The following press statement was released today
OUNDLE TOWN FC SIGN NEW 30 YEAR LEASE
Oundle Town FC sign a 30 year lease with Oundle School after 3 years of negotiations which now secures the Club’s future at the Station Rd ground.
The Club underwent a major restructure merging Oundle Junior Football Club (U5 to U16) with Oundle Town Football Club (First and Reserves) and formed Oundle Town Football Club Ltd. The Directors and Committee have produced a long term strategy to turn the club into a Community Football Centre of Excellence for Oundle and the surrounding area.
Club Chairman Cameron Holmes says “These are exciting times for the Club and we will be working with the FA to develop the whole area into football pitches, with lights for training and matches, a new club house and everything associated with taking our club to the next level! We want to work together with members and stake holders to develop both Senior and Junior teams and to provide a more secure footing for Football in Oundle and the surrounding area. We currently have a Walking Football Team and are looking to introduce Football for the Disabled in the near future.
The Club are holding an event this Sunday, 2nd September, at Station Rd (12:30) to celebrate the signing of the lease and to mark the next stage in the Club’s history, which was formed in 1883.
Oundle Town Football Club is Affiliated to the Northamptonshire Football Association and are members of The Peterborough and District Junior Alliance (PJAL), The Peterborough And District Youth League (PDYL), Hunts League, Chromasports League for the Senior and Reserves with the Vets playing in the Northants Sunday Combination League.