East Berkshire will have a new women’s football team for the 2019/20 season after Vanarama National League South side Slough Town announced it was launching a new side.
The club, who play at the terrific Arbour Park ground in Slough released a statement on its website confirming the intention to launch a new ladies side.
It said: “Slough Town Football Club is delighted to announce that we intend to start a brand new Ladies team for the 2019/20 season.
“We would like to invite any interested players (aged 16+) to attend training sessions on Monday evenings at Arbour Park (Stoke Road, SL2 5AY) from 20:00 – 21:00 starting on Monday 4 February.
“The sessions will be open to anyone – whether currently playing, having played in the past and wanting to get back into football, or for those who just fancy having a go at something new.
“Players will require shin pads and footwear suitable for the 3G playing surface at Arbour Park.”
It is not yet known which Division the team will enter with the Thames Valley Counties Women’s League and Southern Region Women’s League the likely destinations.
One piece of bad news for the TVCWFL has seen Taplow United Reds withdraw from Division 2 East.
A brief statement on the league full time page reads: “Sadly, Taplow Utd Reds have confirmed that they cannot complete their fixture program. All their Results & fixtures will be expunged from the Second Division East League.”
Taplow United’s blues team remains in the TVCWFL Division One.