Hampshire FA Award – John Marchment
John Marchment has been presented with a Hampshire FA Certificate of Commendation which was initially awarded virtually, due to Covid-19 regulations, at the Hampshire FA 2020 and 2021 awards in July.
The certificate is awarded to an individual for an additional 10 years’ service following a 25 Year Hampshire FA Service to Football Award.
John was Chairman of the Aldershot DFA from 2009 till 2016 and joined the Council in 2002 as Benevolent Officer and remains in that position today. He has been a member of Hampshire FA for a good number of years, sits on a number of their Committees as well as Disciplinary Commissions. He is a ‘one club man’ and started playing at 16 for Farnborough Covenanters FC in the Woking & District League, progressing finally to the Wessex League. In the 35 years he was with the club, which changed its name to Covies FC and then latterly to Farnborough North End FC, he held positions of Manager, Assistant Manager, Chairman, Treasurer and finally Secretary. John is a season ticket holder at Aldershot Town FC and has followed the Shots since 1969.
The presentation to John was made by Aldershot DFA Chairman Mike Gardner.