Senior Section Preseason Training

Tuesday 11 June 2019 - by Stuart Smedley (Updated on 11 June 2019 at 19:23)

Senior section preseason training for Royal Wootton Bassett Town gets started on Tuesday 25th June as the countdown to the start of the Hellenic League Premier Division and Wiltshire Senior League Premier Division campaigns begins.

Sam Collier's first team will be aiming to crack the top half – and maybe push for an even higher placing – after ending their 2018-19 Hellenic Premier season in tenth place.

The Development team, under the guidance of joint managers Steve Chadwick and Andy Mullen will be hoping to improve on eleventh place in the Wiltshire League.

Both teams have challenging preseason fixtures lined up. Among others, the first team will be hosting National League South Chippenham Town as well as League Two team Forest Green Rovers' under 18 side. An opening game against Radstock Town and visits to Cricklade Town, Bradford Town and Malmesbury Victoria have also been arranged.

The Development team are set to face Cirencester Town Development, Corsham Town, the 8th Training Battalion REME (based at Lyneham) and Holt.

Meanwhile they will be training every Tuesday and Thursday (unless a friendly has been organised) from 7 to 9pm at the Gerard Buxton Sports Ground.

Returning and new players are all welcome to attend.

Their full list of friendly fixtures is as follows:

First team

Saturday 6th July – Radstock Town (Home, 1pm kick off, AGP)
Saturday 13th July – Cricklade Town (Away, 3pm kick off)
Friday 19th July – Bradford Town (Away, 7.30pm kick off)
Tuesday 23rd July – Chippenham Town (Home, 7.45pm kick off)
Friday 26th July – Forest Green Rovers Under 18s (Home, 7.30pm kick off)
Tuesday 30th July – Malmesbury Victoria (Away, 7.30pm kick off)

Development team

Saturday 13th July – Cirencester Town Development (Away, 10.30am kick off)
Tuesday 16th July – Corsham Town (Away, 7.45pm kick off)
Tuesday 23rd July – 8th Training Battalion REME (Away, 7pm kick off)
Saturday 27th July – Holt (Home, 3pm kick off)

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