Club app icon

Pitchero Club

The official Welling Town app

View

SCEFL Opening Day

2 months ago By Kevin Oakes

Rochester United v Welling Town - Saturday 4th August

Tomorrow is a massive day for the club as we make our debut in semi-professional football in the Southern Counties East Football League.

We've only been around four years, and even just two years ago we didn't have a Saturday side, and to progress from nothing to Step 6 in two years is something I am very proud of, and all members of staff, players, coaches, managers, volunteers and helpers, past and present, have worked very hard to achieve. Well done to all and thank you.

So tomorrow, we start with Rochester United away. We've been named in a couple of online polls as title favourites by keen observers of non-league football, but we're taking nothing for granted at all. We're confident, but we know there are many, many good players and teams in SCEFL Division One, and certainly Rochester United who were playing in the Premier last season, are a side we would on paper expect to be up the top end of the division. We expect a tough test.

Assistant Manager Mike Jones had this to say ... "The eve of an historic day as we look to start our first ever campaign at this level in the Southern Counties East First Division

After very successful seasons in the last two years, we hope to bring some of that into this year but we know it’ll be challenging with the quality of sides that we’ll face in the league

We’ll look to continue to entertain and be professional and respectful, and we look forward to this season in what we’re sure will be an exciting few months!"

We look forward to the new challenges ahead and to meeting Rochester United and their players, management and officials tomorrow.

#UpTheBoots

Updated 19:07 - 3 Aug 2018 by Kevin Oakes

Where next?

New Signing - Sports Performance Analysis Video and editing for 2018/19 sorted. Welcome back Tom Riding.
NEW SIGNING - Welcome to Enoch Adjei Attacking midfielder/striker joins for 2018/19.

Comments

Loading comments

Fixtures
Sun 21 Oct
h
Sunday FC Royals
Cup 10:30
a
Sunday A Under The Radar
Cup 10:30
Sat 27 Oct
a
League 14:30
h
Saturday Reserves Peckham Town Reserves
League 14:45
Sun 28 Oct
a
League 10:30
a
Sunday A Burrage Blues
League 10:30
Wed 31 Oct
h
Saturday First Team Kent Football United
League 15:00
Sat 3 Nov
h
Saturday Reserves Old Bromleians Reserves
League 14:00
a
Saturday First Team Holmesdale
League 15:00

News sponsors

Affiliations

Club sponsors