Latest News In November 2013
November 200 Club Draw.
'200 Club' draw for £300 Brooks vouchers was won by Mr Dave and Mrs
Margaret Knight. The
accumulator draw wasn't won so rolls over to the Christmas draw on
14th December when we will also be hosting a quiz night!!
Latest News In October 2013
October 200 Club Draw.
'200 Club' draw for £300 Woolacotts vouchers went to Debbie Rendell. The
accumulator draw would have gone to Geoff Colwill who usually at the
draw was away so missed out on the money!!
Latest News In September 2013
£500 Worth Of Prizes Go In 200 Club Draw.
The September '200 Club' draw for £300 Woolacotts vouchers went
to Marie Reynolds from Diddies. The March main winner Ian Watson was
drawn out again for this months accumulator draw and he was at the
draw so it's finally been won and Ian walked away with £200 cash!!!
Worth going to the draw for!!
New Tracksuits For The 2nd Team.
The 2nd team squad look the part after Mirchi Indian Restaurant
of Bude kindly agreed to sponsor them with new tracksuits. Here they
all are sporting their new look at the restaurant. Hopefully they
can now be as good on the pitch as they look off it!!
Latest News In August 2013
£3,000 To The Winner of August 200 Club draw
The club held a family quiz which was superbly attended by
everyone for the main August draw and during the evening the winning
200 Club number drawn out belonged to Poundstocks' Helen Griffin who
scooped the £3,000 cash prize or £4,000 towards a car.
The accumulator ball would have gone to Michael Vanstone but he
wasn't at the draw so it rolls over to the August draw. Thanks to
everyone who made the night an enjoyable one.
Latest News In July 2013
Up N Coming Stuff, Dates And Requests.
A few notices for everyone!!
The ladies team are
looking for a new manager/coach for the coming season. If you think
you may be interested or know someone who is then please get in
touch with us. The girls are a great bunch, play in a decent
standard of football and matches are on Sundays!!
The 2nd team need an
official linesman this season. No initial training needed but you
would need to go on a 1 evening course to become official. If you
fancy some gentle exercise on a Saturday afternoon and joining in
with club banter with a quality bunch of lads let us know.
Would you like to
sponsor a 1st team match this season. For £60 your company will be
given 6 FREE entry's to the match, your own small buffet of
sandwiches, a FREE drink each, plus you will be given the honour of
choosing the Man Of The Match, the winner receiving a £15 bonus!!
Your name will also be splashed about at every opportunity. If you
or your firm are interested then please get in touch!!
You maybe interested
in sponsoring a first team player. You can have any player and pay
them as much or as little as you want. Again your name will be
mentioned everywhere we can to help promote your business etc. Get
in touch for more information!!
The club are on the
lookout for a floor standing electric double oven (cheap). If you know
of one the club could
have then please let us know ASAP, thanks.
We have the 6-a-side
adult tournament on Sunday 28th July, get your team in NOW, Herbie
Goodgroves is in charge for more info!!
For the August 200 Club
draw we will be having a family quiz and it's the BIG main draw, hope
you can all make it 10th August, pencil it in your diary now!!
Latest News In June 2013
Pre Season Training Begins & AGM date.
Footie training begins from tonight 6.30 at the pitch. Next week
though it will be every Tuesdays and Thursdays 6.30 still until the
beginning of the season. All players both new and old welcome, bring
your boots and trainers. The hard work starts now!!
Bude FC's Oldest Supporter Turns 100.
clubs oldest and most charismatic supporter turned 100 years young
this week.Cice Edwards who now resides at St.Hilarys had a day of
celebrations and had no idea when she was surprised with a visit to
the ground where she was greeted by ex-players and fellow supporters
going as far back as to the 50's.She was introduced to everyone
individually, and her memory of different players and events was
For her birthday the
club presented Cice with her own club shirt with her name and her
squad number (100) on the front. Happy birthday Cice!!
£300 Cash Goes To Winning June 200 Club winner.
The June '200 Club' draw has been won by Mr Chris Bale who wins £300
cash. The £180 accumulator wasn't won so it rolls over to the July
draw where £180 will be available along with £300 Congdons vouchers.
Dinner, Dance and Presentation Evening.
Budes annual dinner, dance and presentation evening was a
roaring success with over 105 people attending the night at Bude
After a superb 2 course meal the speeches got underway. Club
Chairman got up and gave a few initial thanks, to Bude Golf Club for
an amazing meal and service, then on to the main and youth club
committees for their hard work, to the bar and canteen staff Gary &
Gina Westlake, Jenny Prideaux and helpers, the kits washer Esme
Cornish and to all the managers and coaches for another successful
presented the main club trophy's, Club Person of the year went to
the hard working Gary Westlake, Steph Snowden won Supporter Of The
Year. Adam Smith won Most Promising Player and Adam James went up to
collect his Supporters Player award.
the managers and interim women's manager Gary 'Rafa' Westlake took
to the mic and after a great speech followed it up with the trophy
winners. Players Plyer went to Courtenay Ward, Managers Player was
Anita Symons and Most Improved went to the young Kathryn Bryant.
Gary then presented the trophy's for Goal Of The Season for each
team. Ladies team goal went to Lily Godwood, 3rd team goal went to
Jack Watson, 2nd team goal went to Steve Hackett and 1st team best
goal went to Billy Hopcroft away to Wadebridge.
team manager Ian Adams was next up and his awards saw Keith Feltham
collect Managers Player of the year and Jack Parratt won Players
Goodgroves then got up to sum up the 2nd teams season with stories
and jokes and a sweep stake was taken for how long it was going to
last, think it finished after about 15-20 mins, £20 to the winner!!
Anyway the award winners for the 2nds were Liam Anderson winning the
Managers Player and Ryan Wilshire collecting the Players Player.
final speech came from 1st team manager Andy Haines who was proud
how his players had worked hard this season and achieved what they
set out to do and got themselves the runners up spot needed to gain
promotion to the South West Peninsula league next season.
The first team awards saw Adam Smith win Players Player and Dan
Starkey won Managers Player of the year.
thanks goes to Steve 'DJ Jellybean' Tysall who got everyone up on
the dance floor to finish off a great night!!
Latest News In May 2013
1st team rewarded as they come runners up in East Cornwall Premier
The 1st team
finished off the season in style winning their final 2 games of the
season 8 nil and 9 nil and finishing as runners up in the East
Cornwall Premier League and achieving what they set out to do at the
start of the season winning promotion to the Peninsula league next
Adam 'Jesse' James
also won 'Supporters Player Of The Year' and received his trophy
from Wizzer Wise on Budes final home game against Bere Alston. Well
Plymouth Argyle Training Course On 28th May.
The football club will be hosting a Plymouth Argyle training
course for 5-14 year old kids on Tuesday 28th May. The course runs
from 10am to 3pm and costs just £5 per child. Dedicated to young
aspiring footballers who want to improve their football development.
include technical development, game awareness, small sided games,
competitions and diet and nutrition advice, the youngsters will have
the opportunity to be watched under the eyes of the Argyle scouts
If you have a child
or know of any who would be interested in attending please get in
contact with youth chairman Ian Watson or your youth manager for
more info or you can contact Argyle directly on 01752 562561 ext
May 200 Club winner.
The May '200 Club' draw was made on Saturday night and this
months winner of £300 Travis Perkins vouchers were Mrs Norma
Rickard. The accumulator again wasn't won so rolls over to the June
draw when £300 cash will be available for the main winner and
accumulator draw up to £180.
Get Your Names Down For End Of Season Presentation Evening.
The end of season do will be held on Saturday 1st June at Bude
Golf Club, 7 for 7.30 sit down.
If you haven't already
get your names down with your managers, it's £20 per head which must
be paid before the night. It's a 2 course meal and will include the
presentation followed by a disco.
1st Team Not Up To Scratch In Cup Final.
The 1st team continued Budes final bad form as they too went
down in a final of a cup this season. Against Boca Seniors in the
Westward Ho! Cup final Bude lost 3 nil. Bude had played two other
games in the week which Boca hadn't and they looked way fresher than
Bude who didn't really turned up. They were 2 nil down at half time
but Bude also had two good chances cleared off the line. Boca
wrapped the game up with minutes remaining to lift the trophy for
the 6th time in the last 7 seasons.
Latest News In April 2013
3rd Team Go Out On Cruel Penalty's In Cup Semi.
The 3rd team went out of their second cup in a week as they lost
in a penalty shoot out against Morwenstow. Just days previously they
lost out in the final of the Pickard Cup losing 3 goals to two. This
semi final of the Hutchings Cup went even closer as they drew 3 all
at full time, the game went straight to penalty's and it was
Morwenstow who held their nerve to win 8-7.
Saturday Success With 70's & 80's Night at Penstowe.
On Saturday night the club hosted a 70s & 80's night with
Cornish band 'The Bubble' playing along with a local DJ. A lot of
fancy dressers got the atmosphere going. Thanks to everyone who made
it up there and help turned it in to a great evening and thanks to
1st Team Out In One Semi Final But Through To The Final In
The 1st team went out to Premier league rivals Bere Alston in
the league Supplementary Cup semi final losing two goals to one on
the Saturday with Wes Pugh scoring Bude's only goal from the penalty
On the Sunday Bude
were due to play Torridgeside in the Westward Ho! Cup semi final but
Torridgeside couldn't manage to field a side so Bude progress to the
final where they will meet Boca Seniors at Barnstaple FCs' ground.
Youth Team Coaches Win Awards.
Two young coaches Tommy Rowland and Leigh Watson were rewarded
this week by winning awards at the CATS ceremony. Both Tommy and
Leigh coach youth teams and won these awards due to the amount of
work they do for the youth teams and the enthusiasm they show, well
Ladies Come Runners Up In County Cup Final.
The ladies team played Charlestown in the final of the County
Cup at Launceston FC and went down in an exciting game 2 goals to
nil. Bude looked the better side for the majority of the game but
could quite find that killer instinct in front of goal, Charlestown
scored just after half time and then put it beyond Budes reach in
the final minutes. Both teams celebrated after though. A great
achievement getting to the final, well done girls!!!
1st Team Through To Semi Final Of Westward Ho! Cup.
The 1st team progress to the semi final of the Westward Ho! Cup
after a hard fought victory away to local rivals Bradworthy beating
them 4-2. Budes goals came from young striker Adam Smith who picked
up a hat-trick, and Tommy Statton who chipped in Budes fourth. Craig
Thompson also won but missed a penalty towards the end for Bude,
Gary Clark scored from two set pieces for Bradworthy, but a decent
win with a team which featured a mixture of first, second and third
team players. Another trophy back to Broadclose maybe???
Notice. Don't forget
to but your tickets for the 70s and 80's night at Penstowe on 27th
April, gonna be a great night!!!!
Latest News In March 2013
Good Cup Week For The Tootball Club.
The ladies team made it through to the final of the County Cup
winning 2-1 against a strong Falmouth side in the semis, and the 3rd
team followed this up with a 2-1 win in the semi final of the
Pickard Cup and now meet local rivals Stratton in the final at the
end of April. Well done all, let's bring these trophy's back to
Get Your Tickets Now For 70's & 80's Night @ Penstowe on 27th April.
are on sale now for a special night being held at Penstowe in
Kilkhampton on Saturday 27th April from 8pm til 1am.
Cornish band 'The
Bubble' will be playing their 70's & 80's classic hits you all know
from that era. The evening will also see local DJ Jellybean
finishing off the night with more vinyl classics.
Get your tickets now,
they are just £10 per person and can be purchased from Hodgson
Insurance Services in Belle Vue Lane,Bude or from Luke at Bude Post
Office. If you aren't local you can also reserve your tickets by
calling Richard Pinkus (evenings please) on 07885 901017.
You may be able to purchase the tickets on the night but they will
be £12,50 on the door.
Proceeds will be
going towards the continued running of Bude Town Football Club, we
will also be organising a raffle with all money from the draw being
donated to Cancer Research.
Fancy dress is
optional but we hope many of you will dress up for the occasion,
it's going to be a great night, hope you can all make it, tell your
friends, tell your friends friends and let's make this a great night
March 200 Club draw.
The March '200 Club'
draw has been won by footie club stalwart Ian Watson who wins £300 Wroes vouchers or
£200 cash. The £140 accumulator would have gone to Matt Pepperell but
he decided last minute he couldn't afford to come out, so it rolls over to the
April draw where
£150 will be available along with £300 Woolacotts vouchers.
Also well done to
Ian's son Leigh who won the darts tournament beating Robin Worden in
the final, thanks to everyone who turned up and made it a great
Hope you can be there
in April there will also be a quiz on the night, teams of 4, more
prizes and mayhem!!
Latest News In February 2013
Seconds Narrowly Lose Out In Penalty Shoot Out Area Final.
The second team played in the area final of the Cornwall Junior
Cup against St.Austell at Wadebridge and after draw at full time and
extra time, they lost out in the penalty shoot out.
St.Austell were the
better team in the first half and went one nil up, although Bude had
a perfectly good free kick scored but ruled out for offside and
interfering but video evidence on Facebook suggests otherwise. Bude
battled backhard int he second half and persistence paid off when
Steve Smeeth equalised in the final minute. Going in to the extra
time Bude took the lead with Andrew Heywood scoring from close
range, St.Austell though kept in it by levelling soon after. On to
penalty's which is never nice and Budes weren't good enough on the
night compared to St.Austell who tucked there's away well. Congrats
to St.Austell who go through to the grand final at the Easter
weekend and well played the 2nds in getting this far, you done the
Ladies Through To Cornwall County Cup Semi Final.
ladies team beat high flying Truro 3 - 2 away in the quarter final
of the Cornwall County Cup. Bude showed true spirit after going 2
nil down to pull it back to 2 all with goals from Lily Godwood and
Jenkins scored the winner in the final 5 minutes to win the game and
progress in to the semis!!!
Well done girls!!
February 200 Club draw.
The February '200 Club'
draw has been won by Chris Base who wins £300 Woolacotts vouchers or
£200 cash. The £130 accumulator would have gone to Gary Dinshaw but
he turned up 5 minutes after the draw was made so it rolls over to the February draw where
£140 will be available along with £300 Wroes vouchers.
Hope you can be there. The darts tournament will also be played then!!
1sts Knocked Out In Closely Fought Charity Cup Game.
The 1st team narrowly went down in the Cornwall Charity Cup,
playing against the higher league opposition of Wadebridge Bude
matched them most of the way taking the game in to extra time after
the game was 1 all at 90 minutes. Bude started to tire in extra time
and let in 2 quick goals, Bude pulled one back from the penalty spot
but couldn't find the equaliser in the final minutes.
2nd Team Through To Junior Cup Area Final.
2nd team convincingly beat Grampound Road in the area semi-final of
the Junior Cup with a 4 to 1 score line.
They will now meet St.Austell in the area final at the end of Feb
after they won the other semi 2 nil.
The other area final is between Lizard Argyle and Illogan Reserves.
Also good to receive
an email from the guest house the boys stayed at afterwards for a
night out in Truro to say they were a credit to the club with the
way they behaved so good stuff all round guys!!!!
Latest News In January 2013
Not A Good Cup Weekend For The 1st Team.
The 1st team had a bad weekend at the office as they went out of the
Cornwall Senior Cup and Torridge Cup. On Saturday they lost against
a Newquay side 2 leagues above them, going in nil nil at half time
then finished losing 5 nil. On Sunday they played and lost against
Exeter & Devon Premier league leaders Hatherleigh 3 goals to 2
losing with the final kick of the game.
Hodgson Wins The 200 Club Draw.
The January '200 Club'
draw has been won by Mark Hodgson who has only been in the draw for
12 months and walks away with £300 Sharrons travel
The £120 accumulator
would have gone to Steve Box Snr but he wasn't at the draw so it
rolls over to the February draw where £130 will be available.
Hope you can be there!!
Latest News In December 2012
Newcomer Wins Xmas '200 Club' draw .
The December '200 Club' draw has been won by newcomer Mr Steve Drew,
only been in the draw for a couple of months and receives £300 Co-Op
vouchers. The £110 accumulator would have gone to Den Buse but
he wasn't at the draw so it rolls over to £120 at the New Year
Hope you can be there.
If you would like a
chance to win in the draw then it's just £50 a year (£1 a week
only), there are free numbers left, get in touch with the club!!
Movember 2012 winner.
Various members of the footie club participated in this years Movember, helping make people aware of testicular and prostrate
cancer, they had to endure the embarrassment of growing a moustache
in the style they wanted throughout the month of November without
We held a competition
for the best Mo!!
This years winner
went to the one and only Mr Ian Adams who was voted the nations
favourite Mo via Facebook,
Ian is shown here
with his illustrious trophy which he was very proud to win. Ian said
"although I have a trophy, everyone who participated this year are
winners, well done!!"
For more pictures of
everyone's Mo just visit our Facebook page !!!
Latest News In November 2012
10/11/12. November 200
Club Draw & Speed Pool Competition.
The November '200 Club'
draw was won by Mrs Jenny Bowden who receives £300 Brooks Garden
vouchers. The £100 accumulator would have gone to Les Cornish but
he wasn't at the draw so it rolls over to £110 at the December
Hope you can be there.
Thanks to everyone who
turned up for the speed pool competition, a great evening had by all
and a bit of alcohol consumed!!
Latest News In October 2012
Great Night for 200 Club Draw & FIFA 12 Night.
At the October '200 Club' evening Herbie Goodgroves held a PS3 FIFA
12 Tournament. Harry Hopcroft was the Messi of the night beating
Herbie in the Cup final. Well done Harry!!
The October '200 Club'
draw was won by local Des Gregory who receives £300 Woolacotts
vouchers. The £90 accumulator would have been won by Steven Drew but
he wasn't at the draw so it rolls over to £100 at the November draw.
Hope you can be there.
Also well done to the
seconds for going through to the next round of the Junior Cup after
beating Premier Sixes 3-1!!
Latest News In September 2012
Over £300 raised at Horse Race Night and Sept 200 Club Draw.
The September 200 Club draw was held at The Lucky Kiss with a horse
race night organised. Thank you to everyone who turned up to support
the evening, a great night was had by all with £342 raised for the
club and quite a few winners went away happy!!!
There was no accumulator
draw but for the main '200 Club' £300 Woolacotts vouchers went to
Sarah Streeter of Bude. The October draw will also be for Woolacotts
vouchers and the return of the accumulator draw.
Latest News In August 2012
£3,000 cash or £4,000 towards car won in August 200 Club draw.
The Main August '200
Club' draw was made on Saturday and £3,000 cash or £4,000 towards a
car was won Mr Alan Pedrick of Bude. The £90 accumulator draw would
have gone to the luckiest man in Bude Glen Bickle but he wasn't won so rolls over to the
Next months main draw
will be held at the Lucky Kiss with a race night being held. £300
Woolacotts vouchers will be up for grabs, but no accumulator draw.
It's changed to encourage more members to join this great club,
hope you make it, put it in your diary now 8th September!!!
Latest News In July 2012
Seasons fixtures are released.
The 2012/13 fixtures have been released and are now on the site for
you to view.
The first team start their campaign on Saturday 18th with a tricky
fixture away to Probus. The 2nds start at home the same date against
Combe Martin. The 3rd teams fixtures aren't quite ready yet but the
ladies start at home against Dobwalls on Sunday 26th August in what
is looking to be a promising season for all teams. Here we go !!!!!!
July 200 Club Winner Named.
The July '200 Club' draw was made on Saturday and £300 Congdons
vouchers was won by Mr Kinsman of Bude. The £80 accumulator draw
would have gone to Henry Stuttaford but he wasn't won so rolls over
to the big August draw with £4,000 towards a car available or £3,000
Herbie Goodgroves Named 2nd Team Manager.
Herbie Goodgroves has been named as the reserve team manager for the
coming season after Luke Francis stepped down from the post. Herbie
has already been busy trying to bring in fresh faces as he looks for
a strong assault on the North Devon Senior league. Herb has been a
regular as a 1st team player over the last few years and has
recently come back from his scouting trip in Ghana. He has also
brought in some Italian influence with James Giordani being named as
management Clive Cornish has been named as 1st team managers Andy
Haines' assistant this season and Ladies manager Rich Haydon after
initially stepping down has decided to continue managing the team
Follow The 2nd Teams League News.
The latest North Devon League news can now be found via Facebook and
Twitter. If you're on Facebook then just search for 'North Devon
Gazette Football League and click the 'like' button. Follow the
league on Twitter by finding @northdevonfl . You will get the
lastest news, postponements, rule changes and more.
Latest News In June 2012
It's That Time Of Year We Love - Pre Season Training
Yes it's back, way too soon, but pre season men's training starts
this Wednesday 4th July and every Wednesday onwards. Meet at the
footie clubhouse at 6pm sharp. Bring your boots, trainers and
probably a drink. Not just for existing players, we hope to see new
players as well. We have 3 men's teams, the 1st team play in the
East Cornwall Premier League, the 2nds play in the North Devon
Senior League and our 3rd team play in the Kingsley League. We look
forward to seeing you all there !!!!!
Annual 5 A Side Competition Coming in July
The annual adult 5 a side tournament this year is on Saturday 14th
July. £24 per team, maximum of 6 players in a squad, played on
pitches at Bude FC. If you're interested in entering a team contact
Greg Snowden on 07917 054264 or message him through Facebook and get
the money to him asap !! The '200 Club' draw will also
be made in the evening.
'200 Club' draw was made on Saturday and £300 cash was won by Norma
Rickard. The £70 accumulator draw wasn't won so rolls over to the
July draw on 14th July. Hope you can make it!!
Latest News In May 2012
Just for everyone to note the youth presentation will be on Sunday
10th June with a 12 midday Kick Off. The day includes Mums and Dads
football, a Coaches vs Players game, various other games, BBQ, the
bar and canteen will be open along with the presentation of trophies
and medals to the youth teams, hope you can make it !!
Presentation Evening Awards
The Bude FC end of season presentation evening was held this year at
The Lucky Kiss. The night started with the award ceremony and up
first was Best Supporter which went to Hughie Bartlett, Most
Promising Young Player Under 21 went to the talented left footer
Craig Thomson. Supporters Player Of The Year went to Wes Pugh who
had his trophy presented to him earlier in the week. Club Person Of
The year went to long time youth secretary Tracy Wosnitzka.On to the
managers and starting with the third teams Ian Adams he announced
that Keith Feltham was Players Player and Chris Hill was named
Managers Player. Luke Francis for the seconds was next and a happy
Liam Anderson collected the Players Player award and James Findlay
won Managers Player. First team manager Andy Haines presented Tommy
Statton with the teams Players Player trophy and Wayne Cornish
received the Managers Player award. The Ladies manager Richard
Haydon was up and he gave his Most Improved Player award to both
Mandy Bickle and Rachael Badham, Players Player was won by Leanne
Stanbury and Leona Marsh won Managers Player. Pinkys Club Player
Award went this season to young Tommy Rowland for his efforts
between the sticks for the thirds, seconds and Under 18's as well as
his work with the youth teams. Last but not least barman Gary
Westlake presented a new award for Best Goal Scored at Broadclose
which went to a superb goal from third team player/manager Ian
Adams. Many other thanks were given out to canteen staff, bar staff,
sponsors, Steph Dinshaw for organising the evening and also Tony
Holgate for hosting the evening and he laid on a great spread for
everyone after the speeches and some cracking tunes played by DJ
Jellybean, an end to a cracking season.