Bourney's blog

Bourney's Blog

With the new season upon us, and all possible preparation complete, the squad is all fit and excited to get started again! As always the Kent league is wide open with Greenwich Borough heavily investing, and a pick of probably another 4-5 others in the mix as serious title contenders. Getting a good start is going be key to ensuring a push for promotion.

Martin has, without doubt, put together a team of leaders and winners, and with a good blend of exciting youngsters, the back four has had a few adjustments that we will build a team upon.

Bourney's Blog

With Pre Season now well underway, we caught up with the gaffer to ask his thoughts on last season, his ambitions for next season and how the team is shaping up for the new season.

Have you watched much of the World Cup?

Yes of course. Got to be done!
The First World Cup I remember was 1990 and I fell in love with football ever since. Even though the national team has disappointed in recent years you cling to the memories of the good times.

What did you think of England’s performances.

Captain's Blog

Obviously there were great expectations around the club going into last season - and rightfully so. We were firm favourites in many people’s eyes to get promotion, and move the club to the next level.

We unfortunately lost Josh Stanford in the summer as he was away travelling, and this had a massive impact on the way we liked to play with pace down both sides and on the counter attack as we knew we could keep most teams out with the threat of Jon Pilbeam, Stanford, ‘Hooley’ (Carl Cornell), Andy Irvine and Jack Harris – all of whom meant we were free scoring.