It's looking good for Hadleigh United

HADLEIGH United chairman Ken Ramsey reported on a successful season at the recent annual meeting. He remarked that the first team had won promotion to the Premier Division of the Ridgeons League while, at youth level, the two under nine teams were runners-up while both under 10 sides were champions.

HADLEIGH United chairman Ken Ramsey reported on a successful season at the recent annual meeting.

He remarked that the first team had won promotion to the Premier Division of the Ridgeons League while, at youth level, the two under nine teams were runners-up while both under 10 sides were champions. The under 14 team won their league and cup double.

Off the pitch the club had made huge progress, with the completion of the refurbished clubhouse meaning bookings were coming in thick and fast.

The chairman thanked John Day and Rick Pett for their vision and ideas in turning the old clubhouse into a superb facility.


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Improvements are taking place within the ground, with new dugouts along with increased seating for spectators. Martin Hawes and Alan Tilbury were thanked for keeping the pitch in good condition.

Treasurer Rolf Beggerow reported that finances have stepped up a gear with the cash flow in and out being a six-figure sum over the year. The treasurer thanked the growing number of people who are getting involved in supporting the club.

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All officers were re-elected but extra committee members are needed to help on match days. The chairman praised the work put in by Chris Rose, who combines the secretary's role with a number of other tasks behind the scenes.

Ridgeons League Division One Stowmarket Town will be holding their AGM this Sunday in the main hall at Greens Meadows, with a 10am start.

This will hopefully be one of the most important meetings the mid-Suffolk club have had for a long time, with the future and structure high on the agenda.

New manager Alan Johnson will be taking his first training session on Tuesday, June 23, with a 7pm start. New players will be most welcome.

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