Showing posts from June, 2013

Ins & Outs down Thames Road

With pre-season training starting this coming week, along with the fixtures due to be released Friday as well, I thought it best that we have a quick run down over the changes that have happened around Concord Rangers over the summer so far.
First the outgoings, the players/staff that have moved on. It was expected but Ben Greenhalgh, who played for the Beachboys for the second half of last season, has been signed by Inverness Caledonian Thistle in the Scottish Premier League. Ben became an integral part of the Concord team and I’m sure I speak for every Beachboys fan when I wish Ben the best of luck north of the border! Also moving up levels is defender Matt Fry, who has been signed by Conference Premier side Dartford, and will be looking to play a big part in their push for promotion into the Football League.
We’ve also seen the departure of physiotherapist Steve Wright after one season with the club as he looks to move forward with his career. Steve, or simply “physio” as many knew…

No Football, More Blogs

The summer is tough to manage when there’s no major football tournament on, I know there’s tennis and cricket, and the Lions tour, but it’s just not the same! You end up with little to focus on when the weekends come around and try to find something to keep you occupied! Which in turn has led me to write another blog, I’ve always found it easier to write things down whatever the issue/subject, so the fact that “summer” is dragging gives me reason to waffle on.
Nearly 4 months now in the new flat for me and my brother, the 3 month inspection went well with no issues, plus a couple of bits we’ve found were taken care of shortly afterwards. It feels like we’ve been there an age already, everything under control (pretty much), tasks being done by the both of us, cooking being shared, bills etc. All that is great, and after the inspection/visit the property manager said she’d be happy for us to sign a renewal to the original 6 month contract. So once we organise a time and day, we’ll be in …