News - June 2018

Arthur Lee joins Tonbridge

We are pleased to announce that we have agreed to sell Arthur Lee to Tonbridge Angels for an undisclosed fee.

Oualah signs this afternoon

We are pleased to be able to announce Jimmy Gray's latest signing, Zaki Oualah, an experienced goalkeeper, most recently with Hayes and Yeading United.

Community Funday tomorrow

Don't forget that the Hendon FC Supporters Association are holding a Community Day & Funday tomorrow afternoon in association with SJP, Hendon Youth and the SJP Residents Association.

Meet Our Opponents: Wimborne Town

The final team in our series of meet the opponents is Wimborne Town, another team we have never met before.

Hendon working to become dementia friendly

We are pleased to announce that we are working in partnership with SJP towards becoming a dementia friendly club and facility in connection with CAD Brent.

Meet Our Opponents: Weymouth

We come to the penultimate team in our series, Weymouth, a side we've met in the FA Trophy before, in two years, with one tie going to a replay.

Meet Our Opponents: Walton Casuals

Walton Casuals, despite being one of our closer opponents this season, are another team that we have never met.

New sports therapist appointed

We are delighted to announce that Kim Harris has joined James Gray's backroom staff as our new sports therapist.

Meet Our Opponents: Tiverton Town

We've met Tiverton Town just once, in the FA Trophy in January 2001 when the Devon side ran out 2-1 winners at Claremont Road.

Club Statement - Arthur Lee

As some supporters may be aware, Arthur Lee, who is currently a contract player, posted a message on social media yesterday criticising the club's handling of his request to be allowed to move to Hampton & Richmond Borough on a free transfer in order to further his career.

Meet Our Opponents: Taunton Town

The first time we met Taunton Town was at Loftus Road, the home of Queens Park Rangers, in an FA Trophy tie that had been put back a day and moved from Claremont Road due to the wintry weather.

Three more join Gary at Hampton

Three more players have joined Gary McCann at Hampton, but whilst the previous departures have been free transfers, we have received undisclosed fees for all three players.

Meet Our Opponents : Swindon Supermarine

The next club to feature that we have never played before is Swindon Supermarine.

Niko leaves gift for young fan

Niko Muir's final action before leaving London to head for Hartlepool was to make a 7 year old supporter a very happy young man.

Meet Our Opponents: Staines Town

The last of our familar opponents this season are Staines Town, who we have met 69 times in competitive action over the years since our first meeting in the Middlesex Senior Cup in January 1930.

Goal of the season competition result

We are delighted to announce that Richard Merryfield is the winner of the Goal of the Season competition.

Meet Our Opponents: Salisbury

Salisbury are another club that we'll be meeting this season who have had to reform after Salisbury City were liquidated.

Meet Our Opponents: Poole Town

Our next opponents in our daily feature are Poole Town, a club we haven't met for nearly 70 years.

Niko Muir signs for Hartlepool

Niko Muir has signed for Hartlepool United this morning for an undisclosed fee.

Meet Our Opponents: Metropolitan Police

One of our more familiar opponents this season will be Metropolitan Police, who have been regular league opponents for the past nine years.

Experienced striker added to squad

We are pleased to announce that James Gray has secured the services of experienced striker Marvin Morgan for the new season.

Meet Our Opponents: Merthyr Town

This season will see a moment of history, as we play our first ever league game outside of England, when we travel into Wales to play Merthyr Town.

Goal of the season - last chance to vote

Voting for the Goal of the Season 2017-18 closes on Friday, so now is the time to get your vote in if you haven't already.

Lionesses star delighted by Hendon FC's funding success

England Women and Arsenal striker Danielle Carter has praised Grow the Game and Hendon FC following the award of a £4500 grant from The FA.

Meet Our Opponents : Kings Langley

We met Kings Langley for the first time last season in the FA Trophy, when we ran out 3-1 winners at SJP.

2018-19 fixture release date

The Southern League have announced that the fixtures for the new season will be released at 10:00am on Thursday 19th July.

Meet Our Opponents: Hartley Wintney

Hartley Wintney are the fourth club we will face this season who we have never played before.

Gray makes first four signings

James Gray has been working hard since his appointment to bring new players to the club, and we are now in a position to announce his first four signings, one of whom is someone returning to the club.

Meet Our Opponents: Harrow Borough

Having looked at a couple of new opponents over the past couple of days, today we look at very familiar opponents in Harrow Borough - our former landlords, and regular league opponents for nearly 40 years.

Keagan Cole moves on

Keagan Cole has become the latest departure from the club after he signed for newly promoted Potters Bar Town this afternoon.

Meet Our Opponents: Gosport Borough

The third of our new opponents this season are Hampshire side Gosport Borough.

Friendly arranged at London Colney

We will travel to London Colney on Tuesday 17th July for a pre-season friendly, kick off at 7:45pm.

FA Competition Dates 2018-19

The dates for the FA Cup and FA Trophy have been released by the FA for the new season.

Meet Our Opponents: Frome Town

Frome Town are the second of our opponents for the new season that we will be meeting for the first time.

Meet Our Opponents: Farnborough

We've only met Farnborough competitively in one season, that being in the 2015/16 season with both teams each winning one of the two league games.

Hammond takes a step up

James Hammond has become the ninth (if we've calculated it correctly) member of last season's squad to take a step up for the new season.

Promotion & relegation 2018/19

The FA have released the details of how promotion and relegation will work at the end of the forthcoming season.

HFCSA Community Funday: Sunday 1st July

The Hendon FC Supporters Association are holding a Community Day & Funday on Sunday 1st July in association with SJP, Hendon Youth and the SJP Residents Association.

Meet Our Opponents: Dorchester Town

We have played Dorchester Town twice previously, once in the FA Cup and once in a pre-season friendly.

Meet Our Opponents: Chesham United

Chesham United are the second of our opponents that we will be renewing rivalries with this season.

Ashley Nathaniel-George joins Football League club

Ashley Nathaniel-George has signed for Crawley Town today having scored 17 goals in 59 appearances for us last season, playing a key part in our run to the play-offs.

New manager & league for U18s

We are pleased to announce that Joe Pascoe will be managing our U18 side for the new season, and they will be playing in the Southern Counties Midweek League.

Meet Our Opponents: Beaconsfield Town

Despite only being a relatively short distance away, according to our records we have never played Beaconsfield Town, or Beaconsfield SYCOB as they used to be known, either competitively or in a friendly.

Goal of the season voting still open

Have you entered our goal of the season competition yet as part of the fundraising efforts for our 12th Man Fund? There are 14 goals to choose from via HFCTV.

Snowball draw update

The snowball draws for January to May 2018 were made recently by Jack, one of the team who works at SJP, and the winners are listed below.

Meet Our Opponents: Basingstoke Town

Over the next three weeks, we'll be looking briefly at each of our 21 league opponents in the coming season.

Change to league constitution

There has been a change to our league constitution for the new season following the withdrawal of Barnsley based side Shaw Lane from the Northern Premier League Premier Division.

Another home friendly arranged

We have arranged another home friendly, and we will entertain Royston Town on Tuesday 24th July, kick off 7:30pm.

Four join Gary at Hampton

Four of last season's squad have followed Gary to Hampton & Richmond Borough, amongst 8 signings announced by the National League South club this morning.

Club to hold a trial match

The club will be holding a trial match in the near future, and the trial will be by invitation only.

Mark Boyce appointed as Assistant Manager

James Gray is delighted to announce that Mark Boyce will be joining him as his assistant.

SJP to continue Mental Health project

We are pleased to announce that SJP have agreed with Richard Hay from the Brent Mental Health Team that when the funding for the Hendon FC project finishes next year, that SJP will ensure it continues through their sponsorship.

Diedhiou and Tingey become Saints

National League South side St Albans City have announced today that they have signed Dave Diedhiou and Luke Tingey for the 2018-19 season.

Club Statement

It has been brought to the Board's attention that James Gray posted a number of tweets when he was with St Albans City that were considered by some as being offensive and racially motivated.

Links page updated

The links page has been updated with all the links to the official websites of clubs we will be playing in the coming season.

Have you voted for your goal of the season yet?

Have you entered our goal of the season competition yet as part of the fundraising efforts for our 12th Man Fund? There are 14 goals to choose from via HFCTV.

James Gray named as new manager

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed James Gray as our new manager.

Under 23 trials now full

We would like to thank all those who has sent in a CV to be considered for our forthcoming trials for the new Under 23 side.

Mental health initiative featured by The Guardian

Simon Lawrence has been interviewed by The Guardian this week following the coverage our Mental Health Initiative has gained through social media.