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News - January 2021

Silver Jubilee Newsletter

The February 2021 newsletter has been released by Silver Jubilee providing an update on events in and around the ground during the past few months and how they are coping with the pandemic.

On This Day: 31st January

We reach January’s end in our look back at matches on this day in history and begin in 1920 with an Athenian League match at Metrogas which ended in a 3-1 win, J Hall (2) and F Yates with the goals.

On This Day: 30th January

The penultimate day of January has seen less action than other days in the month with just thirteen competitive matches and a single friendly, with which begin.

On This Day: 29th January

We move our retrospective onto 29th January and begin in 1910, the club’s second season, when they suffered a setback in their pursuit of a second consecutive title in the Finchley & District League Division 2, going down 3-1 to local rivals Totteridge.

On This Day: 28th January

Today we look at the 28th January and after a day of misery followed by a day of merriment, today’s lot over the past 112 years has been somewhat more balanced and measured.

On This Day: 27th January

After the doom and gloom of yesterday’s look back in history, today’s provides us with rather more in the way of happy memories and a lot fewer miserable defeats to look back on.

On This Day: 26th January

We move our ‘On this Day’ series on to January 26th and a day that has provided little succour over the past 91 years or so.

On This Day: January 25th

Today’s look back on this day in history, 25th January, begins in 1913 when Hampstead Town took on Waltham in a Middlesex League Premier Division fixture and won 5-1.

On This Day: 24th January

24th January sees the busiest day yet in our look back across matches played in our history and we begin in 1914 and a 1-1 draw at home to Barking in the league.

On This Day: 23rd January

Instead of visiting Hayes & Yeading United this afternoon, we’re left with another look back in history and have a look at what happened on the 23rd January on this day.

On This Day: 22nd January

For the second day in a row we begin our retrospective with a Middlesex Senior Cup defeat in 1921 away at Barnet.

On This Day: January 21st

21st January 1922 is where we begin today’s retrospective look at Hendon on this day and a local derby in the Middlesex Senior Cup against Barnet which was won 1-0 by the Bees.

On This Day: 20th January

Our series of retrospectives moves on to 20th January, a day of mixed fortunes with wins, draws and defeats as well as a couple of dismissals.

On This Day: 19th January

Following the relative success-laden dates of 16th, 17th and 18th January, today’s retrospective is a touch more sober with fewer wins and a much higher percentage of matches lost and drawn.

Lee and Simon on HFCTV

The first video of 2021 sees Steve Lytton come together with manager Lee Allinson and chairman Simon Lawrence for a chat.

On This Day: 18th January

Episode number 12 of our retrospective look back at games on this day in history takes in the mildly successful date of 18th January where, following an awayday heavy day yesterday, the split is slightly more even.

On This Day: January 17th

It wasn’t until 1982 that the Greens hosted a match on 17th January, the first seven fixtures on this day all took place at home.

On This Day: January 16th

Today’s ‘On this Day’ features the equalling of a club record and is, to date, the most successful date in the club’s history that has been covered so far in the series.

On This Day: 15th January

We begin our look back at on-field events on 15th January by going back a full century to find the first occasion on which the club played a game on this date and Hampstead Town duly opened proceedings in exciting style as then were held to a goal-less draw by Southall in the Athenian League at The Avenue ground.

On This Day: 14th January

Our ‘On This Day’ series moves on to 14th January and begins with the club’s first game against local rivals Wealdstone in a Middlesex Junior Cup tie in 1911 which was saw the Stones draw first blood with a 1-0 win.

Les Skinner

We are saddened to have learned of the passing of long-term supporter Les Skinner who passed away yesterday following a short illness.

On This Day: 13th January

Our look back on what happened in the history of 13th January is bookended by visits to Sutton United, each of which ended with very different outcomes.

On This Day: 12th January

Our ‘On This Day’ series moves on to 12th January, a day in which traditionally, success – and goals - for Hendon sides have been something of a rarity.

On This Day: 11th January

Today’s retrospective looks at on-field events that have taken place on 11th January in the history of Hendon Football Club in our many previous guises.

On This Day: 10th January

Our latest retrospective sees us have a look at Hendon in action on 10th January and for the first match on this date we drift back 106 years to 1914 when Hampstead Town took on Page Green Old Boys in a League match and won 2-1 thanks to goals from Alec Tompkins and Bill Hooper.

On This Day: 9th January

On 9th January 1974 the national spotlight shone on Hendon Football Club like it never had before as the BBC TV cameras descended on Watford’s Vicarage Road in the midst of the three-day-week to take in the FA Cup 3rd Round replay against Newcastle United.

Southern League Statement:

The Pitching In Southern League have today released a further statement regarding the current pause in the season and have postponed all games up to 6th March.

On This Day: 8th January

Following yesterday’s look back at matches in the club’s history from the 7th January we move forward a day and have a look at on-field events from 8th January.

On This Day: 7th January

With football called to a halt for the time being and it being difficult to look forward, Greensnet has taken the opportunity to take a look back at games in the club’s history that took place on 7th January.

FA Statement regarding Non-elite Football

The FA have this evening released a statement regarding the suspension of non-elite football following this afternoon's Government announcement.