PreSeason 2020

PreSeason 2020

Fixtures & Results for PreSeason 2020 as below: Sat 1st August - Club Practice Match - Reds 1 (Payne OG) Greens 0. Thu 6th August - AFC Royal Holloway XI  1 (A.Norwood (p)) Bagshot XI  1 Sat 15th August - AFC Walcountians XI v AFC Royal Holloway XI (TBC) Sat 22nd...

New Club Sponsor Confirmed

New Club Sponsor Confirmed

AFC Royal Holloway are delighted to confirm new club sponsors for the 2020/21 season. Johnson Plant Hire will be the name on the club's new home kit which will be revealed in the next few weeks.

Club Statement – AFC Royal Holloway

Club Statement – AFC Royal Holloway

At a club EGM tonight, the club members voted to change the club name to AFC Royal Holloway. The decision followed discussions between the club and Royal Holloway University on agreeing closer affiliation. Since the club was formed as Royal Holloway Old Boys in 1994,...

Former player raises cash for NHS and Red Cross

Former player raises cash for NHS and Red Cross

Former Old Boys defender Neil Clark raised more than £10k for the NHS Charities Together and The British Red Cross, two organisations on the frontline during the Coronavirus pandemic, by completing an Ironman 70.3 in his small back garden in south-west London. Sponsor...

Reserves lose out in cup semi

Reserves lose out in cup semi

Royal Holloway Old Boys Reserves lost their League Cup semi-final at Nobles against Worcester Park. The home side competed well, but a lack of quality in the final third proved crucial. Lawrence Bean did get the ball in the net, but the goal was disallowed for a...

Draw for nothing

Draw for nothing

Royal Holloway Old Boys appeared to have come through a bad tempered encounter with Old Rutlishians with a point. Goals from Chris O'Reilly and Rob Attreed put the home side in front but the visitors equalised after both teams had been reduced to ten men. However, the...

Abdullah hat-trick seals Old Boys victory

Abdullah hat-trick seals Old Boys victory

Royal Holloway Old Boys ran out winners over basement club Farleigh Rovers in a game which proved tougher than the scoreline suggests. Zain Abdullah gave the hosts a half-time lead with a good finish, but the visitors equalised after the Old Boys failed to clear a...

Late goals seal victory for Old Boys

Late goals seal victory for Old Boys

Two late goals from Rob Attreed secured victory for Royal Holloway Old Boys against neighbours Staines Lammas. After falling behind shortly before half-time, the hosts then conceded a penalty, only for 'keeper Jake Bennett to produce a stunning save. It took until ten...

1sts grab late equaliser

1sts grab late equaliser

Royal Holloway Old Boys grabbed a late equaliser to pick up a point at strugglers Ripley Village. An improved final half hour, coupled with the home side being reduced to ten men, saw the visitors create several good chances, and only some fine goalkeeping kept the...

Firsts lose out at NPL but better news for Reserves

Firsts lose out at NPL but better news for Reserves

Royal Holloway Old Boys suffered a disappointing 3-1 defeat at NPL, with the home side moving to the top of the Elite League table with a number of scheduled fixtures losing out to the weather. Zain Abdullah scored the only goal in a game where a disappointed Stu...

Double disappointment

Double disappointment

Both teams suffered disappointing defeats on Saturday. Off the back of an encouraging performance against Lyne, the first team went down 4-1 at Horsley. Adam Norwood scored what proved to be a consolation. The Reserves exited the League Cup, conceding two late goals...

Goals flow at Nobles

Goals flow at Nobles

Both teams opened 2020 with home games at Nobles and were able to field strong line-ups. The 1st XI recorded an impressive 4-0 win over Lyne, with Rob Attreed opening the scoring, Zain Abdullah scoring twice and sub Dan Mitchell adding the fourth. The Reserves shared...

Old Boys end 2019 with well-earned point

Old Boys end 2019 with well-earned point

Royal Holloway Old Boys ended 2019 with a well-earned point at leaders AFC Cubo. The only Elite League game to survive the weather, Will Payne scored the visitors goal. The point leaves the Old Boys safely in mid-table at the turn of the year, and will face Worcester...

Disappointing afternoon for the Old Boys

Disappointing afternoon for the Old Boys

Royal Holloway Old Boys slumped to a heavy defeat at home to Merrow. After the visitors took the lead early on, the Old Boys were well in the game, but following a fine second strike, and the third, a free header from a corner, Merrow took control and could have added...

Old Boys progress in Challenge Cup

Old Boys progress in Challenge Cup

Royal Holloway Old Boys progressed to the semi-finals of the League Cup, with a fully deserved win over current league leaders AFC Cubo on penalties after a 2-2 draw. Keith Balson-Scales and Chris O'Reilly were on target in normal time, and then 'keeper Jake Bennett...

Frustrating afternoon for the Old Boys

Frustrating afternoon for the Old Boys

A frustrating day for the Old Boys. The first team's long trip to Farleigh Rovers was postponed on Saturday morning due to a waterlogged pitch. The Reserves battled well, aiming to carry on a recent improvement in form, but fell to a 0-2 defeat at Nobles, manager...

Draws all round

Draws all round

Both Old Boys side recorded draws on Saturday. The Firsts were pegged back at Staines Lammas after Adam Norwood had given them a half-time lead. The Reserves held Battersea Ironsides at Nobles to record their first league point (although we await the outcome of the...


Friendly opposition required on 22 August. Step 5/6 development team or Step 7/8 side. Away or neutral venue and split costs. Get in touch if keen, thanks @fffinderuk @ComCoFL @ssecleague

First proper friendly tonight against a good @BagshotFC side at a neutral venue. 1-1 draw with both sides working hard in the heat and Adam Norwood netted from the spot. Thanks to our opponents for the game & wishing them all the best for their season 👍 https://t.co/utLnns9xcm afc_rh94 photo

Thanks to our new sponsors Johnson Plant Hire https://t.co/mZe96gsk3D

Holloway is red! They beat the greens 1-0 in an internal trial game this afternoon. Good to be back 🔴⚫️ https://t.co/kEWXURO7ZA afc_rh94 photo

We are looking for a goalkeeper for our trial match in Egham this Saturday. 1pm kick off. Please get in touch if you have played Step 7 or higher or if you are a young keeper hoping to move into men’s football @KeeperFind @ukfootyfinder @sokpro