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Saturday January 21th

Farleigh Rovers

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YOUTH

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Wednesday February 01st

Conquest

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Sunday January 22nd

Greenhouse Sports FC

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FIRST TEAM

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Saturday January 14th

Worcester Park FC 4-2

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Saturday January 07th

Banstead Athletic 1-2

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Saturday December 17th

Epsom Athletic 8-1

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Saturday December 10th

Staines Lammas 3-3

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YOUTH

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Thursday December 12th

Spelthorne Sports 0-4

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Thursday December 8th

Fleet Spurs 1-0

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Friday December 2nd

Sutton United 3-2

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Thursday November 24th

AFC Croydon Athletic 5-1

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PANTHERS

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Sunday January 15th

Clapham United 3-1

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Sunday January 08th

Putney Vale 4-0

Greater London Women's Football League Trophy
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Sunday December 18th

Ashford Town 2-8

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Goalkeepers Wanted

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 Banstead Athletic 1-2

Sometimes you don’t get what you deserve and that was very much the case in this first game of the new year away to top of the table Banstead Athletic. Balham played exceptionally well throughout dominating territory and possession and creating a lot more chances than the home team.

LEAGUE
Firsts v Epsom Athletic 8-1

Balham answered the call to start this game on the front foot in exemplary fashion, scoring a staggering six times in the first twenty-three minutes. Jerome Boncoeur helped himself to three of them, Morgan Roberts-Watson bagged two and Arsen Ujkaj scored the pick of the bunch with a fine individual effort.

LEAGUE
Youth v Spelthorne Sports 0-4

No one would have predicted the final outcome of this game at half time, when based on the first forty-five minutes, with the scoreline 0-0, there appeared to be nothing between the teams.

LEAGUE
Firsts v Staines Lammas 3-3

Inexplicably, for the second home game in a row, Balham were off colour and under par in the first half and as a consequence found themselves 2-0 in arrears again at the break. Needless to say there were a few choice words uttered behind closed doors once again too, as a result of which Balham produced a very different second half display.

LEAGUE
Youth v Fleet Spurs 1-0

Balham got revenge for 4-3 defeat at Fleet in October with a 1-0 home victory, which makes it four wins in a row. It was skipper Bruce Botsoi who got the decisive goal, midway through the second half, having switched positions with the lively Tom Horrobin to play wide on the right.

CCL DIVISION ONE CUP
Firsts v Redhill 2-4

Going into this cup quarter final both sides had beaten each other at home in the league and both were in good form. The night ended up belonging to Redhill however, who progress to the semi finals of the CCL Division One Cup, because they out worked and out fought a slightly off colour Balham.

THE LONDON SENIOR TROPHY
Firsts v Forest Hill Park 3-1

Balham travelled to the Ladywell Arena in Lewisham with a nasty taste still in the mouth from the previous week’s result and first half performance. By the end of this tough battle on a heavy pitch against Forest Hill Park however in the London Senior Trophy, the taste was much sweeter.

LEAGUE
Youth v Sutton Utd 3-2

Balham made it three wins in a row with another strong all round performance against a well organised, speedy, Sutton Utd side, with whom they’d already had two very close games this season.

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Firsts v Fairleigh Rovers 2-2

Despite pre match warnings, following two excellent performances, not to take this game against the currently struggling, Fairleigh Rovers, lightly, that’s exactly what Balham did. The first half was the worst they played all season and Rovers deservedly went in at half time two goals to the good.

LEAGUE
Youth v Croydon Athletic 5-1

The new look Balham Youth team demonstrated their further development with a comprehensive win at home to AFC Croydon Athletic. The game was won in the first half when an electric Balham scored four.

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Firsts v AC London 2-1

IBalham knew that they were going to have to roll up their sleeves and show guts, grit and determination, in addition to playing very good football, if they weren’t to go the way most teams have done when playing AC London this season. On a bitterly cold night in Banstead they showed plenty of all that was required and as such emerged victorious at the end of a tough game.

LEAGUE
Firsts v South Park Reserves 6-0

If only Balham could play this well every time they emerge from the changing room. On a dank and drizzly Saturday afternoon at South Park’s lovely ground the boys from SW12 put on a sterling display of high tempo pass and move football from the first to last whistle.

LEAGUE
Youth v Lingfield 4-0

Balham’s very young Youth team continued to show great improvement in this SYL Plate Cup game against Lingfield as the new look squad gets more and more used to playing together.

LEAGUE
Firsts v Redhill 0-3

Balham lost this game, which was evenly contested throughout, because Redhill were better at both ends of the pitch. Sloppy goals conceded continues to be Balham’s undoing and on this occasion, that, in conjunction with not being as clinical as usual in front of goal, combined to make this a very frustrating night.

Last seasons Match Reports.

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

Shoot Hero
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

First Pro In USA
Anyone who has been watching the Premiership football on BT Sport since Christmas will probably have seen an advert for Shoot 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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