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Welcome to the home page of Thatcham Town Harriers U15's Storm Squad, 2016/17.
The age group was originally started in the summer of 2009 as U6's by Neil Owen, then Jamie Smewing thru U7's and U8's. At U9's [7v7] Keith Pennicott-Bowen (Yellow Team) & Paul Carnell (Blue Team) took over the Management and Coaching with mixed ability teams. For the 2012/13 season as U10's [7v7] the two teams were re-named Storm (formerly Yellow) coached by Keith & Thunder (formerly Blue) coached by Paul.
2011/12 as U9's [7v7] Storm took the bronze medal in their inaugural season of competitive games in the PHYL League. Then going onto win their first 6-a-side competition as U9's at the Theale Tigers Tournament in June 2012.
2012/13 as U10's [7v7] a fourth position finish for Storm in the top PHYL Blue Division. Then in June 2013 saw Storm add the 7-a-side Ashridge Park Tournament Trophy to their honours.
2013/14 as U11's [9v9] Runners Up in the top PHYL Green Division. Then in June 2014 saw Storm add the 7-a-side Andover Youth Tournament Trophy to their winning honours.
2014/15 as U12's [9v9] see Storm duly elected to play in the top Div1 of the East Berkshire Football Alliance League on Saturday's. Gary Freer joins as Assistant Manager & Coach.
R'Up in EBFA Div1.
U12 BERKS & BUCKS County Cup WINNER'S
2015/16 as U13's [11v11] see Storm move to full size pitch and goals which presented a new physical challenge as the new teenagers on the block.
6th place in the EBFA Div1.
R'Up in the EBFA Cup Final
U13 Basingstoke Town FC 'Camrose Cup' Gold Medalists.
U13 Darby Green & Potley (5-a-side) WINNERS
U13 Bracknell Cavaliers (6-a-side) WINNERS
2016/17 as U14's [11v11]
4th place in the EBFA Div1.
U14 Darby Green & Potley (5-a-side) WINNERS
2017/18 as U15's [11v11] see Storm duly elected to play in the Oxford Mail Youth Football League also a move back to Sunday's.
Weekly training for the 2017/2018 season will commence on Wed.23rd August. Taking place on Wednesday evenings 6.15pm to 7.45pm at Thatcham Town Football Club, Waterside Park, Crookham Hill, RG19 4PA. Then change to Winter training outdoors on Astro Pitch at Henwick Worthy, Start time 5.45pm to 7pm.
Team Manager & Coach:- Keith Pennicott-Bowen. Mobile:- 0755 444 1818
Our squad is kindly sponsored by:-
Highnett Controls Ltd
Penmar Passenger Transport
Thatcham Removals & Couriers
Sunningdale Park Estate DeVere Venues
Architectural Designers & Surveyors
M.A.Smith Groundwork & Brickwork Limited