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“The squad is coming together nicely –but we may not be finished with additions.”
After a third-placed finish in Toolstation NCEL Division One last season, Hallam Pic: Non-League Yorkshire took time out to update the supporters Website on the progress he’s been making in assembling another competitive squad, writes Colin Muncie for the Hallam FC Website..
Whitehead delighted with the squad despite the narrow loss to the Spireites.
Two goals in the last fifteen minutes saw Hallam beaten 2-1 by a strong National League Chesterfield side in front of a splendid crowd of 402; but after the game, and in conversation with the Hallam FC website, Manager Stephen Whitehead told Glenn Poulton that he was more than happy with the performance of his squad on the night.
Whitehead looks forward to Muglet test
Hallam continue their intensive preparations for the new season with a visit to one of the Premier Division favourites Maltby Main tomorrow afternoon. The Hallam FC website caught up with Countrymen Manager Stephen Whitehead who gave us an update on how he feels his squad is developing as we head towards the big kick-off.
Stephen, after that fine display at home to Chesterfield pre-season continues with a short-ish trip to Muglet Lane on Saturday to face Premier Division Maltby Main. Are you getting any closer to a full-strength squad?
The Community Scheme have been a key supporter of Hallam FC
for many years and when times were tough the monthly donation from the scheme helped the club to maintain some of it own youth initiatives which today has resulted in our own junior teams and a reputation for developing good young players.
The NCEL fixtures for 2019-20 season have now been released and we begin the season with a trip to North Ferriby on Saturday 3rd August.
The game is closely followed with a friendly at Sandygate v Sheffield United where Chris Wilder will bring a strong team to play The Countrymen.
First off at Sandygate brings the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round with a visit from Staveley Miners Welfare and another cup competition sees us visit Liversedge in the FA Vase First Round Qualifying.
To view the entire seasons fixtures click here.
You can also download fixtures for your calendar, for iPhone click here and for your Google Calendar click here.
We're delighted to announce that our annual charity game will be in aid of our charity of the year The Children's Hospital Charity Sheffield.
The game will take place on Sunday 9th June at Sandygate with a 2pm kick off.
A team of staff and special guests will kick off against a Hallam FC XI at Sandygate.
As a New Year starts we look back over 2017 and the Up and the Downs with Glenn Poulton.
As ever in the NCEL, 2017 didn't disappoint, especially with hallam FC on the back of 1 play off finish in 2016. A cold January saw Hallam kick off the year with a 4-0 home win over Brigg and a strong 210 crowd.