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Thursday 15 November - Under 23s win by odd goal in seven

The under 23s continued their winning ways with a 4-3 win at Harrow Borough to move to the top of the table despite being reduced to ten men in the first half.

The young Greens took the lead in the 10th minute when Riccardo Alexander-Greenaway continued his scoring form by converting a penalty. Harrow then equalised with their own penalty shortly before half-time.

The lead was restored by Khalil Francis early in the second half, and it was doubled in the 65th minute by Will Murphy. Harrow pulled a goal back with seven minutes to go, but just two minutes later Alexander-Greenaway scored his second penalty of the game to restore the two goal advantage. Harrow scored a third in the dying moments of the game, but the Greens were able to hold on for all three points.

Mention must be made of goalkeeper Daniel Purdue who made a world class save in the second half with a shot from outside the box that was deflected off our defenders head and going in the top right corner but somehow managed to adjust himself and was able to leap catlike across the goal and tip the ball over the bar.

Posted at 08:27

Wednesday 14 November - Possible supporters coach to Gosport

With no team coach and the likelihood of strike action on South Western Railways, the supporters association would like to run a coach to Gosport Borough on 24th November but this will of course be subject to numbers.

The strike action is expected to reduce the number of trains running to Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour - the two stations nearest to Gosport.

If you are interested in travelling please contact the supporters association on 07484775974 or e-mail sewood50@gmail.com as soon as possible.

Posted at 17:31

Wednesday 14 November - Staines Town match report now online

The match report from last night's victory over Staines Town is now online.

The report can be found by clicking here.

Posted at 15:27

Wednesday 14 November - Biggleswade Town photos online

The photos from the weekend FA Trophy defeat to Biggleswade Town are now online.

Derek Beech's images can be found on Flickr by clicking here or on Facebook by clicking here.

Posted at 14:06

Wednesday 14 November - Two post match interviews

Post match interviews with hat-trick hero Shaquille Hippolyte-Patrick and manager Jimmy Gray are now online on our YouTube channel. You can see the interviews by clicking the links below. Highlights of the game will be available through HFCTV in a few days time.

Shaquille Hippolyte-Patrick interview

Jimmy Gray interview

Posted at 08:51

Tuesday 13 November - Greens cruise to comfortable win

The first team had a comfortable 5-1 win over Staines Town this evening, with Shaquille Hippolyte-Patrick scoring his first hat-trick for the club.

The opening goal came in the 23rd minute when Gianni Crichlow delivered a superb cross for Connor Calcutt to slip the ball home, and that was the only score of the first half.

The second half opened in perfect fashion as Calcutt scored his second within a couple of minutes, and in the 54th minute Hippolyte-Patrick scored his first of the evening with an overhead strike.

Nine minutes later Hippolyte-Patrick scored his second of the evening, dribbling into the box and finding a route to goal. Staines pulled a goal back with ten minutes to go when Makhosini Ryan Khanye scored an excellent free kick, but within two minutes Hippolyte-Patrick completed his hat-trick with his second overhead kick of the evening.

The result moves the Greens up to 4th place in the table ahead of Saturday's trip to Tiverton Town.

Posted at 22:59

Monday 12 November - Under 18 match postponed

Tonight's Under 18 game at Ashford Town (Middlesex) in the Middlesex Senior Youth Cup has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. A new date will be announced in due course.

Don't forget that the first team are at home to Staines Town tomorrow evening, whilst the under 23s travel to Harrow Borough on Wednesday evening - both games will kick off at 7:45pm.

Posted at 16:57

Monday 12 November - Biggleswade Town report now online

The match report Saturday's very wet FA Trophy defeat at the hands of BiggleswadeTown last night is now online.

David Ballheimer's report can be found by clicking here.

Posted at 11:10

Monday 12 November - West Hendon Playing Fields drop-in sessions

A reminder that the drop-in sessions about the draft masterplan for West Hendon Playing Fields are taking place tomorrow. They are taking place at the West Hendon Community Hub from 10.30am-12.30pm and 3.15pm-7.00pm. This gives you an opportunity to view the draft masterplan and provide feedback. The hub can be found at Gadwall House, Perryfield Way, NW9 7DZ

The Sport, Leisure and Culture Consultancy (SLC) has been appointed by Barnet Council to undertake an appraisal of the options available to the Council for the development and creation of sports hubs and associated community facilities at West Hendon Playing Fields, in line with the recommendations of the Parks and Opens Spaces Strategy and Playing Pitch Strategy.

Now, in Phase 2, this consultation is asking for your views on the draft masterplan for West Hendon Playing Fields. Specifically, they are seeking your views on: the facilities proposed within the draft masterplan, the layout and location of the proposed facilities within the draft masterplan, any comments you may have on the overall draft masterplan.

Please give them your views on the draft masterplan by completing the online questionnaire. They welcome responses from anybody or any organisation interested in the future development of the site, including those from outside of the area of Barnet Council.

Please click the link below to take you through to the Engage Barnet page, which will have the survey and the accompanying documents which you will need to view when responding to the survey. These documents are: the draft masterplan of West Hendon Playing Fields, layout of the community hub building and a document answering Frequently Asked Questions about the project.

The survey should take no more than 10-15 minutes. Please note the survey will close on the 2nd December 2018.

https://engage.barnet.gov.uk/Phase_2_West_Hendon_Playing_Fields

Thank you in advance for your participation in the online survey. Please encourage any other people or organisations you know that would be interested in the future development of West Hendon Playing Fields to participate.

Posted at 08:33

Sunday 11 November - Win cash in the New Year Raffle 2019

The New Year Raffle will be drawn on 1st January 2019 shortly after our home game against Chesham United. Tickets are £1 each and are available at the club shop and behind the bar.

Prizes this year are again all cash, First £300, Second £200, Third £100 with other cash prizes of £50.

If you can help sell tickets please contact Eddie Edwards at a game or by email on hendon.edd@hotmail.com and these can be supplied. Thank you for your help.

Posted at 20:16

Sunday 11 November - Under 18s have results overturned

The under 18s have had their first two league wins overturned after an ineligible player was fielded in both games. Under Southern Counties Youth League rules, the points have been awarded to their opponents - Brimsdown Rovers and Haringey Borough respectively - with all goals scored being wiped from the records.

Updated League Table

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Sunday 11 November - Raise money for HFC through easyfundraising

Please help support Hendon Football Club in the easiest way possible by using easyfundraising when shopping online. Every supporter can play their part in the build up to Christmas when they shop online.

Use easyfundraising to shop with over 3,300 retailers including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com, eBay, Boden, and M&S.

Every time you shop, you'll raise a free donation for Hendon Football Club. It is that easy!

If you are booking train travel to our away games or just visiting family/friends, by using National Rail and Trainline will raise funds for the club.

It really does cover everything from accommodation to electricals, flights, insurance, utilities, mobiles, food and wine, home furnishing etc.

It doesn't require you to pay anything extra when you make a purchase. If you do not use online shopping, I am sure you know someone who does!

Our current total so far is £2542.27. This has been raised over many years without us really pushing the easyfundraising opportunity. We now want to achieve £5000 by the end of the season. I can assure you that The Trust Board will be inform you how the money has been spent to support the football club.

Below is a link to our easyfundraising site, and also a link to a short video on how to use the site if you are unfamiliar with it.

Cyrus Cooper (HFCST Chair)

How to use easyfundraising

HFSCT easyfundraising page

Posted at 19:59

Saturday 10 November - Snowball draw update

The Snowball draws for the months from June to October were made today, with over £1900 worth of prizes being given away. The winners are as follows, and they will be contacted in the next few days.

June: 1st prize £244.50 - ball 64. 2nd prize £122.25 - ball 19

July: 1st prize £237.00 - ball 155. 2nd prize £118.50 - ball 81.

August: 1st prize £267.00 - ball 5. 2nd prize £133.50 - ball 212.

September: 1st prize £261.00 - ball 107. 2nd prize £130.50 - ball 99.

October: 1st prize £265.50 - ball 203. 2nd prize £132.50 - ball 16.

Posted at 21:22

Saturday 10 November - Hanwell Town photos now online

The photos from the Middlesex Senior Cup win at Hanwell Town are now online. Derek Beech's images can be found on Flickr by clicking here or on Facebook by clicking here.

Posted at 20:54

Saturday 10 November - Jimmy Gray post match interview

Jimmy Gray's interview following today's FA Trophy defeat is now online. You can watch it by clicking the link below.

Jimmy Gray interview

Posted at 20:51

Saturday 10 November - Last gasp goal knocks out 10 man Hendon

An injury time winner from Biggleswade Town ensured that the first team were to go no further than the second qualifying round of the FA Trophy at a very wet SJP this afternoon.

With heavy rain falling for much of the game, the first half was a goalless affair, but the Greens took the lead in the 48th minute when Shaquille Hippolyte-Patrick found the back of the net with a fine strike.

The Waders pulled a goal back in the 79th minute through Tom Smith, moments after Adam Pepera had been shown a straight red card for a challenge on former Hendon midfielder Matt Ball.

The winner came in stoppage time when Joe White, who scored a 5-timer for the Greens when on loan from Dagenham & Redbridge last night, saw his strike squirm through the grasp of Danny Boness and into the goal.

Posted at 20:16

Thursday 08 November - What's in the Biggleswade Town programme?

Here is what is in Saturday's programme for our FA Trophy tie against Biggleswade Town.

GREENSVIEW: John Rogers starts the programme with his editorial

JAMES GRAY: The Hendon manager talks about Biggleswade Town and Tuesday's tie at Hanwell

GREENS DREAM TEAMS: The eighth in David Ballheimer's series covers his 'H' Team

SECOND ROUND QUALIFYING DRAW: Every tie with fellow Southern League teams highlighted

GREENS IN ACTION: Images from the previous round against Staines Town

STAT ATTACK: Hendon and Biggleswade Town in the FA Trophy by Steve Rogers

AWAY TRAVEL: How to get to Biggleswade Town next Tuesday should the tie be drawn

MEMORY LANE: More iconic images of Claremont Road and how it used to be

HENDON'S FA TROPHY RECORD: Results over the past 30 years in the FA Trophy

FIXTURES AND RESULTS: List of fixtures, results, appearances and goals

MEET YOUR GREENS: Coach Mark Boyce

OUR VISITORS: Biggleswade Town and their players

NON-LEAGUE SCENE: The Non-League Paper talks about the magic and romance of the FA Cup

HALF-TIME BREAK: Another nine football questions to amuse you at half-time

SPONSORSHIP PAGES: Who has sponsored what for players and matches

PLUS: Today's Sponsors, Gary McCann Seat Sponsorship, Stats Page and Team Line-up

If you wish to subscribe to having regular programmes in PDF format emailed, please contact Edd on hendon.edd@hotmail.com

Posted at 20:49

Thursday 08 November - Happy Diwali

We would like to wish all our Hindu supporters a very happy Diwali - their celebrations have been taking place this week.

Posted at 20:47

Thursday 08 November - Make your Christmas Connections pledge

You may remember a few days ago we issued a release regarding our partnership with Ashford Place regarding Christmas Connections. The link to make your pledges is now available.

As a reminder, Christmas Connections invites and inspires individuals, communities and businesses to draw on a variety of resources to pledge vital support to people with mental health challenges and social isolation who can feel alienated and excluded. The support can range from the simple act of sending someone a card, to organising group Christmas dinners, to making a phone call to someone you know who will be alone.

Just click the link below to make your pledge - there is also a link to the original press release.

Christmas Connections Pledge

Christmas Connections Press Release

Posted at 15:20

Wednesday 07 November - Middlesex Senior Cup Quarter Final draw

The quarter final draw of the Middlesex Senior Cup has been made this afternoon, and we have been drawn at home to Hayes & Yeading United. The tie will be played at SJP on Tuesday 15th January, kick off 7:45pm.

The other ties are as follows: Barnet v Hampton & Richmond Borough or Bedfont Sports; Wealdstone v Brentford B; Staines Town v Harrow Borough

Posted at 15:33

Wednesday 07 November - Hanwell Town report now online

The match report on the win at Hanwell Town last night is now online. David Ballheimer's report can be found by clicking here.

Posted at 13:32

Wednesday 07 November - Under 23 match off, under 18 match on

Tonight's under 23 fixture at CB Hounslow United has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch, but the under 18 fixture at home to Hayes & Yeading United will of course go ahead as planned. Kick off is at 7:30pm.

Posted at 12:57

Tuesday 06 November - U16 Invitational Tournament

We are running an invitational tournament for under 16 sides on three Wednesday evenings between now and Christmas. Please see the poster linked below for more information and contact details to express an interest.

Invitational Tournament Poster

Posted at 22:56

Tuesday 06 November - Coach bookings for Tiverton game

The supporters association are now taking bookings for the trip to Tiverton Town on Saturday 17th November. If you are interested in travelling on the coach, please contact the association as soon as possible either by calling 07484 775974 or emailing sewood50@gmail.com.

Posted at 22:53

Tuesday 06 November - Salisbury report now online

The match report on the defeat at Salisbury on Saturday is now online. Bryan Roberts's report can be found by clicking here.

Posted at 22:36

Tuesday 06 November - Cup defence begins with victory

The first team began their defence of the Middlesex Senior Cup won last season with a 1-0 victory at Hanwell Town in the second round. The scorer of the only goal was Ricardo German in the 15th minute, and that was enough to secure progression to the quarter finals.

Posted at 22:07

Tuesday 06 November - West Hendon Playing Fields survey

We have been requested to ask supporters if they would get involved with a survey they are running to gain feedback to their draft masterplan for West Hendon Playing Fields. These are the playing fields behind the clubhouse at SJP that run back towards West Hendon.

The Sport, Leisure and Culture Consultancy (SLC) has been appointed by Barnet Council to undertake an appraisal of the options available to the Council for the development and creation of sports hubs and associated community facilities at West Hendon Playing Fields, in line with the recommendations of the Parks and Opens Spaces Strategy and Playing Pitch Strategy. We previously asked for your thoughts on possible options for the area and, as a result, we have created a draft Master Plan.

Now, in Phase 2, this consultation is asking for your views on the draft masterplan for West Hendon Playing Fields. Specifically, we are seeking your views on: the facilities proposed within the draft masterplan, the layout and location of the proposed facilities within the draft masterplan, any comments you may have on the overall draft masterplan.

Please give us your views on the draft masterplan by completing the online questionnaire. We welcome responses from anybody or any organisation interested in the future development of the site, including those from outside of the area of Barnet Council.

Please click the link below to take you through to the Engage Barnet page, which will have the survey and the accompanying documents which you will need to view when responding to the survey. These documents are: the draft masterplan of West Hendon Playing Fields, layout of the community hub building and a document answering Frequently Asked Questions about the project.

The survey should take no more than 10-15 minutes. Please note the survey will close on the 2nd December 2018.

https://engage.barnet.gov.uk/Phase_2_West_Hendon_Playing_Fields

We are also hosting a drop-in session at West Hendon Community Hub on Tuesday 13 November (10.30am-12.30pm & 3.15pm-7.00pm) where people can come view the draft masterplan and provide feedback. Assuming we don't draw against Biggleswade Town on Saturday, this gives supporters a chance to call in ahead of our home game against Staines Town that evening.

Thank you in advance for your participation in the online survey. Please encourage any other people or organisations you know that would be interested in the future development of West Hendon Playing Fields to participate.

Posted at 08:32

Monday 05 November - Under 23 fixture alteration

The Under 23s home fixture against CB Hounslow United will now be played away this Wednesday due to a fixture clash with the Under 18s. The home game will now be played on Wednesday 30th January.

The under 18s are at home to Hayes & Yeading United on Wednesday evening - kick off is at 7:30pm.

Posted at 11:25

Sunday 04 November - Biggleswade Town FA Trophy tickets now on sale

Tickets are now on sale online for our FA Trophy tie against Biggleswade Town on Saturday afternoon. Just click the link below to purchase your tickets.

Hendon v Biggleswade Tickets

Posted at 21:10

Sunday 04 November - Salisbury photos now online

The photos from the defeat at Salisbury are now online.

Derek Beech's images can be found on Flickr by clicking here or on Facebook by clicking here.

Posted at 20:54

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