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

Berkhamsted Community Stadium Logo

Plans for “Berkhamsted Community Stadium” move forward

The site is currently owned by the Berkhamsted Sports Grounds Charitable Association (BSGCA), and leased to the company that runs Berkhamsted Football Club (BFC) under a charitable lease.  Our proposal embraces the creation of a 3G pitch at Broadwater and the redevelopment of the supporting facilities. We have ... More

Raiders wins Herts FA Charter Standard Community Club of the Year for fifth time

Berkhamsted Raiders CFC also won the Greater London Region FA Charter Standard Community Club of the Year, and was shortlisted again for the national FA award which it won in 2015. Karl Lingham commented: "Community club status is the pinnacle of the Charter Standard award structure. Hertfordshire is home to some of ... More