Raider in the Spotlight – Ash Lupton

This month we interviewed Ash Lupton to get a better understanding of his role(s) within the club. Q1. What do you do within Raiders? I coach the U10 Greens, Coordinate the U10 Age Group and also Coordinate pitches for all of our Boys and Girls teams Q2. How long have you been involved? My son started a ... More

Rainy days and cancelled games

With the unseasonably wet weather and following a few questions from some parents and managers, I felt it was appropriate to update you all on our approach to the need to cancel games due to bad weather, and our longer term plans to enhance our pitches and facilities. The weather… This Autumn is predicted to be the ... More

Mary Pacitti Herts FA Award Winner

Raider in the Spotlight – Mary Pacitti

This month we interviewed Mary Pacitti to get a better understanding of her role within the club. Mary has been a passionate and vocal developer of Girls football within Raiders and has been instrumental in building it to what is today. Mary was also recently recognised for her dedication and hard work by the Herts ... More

Norwegian FA visit Berkhamsted Raiders

Norway comes to Berkhamsted

On August Bank Holiday Monday, Raiders hosted a delegation of 11 representatives from the Norwegian FA at the Paul Beard Centre. The visit was arranged by the FA who wanted the Norwegian FA to gain insight into how a successful community football runs in the UK. The visitors met with Keith Pollard, Raiders Club ... More

Raiders wins EveryOne Active Award

Raiders wins Dacorum Community Sports Club of the Year 2019

Dacorum recognised the borough’s most inspirational community sports clubs and volunteers at Everyone Active’s Dacorum Sports Awards at Pendley Manor in July. Former hurdler and Olympic silver medallist Colin Jackson hosted the winners’ ceremony. Berkhamsted Raiders was awarded Community Sports Club of the ... More

Mary Pacitti Herts FA Award Winner

Mary Pacitti – Herts FA Volunteer of the Year!

At the Herts FA Grassroots Football Awards 2019, the hard work and dedication of Raiders parent, Mary Pacitti was recognised in the award for Volunteer of the Year. Mary’s first experience of Berkhamsted Raiders was when her eldest child, Michael, joined the club as a novice footballer in the U8 age group, 5 years ... More

Raider in the Spotlight…Mark Lawlor

This month we interviewed Mark Lawlor to get a better understanding of his role within the club. Mark has been a long serving member of the club, including trustee, and won the Martin Rogers Award at the end of last season for his contribution to the club over many years!   Q1. What do you do within ... More

Berkhamsted Community Stadium Logo

Update on the Berkhamsted Community Stadium project

The project, in brief Berkhamsted Raiders CFC is driving a project to create a “Berkhamsted Community Stadium” (BCS) on the existing stadium site at Broadwater Stadium. We are proposing that the Berkhamsted Community Stadium is managed by a Berkhamsted Community Sports Trust, involving representatives of the ... More

Arsenal women

Berkhamsted Raiders raise the bar for girls football with Arsenal partnership

Raiders joins Arsenal Women’s FC as sister club for 2017/18 season Raiders funds Arsenal partnership programme for Bridewater School, our home of girls football in Berkhamsted Club awarded Football Foundation “Grow the Game” grant to support growth of girls football Raiders is demonstrating its firm ... More

Paul Firth

Paul Firth… Manager of the Month for December

As Manager of a Blue (2nd) team, Paul has to oversee multiple squad changes every year, but handles this in his stride . A strict advocate of equal playing time and developing players in different positions, the boys all enjoy playing in the side and feedback from parents is always positive. Paul has seen the ... More