Three Bridges FC Manager Paul Faili has been appointed chairman of the team following the stepping down of Paul Terry.
After 19 years at the club, he was appointed at the club’s AGM on Friday and has the position on an interim basis.
He said that he is massively proud but that it’s not a position he wants permanently, adding that anyone who has the necessary experience and qualifications should come forward for the position.
Faili will be working with the same board, with youth manager Kenny Towning as his vice chairman.
In Cricket, Robin Peterson kept his nerve to steer Surrey to a three-wicket win over Worcestershire on Saturday and secure a place at the T20 Blast finals day. Set 142 to win, they wobbled to 128-7 before Peterson (24no) won the game with 21 balls left.
And in football, 3 goals in the last 11 minutes sent Crawley Town to a 3-2 defeat against Chelsea under-21s in their final pre-season friendly at the Broadfield Stadium.
Crawley were in control at half-time thanks to a terrific volley from Josh Simpson and Izale McLeod’s low finish.
John Gregory changed the entire team during the second half and The Reds struggled to maintain their superiority and Chelsea struck three times to stun Crawley’s fans.
Meanwhile goals from Cox, Folkes, Rhule and Hutchings assured Merstham of a famous 4 – 1 victory against Grays Athletic at Moatside. There’s more home action on Tuesday when Merstham face Kingstonian.
Last night (Wed 31st July) Crawley Town beat Woking by 2 goals to 1 in their latest pre-season friendly.
The Reds travelled to Kingfield and put on an encouraging display with goals coming from Izale McLeod and Emmett O’Connor.
Crawley’s league one season starts on Saturday August 9th, with an away tie at Barnsley.
Former world race cycling champion Philippe Gilbert and multiple Tour de France stage winner David Millar will be competing on Surrey’s roads next month.
They are among the first names to be announced for the Prudential RideLondon – Surrey Classic.
Team Sky’s Ben Swift and Simon Yates, who made his Tour de France debut this year will also be taking part in the race on the 10th August.
Surrey residents are expected to turn out in force to see 150 of the world’s top men race over an extended, tougher route as part of the Mayor of London’s annual festival of cycling.
On Saturday Crawley Town FC were held to a 3-3 draw by Conference newcomers Eastleigh in a pre-season friendly.
This evening (Monday 28th July) the Reds travel the short distance to Jubilee Field where they face Three Bridges in a 7.45 kick-off.