ADFA – news archives

  • Hants FA refs course
    Hartley Wintney JFC today hosts its first ever Referee Course, led by the Hampshire FA. The Referee plays an integral role in ensuring all participants enjoy their match day experience, helping create a competitive, fair, safe and enjoyable playing environment. Today, 14 students are embarking on the referee course – and their new career in refereeing. The FA Referee Course is
  • Aldershot DFA Awards
    Aldershot DFA Recognition at Hampshire FA Grassroots Awards There was a healthy list of recipients from within the Aldershot Divisional Football Association area recognised at the recent Hampshire FA Grassroots Football Awards, sponsored by BSA Regal. The event was held virtually due to Covid-19 restrictions and covered the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons. Included in the
  • Aldershot DFA President appointed to FA Board
    Aldershot DFA President Appointed to the FA Board Our President, Thura KT Win JP has been appointed onto the FA Board. Aldershot DFA Chairman from 2005 to 2009, Thura has been a council member since 1995 and has served the role as President with distinction since 2009. Thura has a wealth of football experience having
  • English football introduces new guidance for heading
    English football will introduce heading guidance across every level of the professional and amateur game from the start of the 2021-22 season. The new guidance, which is specifically focused on training sessions where the majority of heading occurs, has been designed to meet the requirements of each level of English football. The guidance will be
  • Hammond Moggach memorial shield update
    A successful evening at Hartley Wintney saw around 150 spectators at the inaugural Hammond Moggach memorial shield match. Although Hartley ran out 5-1 winners, the real winners were the youngsters that will benefit from around £400 raised to help those in need with football costs. A successful evening, which will hopefully be repeated each year.
  • Hammond Moggach memorial shield
    On Tuesday 27th July Hartley Wintney are playing Fleet Town at Hartley Wintney FC. It is a memorial game in memory of the late Eric Moggach and Arthur Hammond who were stalwarts in their own right for many years in local football and both will be sadly missed . Proceeds will go towards setting up a
  • Affiliation and Cup Entry
    It is now time to sort out your affiliation for 2021-22 to the Aldershot DFA! The affiliation and cup entry form is now available for download and should be completed before July 31st.
  • AGM – 2021
    The Association’s Annual General Meeting has now been moved to Wednesday July 14th 2021. The North East Hants League will hold their AGM on 8th July and the Aldershot and Camberley Sunday League have scheduled their AGM for 8th July. The Aldershot Saturday League and the Farnham SUnday have yet to advise on their AGM
  • Farewell “Arty”
    10th April – We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing on 10th April of Arthur “Arty” Hammond. Arty’s knowledge and wisdom of the beautiful game was truly incredible and he could hold court until the sun went down. Our sincere condolences to Arty’s family. The sun has set now, RIP Arty [Thanks to
  • Injured whilst playing football?
    The Hampshire FA Benevolent Fund is available for players or officials injured whilst involved in a football match or football activities, who will, and possibly with their dependants, be subject to hardship as a result of being out of work. We would like to make it clear that it’s not an insurance policy but to
  • Army FA Referees 100 Years 1920-2020
    Army FA Referees 100 Years Commemorative Brochure 1920-2020 Our colleagues at the Army FA would like to recognise 100 years since the formation of the Army FA Referees Committee and the significant achievements of Army Refereeing during this period please see the link below for a 104 page full colour commemorative brochure covering the extensive
  • Sunday Cup winners 2019/20
    2nd November 2020 – Aldershot DFA Sunday Cup winners We managed to complete our two outstanding cup finals from 2019/20 on Sunday 1st November. Both were keenly contested in front of good crowds and Farnborough FC looked after us and the games extremely well. Results were: The Eric Holbrook FinalHawley Bridge 4  Wyvern 3 The
  • Sunday Cup Finals Programmes
    31st October 2020 – Aldershot DFA Sunday Cup finals – programmes The Association’s Sunday cup finals will be played on Sunday 1st November 2020 at Farnborough FC. Programmes are available to download here The Eric Holbrook Final at 10.30amHawley Bridge v Wyvern The Sunday Senior Cup at 2.30pmFC Fleet v Bracknell Rangers Please note that
  • Sunday Cup Finals
    Further to our previous announcement below on 18th May, the following message has been issued by the Association’s Cup Committee. The Association’s Sunday cup finals will be played on Sunday 1st November 2020 at Farnborough FC. The Eric Holbrook Final at 10.30am Hawley Bridge v Wyvern The Sunday Senior Cup at 2.30pm FC Fleet v
  • ADFA Cups update
    18th May 2020 – Aldershot DFA Cup competitions Further to our previous announcement below on 16th March, the following message has been issued by the Association’s Cup Committee.  As you will be aware the FA have voided grassroots football for 2019/20 due to the Covid-19 outbreak. As it stands we have been left with a
  • AGM Postponed
    23rd April 2020 – Aldershot DFA AGM postponed The Association’s Annual General Meeting due on 21st May 2020 has been postponed due to the current restrictions caused by Covid-19.  We will advise of a new date for the AGM as soon as we are able to once restrictions have been lifted. Meanwhile, everybody please stay
  • ADFA Cups suspended
    16th March 2020 – All Aldershot DFA cup competitions suspended Please find below a link to the FA’s announcement today in regards to suspending grassroots football in relation to covid-19. Following on from their announcement, please take this as confirmation that Aldershot DFA are fully supporting the FA’s announcement and that grassroots football should
  • Lifetime Award for Eddie Spraggett
    Our respected former @adfacups President and Secretary Eddie Spraggett received a Lifetime Award for services to football from @HampshireFA John Benfield. This was presented at our 125 anniversary match between @CamberleyTownFC and @Armyfa1888 in Aldershot
  • British Army Representative XI 5 Camberley Town FC 0
    At a soaked Aldershot Military Stadium on Wednesday evening, 19th February 2020. Current Senior Cup holders Camberley Town, from the Combined Counties League, were the opponents and goals from Sean Thomson, Calum Wilkinson (2), Clay Bryant and Man of the Match Dan Stoneman completed a 5-0 victory for the Army who continue their preparation for
  • British Army Representative XI v Camberley Town – update
    As part of our 125th anniversary year we are holding two special matches. On 2nd May an Aldershot Town Legends XI will be playing a Local All Stars XI, but the first game we are proud to put on is Camberley Town FC vs British Army Men’s Representative team. Camberley Town are the holders of
  • Aldershot DFA 125th anniversary events
    The Aldershot Divisional Football Association is 125 years old this year, having been founded on 9th August 1894. To celebrate this landmark date, a number of events are planned during the season and it would be great for as many as possible to support these events. The current ADFA Senior Cup holders, Camberley Town will
  • Thanks to La Manga Sports
    Thank you to La Manga Sports Tours  At the recent Aldershot Divisional Football Association AGM all attending clubs were entered into a draw for a new football kit for the 2017-18 season. The winners were Yateley United and their Chairman Richard Pascoe is pictured receiving the new kit from Jordon Castle of La Manga Sports