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U15 Eagles BBQ & Trophy Presentation

The U15 Eagles enjoyed a BBQ at Coach Gian Marco's house last weekend to celebrate a successful season winning their Crowborough Shield Group and the players receiving their individual accolades.  
 
Manager's Player - Conor Henderson, Player of the Year - Oli Haworth, Top Scorer - Tom Davies, Player's Player - Tan Rabe and Most Improved Player was Goalkeeper Ben Forrester who only conceded 3 goals in the 6 Shield matches whereas the team scored 43 !
 
Tom Davies also received the Overall Top Scorer Shield for the Youth Section of the Club (U13-U18) and was presented with a golden boot.
 
Oli was away on holiday for the BBQ but his trophy was presented to him by brother Josh, a Chipstead Youth Coach.
 
Well done Eagles - bring on next season !!!





U15 EAGLES MEET EACH OTHER IN PEMBURY TOURNAMENT FINAL

A great day at the Pembury Athletic Annual Tournament on Sunday 11 July 2021
The Chipstead Eagles entered 2 teams and they met in the final.  The Blues just edged it 1-0 with a goal from Tom Davies
All the players went home with a trophy (& a smile!)
Big thank you to Jason Jarrett for stepping as "Guest" Coach for the day to bring home the silverware !



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Some of our U11s and U12s enjoying the football at the Pembury Athletic Annual Tournament - July 2021




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U12 FALCONS RECEIVE THEIR CHIPSTEAD AWARDS

The U12 Falcons won ther U12 Tandridge League Division G this season - an amazing effort for the first year in this League
Well done to Coaches Jon Drake, Gian Marco de Sisto, Allister Green & Matt Roberts



End of Season Trophies were awarded to
William Cook (Player of the Year), Top Scorer (Miles Parker), Luca Pierce (Most Improved) and Henry Jones &
Samuel Jukes (both Manager's Players of the Season)
WELL DONE TO ALL !

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U6 PLAYERS RECEIVE THEIR CLUB TROPHIES 

 
Boris may have made us cancel our presentation day but the Chipstead U6s celebrated their first year with the Club by holding their trophy presentation at the end of the 6 Week Mini Soccer Course.  well done to all the Children in what was a difficult and interesting first year for them as members of Chipstead FC !  Congratulations to all the Coaches & good luck as you enter the U7 Crowborough League next season
with the 4 new teams, the Eagles & Falcons & the Kestrels & Hawks !









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Chipstead JFC – Golden Boot Awards 2020/2021

I am pleased to announce that the following players will be awarded the Club “Golden Boots”

Mini Soccer – Josh Mais – U9 Chipstead Kestrels – 14 Goals
Junior Soccer – Seb Murphy – U11 Chipstead Falcons – 25 Goals
Youth Football – Tom Davies – U15 Chipstead Eagles – 22 Goals

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A special mention should also go to the following players who were the top scorers in their respective teams:

U11 Eagles – Isaac Monks – 15 Goals
U12 Falcons – Miles Parker – 18 Goals
U12 Eagles - Ethan Thomas - 23 Goals
U13 Eagles - Joe Strebel - 12 Goals
U14 Kestrels – Daniel Turnbull – 4 Goals
U15 Falcons – Seb Deans – 13 Goals
U16 Eagles – Tom Borders – 20 Goals
U16 Falcons – Henry Harvey – 4 Goals
U18 – James White – 10 Goals
WELL DONE TO ALL !


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Congratulations to the U12 Chipstead Falcons who have clinched the U12G Tandridge Youth League title one week ahead of the season finish.  A 2-0 win today against West Wickham Sky sees them top the table with a match in hand - Well done Falcons on their first year in the TYL.
 
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CONGRATULATIONS to Chipstead Eagles U16s who won their "delayed" TYL Cup Final today (from last season) beating Ex Blues at Dartford FC 5-2.  Goals from Tom (3), Ed and George - MOM Tom.  Been a long wait to get the game played but well worth waiting for !!! 
 
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CONGRATULATIONS to U15 Eagles (pictured) & U15 Falcons for both winning their respective Crowborough Shield Groups after the football re-start in April 2021
The Club will receive a Shield from the League for their accomplishments
Well done to all the Coaches and Players in what has been an interrupted season 

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Amelie's Superhario Mission !


CLUB UPDATE - WELL DONE to Amelie (one of the Chipstead Wildcats) who donated over 20cm of her hair to the Little Princess Trust to make a wig for a child with Cancer.  Amelie SMASHED her original target of £550 & has raised £1475
Thank you to the Chipstead First Team who had a whip round at training and contributed £200 towards the total
 Well done Amelie - Chipstead FC is very proud of you !

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Chipstead U11 Eagles Share Shield with Tonbridge Juniors

A soggy morning at Knole Academy saw the U11 Chipstead Eagles win their last group match against Otford United to share the Crowborough Shield Title with Tonbridge Juniors - both teams with 4 wins and a draw 
Excellent work from Coaches & Players to end the season !


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U15 TRIALS - KENT YOUTH LEAGUE
Chipstead (Sevenoaks) Kestrels Under 15's are looking to add ambitious players to our team and squad for next season in the Kent Youth League.  With new professional coaching in place, we are looking for outfield players in particular, to join our team to work with our current players.

If you are interested in joining the team, who are highly driven to succeed, then please get in touch with Allan Hetherington as below:

Email: allanhetherington@hotmail.co.uk  -  Mobile: 07494 684428

We are running our first trial on Tuesday 13th July at 7pm at Chipstead Recreation Ground, Chevening Road, Chipstead, Sevenoaks, TN13 2SA

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THANK YOU JIMMY BULLARD

A fantastic turn-out for our "Q&A with Jimmy Bullard" on Thursday 18 February - 2 hours on Zoom with questions coming from all age groups, U7s to U18s - Jimmy did not shy away from any question and in some cases answered 2 & 3 questions
from members in succession !
We want thank Jimmy for giving up his evening to chat to our junior players & coaches and also for his "charitable donation"
which the Club will make on his behalf to the Sevenoaks Food Banks.
A very enjoyable evening of football stories from a real Pro !





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SOCIAL MEDIA OFFICER REQUIRED FOR CHIPSTEAD FC  
Are you able to volunteer for a couple of hours a week to update the Clubs profile on our social media pages.  Contact with team managers/coaches regarding results etc. is essential plus reporting of upcoming cup matches, tournament victories & any other Chipstead "News". 
If you think you could fulfil this role for the Club, please contact Caroline Davies at carolinejdavies@gmail.com.


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MESSAGE FROM CHEVENING SCHOOL


Dear Chipstead FC

We want to say a huge THANK YOU to you, for your support in 2020.
Because of you, we were able to raise over £10,000 in the autumn term, which will enable us to support the school, children and our wonderful teachers in these trying times.
We couldn't have done it without you.
Best Wishes and Stay Safe

Sarah Hodson & Becky Massam
Chevening PTFA


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HEAD OF GIRLS FOOTBALL, ANDY BLACK - POST HEAD SHAVE - WELL DONE !

HEAD OF GIRLS FOOTBALL, ANDY BLACK RAISES MONEY FOR PROSTATE CANCER UK

Prostate Cancer UK has a simple ambition - to stop men dying from prostate cancer. Through shifting the science over the next 10 years to focus on radical improvements in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and support, we will stop prostate cancer being a killer.

In previous seasons we have helped the Football Association to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.  This season Andy Black who runs the girls squads at Chipstead (and is the Chairman's son !) is shaving his head for charity - please support him if you can via the link below.

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/andrew-black28

Photos to follow !

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4 JANUARY 2021 - COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS UPDATE - NATIONAL LOCKDOWN
 
We have now received the latest update from the Government and unfortunately all U18 outdoor sport has now been suspended in line with the National Lockdown.
 
As a Club, all our players, coaches, match officials, volunteers, parents, and facility providers must adhere to the UK Government’s new national COVID-19 restrictions during this period.
 
We hope everyone stays safe in these uncertain times and we would like to assure all our members that as soon as we are permitted to be playing football - we will be back !
 
In the meantime Stay Alert, Control the Virus and Save Lives.
CHIPSTEAD FC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Alan Black, Jason Jarrett, Caroline Davies, Jennifer Gillespie, Catherine O’Connell, Marc Roots, GM de Sisto


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STATEMENT FROM LOAVES & FISHES - SEVENOAKS BRANCH
On behalf of Sevenoaks Foodbank, can I say a massive thank you to Chipstead Football Club for your amazing donations last Thursday.  It was incredibly generous of you to consider supporting the Foodbank in such a practical way and will greatly help us help our families in these challenging times.
 
We wish you and all the Club members a peaceful and healthy Christmas
 
Thank you once again!!  
 
Merrie Reynolds - Loaves & Fishes
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A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL THE CHIPSTEAD MEMBERS WHO DONATED TO THE SEVENOAKS FOOD BANK COLLECTION THIS WEEK - THE RESPONSE WAS COMPLETELY OVERWHELMING - YOU HAVE DONE YOUR CLUB PROUD !!

THANK YOU TO ALL THE COMMITTEE MEMBERS TOO FOR COLLECTING, SORTING AND DELIVERING THE 30 BOXES THAT WE MANAGED TO FILL.  BY THE 17 DECEMBER ALL OF YOUR DONATIONS WILL BE WITH THE FOOD BANKS FOR DELIVERY BEFORE CHRISTMAS
THE CLUB TOPPED UP THE BOXES WITH A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF SELECTION BOXES TOO ! 

ON BEHALF OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WE WISH ALL MEMBERS A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY & HEALTHY NEW YEAR !





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CHIPSTEAD FC SUPPORTING THE BRITISH LEGION

Chipstead FC has again purchased poppies for all Youth teams playing on Sundays from "Poppies for Kits" which raises money for the Royal British Legion.

 In 2019 the appeal donated a record breaking £31,873.90 to The Royal British Legion and we are proud to be able to continue with our support.  

Below are our U15 Eagles, U15 Falcons, U12 Falcons and U12 Coyotes (Girls) who did manage to wear their "Poppies with Pride" in matches on Sunday 1 November 2020.   

For teams who did not play that day, please wear your Poppies on Sunday 6 December and send in your photos.









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Club Statement - 3 November 2020 - Covid-19 Restrictions Update
 
We have now received the latest update from the FA and unfortunately all fixtures and training for indoor and outdoor youth and adult grassroots football is suspended from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December 2020 in line with Government guidelines.
 
We will await further updates from our various hire venues but we expect mini soccer to continue from Saturday 5 December and youth soccer fixtures from Sunday 6 December.
 
All midweek training for U11/12/13/14/15/16 & 18s should continue from Tuesday 8 December.  Again, we will require confirmation that our training facilities will re-open at this time.
 
As a Club, all our players, coaches, match officials, volunteers, parents, and facility providers must adhere to the UK Government’s new national COVID-19 restrictions during this period.
 
The Full FA Statement can be read via the link below:
 
https://www.thefa.com/news/2020/nov/03/non-elite-football-statement-031120
 
We hope everyone stays safe in these uncertain times and that all our members are back playing football as soon it is possible to do so.
 
In the meantime Stay Alert, Control the Virus and Save Lives.
 CHIPSTEAD EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Alan Black, Jason Jarrett, Caroline Davies, Jennifer Gillespie, Catherine O’Connell, Marc Roots, GM de Sisto

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Chipstead U14s
are looking for a Goal Keeper for their 2020/21 Kent Youth League Central Division campaign.
Applicants should ideally be at county/district/academy level, however trials will be considered for players that believe they have the ability to compete as GK in our squad at this level.
We train on Tuesday evenings 8pm-9pm at Knole Academy 3G, Sevenoaks, Kent and play home games at the same venue (Sundays).
If you’d like to come for a trial please call/email Ashley Warren on 07884327513 or ashley.m.warren@gmail.com
https://chipsteadfc.org.uk/

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CHIPSTEAD CHARITY TOURNAMENT 2020

Chpistead JFC hosted it's 4th Annual Charity Tournament on Saturday 22nd August again supporting the Hospice in the Weald
BIG THANKS goes to Joffie and all the helpers, Youth Coaches, Referees, players & parents for making this such a success yet again.
Thank you also to Knole Academy for the use of the facilities for the day & to Parker Scooters for donating the "Top Raffle Prize" of an Electric Scooter won by U11 Player - Isaac Monks.  The Raffle raised over £700 !
Our Chairman was in attendance to hand out the trophies & "Chippy" the Unicorn was around for selfies ! 







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Congratulations to the U13 Chipstead Kestrels on their end of season awards:

Most Improved Player - Ben Harding, Parents' Player - Jed Borders, Players' Player - Zach Smith & Top Scorer - Kobi Smith



Congratulations to the U12 Chipstead Eagles on their end of season awards:  

Manager's Player of the Year - Joe Strebel,  Player of the Year - Will Crosby & Most Improved Player - James Wallis



Congratulations to the U13 Chipstead Eagless on their end of season awards:  

Golden Boot - Reuben Parks, Zac Murphy & George Lang - Players' Player, Camilo Libralato - Most Improved, Finlay McNamara - Manager's Player & Cameron Warnock - Parent's Player



Congratulations to the U11 Chipstead Falcons on their end of season awards:  

Top Scorer - Sammy Drake, Parent's Player - Will Cook, Manager's Player - Ollie Clark & Most Improved Player - Zac Dale-Green



Congratulations to all the U17s Chipstead Players on a successful season (even though they didn't get to play in the U17/18 Cup Final due to lockdown)

Awards going to:
Taylor Moyies - Player of the Season, Harrison Ashdown - Most Improved Player, Tom Roots - Coach's Player & a joint award of Manager's Player going to Luke Simpson & James White




Congratulations to all the U14 Chipstead Eagles on an amazing season with special end of season awards going to:

Ed Lindsay - Parents' Player
Jack Lennon - Players' Player
Charlie Fassnidge - Manager's Player
Monty Howarth - Most Improved Player



Congratulations to all the U14 Chipstead Falcons on their 2019/20 season with special end of season awards going to:

Charlie Tuffield- Player of the Season
Fred Ivey - Manager's Player
Charlie Clarke - Most Improved Player
Tobe Uzoma & Will Pope - Joint Top Scorers (with 9 goals each) -




 
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Chipstead JFC – Golden Boot Awards 2019/2020

I am pleased to announce that the following players will be awarded the “Golden Boots”:
Mini Soccer – Blake Fenwick – U9 Chipstead Eagles – 13 Goals
Junior Soccer – Ethan Thomas – U11 Chipstead Eagles – 34 Goals
Youth Football – Reuben Parks – U13 Chipstead Eagles – 18 Goals

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A special mention should also go to the following players who were the top scorers in their respective teams:

U11 Falcons – Sammy Drake – 20 Goals
U12 Eagles – Joseph Strebel – 16 Goals
U13 Kestrels – Kobi Smith – 10 Goals
U14 Eagles – Thomas Davies / Charlie Herbert – 8 Goals
U14 Falcons – Will Pope / Tobe Uzoma – 9 Goals
U15 Eagles – Freddie Kynaston – 16 Goals
U15 Falcons – Hayden Sharp – 13 Goals
U17 – Taylor Moyies – 8 Goals
U18 – Seif Jari – 10 Goals
WELL DONE TO ALL !



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Chipstead U15s & U17s in the Cup Final !!!

Marc Roots has steered his U17 boys to the U17/18 League Challenge Cup Final on Thursday 19 March.  Chipstead will play Ballers Club FC in a repeat of last years U18 Final.   The match will take place at the Tooting & Mitcham KNK Stadium with a 7.30pm Kick off.

Ian Borders and Jason Hemmingway secured a 2-1 victory over Bromley this weekend to secure their spot in the U15 League Challenge Cup Final.  This match will be held at AFC Croydon on Sunday 22 March 2020.

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Chipstead First Team - Match News:

14/03/20


For the second time in 2 years Chipstead reach the Sevenoaks Charity Cup Final with a fabulous performance at their home ground.  A 2-1 win over Rusthall Reserves sees them return to the Bourne Stadium on Good Friday to play either Cuxton 91 or Hildenborough FC who play their semi- final this coming Saturday 21st March.   Goals from Joffie Shea (which has to be a contender for goal of the season) & a penalty from Captain Alfie Kitt sealed the victory !  Up the Chips !

07/03/20

Chistead first team extended their recent unbeaten run to eight games with a comfortable 6-1 win at home to Sutton Athletic Reserves (played at Bishop Justice pitch). On target for the Chips were Woodley (2), Hill (2), Highwood and Warner.