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Wokingham & Emmbrook members celebrate ‘coming home’

Wokingham & Emmbrook members celebrate ‘coming home’

There were celebrations for all involved with Wokingham & Emmbrook Football Club last night as planning approval was granted for improvements to the clubs Lowther Road ground.

The permission means the Satsumas’ have a permanent base in the town after years and years of hard work for the first time since they left Finchampstead Road in 1999.

Full details of what will happen at Lowther Road here, and a bit more via this excellent report from Lewis Rudd at the Wokingham Paper here.

Here’s what the clubs supporters had to say, and former manager Dan Bateman was delighted.

Paul is happy.

Division 1 East rivals passed on their congratulations.

The club captain was all smiles.

Cheers Tony!

But we’ll let Clive have the last word..


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Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of Football in Berkshire. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Reach PLC. Former manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.


  1. […] Quite simply the football facilities within the wider Bracknell Forest area will be second to none with the development announcement here at Hill Farm Lane and that happening a little further down the B3018 in Bracknell itself while Wokingham & Emmbrook also have development plans of their own at Lowther Road after being granted planning permission. […]

  2. […] The Lowther Road upgrade continues to move after Wokingham & Emmbrook were granted permission for a step 5 standard facility in 2016. […]

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