30 Aug
Alec Hayter

Hungerford Town 1 Salisbury FC 2 Pre-season friendly Saturday, 29 August 2020 By Alec Hayter The first real test – mission accomplished! …..and the term “accomplished” describes the Whites’ performance for the majority of this game. Steve Claridge said the workout was “ideal”, in that, as opposed to the previous friendly matches, his players were…

28 Aug
Alec Hayter

The long-awaited announcement of fixtures for the upcoming season has been made and gives the Whites a home game against Hendon on 19 September. The Bank Holiday games throw up the following clashes: Christmas/New Year games:26 December: Wimborne Town (away)2 January: Yate Town (home) Easter Games:3 April: Swindon Supermarine (away)5 April: Wimborne Town (home) The season…

27 Aug
Ian Pearson

Tickets are now available for the Bath City match which will be played on Tuesday 1st September. Please note that the kick-off time has changed from it’s original 7.00 pm to 7.30 pm. This is an all-ticket event and tickets are available online only. GENERAL ADMISSION £10UNDER 12s £5UNDER 5s Free The bar will be…

26 Aug
Alec Hayter

Salisbury FC 3 Andover Town FC 0 Pre-season friendly Tuesday, 25 August 2020 By Alec Hayter It was good to welcome back fans into the well-managed and safe environment of the Ray Mac, and in an evening where they could show their support in more than one important way they took every opportunity to do…

24 Aug
Ian Pearson

We thought an update of how things are going and what to expect might be a good idea. Obviously social distance at all times and stick to your bubble if you’re part of one. Remember this is an all-ticket match. There are no tickets available on the gate. Bar & Tea Hut Open We originally…

22 Aug
Ian Pearson

We are finally welcoming fans back to the Ray Mac and to see the ground with supporters in it again will be amazing. You all know how the past six months have gone. It has been a crazy time. When the country went into lockdown, our supporters were on the ball and knew it would…

21 Aug
Ian Pearson

As a result of the necessary Covid 19 measures we are required to put in place, we need additional volunteer support to assist and direct supporters to their designated standing/seating areas. These additional Spectator Support volunteers will not be required or expected to take on any of the responsibilities of our trained stewards. Anyone interested…

21 Aug
Ian Pearson

Salisbury FC 2 Downton FC 0 Preseason friendly Thursday, 20 August 2020 By Alec Hayter Definitely a game of two halves, improved in the second period after words and personnel changes, but one which did not overall live up to the standards of some of the previous matches, this match nevertheless provided another win and…

20 Aug
Ian Pearson

I said there would be no live stream and minimal updates of tonight’s game against Downton which is being played behind closed doors. Well, I am pleased to say that plans have changed for myself and I am now able to live stream the match. It will be available on our YouTube channel this evening….

20 Aug
Ian Pearson

The original away friendly match against Andover has now been switched to the Ray Mac on Tuesday (KO 7-45pm) Following yesterday’s FA announcement re fans being allowed to matches, we are pleased to confirm that we will admit up to 200 for this match to ensure that the event runs smoothly. Tickets must be purchased online…

19 Aug
Ian Pearson

Supporters may be aware that there has been some movement today regarding the re-starting of football with spectators present. We fully intend to advise, as soon as possible, when fans will be able to come to the Ray Mac, but necessary procedures and infrastructure changes have yet to be finalised. We want things to get back…

19 Aug
Ian Pearson

The friendly fixture against Downton has been rearranged to take place on Thursday evening at 7.45 We have been informed that kick-off could be at 8 pm. This is due to the bad weather as we’re attempting to protect the pitch at this early stage. This doesn’t affect the status of the game and it…

18 Aug
Alec Hayter

Supporters may be aware that the BBC have just released an article which can be found here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/53817206 It should be stressed that as yet there is no official advice from the FA or League, but we hope to have information shortly. Without full details, and at such short notice the friendly game against Downton…

17 Aug
Ian Pearson

This week, former Salisbury FC player, Danny Young was announced as a Bemerton Heath Harlequins FC player. I’ve talked to Steve about Younger several times over the past 5 months. Like all of us, he really likes Danny. Unfortunately, Steve’s plans and Danny’s understandable hunger for more game time don’t seem to align right now….

17 Aug
Ian Pearson

The Club has received information from the League with no less than six different start date scenarios. The Ishmian, Northern Premier, and Southern Leagues are committed to starting the season on 19 September, provided that the Government allows Clubs to admit spectators, but as this, and any of the other indicated dates are subject to…

15 Aug
Ian Pearson

We have added a friendly fixture against Downton FC. It will take place on Wednesday the 19th of August and kick-off is 7.30 pm Unfortunately, there will be no live stream of this match as I am away for a week. I will be attempting to put out updates though.

15 Aug
Alec Hayter

Andover New Street 0 Salisbury FC 3 Pre-season friendly Saturday, 15 August 2020 By Alec Hayter “We weren’t that good today, but it’s still all about fitness” was Steve Claridge’s comment after the final whistle. His side had just come through by three goals to nil against Andover New Street who had played well above…

14 Aug
Alec Hayter

In an email communication earlier today, the Southern League state: “It is the League’s intention to publish the 2020/21 season’s fixtures on Friday 28th August at 1pm.” Further, we now have confirmation that because of the likely compression of the season caused by Covid 19 the Southern League Cup competition will be suspended for the 2020/2021…

14 Aug
Alec Hayter

Pre-season Friendly 22/8/20 vs. Llantwit Major Following restrictions on travel for sport imposed by the Welsh Government, the scheduled game will not now take place. Alec Hayter Press Officer

13 Aug
Ian Pearson

The game against Andover New Street is now a first-team fixture and will kick off at 12 pm on Saturday 15th August and is an away fixture. This was a Development fixture but they will now be in action later in the day at Ludgershall Sports FC where they will kick off at 3 pm….

13 Aug
Alec Hayter

Salisbury FC 5 Lymington Town FC 2 Pre-season friendly Wednesday, 12 August 2020 By Alec Hayter They talk about “tropical nights” but in the first two friendly matches it’s been more a case of tropical football, and in those two matches the rare phenomena (thankfully) of goalkeepers making errors, firstly with Jake Hallett’s error for…

12th August 2020
Mark Winter

The young Whites development squad returned to pre-season alongside the 1st team, and like them started their own friendly matches last Saturday with a comfortable 2 v 0 win away to Brockenhurst U18’s. It has to be said the whites themselves are likely to find themselves the youngest team in the Hampshire combination premier league…

11 Aug
Ian Pearson

Wednesday evening’s friendly against Lymington has now been changed to a 7 pm kick-off. We are still unable to let fans in the ground, but we will be streaming the match on YouTube again. It’s available for free to view but last time we had an amazing response to our virtual tickets and we were…

09 Aug
Alec Hayter

Salisbury FC 2  Moneyfields FC 1 Preseason friendly match Saturday 8 August 2020 By Alec Hayter Against Moneyfields, who had already played two friendly matches and scored 16 goals in the process, this was not likely to be the most straightforward of friendly matches, especially with its being the Whites’ first, but there was enough…

08 Aug
Ian Pearson

Please remember that preseason games are being played behind closed doors and fans are not permitted to enter the stadium. The bar is also closed. Please stay away as you’ll be turned away if you turn up. We have a list of club officials, players and match officials. These are the only people that will…

06 Aug
Ian Pearson

We did the July lottery draw on Thursday at the Ray Mac. All the Social distancing requirements were observed. Thanks to Charlie Searle who drew the numbers. Congratulations to the following winners of the July windfall lottery. Monthly Draw Winners 1st Paul Miller £140 2nd Robert Martin £84 3rd Julie Coward £57

04 Aug
Alec Hayter

The Football Association have produced proposals for these competitions for season 2020-21, and there follow brief details (which are of course possibly subject to change, depending on Covid 19). Emirates FA Cup The Whites are exempt until the First Round Qualifying which takes place on Tuesday 22 September, with teams coming through from the Extra…

02 Aug
Ian Pearson

I caught up with the lads on Saturday at training as they worked hard to be ready for preseason. I also had a quick chat with Elliot, Charlie and Dom. Thanks for all of your support.