Hornsea Town AFC

Town AFC

Fish n’ Chip Night
Hornsea Town are hosting a Fish and Chip night to raise money for the club. The event takes place on Wednesday 13th April, 7pm at Whiteheads. Tickets are £10 and we’ve got the whole of Whiteheads Restaurant for the night. There’ll be fish, chips, mushy peas, bread and butter, tea or coffee and a dessert as well as a licensed bar! We will also have a raffle and welcome any donated prizes.  Anyone can come so please invite friends/family/partners. Get your tickets in advance from Tom Connor 07557919923.connort@hslc.co.uk, Graham Janes, or by speaking to any of us here at Hornsea Town and we’ll see you there!
Saturday 5th March: Humber Premier League –
Hornsea Town 1 – 5 Crown FC (Chris Walker)
Town lost their last home game of the season to title contenders Crown FC. After taking a deserved 1-0 lead the lads imploded on themselves handing Crown 3 simple goals and ultimately walking away with no points at this crucial time of the season.
Saturday 12th March: Humber Premier League –
Goole United 5 – 1 Hornsea Town (Chris Walker)
Playing the better part of 70 minutes with 10 men the Seasiders suffer another heavy blow to their survival hopes. A sub standard first half was followed by a hard-working much improved second but it was too little to late. With 4 games left to play the lads will need to forget recent form and aim for a near maximum points total.
Saturday March 19th: Humber Premier League-
East Riding Rangers 2 – 1 Hornsea Town (Sam Baldwin)
In a very close fought game the Seasiders fell to a narrow defeat away at East Riding Rangers.
A well contested game ended with the hosts edging it but Town will head into next week knowing if they play in the same manner, 3 points could well be theirs.
YOUR CLUB NEEDS YOU:
Hornsea Town AFC are seeking to fill the roles of Club Secretary and Club Treasurer. If you would like to be part of and play an important role in your local community football club, don’t hesitate, get in touch!
You will be working with a committee dedicated to growing this ever developing club as it enters its most exciting times yet. The club currently holds 3 Saturday teams ranging from Humber Premier League to County League 4, a Sunday vets team and is continuing to grow relationships elsewhere. With access to both the Hollis Recreation ground and the brand-new Hornsea 3G, what better time to get involved.
If interested or for any more details please contact:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HornseaTownAFC/?fref=ts
Twitter: @HornseaTownAFC
Email (Press Officer): samuelt.burton@hotmail.co.uk

Humber Premier League-
Chalk Lane 2 – 4 Hornsea Town.
(Ben Leyland, Jez Longley, Lewis Reeve(2))

Saturday 6th February was just what the doctor ordered as Town ended their run of defeats in January with a much needed win on the road!

The result brought the lads off the foot of the table and has given them a chance in the fight to stay in the highest tier of amateur football.

Humber Premier League-
Driffield Evening Institute 2 – 2 Hornsea Town.
(Jordan Holmes, Jez Longley)

Town followed up that impressive win with a battling point away at Driffield on Saturday 13th February .

On a difficult playing surface the football was certainly not the prettiest and the game could have gone either way.

In the end the points were shared when the saviour Jesus (Longley), acrobatically equalised with a last minute over head kick.

Humber Premier League-
Hornsea Town 1 – 5 Bridlington Sports Club.
(Jez Longley)
Saturday 20th February  was a disappointing day all round for Town as what seemed to be a good run of form, ended dramatically.

The Seasiders looked comfortable early in the game, playing some great football and even took a 1-0 lead. It only took Bridlington one minute to equalise though and In the second half Town had a man sent off and collapsed to an emphatic defeat in what was an important game in their season.

 

YOUR CLUB NEEDS YOU:

Hornsea Town AFC are seeking to fill the roles of Club Secretary and Club Treasurer. If you would like to be part of and play an important role in your local community football club, don’t hesitate, get in touch!
You will be working with a committee dedicated to growing this ever developing club as it enters it’s most exciting times yet. The club currently holds 3 Saturday teams ranging from Humber Premier League to County League 4, a Sunday vets team and continuing to grow relationships elsewhere. With access to both the Hollis Recreation aground and the brand-new Hornsea 3G, what better time to get involved.

If interested or for any more detail please contact:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/HornseaTownAFC/?fref=ts
Twitter: @HornseaTownAFC
Email (Press Officer): samuelt.burton@hotmail.co.uk

Tanton Cup

The main topic of discussion at the Annual General Meeting of the competition held on Monday 7th March at Leven Sports Club was the future and format of the competition. The Tanton Cup – or to give it its full title ‘The Hornsea and District Hospital War Memorial Challenge Cup’ presented by PC Tanton Esq. in 1922 is the longest running cup competition of its like in the East Riding of Yorkshire under the East Riding County Football Association. However, with several local villages no longer able to sustain running a Saturday team, (the latest being Aldborough and North Frodingham) it was agreed after much discussion among the Club representatives that the 12 teams entering be divided into four leagues of three teams. The winning team from each league moving into the semi-finals. This means that each competing team will be guaranteed two fixtures each.
TANTON CUP 2016 DRAW Round 1
Group A – Brandesburton 2nds, Leven 1sts, Skirlaugh.
Group B Hornsea Town 1sts, Leven 2nds, Long Riston Vets.
Group C – Hornsea Town 2nds, Leven Vets, Long Riston 1sts.
Group D – Hornsea Town Vets, Brandesburton 1sts, Long Riston 2nds.
Each team in the group will play each other (two games per team), the winning team in each group to go through to semi-finals.
All the above matches should be played by 8th May.
Semi-finals
Winner Group A v Winner Group C.
Winner Group D v Winner Group B.
Semi-finals to be played by 15th May.
Final
The 2016 Final will once again be on the eve of the FA Cup Final – Friday, 20th May, 6.30 pm kick off.
On the administration side the competition is in safe hands with Dave Brocklebank continuing as President, Stuart Kemp as Chairman, Phillip Ashcroft remains the Competition Secretary and Ian McClane the referee’s Appointment Secretary, whilst David Dean was also appointed to the Committee.
With all teams playing at least two fixtures it was agreed that the entry fee per club be £20.00. The funds being raised by the competition will, once again, be in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance to whom £500.00 was donated last year and presented to them at a ceremony at Geoff Whitehead’s Fish Shop, Geoff continues to support the competition.
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