Pre season tournament at Larges Lane.
Pre season tournament at Larges Lane.

‘Festival of Football’ at Bracknell Town’s Larges Lane this weekend

All you need to know about the four team tournament
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Pre season tournament at Larges Lane.
Pre season tournament at Larges Lane.

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If you are looking for something to do this weekend then why not take in two days of senior football at Bracknell Town’s Larges Lane as the Robins host a double-weekend tournament.

The first ever pre season tournament will see eight matches between Bracknell, Binfield, Wokingham & Emmbrook and Eversley & California over the weekends of 8th/9th and 15th/16th July.

Matchday info

The following information for matchdays has been supplied to us courtesy of Bracknell Town Football Club.

Entry fee: Entry to the tournament on each day is £3.

Parking: There is limited parking on site.

Facilities: The clubhouse and facilities will be open from midday serving food and drink.

How to get there: Most of you attending will already be familiar with the location of Bracknell’s Larges Lane ground, but just in case the full address is Bracknell Town FC, Larges Lane, Bracknell, RG12 9AN.

Related to this: Take a nostalgic look around ‘the old’ Larges Lane

First pre season friendly at Larges Lane. Photo: Ben Martin-Dye.
First pre season friendly at Larges Lane. Photo: Ben Martin-Dye.

The fixtures


  • 2pm ko Bracknell Town vs Eversley & California
  • 6pm ko Binfield vs Wokingham & Emmbrook (doubles as Martin Joyce Trophy)


  • 2pm ko Wokingham & Emmbrook vs Eversley & California
  • 6pm ko Binfield vs Bracknell Town


  • 2pm ko Binfield vs Eversley & California
  • 6pm ko Wokingham & Emmbrook vs Bracknell Town


  • Final: 2pm First vs Second
  • Play-off: 6pm Third vs Fourth

Looking for all the local clubs pre season fixtures? Those are here.

What to expect

The tournament will be a great opportunity for attendees to watch some of the best in local football at one of the most modern facilities and pitches in the county.

You can expect a range of youth and experience in all the sides as the matches form part of the pre season preparations, but the local rivalries should mean all the fixtures will be closely fought and fiercely contested.

Bracknell Town Ladies at Larges Lane on Sunday evening. Photo: Tom Canning.
Bracknell Town’s Larges Lane under the lights. Photo: Tom Canning.

Who are the teams?

Binfield: Managed by Roger Herridge, the Moles have never finished outside the top eight in the Hellenic Premier Division.

Bracknell Town: Managed by Mark Tallentire, the Robins finished runners up in the Hellenic Premier last season and had two of the divisions top goalscorers.

Eversley & California: Relative unknowns for us, the Boars are managed by Phil Ruggles and play in the first division of the Combined Counties Football League.

Wokingham & Emmbrook: Managed by Dan Bateman, the Satsumas play in the Hellenic League Division 1 East and were narrowly beaten by Bracknell in the semi finals of last seasons Reading Senior Cup.

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