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Old Owens F.C. Vets Fixtures – 15th December 2019

OLD OWEN’S VETS are back and will play in the Veterans Division of the Southern Amateur Sunday League for season 2018-19 which commences on the 15th September 2019. 

The Vets fixture for this Sunday 15th December 2019 is as follows:

OOFC Vets v Old Minchendenians Vets (Away)(League) k.o. 10.30 am
(Ground: Minchendenian Association Clubhouse, Bramley Road, London,  N14 4HL)

The Vets result for last Sunday 8th December 2019 was as follows:

OOFC Vets drew 3-3 v Latymer Old Boys Vets (Home)(League) 

For fixtures, results and League table for Season 2019-2020, click the following link Southern Amateur Sunday Vets League.

Click link OLD OWEN’S FOOTBALL VETS RESULTS for the results for Season 2019-2020.

Old Owens F.C. Fixtures – 14th December 2019

OLD OWEN’S FOOTBALL CLUB has 4 football teams (1st XI to 4th XI) that play on a Saturday afternoon in their respective divisions of the Southern Amateur League and a Vets team that play on a Sunday morning in the SAL Vets League.

(Old Owens 1st XI play in Senior Division 1)
(Old Owens 2nd XI play in Intermediate Division 1)
(Old Owens 3rd XI play in Junior Division 1 North)
(Old Owens 4th XI play in Junior Division 1 North)

The teams also play in the AFA Cup, SALC and the Old Boys Cup depending on what division they are in.

The Fixtures for this Saturday 14th December 2019 are as follows:

OOFC 1st XI v Alleyn Old Boys 1st XI (Home)(League) k.o 2 pm
(Ground: Old Owens Sports Ground, Coopers Lane, Northaw, Potters Bar, EN6 4NF)
Ref: Andy Demetriades
Assistant Refs: Grant Mathias/Terry Barnes

OOFC 2nd XI v Winchmore Hill 2nd XI (Away)(League) k.o 2 pm
(Ground: The Paulin Ground, Fords Grove, Winchmore Hill, N21 3ER)
Ref: Gary Crane

OOFC 3rd XI – MATCH CANCELLED 

OOFC 4th XI v MATCH CANCELLED 

The Results for last Saturday 7th December 2019 are as follows:

OOFC 1st XI
NO GAME
OOFC 2nd XI
drew 2-2 v West Wickham 2nd XI (Home)(League)
OOFC 3rd XI  – NO GAME
OOFC 4th XI
 
 drew 1-1 v Polytechnic 4th XI (Away)(SALC)

Visit the OLD OWENS FOOTBALL CLUB website for further information.

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Old Owens Cricket Club Dinner – Friday 29th November 2019

Old Owens Cricket Club Annual Dinner 
and 
Presentation of Trophies

Friday 29th November 2019 
7.00 pm for 7.30 pm
(at Old Owens Sports Ground, Coopers Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 4NF) 

(Cost £30 per person)

If interested please reply to Richard Baker asap at richardbaker5@btinternet.com with a list of numbers attending, menu choice and where you would prefer to be seated (Tables 8-10 persons) by the latest 20th November.

Payments can be made by cheque payable to Old Owens Cricket Club and sent to Richard Baker
at 18 Ashmount Road, London, N19 3BJ or make a payment on the night.

Also on the night will be raffle prizes (so can all members bring something for the raffle, if possible) and if anyone has anything to be auctioned please bring along!

MENU

1. Homemade Soup (V, GF)
(Served with Fresh Crusty Bread)

2. Duck Spring Rolls with Sweet Chilli Dip

3. Avocado Tomato and Mozzarella in a Basil Dressing (V, GF)

4. Prawn and Crayfish Cocktail

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1. Traditional Roast Turkey
(Served with a Sage Stuffing, Roasted Potatoes and Pigs in Blankets)

2. Braised Beef in Red Wine Gravy

3. Baked Fillet of Salmon with Lemon Dressing (GF)

4. Vegetarian Lasagne (V)

(All Main Courses are served with Fresh Seasonal Vegetables, New or Roast potatoes)

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1. Traditional Christmas Pudding
(Served with Brandy Sauce)

2. Raspberry Gin Cheesecake (GF)

3. Hot Chocolate Pudding

4. Fresh Fruit Salad

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Filtered Coffee and Mince Pies

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Karessa Collection – Friday November 15th 2019

KARESSA AUTUMN and WINTER Collection

Friday 15th November 2019

Ladies clothes, accessories and jewellery all at reasonable prices.

Start your Christmas shopping whilst sharing a drink with family and friends

at Old Owens Sports Ground
Coopers Lane, EN6 4NF. 

7 pm – 10 pm

ENTRANCE FREE

Everyone Welcome

Tickets available at the Bar or call 01707 644211 for further details.

 

 

 

OOASC Full Committee Meeting 7th October 2019 – Minutes

Old Owen’s Association and Sports Club Limited

Minutes of Full Committeee Meeting, Monday 07/10/19 at 7.30pm

In attendance:  P.Kennedy (PK) , D.Webb (DW), I.Breeze (IB), K.Rowswell (KR) Richard Hattrell (RiH), T.Lane (TL), A.Hunter (AH), Rob Hattrell (RoH), Vincent Tanner (VT), John and Lynne Clarke (JLC).

Apologies:  A.Ward (AW), S.Flook (new ordinary member), P.Riley (PR).

Matters arising from previous minutes:

Tansley FC has fully paid up the monies owing for rent.

10% increase in rents across the board has been advised to all football hirers.

Contract for JLC still to be signed off (The increase is 2% year on year up till 2022).

A lot of safety work around the ground has taken place, but old playground yet to be dismantled.

TL again requested a mid-season review with Ward Amenities (AW).

Report from John and Lynne Clarke:

Bar and Food monthly figures produced which are down approx. £1300 on the corresponding month last year. Not many enquiries for lettings. JLC will investigate ways to advertise. JLC to consider booking a tribute band (e.g. UB40) to see what response is achieved.

The front entrance lights to the Ground need investigating and a remedy? Quotes to be acquired by JLC and IB.

Forthcoming events are as follows:
Fireworks Night on Friday 1st Nov. 2019.
Xmas Quiz on Friday 20th Dec. 2019

Finance: 

HSBC bank balance as at 7th October 2019 presently showing £46,909.54

HSBC have asked for an update review on the Account by Dec 2019 (TL to liaise with HSBC).

Balance of £2,817 in the Barclay’s account as at 7th October 2019, which needs new signatories and a legal requirement to take Stan Gould’s name off the login procedure.

It was unanimously agreed to pay our Grounds contractor (AW) monthly via Direct Debit.

TL to check the o/s balance owed to the School.

The pavilion windows – £1,760 is still owed to Eamonn Dempsey.

The Ground:

  • Ground renovations have been completed
  • Ditch has been cleaned.
  • Car park still overgrown and messy down the wood yard side.
  • Vermin still an issue – digging holes in pitches.
  • Need signs making people aware of thefts.
  • Need dummy CCTV cameras at lower end of car park.
  • Need non responsibility notices x 2.
  • We have received interest from Ward Amenities to erect a grounds storage shed for tools. AW has been invited to present his vision & proposal.

Membership:

AH stated that income from subscriptions so far this year from 1st August is £2,149.

There are currently 14 Lapsed numbers which AH is investigating.

AH to liaise with Anna Welsford regarding Life members.

ZOO Club:

Balance on the account as at 7th October 2019 is £384.35.

The draw was made and the two winners were as follows;

£75 – Jim Everton

£25 – John Cardall

Old Owens Website:

AH has kept this running and up to date.

AH produced statistics for the website as follows:

Last 7 days there were 638 visitors with 3,463 visits

Last 30 days there were 2,910 visitors with 13,205 visits

Last 365 days there were 36,859 visitors with 158,551 visits.

Sally Tanner has been paying monthly, annually & bi-annually payments for our website (www.oldowens.com) and the meeting agreed to switch this outgoing payment to the Association.

Football section report:

OOFC – Running 4 x Saturday teams and 1 x veterans Sunday team.

The 3rd XI and Vets are currently top of their Divisions.

The Football Club has a new Treasurer to be assisted by Jon Robinson (secretary).

OO Cricket section report:

OOCC 1st XI team managed to win 5 matches and comfortably remain in the Championship division. It has been a big learning experience.

The 2nd & 3rd teams have been relegated (Divisions not yet known).

The Junior Section is thriving with 55 youngsters (including girls) taking part in regular Monday practices. It is gratifying to see several players and supporters assisting in running these sessions.  The Cricket Development Officer (Jim Clark) has been a massive asset and OOCC fund raising has paid for his expenses.

Next season U9, U11 and U12 teams are entering the Herts Colts League and there is hope for a mixed age group U12 girls’ team.

Affiliated Clubs report:

PR in absentia reported that he had nothing to bring up at the moment for Potters Bar United.

Privacy policy:

AJD has sent a rough working draft as a base to work on to apply for the Association.  AH to have a look. When completed and agreed it will be put on the website.

Any Other Business:

Shaun Flook was proposed by AH and voted onto the Committee as an Ordinary Member.

DW stated that the Harold Moore luncheon is due to take place on Thursday 31st October at 1pm and was hoping that some of the Committee members could partake.

Meeting closed at 8.56 pm.

Next meeting provisionally scheduled for Monday 02/12/19 at 7.30 pm.

 

OOASC Full Committee Meeting 7th October 2019 – Agenda

There will be a meeting of the Full Committee on Monday 7th October 2019 at 7.30pm in the Les Williamson Room at Old Owen’s Sports Ground.

Agenda

  1. Appointment of person to take minutes for this meeting
  2. Apologies for Absence
  3. Minutes of Meeting on 12th August 2019
  4. Matters arising from the minutes
  1. Bar and Catering (John/Lynn Clark)
  • Managers update
  • Trading accounts (Monthly Sales)
  • Forthcoming events
  1. Finance
  • Update (Tim Lane)
  1. The Ground
  • Ground update (Tim Lane)
  • CCTV (Ian Breeze)
  • Company enquiry to build steel equipment shed (Ian Breeze)
  1. OOASC Membership (Alan Hunter)
  1. Zoo Club (Alan Hunter)
  1. Old Owens Website (Alan Hunter)
  • 1and1 Hosting (monthly & annual payments)
  1. OOASC Sports Clubs
  • Owen’s Football Section (Paul Kennedy)
  • Owen’s Cricket Section (Rob Hattrell)
  • Affiliated Clubs (Phil Riley)
  1. Privacy Policy (Alan Hunter)
  1. AOB
  2. Date of Next Meeting
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Fireworks Display Night – 1st November 2019

 

FIREWORKS DISPLAY NIGHT

at Old Owens Sports Ground, Coopers Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 4NF

Friday 1st November 2019

Doors Open 6 pm followed by Display @ 7.30 pm

BAR AND BBQ FOOD AVAILABLE
HOMEMADE SOUP, MULLED WINE & MORE

PRICES IN ADVANCE 
ADULTS £6
                       
CHILDREN UNDER 16 £4
             
UNDER 4’S FREE

PRICES ON THE NIGHT 
ADULTS £7
                       
CHILDREN UNDER 16 £5
           
 UNDER 4’S FREE

All are Welcome invite your Friends & Family!

For further information ask at the Bar or call 01707 644211 or 07766 535567
or email jlcowens@gmail.com

 

 

Harold Moore Luncheon – Thursday 31st October 2019

Dear Old Owenian,

Invitation: The Harold Moore Annual Reunion Luncheon – Thursday 31st October 2019.

1-4 pm with pre-luncheon drinks from 11.30 am

This invitation is extended to all Old Owenians from the Islington Girls’ and Boys’ schools, and from the Potters Bar school. Also invited are previous Heads of School, past staff and honoured guests.

The speaker this year will be Dr Adam Harris (1974-81).  Adam is a Consultant Gastroenterologist, who now has a private practice in London and Kent.                                    

The Luncheon will be held in the Ground Floor Meeting Rooms  of the Royal National Hotel, 38-51 Bedford Way, Bloomsbury, London, WC1H 0DG.  Getting there is easy – the nearest tube is Russell Square on the Piccadilly Line or parking is available from CC Parking – see the hotel website for their tariffs: http://www.imperialhotels.co.uk/.

Lunch will be at 1 pm, but we will gather from 11.30 am onwards in the Ground Floor bar of the hotel.  The price of £38.00 covers a three-course meal, coffee, wine or mineral water, room hire, gratuities and administrative costs, but excludes pre-luncheon drinks.  If you have special dietary requirements please state these where indicated on your Acceptance Slip. 

Kindly complete the Acceptance Slip below and post/e-mail it to Sandyann Cannon as above. Early replies would be much appreciated, but in any event please reply by Monday 14th October.

Please contact your old school friends to encourage them to share in this splendidly informal occasion.

Yours sincerely

Sandyann Cannon (Luncheon organiser)

E-mail: sandyannc@annon.co.uk

1, Watersplash Cottages, Brookmans Park, Herts AL9 7SW

Tel: 07973 755 269 

 Acceptance Slip

Name: ……………………………………………….. School Years: ……………………………….

Telephone number (optional): …………………………………….

Payment method (i.e. by cheque enclosed – payable to ‘Harold Moore Luncheon – or by bank transfer, see below): …………….………..

Dietary requirements: …………………..……………………………………

Preference for drinks at table (i.e. Red, White, Rose Wine or Mineral Water): …………………..

Seating preference (near to whom would you like to be seated):………………………………………………

E-mail address: ……………………………………….……… (This helps cut the cost of postage)

You may pay by bank transfer to this account:-

Account Name: Harold Moore Luncheon

Sort Code: 20-76-92

Account Number: 83984850

Important (so that we identify your payment): For ‘Reference’, please use your surname and initials.

Additional donations towards the costs of the event are welcome but are entirely voluntary.

Old Owens F.C. Vets Results 2019-20

Below are the fixtures and results for season 2019-2020 for Old Owens Vets in the SOUTHERN AMATEUR SUNDAY VETERANS LEAGUE (Veterans Division).

Date

Fixture

Venue

Score

Goalscorers

15/09/2019

Alexandra Park Vets (League)

Home

4-1

 

22/09/2019

Crouch End Vampires Vets (League)

Away

6-2

 

29/09/2019

NO GAME

N/A

 06/10/2019

Old Minchendians Vets (League) 

Home 

6-2 

 

 13/10/2019

 NO GAME

– 

 –

 N/A

 20/10/2019

 Old Foresters Vets (OBC)

Away 

1-5 

 

27/10/2019

NO GAME

N/A

03/11/2019

Roving Reporters Vets (League)

Away

6-4

 

10/11/2019

Globe Rangers Vets (SALC)

Away

Lost (Walkover)

 

 17/11/2019

 Alexandra Park Vets

Home 

0-3 

 

 24/11/2019

 NO GAME

– 

 –

 

 01/12/2019

 Winchmore Hill Vets (League)

Away

5-7

 

 08/12/2019

 Latymer Old Boys Vets

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