What’s in store for our senior and youth teams this weekend

Cambridge FC’s senior teams face their longest away trips of the season this weekend with five sides on the road.

Here’s where our senior and youth teams are playing this weekend:

Lotto NRFL second division

The Reds face their biggest trek of the year with a 620km round-trip to Tikipunga, north of Whangarei for a double header against Northland FC.

The first and second teams head north on Friday and will stay overnight near the Tikipunga Park venue.

The reserves kick off at 12.30pm while the main game starts at 3pm.

First team squad for the match: Patrick Steele, Jack Portegys, Harry Wick, Kieran Hill (c), Daniel Clarkin, Dylan Blair, Callum MacLeod, Marcelo Sosa, Luke Stephenson, Josh Clarkin, Aaron Huesser. Subs: Patrick Espin (gk), Toby Hartley, Kyle Stead, Fabian Munoz, Mason Woodall.

(Note: subject to late changes).

Here’s how to get to the game to support the Reds at Tikipunga Park:

WaiBOP Championship

Cambridge’s championship side provides the only home match on Saturday, meeting Otorohanga at John Kerkhof Park with a 12.30pm start.

Waikato Division 3 / Waikato Plate

On Saturday, Cambridge D1s take a break from Waikato Division 3 to travel to Putaruru Rangers for a first round Waikato Plate fixture, starting at 12.30pm.

Waikato Division 4

The D2s head to Bremworth Park, Hamilton, for a 12.30pm match on Saturday against West Hamilton United.

Sunday – Women’s Waikato Cup

Our women’s team face a 190km round-trip to play Waihi FC in a first round cup tie at Morgan Park.

Cambridge were runners-up in the cup last season and have a good recent record in the knockout competitions,

They won the 2014 Waikato Cup and were beaten finalists in 2013, 2015 and 2018. The women were runners-up in the 2016 Waikato Plate.

Sunday – WaiBOP Federation Youth/Junior Leagues

Both Cambridge’s youth/junior teams are at home on Sunday.

The U-12 J-League side hosts Melville United U-12 at John Kerkhof Park, kicking off at 10am.

The U-13 Y-League team meets Northern United at the park, starting 11am.

Junior football

Junior draws will be posted to our website soon.

Safety

Please be aware of the development taking place opposite our junior grounds in Vogel St. Contractors are likely to be moving heavy vehicles to and from the site and we ask our visitors to be careful when parking on the street or crossing the road to our club.

Weather

Notice to visitors

Please be aware our grounds and clubrooms are 100% smoke-free and council bylaws forbid visitors from bringing dogs to our grounds.

We ask visitors to not park in the carpark spaces marked reserved as these will be used by volunteers needing to work in our clubrooms (including caterers, bar, committee members). Thanks.

Click here for more information about our grounds.

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