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Young Cherry Signs on Loan

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The Whites are pleased to welcome 18-year-old striker Tyrell Skeen-Hamilton to the Club, signed today on loan until the end of the season from AFC Bournemouth.

Hamilton joined the Cherries at the end of season 2017/2018 after being released by Birmingham City.

He will be available for Salisbury’s home CSS Southern League Challenge Cup game with Blackfield & Langley, tonight (KO 7-45pm).

Alec Hayter

Press Officer 

Hamilton2Image courtesy of AFC Bournemouth

Zack Departs

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Zack Kotwica has moved to Gloucester City for an undisclosed fee.

Salisbury FC wishes Zack all the best for the future and thanks him for all of his efforts during his time here. 

 

Alec Hayter

Press Officer

Wiltshire Senior Cup Semi Final

It has now been confirmed that the Semi Final against Laverstock & Ford will be played on Tuesday 13 February (ko 7- 45 pm), at Melksham Town's ground.

 

If scores are level at 90 minutes, the tie will be decided by extra time, followed if necessary by penalties.

 

Alec Hayter

Press Officer

Wiltshire Senior Cup Semi-Final Draw

The Whites will play Laverstock & Ford in the Semi-Final of the competition, the match to take place on either Monday 12th or Tuesday 13th February dependent on venue. Although Salisbury came out of the hat as the home team, a neutral ground is always used at the Semi-Final stage.

Further details will follow as soon as known.

The teams last met in the competition in 2015, when Laverstock defeated Salisbury 2-1 at Laverstock.

Alec Hayter

Press Officer

Jake Wannell

Salisbury Football Club regret to confirm that Jake Wannell suffered a serious injury, resulting in a ruptured Achilles, after the game at Poole Town. It is unlikely that he will play again this season.

He underwent surgery after the game, and we are now able to confirm that he is back in his home town, Torquay.

All at the Club wish him well, and a speedy recovery.

Alec Hayter

Press Officer

FITCHETT MAKES IT 600

600 GOALS

Dan Fitchett’s equalising goal at Swindon Supermarine on Boxing Day was the club’s 600th in competitive fixtures.

Previous milestones were –

100 – Robbie Matthews v Fareham Town 05/12/15

200 – Tommy Wright v Evesham United 06/08/16

300 – Tommy Wright v Paulton Rovers 20/12/16

400 – Sam Roberts v Shortwood United 09/09/17

500 – George Colson v Evesham United 10/03/18

 

CSS Southern League Challenge Cup

Should the Whites prevail in the game against Blackfield & Langley, they will visit the winners of the tie between Basingstoke Town and Hartley Wintney in the Fourth Round of the competition.

The remaining games in that round are to be played in the week commencing 7 January, but at present the date for any game we may be involved in cannot be confirmed.

 

Alec Hayter

Press Officer

The Whites make two additions to our squad

JointJack Sparkes and Connal Morrison images courtesy of Exeter City FC and AFC Bournemouth

The club is pleased to announce two new signings, both of whom should be available for Saturday’s game against Beaconsfield Town.

Connal Morrison

18 year old left sided defender/midfielder and former AFC Bournemouth Scholar Morrison was released by the Cherries in the summer, and has joined the Whites from Bluefin Sport Championship League side Portadown.

Jack Sparkes

Attacking midfielder Sparkes, 18, who can play anywhere across the centre of the park, joins the Whites on loan from Exeter City. He made the step up into City’s first team squad at age 16.

Manager Steve Claridge said of the signings: “We have taken on two young players who are both highly thought of, at a time when we need to add to our squad because of the number of games in which we are involved following our success in League and Cup competitions. I am sure they will play a full part in the Club’s progress.”

Both players should be available for Salisbury’s clash with Beaconsfield Town on Saturday.

Alec Hayter

Press Officer, Salisbury FC

Salisbury Hospitals Cup Draw

Should the Whites progress after their match with Shaftesbury FC on 26 February, they will travel the short distance to Amesbury Town in the Semi Final of the competiton. 

The date of the Semi Final is yet to be fixed.

 

Alec Hayter

Press Officer

Fixture changes

Please note the following:

FA Trophy

In the event of a draw in the game with Braintree on 8 January, the replay would be on Saturday 12 January, which would mean re-arrangement of our home league game against Taunton Town. The next round of the FA Trophy, should we go through, will played on Tuesday 15th January at Carshalton Athletic.

In order to try and resolve the Braintree tie, SFC offered to play the match to a conclusion on 8 January by means of extra time and penalties, but our opponents insisted on there being a replay, as they are entitled to do under the rules of the competition.

SCC Southern League Cup

This game, against Blackfield & Langley, has been provisionally re-arranged for Tuesday 15 January KO 7-45pm, but is subject of course to the above FA Trophy outcomes.

Southern League

Our game at Basingstoke Town has been re-arranged for Tuesday 5 February, KO 7-45pm

Salisbury Hospitals Cup

Our game against Shaftesbury FC is now planned for Tuesday 26 February, KO 7-45 pm

 

Alec Hayter

Press Officer

Buildbase FA Trophy - Fixture Date information

Tomorrow night, a second attempt to play the original tie takles place at The Ray Mac (KO 7-45pm). However, in the event of a second postponement, or the necessity for a replay, then the next available date would be in the week commencing 7 January 2019.

 

Alec Hayter

Press Officer

Buildbase FA Trophy Draw

If the Whites overcome Braintree Town, they will face Carshalton Athletic away in the 2nd Round Proper of the Buildbase FA Trophy.

The tie will take place on Saturday 12 January and the winners of that game will receive £7000 from the FA Prize Fund.

Alec Hayter

Press Officer

Rearranged Trophy Fixture

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Our FA Trophy fixture against Braintree Town has been rearranged for Tuesday evening. There will be a pitch inspection in the afternoon by a local official. We hope to be able to get this fixture played. There is another storm on its way for Tuesday but the weather reporters have warned that the direction could change, so it might miss us.  This is currently the only date available for this fixture in the coming week. Keep an eye on the website and social media on the day for further updates.

Fixtures news

Our League fixture away to Hartley Wintney will now be played on Saturday 19 January (ko 3pm), and this game is followed by a visit to Kings Langley, three days later on 22 January, (ko 7-45pm).

Alec Hayter

Press Officer