Oakwood FC 2 v 3 Arundel FC (League) 10/10/2020

Pictured above: Tobi Minter one of todays goal scorers 

    _________________________________________________________________


1. Lewis Boughton

2. Tristan Van-Den Berg

3. Steve Sedgley

4. John Phillips

5. Nathan Foster

6. Rob Madden

7. Tobi Minter (65mins)

8. Matt Noble (Capt)

9. Ben Gray (83mins)

10. Tom Jefkins

11. Jack Collins

 

12. Will Breden

14. Brad Dean (83mins)

15. Morgan Forry (65mins)

16. Ryan Harvey

 

   ______________________________________________________      

Attendance - tbc

Goal Scorers – Minter, Madden, Phillips

Yellow Cards – Forry

Red Cards – None

 

Arundel FC 2 v 3 Oakwood FC (Sussex Senior Cup) 06/10/2020

Pictured Above: Arundel's Goal Scorer Ben Gray

  ___________________________________________________

Mullets suffer Senior Cup exit

 Tuesday evening this week took me to Arundel as they took on Oakwood in the Sussex Senior Cup 1st round. There was much debate up and down the country as to whether County FA’s would run their own senior competitions this season and it’s been pretty mixed, some are and some have postponed them until next season.

Sussex recently went for it and drew their competition a few weeks ago, only county league sides involved in this round but with the incentive of drawing the likes of Brighton & Hove Albion Under 23’s, Crawley Town, Eastbourne Borough or one of the Pitching In Isthmian League sides in the next round, money spinners for some even if big crowds are not allowed to attend.

On a crisp, but damp evening after early afternoon rain the Mill Road looked in good shape. It looked on arrival that the visitors might have had a delayed journey heading to West Sussex as they seemed to be kit changing at the far end of the pitch although these days with grounds being configured differently due to the covid restrictions that might well have been their changing area for the evening.

Both sides have made poor starts to their campaigns with neither side having registered a league win so far, not surprisingly the opening exchanges were tentative as both sides struggled to find a rhythm on a quick pitch.

It took 26 minutes for the deadlock to be broken, and with Oakwood making most of the early chances it was the visitors who went in front, Aaron Ryder scoring from a corner.

The lead only lasted four minutes, the Mullets Ben Gray equalising with a well taken penalty after that notorious handball law made the call. From that point I was expecting it to give Arundel the confidence to take hold of the game and make Oakwood work to win the game.

But it was the visitors who took the lead again on 36 minutes, a deft finish from Sam Cane past the hosts keeper Lewis Broughton was no more than they deserved and were well in control of the game at the half time interval.

The second half took a little while to come to life, neither really finding enough to test the goalkeepers and the midfield battle looking very even on the whole. The Mullets pulled themselves back into the tie as Ben Gray with a small suspicion of offside got clear to lob the onrushing Greaves for the ball to land perfectly under the bar and level the scores once more.

Mullets had the chance five minutes later when from a corner defender Rob Madden met the ball perfectly but his header hit the outside of the post. It was left to the visitors substitute Oluwaseun Olabiyi to notch the winner ten minutes from time although Rob Madden had a late chance to take the tie to penalties but scouped the ball over from three yards.

Impressive performance from Oakwood’s Arnold Saurombe who gave the Arundel defence problems throughout the game with his direct running and coming in off the left flank with no one sure who was tracking him. The Mullets desperately need an injection of confidence before they find themselves too far behind the top teams in the league, they do have a couple of games in hand but they need to won or mid-table might beckon this season…………


Report courtesy of Footballwriting.blog

THANK YOU 

 ______________________________________________________

1. Lewis Boughton

2. Owen Benfell (50mins)

3. Joel Parsons

4. Nathan Foster

5. Rob Madden

6. Tom Jefkins

7. Jack Collins 

8. Matt Noble (Capt)

9. Ben Gray 

10. Brad Dean (70 mins)

11. Harry Callaghan (55 mins) 

 

12. Will Breden 

14. Steve Sedgley (50 mins)

15. Joe Allan

16. Morgan Forry (55 mins)

17. Tobi Minter (70 mins)

   ______________________________________________________      

Attendance - 45

Goal Scorers – Ben gray (2)

Yellow Cards – Gray

Red Cards – None

 

Bexhill United FC 6 v 0 Arundel FC (League) 03/10/2020

Report and match facts will appear here when available.......

 ______________________________________________________

1. Lewis Boughton

2. Owen Benfell

3. Joel Parsons

4. Nathan Foster

5. Rob Madden

6. Dan Geal (45mins)

7. Harry Callaghan 

8. Matt Noble (Capt)

9. Ben Gray (75mins)

10. Tom Jefkins

11. John Phillips

 

12. Will Breden (75mins)

14. Brad Dean (45mins)

15. Ben Eames

   ______________________________________________________      

Attendance - tbc

Goal Scorers – None

Yellow Cards – Gray, Foster

Red Cards – Joel Parsons (Professional foul) 

 

Arundel 1 v 5 Littlehampton Town (League) 29/09/2020


Report and match facts will appear here when available.......

 ______________________________________________________

1. Lewis Boughton

2. Owen Benfell

3. Joel Parsons

4. Nathan Foster

5. Rob Madden

6. Dan Geal (52mins)

7. Harry Callaghan (65mins)

8. Matt Noble (Capt)

9. Ben Gray (68mins)

10. Tom Jefkins

11. John Phillips

 

12. Steve Sedgley (65mins)

14. Ryan Harvey

15. Jack Newhouse (52mins)

16. Brad Dean (68mins)

17. Zac Felbabel

   ______________________________________________________      

Attendance - 85

Goal Scorers – Jack Newhouse

Yellow Cards – Foster, Sedgley

Red Cards – Phillips (2 Yellows)

Midhurst & Easebourne 1 v 1 Arundel (League) 26/09/2020

Pictured Above: Ben Gray who scored Arundel's goal

_______________________________________________

Report and match facts will appear here when available.......

 ______________________________________________________

1. Lewis Boughton

2. Owen Benfell

3. Joel Parsons

4. Nathan Foster (55mins)

5. Rob Madden

6. John Phillips

7. Jack Newhouse (79mins)

8. Matt Noble (Capt)

9. Ben Gray 

10. Tom Jefkins (86mins) 

11. Harry Callaghan

 

12. Dan Geal (55mins) 

14. Tobi Minter (79mins)

15. Brad Dean (86mins)

   ______________________________________________________      

Attendance - tbc

Goal Scorers – Ben Gray

Yellow Cards – Foster,Madden, Geal, Boughton

Red cards – None


Horsham YMCA 4 V 0 Arundel (FA Vase) 19/09/2020

Pictured Above: Dan Gibb who sustained a serious knee injury 

_______________________________________________

Report and match facts will appear here when available.......

 ______________________________________________________

1. Lewis Boughton

2. Joel Parsons

3. Dan Gibbs (42 mins)

4. Jordan Dudas (C) (60 mins)

5. Steve Sedgley

6. John Phillips

7. Jack Newhouse 

8. Matt Noble 

9. Ben Gray 

10. Tom Jefkins 

11. Morgan Forry (30 mins)

 

12. Owen Benfell (42mins)

14. Ryan Harvey (60mins)

15. Harry Callaghan (30 mins)

16. Rob Madden

17. Eli Amoo

   ______________________________________________________      

Attendance - 82

Goal Scorers – None

Yellow Cards – Lewis Boughton

Red cards – None

Arundel 2 v 2 AFC Vardeanians (League) 05/09/2020

_______________________________________________

Report and match facts will appear here when available.......

 ______________________________________________________

1. Lewis Boughton

2. Owen Benfell

3. Dan Gibbs 

4. Jordan Dudas (C) 

5. Rob Madden

6. John Phillips

7. Jack Newhouse 

8. Matt Noble 

9. Ben Gray (79 mins)

10. Tom Jefkins 

11. Ash Harper (70 mins)

 

12. Joel Parsons

14. Jack Ratcliffe 

15. Brad Dean (79 mins)

16. Jack Collins

17. Harry Callaghan (70 mins)

    ______________________________________________________      

Attendance - 82

Goal Scorers – Jack Newhouse

Yellow Cards – R.Madden, B.Gray, H.Callaghan, M.Noble

Red cards – None

Arundel MOM - John Phillips

Arundel 1st Team Fixtures (SEPTEMBER)

SCFL DIV 1
FIXTURES 2020/21


Sat - 5th - HOME - AFC Varndeanians

Tue - 8th - AWAY - Oakwood FC
Sat - 12th - HOME - Shoreham FC
Sat - 19th - AWAY - Horsham YMCA (FA VASE)
Sat - 26th - AWAY - Midhurst & Easebourne FC
Tue - 29th - HOME - Littlehampton Town FC 



Arundel 1 v 3 Lancing (Friendly)

Report Courtesy of Lancing FC  (Thank you)

Sat 15 Aug, 2020 (Friendly)

Report: Arundel 1 – 3 Lancing

Lancing Starting XI

Mitch Bromage ,Adam Hunt, Josh Coupar, Mo Juwara, Dave Sharman, Liam Hendy, Mitch Hewens, Darius Goldsmith, Ben Connolly, Ebou Jallow, James Waters

Substitutes
Matt Daniel, Josh Gould, Ben Whitmore, Joe Kennard, Harrison Parker

Arundel, despite having been relegated to Div. 1 of the SCFL, the previous season,  are a well-established club lying in mid-table when the season was brought to a premature end, but with a number of games in hand. The pitch was good as always this time of the year, and it was a good test for Lancing to play away against a team who had  a good season last season in their respective league.

The game started with  Arundel working hard from the outset, but Lancing managed to get control of the game keeping the ball well, with patience and eventually they managed to break the dead lock after 40min with some good play down the right hand side,  with Mitch Hewens scoring with a good finish. Arundel created some decent chances but they found Mitch Bromage in fine form, pulling off some great saves. Mitch showed good leadership, directing play from the back, with excellent distribution. He was instrumental in helping Lancing to keep their noses in front.

After the half time break, Lancing made a number of changes, Adam Hunt, Dave Sharman, Darius Goldsmith and James Waters were replaced by Ben Whitmore, Harrison Parker, and Matt Daniel.

Arundel managed to break through after around 55 minutes. There was a suspicion of a foul on Liam Hendy but the referee played on and Arundel were back on level terms.

Lancing made their final substitution with Joe Kennard coming on for Josh Coupar on 60 minutes.

The second half introduction of fresh legs enabled Lancing to regain control and, with some clever play, were able to get in behind the Arundel defence. A chance fell for Ben Connolly, on 70 mins, which he took well keeping up his pre-season form of scoring in every game.  Lancing continued to enjoy good possession through the second half, thus enabling further chances to open up. They got their just reward on 85 mins, after a good spell of play on the left followed by the ball  eventually being switched through midfield to set up Matt  Daniel for a nice calm finish.

Manager Kane Louis felt that, overall there were lots of progressive points and he was relieved that there were no real injury concerns. He now looks forward (with no disrespect to the opposition so far, who have all been from lower leagues) to a much sterner test on Tuesday, when they play host to a good Chichester City team currently in the Isthmian League.

Report by: Dave Wilmott


*Arundel (YOUTH) Information*

Arundel FC Youth was reformed in 2019.  The reason behind the reformation of the youth set up was to develop players at grass roots level to a good standard so they can progress through the club with the aim to play for the first team. We also invest in developing our mangers/coaches skills and knowledge to achieve the highest level possible to keep the club improving.

Arundel FC youth strive to provide a good standard of coaching throughout all their teams. All managers and coaches have qualifications in Child protection, emergency aid FA qualified to a minimum of level 1. We also conduct club training sessions where the managers and coaches get to learn new drills as well as any new procedures the FA have requested. Also the coaches get to take sessions with a wide range of age groups to improve their knowledge and ability.

All our managers/coaches have great attitudes and drive to achieve the clubs aims/goals which is to teach and develop the skills the boys and girls need at grass roots to become the best football players they possibly can.

Arundel FC future development plan for the youth teams is to create a high standard of players who have the ability, knowledge and skill to possibly move into the professional side of the game.

We currently have teams for the new season 2020/21 as below


3x U9s team (2x all boys and 1x all girls)

1x U10s team

1x U11s team

1x U12s Team


If you require any information regarding the youth set up please contact us via:   Arundelfcyouth@gmail.com