay, overcoming Ashford Town (Middlesex) 9-8 in a penalty shoot-out following a 2-2 draw in which they played the last 45 minutes with 10 men.

Apologies for Livescores problem

We'd like to apologise for the problem with the livescores service that occured during last night's penalty shoot-out.

Cumberbatch released

Club secretary Graham Etchell has announced this morning that we have released Marc Cumberbatch from his Ryman League registration, and he is expected to sign for Tonbridge Angels later today.

League Cup Draw

The draw for the second round of the Isthmian League Cup has also been made this morning, and we have been drawn at home to Wingate & Finchley.

FA Cup Draw

The draw for the 4th qualifying round of the FA Cup was made earlier this morning by the FA, and the winners of our replay on Tuesday evening have been rewarded with a home tie against Woking.

It's challenge time

On the messageboard in recent weeks, we've set a few challenges based on the data we're collecting as we build up the results archive on the website, and the fourth challenge has just been set.

Trains and more on eBay

A new batch of items have been listed on eBay to raise further funds for the Supporters Trust, including a range of OO Gauge Model Railway rolling stock that has been kindly donated by one of our supporters.

St Etienne tickets sold out

We are delighted that all of the tickets we were allocated for tomorrow's St Etienne gig have sold.

Hendon face replay on Tuesday

Hendon and Ashford Town (Middlesex) will meet again on Tuesday evening following their goalless draw in the FA Cup at Vale Farm this afternoon.

Greens look to extend cup run

The first team will be looking to extend their FA Cup run into the 4th qualifying round for the first time in 5 years as they entertain Ashford Town (Middlesex) at Vale Farm tomorrow afternoon.

Three players join the squad

Gary McCann has announced this evening that he has added three new faces to the squad ahead of this Saturday's FA Cup tie against Ashford Town (Middlesex).

Five players reach half-century

Over the past few weeks, we have had five of our players reach the 50 appearance mark, two of them marking the milestone with a goal.

Under-16s win at last

Hendon Under-16s won their first competitive match since the current management team led by Paul McGreal took over at the beginning of last season with a 1–0 victory over Ruislip Rangers in the League Cup earlier this morning.

Under-21s fight back

Hendon Under-21s produced an excellent battling display, twice coming from behind to earn a 2-2 draw at St John's Arsenal Deaf.

Hastings deserved winners

Hastings United ran our deserved winners at a windy Pilot Field this afternoon, sending the Greens home defeated 2-1.

Lowestoft to come to Vale Farm

Our visitors in the FA Trophy in a fortnight's time will be Lowestoft Town, who beat Redbridge 4-1 this afternoon.

It's time to do battle with Hastings

We're back in Ryman League action this weekend as we make one of our longer trips of the season down to the coast to play Hastings United.

Race Night coming up

The first major fundraising event of the season has been arranged by the Supporters Trust.