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Tuesday August 22nd

Horley Town

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Saturday August 26th

Banstead Athletic

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Balham Reserves
2017-18 season fixtures will be listed as soon as they are set.

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2017-18 season fixtures will be listed as soon as they are set.

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Tuesday August 15th

Godalming Town 1-1

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Saturday August 05th

NPL 3-1

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Saturday August 12th

Spelthorne Sports 1-3

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Tuesday August 1st

Cobham 6-1

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Grant McLellan Cup Semi-Final
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Thursday March 30th

Windsor 3-4

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Sunday March 28th

Colne Valley Reserves 2-1

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Balham FC are looking for goalkeepers of a good standard. If you are interested please contact the club at info@BalhamBlazers.org.uk

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If you are 16 or over, of exceptional ability and want to be considered for the Balham FC First Team or Balham Blazers FC Youth Team please get in contact asap. Please email info@BalhamBlazers.org.uk

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Balham FC was formed in 2011 in order to provide player progression into open age football for the hugely talented, high achieving age group teams of Balham Blazers FC. Having won back-to-back promotions in 2011/12 and 2012/13, Balham did the league and cup double in the Surrey South Eastern Combination in 2013/14. In 2014/15 Balham finished in a promotion position again in the Surrey Elite Intermediate League however promotion was denied due to Combined Counties League facility requirements not being met. Having moved to ground share with Cobham FC in order to meet the facility requirements Balham finished as runners up in the SEIFL in 2015/16 and as a result have been promoted to the Combined Counties League for the 2016/17 season. Having begun on Wimbledon Extension before moving to Cobham, Balham will be playing at Colliers Wood Utd for the next two seasons, ground sharing with the CCL Premier Division club. The Balham FC Youth team will be playing for the seventh season in the Southern Youth League, where in 2010/11 they were Central Division Runners Up, in 2011/12 they were SYL Invitational Plate Winners, in 2013/14 they were SYL Challenge Cup and SYL Invitational Plate Runners Up, in 2014/15 they were Central Division Winners, overall SYL Champions and SYL Challenge Cup Runners Up and in 2015/16 they were West Division Winners and overall SYL Runners Up. The Balham Panthers FC Womens team, formed in 2014/15, will be playing for the third season in the Greater London Womens Football League Division 2 South.

Balham Blazers FC, founded in 2001, is the U7-U16 age group section of Balham FC. Both are part of the same club and are managed and run by the same board of directors.

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Check out the full collection of Match Reports on the Reports page.

LEAGUE
Firsts v Spelthorne Sports 1-3

This was not the performance or result Balham were looking for in their first game in the CCL Premier Division.

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Firsts v NPL 3-1

The seventh and final pre season game away to Surrey Elite side, NPL, was a good last run out for the squad before points means prizes from August 12th.

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Firsts v Cobham 6-1

At long last, following a frustrating pre season, Balham produced a top performance from beginning to end and in doing so swept aside their opponents.

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Firsts v Croydon 1-4

For fifty minutes of this game Balham played very well and were good value for a 1-0 lead, courtesy of a Josh Benson left foot driller in the first half.

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Firsts v Virginia Water 0-2

Having been blown away at the seaside in midweek, Balham left Egham, where this friendly was played, with egg on their faces.

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Firsts v Ramsgate 0-5

It took two and a half hours to get to the Kent coast for this tough match against Ryman South club, Ramsgate.

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Firsts v Corinthian Casuals 1-3

Although Balham ended up losing a tight game against a very strong Corinthian Casuals squad, who were only denied promotion to the Ryman Premier Division on penalties in the play off final.

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Firsts v Tooting Bec FC 0-0

This was a solid first pre season performance in the sweltering current bun in "The Northern Line derby" at Imperial Fields, home of Tooting Bec FC

Last seasons Match Reports.

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NEWS
Check out the full news stories on the News page.

Presentation Evening
it’s that time of year once again when everyone in the club from all squads, Under 7 to First team, comes together for our annual Presentation Evening. READ MORE

First Team Pre Season
First team pre season training for the 2017-18 season starts on Tuesday June 27th. READ MORE

Another Promotion
Following promotion last season, from the Surrey Elite League at Step 7, it’s been another fantastic season for the Balham First team who, having finished in 3rd place in the CCL Division One at Step 6 READ MORE

First Team BBQ
The rain couldn’t dampen the spirits at the annual end of season First team BBQ on Saturday May 28th, hosted once again by Club Chair, Jennie Molyneux. With promotion having been attained the burgers and bangers tasted extra good. READ MORE

Youth Runners Up
Congratulations to everyone associated with the Balham Youth team, who after a poor start in the league, recovered superbly and climbed the table to finish as Southern Youth League West Division Runners Up. READ MORE

London Senior Trophy Triumph
Balham finished what has been an exceptional first season in the Combined Counties League in style by lifting the London Senior Trophy on Saturday May 6th. READ MORE

Balham Finish In Promotion Position
Balham completed their first league season in the Combined Counties League on Saturday April 22nd with a 3-1 home win against Cove FC. READ MORE

BBFC 2017 Sponsored Marathon
This years' BBFC Sponsored Marathon will take place on Wednesday June 7th: 5pm-8pm on Tooting Bec Common, by Elmbourne Road, at the end of Streathbourne Road. READ MORE

Shrooty Becomes A Viking
Former BBFC age group coach, Robin Shroot, who played for Birmingham City, Stevenage and Northern Ireland U21s in the UK, is on loan at Norwegian Premier League club, Viking Stavanger, until the end of the season. READ MORE

GoldenShotz
Congratulations to Tooting based GoldenShotz who won a tempestuous Balham Sixes fundraiser at Chestnut Grove on Friday March 17th. READ MORE

CPD Event
Balham FC hosted a coaching event in partnership with the London FA, The FA mentor programme and Nike on 16th March at Selhurst Sports Arena. The topic for the event was ‘Session Planning and Managing Mistakes’.. READ MORE

County Cup Final
Congratulations to the Balham First team who are through to the County Cup Final having beaten Bridon Ropes FC 3-0 in the semi final of The London Senior Trophy on Saturday March 11th. READ MORE

Sotto Undici
“Sotto Undici" were the winning team at a record breaking 2017 Balham FC/Balham Blazers FC Quiz Night on Saturday March 4th, held at our regular venue opposite Trinity Fields. READ MORE

Balham To Host CPD Training Session
Balham FC, in conjunction with the London FA and Nike Academy, are delighted to host a CPD training exclusive for Charter Standard clubs and their coaches, allowing them to share best practice and ideas on coaching and developing young footballers. READ MORE

Jake & The Taj
Long serving First team stalwart, Jake Henry, is taking a break from the heart of the Balham rearguard, in CCL Division One, to teach in India for five weeks. READ MORE

Sports Club Of The Year
Balham FC/Balham Blazers FC were honoured and delighted to be named Sports Club Of The Year, for an unprecedented third time, at the 2016 Active Wandsworth Sports Awards, held in the Civic Suite at Wandsworth Town Hall on Friday February 10th. READ MORE

Panthers Need Keepers
Our women’s team, Balham Panthers FC, who play in the Greater London Women’s Football League on Sundays and train on Wednesdays, are looking for new goalkeepers. READ MORE

Balham FC Football Academy Programme
Why not sign up to the new exciting Balham FC Under 18 College Programme in partnership with St Francis Xavier 6th form college in Wandsworth. READ MORE

Balham Sixes
The first fundraising open age Balham FC 6-a-side tournament of the year takes place at Chestnut Grove School on Friday March 17th. . READ MORE

Annual Club Quiz night
4th March 2017. 7.30pm Kick off, at St Mary Magdalene Church Hall opposite Trinity Fields. Price: £12.50 Including a Curry. READ MORE

Sports Club Of The Year Nomination
We are delighted to announce that Balham FC/Balham Blazers FC has been nominated as Sports Club of the Year for 2016 at the Active Wandsworth Sports Awards on Friday February 10th. READ MORE

First Pro In USA
We are delighted to announce that former BBFC age group and first team player, Joe Holland, was the 10th pick of the 2017 MLS Super Draft READ MORE

Score Hero
Anyone who has been watching the Premiership football on BT Sport since Christmas will probably have seen an advert for Score Hero! starring a number Balham FC and Balham Blazers FC players at half time. READ MORE

2016 FootGolf Open
It was the day of the goalkeeper at the 2nd annual Balham FC FootGolf Open held at Addington Court Golf Centre on December 28th. Defending champion, Ollie Kanner had an afternoon to forget as did last year’s runner up, Tomasz Wocial. READ MORE

End Of Term Report
Thankfully it’s been another excellent first term for the senior section of the club, Balham FC and the age group section, Balham Blazers FC. Having been promoted to the Combined Counties League the Balham First Team are currently in contention at the right end of the table. READ MORE

BFC Christmas Game
Despite the fact that a large number of players past and present are currently injured or away for the holidays it was great, as always, to see many familiar faces back home for the annual Balham First team Christmas game, held this year on December 22nd at Selhurst Arena. READ MORE

See The Big Boys Play
Why not come and see the Balham FC First team play in 2017. Home league and cup matches in the Combined Counties League Division One kick off at 3pm on Saturdays at The Wibbandune Stadium. READ MORE

England International
Monday December 19th was an extremely proud an historic day for BBFC as Fabio Carvalho became the first player from our club to play internationally for England. READ MORE

Players Across The Pond
Balham has a number of players at university in the USA on four year “soccer” scholarships. Please see the article below on Joe Holland, who is achieving great things at the highly rated Hofstra University. READ MORE

First Term Uni Boys
It’s great to hear that the latest batch of Balham players who started at university in September are already making a considerable impression on the green baize at their respective places of learning. READ MORE

ISFA National Squad
We are proud to say that there were three BBFC players in the Independent Schools Football Association National Under 16 squad, who played friendlies against Nottingham Forest and Chesterfield at St George’s Park in December. READ MORE

Brentnal Link
Balham are delighted to have formed an unofficial link with Brentnal FC, a strong, well run, local club that shares the same playing ethos. The link has seen us loan players to the club who are having an excellent season challenging in the top division of the Wimbledon & District League. READ MORE

Fiddes Plays Real Madrid
Former BBFC Youth team player, Alec Fiddes, who recently graduated from Bristol University, swapped pre season at Balham to sign for Amorebieta in the Spanish League in September. READ MORE

Talented Trio
Special Achievement Award Winner, Ollie Archard, First Team Player of the Year, Frank Charnock and Youth Team Player of the Year, Jack Haire, have all gone off to university in September and everyone at the club wishes them great success. READ MORE

Gayle Blows In
We are delighted to welcome Daniel Gayle from the London FA to Balham FC and Balham Blazers FC. Daniel has been assigned to our club for the season as a coaching advisor and mentor. READ MORE

Pre Season Report
Balham's nine game pre season campaign, which started in early July, has been very good in the main. The highlights were undoubtedly 4-1 wins over last season's CCL Champions, Hartley Wintney and a 2-1 win against former non league giants, READ MORE

Back To Back
There were back to back wins in pre season game five and six for the tikki-taka boys from SW12 against two sides from the Surrey Elite League. On Wednesday July 27th Balham played Project Clapham at Sutton Utd, READ MORE


CCL Fixtures Announced
Balham will be making their debut in the Combined Counties League, Division One, away to Shearwater FC on Saturday August 13th. READ MORE


Two Scalps Not Taken
Following the excellent opening two pre season performances and victories against higher league opposition in Walton & Hersham and Hartley Wintney, Balham came back down to earth on Tuesday July 19th losing to AFC Croydon Athletic. READ MORE


Revised Pre Season Schedule
Saturday July 9th v Walton & Hersham
- 3.45pm at Southfields Academy
Saturday July 16th v Hartley Wintney
- 3pm at Southfields Academy
Tuesday July 19th v AFC Croydon Athletic
- 7pm at AFC Croydon Athletic . READ MORE


Two Scalps Taken
Balham could not have started pre season in finer fashion. On Saturday July 9th we hosted Walton & Hersham, who having come down from the Ryman League South will be playing in the CCL Premier Division in 2016-17. READ MORE


Nike Partner Club
We are delighted to announce that Balham FC have been invited by Nike to become a Nike Partner Club. READ MORE

Wibbandune Return
We are delighted to announce that Balham FC will be moving back to the Wibbandune next season, on the A3 Southbound, ground sharing with Combined Counties League residents, Colliers Wood Utd. READ MORE

BPFC Needs You
Balham Panthers FC are looking to add committed, talented female players aged 16+ to the newest squad at Balham FC.
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