Men’s pre-season preparations set to start

Tuesday 14th June 2022

Royal Wootton Bassett Town's preparations for the 2022-23 Hellenic League Premier Division and Wiltshire Senior League Premier Division campaigns are due to begin on Thursday 23 June with the opening pre-season training session for the Men's First and Development teams.

This takes place at the Gerard Buxton Sports Ground from 8-9.30pm.

The club's senior Men's teams will then be training every Tuesday and Thursday up until the start of the season in August.

All players – returning and new – are welcome to attend training sessions.

The Men's First Team are then set for eight friendly fixtures in the run-up to the beginning of their campaign.

Sam Collier's side will begin with a home match against Gloucestershire Northern Senior League Division Two outfit Tredworth Tigers on Saturday 2 July (1pm kick off, AGP).

After an in house friendly against the Development team on Saturday 9 July (1pm kick off, AGP), Bassett will visit near neighbours Calne Town on Saturday 16 July (3pm kick off) before a midweek trip to Western League Division One outfit Bristol Telephones on Tuesday 19 July (7.30pm kick off).

Opponents are still sought for a fixture on Saturday 23 July.

There then follows a busy final week of preseason action, starting with a home friendly against Southern League Division One South opponents Melksham Town on Tuesday 26 July (7.30pm kick off).

Bassett will then visit Hellenic League Division One Clanfield on Friday 29 July (7.30pm kick off) before a tough test at home against Southern League Premier Division South Swindon Supermarine on Saturday 30 July (3pm kick off).

Those interested in joining are invited to contact the various team managers for further information.

Men's First team manager: Sam Collier (; 07802 458156)
Development Team manager: Ben Jarrett (; 07833 205945)


Royal Wootton Bassett Town Development are seeking a coach (holding, at a minimum, an FA Level 2 in Coaching Football award) to join their management team alongside Ben Jarrett and Craig Jones.

Those interested in the position are invited to contact Head of Men's Section Paul Davis (; 07803 267733) for further information.

Last modified on Tuesday 14th June 2022 at 10:05.