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Barnet v Farnborough Town

Nationwide Conference
Tuesday 17th September 7.45pm

  Ground The Aimita Stadium
Cherrywood Road
GU14 8UD
  Telephone 01252 541469  
  Capacity 4,163  
  Record Attendance 3,581 v Brentford, 22/11/95 FA Cup  
  Formed 1967  
  Nickname The 'Boro'  
  Colours Red and White Shirts, White Shorts, White Socks  
  Manager Graham Westley  
  Admission prices Adults- £9.00- £10.00, Concessions £5.00- £6.00  
  Bar Yes  
  Car Parking 200 spaces at ground £1.00, local streets  
  Programme £2.00- 32 pages  
  Last Season    
  Underhill Barnet 0 Farnborough 3 Attn 787  
  Aimita Stadium Farnborough 2 Barnet 1 Attn 1126  
  Average Attn 855 (5th lowest in Conference)  
  Highest Attn 1472 v Doncaster Rovers, lost 0-1(1st home game of season)  
  Lowest Attn 479 v Hereford United, won 4-2  
  Highest Home Win 6-1 v Stevenage  
  Highest Away Win 5-2 v Southport  
  Highest Home Defeat 1-3 v Yeovil  
  Highest Away Defeat 0-4 v Boston  
  Highest Draw 1-1, 6 times  
  Highest Aggregate 7, 6-1 v Stevenage
7, 5-2 v Southport
  Goalscorer Lennie Piper 15  
  Final Position (7th)
  Home Away  
P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
42 11 3 7 38 23 7 4 10 28 31 61
  This Season    
  Position 18th  
  Highest Home Win 3-0 v Halifax  
  Highest Away Win None  
  Highest Home Defeat 0-1 v Stevenage  
  Highest Away Defeat 0-2 v Yeovil  
  Highest Draw 1-1 v Scarborough  
  Highest Aggregate 3, 3-0 v Halifax  
  Current Position (18th)
  Home Away  
P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
8 2 1 1 5 2 0 1 3 1 5 8
  The Season So Far

Farnborough kicked off their season with a 2-1 defeat away to Hereford, followed by another loss, this time to Stevenage 0-1 at home. The next two home games saw them beat Halifax 3-0 and Dagenham & Redbridge 1-0 and Saturday saw a 1-1 draw with Scarborough.

Luckily we're playing at home though, Boro's away record isn't quite so impressive with no wins so far and only one goal scored on their travels and that was on the opening day. Doncaster (0-1), Yeovil (0-2) and Southport (0-0) being the other games.

Barnet just can't seem to be able to put two decent results together at the moment. Another defeat, this time 4-2 away to Leigh RMI sees them drop to 8th place.

Phils Prediction (always wrong!)
Barnet 2 Farnborough 0

Last Six

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  Results Grid

Below are the result grids for Barnet and Farnborough so far this season. These show how many times various scores have been attained by each club.



Barnet (Home)

Home 0 1 2 3 Goals Against
0 1     1  
2   1      
3 1        
Goals For          

Farnborough (Away)

Away 0 1 2 Goals Against
0 1 1 1  
1     1  
Goals For        
  League Snippet

Below is Barnet and Farnborough's league details based on their Home and Away performances.

    Pl W D L GF GA GD Pnts
10 Barnet(home) 4 2 1 1 5 4 1 7
21 Farnborough(away) 4 0 1 3 1 5 -4 1
  Did You Know?

Maik Taylor, possibly the best goalkeeper Barnet have ever had, was an apprentice at Farnborough Town.

Programme Sales

The following programmes (Barnet v Farnborough) are available for sale. Please see our programme pages for more information.

Season Competition Home/Away Price
1996/97 FA Cup Home 60p


Farnborough Played their first game in the Surrey Senior League in 1968. They stayed in this league for four seasons playing at the Queens Road Recreation Ground.

They then moved to the Spartan League, winning it for the next four years.

IIn the mid-seventies they moved to Cherrywood Road and in 1976/77 they won the Athenian League Division 2. The next season they joined the Isthmian League and won Division 2 in 78/79.

Between 27th August 1973 and 23rd April 1977 Farnborough didn't lose a single game at home, a total of 87 on the trot.

After six seasons in Division one of the Isthmian they finally won the league and promotion to the Premier Division.

In 1989/90 they joined the Conference after finishing runners up the previous season to Leytonstone & Ilford, who's ground wasn't up to standard.They only lasted a season and went down to the Southern League, bouncing straight up again. 1991/92 saw the Boro finish 5th, their highest ever placing. Another year on and it's relegation time once more.

At the end of the 92/93 season Ted Pearce, the Manager for 23 years, stood down. His replacement was his assistant Alan Taylor and in his first year took them to the Championship and back to the Conference, this time for five years.

In 1998/99 problems on and off the pitch and with several Manager changes sees them drop down a lleague again. This time it's to the Isthmiam, but two seasons ago sees them again as Champions and take their place in the Conference, ending their first season in 7th place.


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