FootballvHomophobia

SOUTHGATE OLYMPIC SUPPORTS FOOTBALL V HOMOPHOBIA February is the international campaign month of ‘Football v Homophobia’ (FvH) and Southgate Olympic AFC is supporting the initiative. FvH is a campaign uniting football in opposing homophobia and prejudice against LGBT+ people in football. Year round, FvH enables people to take action against prejudice and discrimination based on… Continue reading FootballvHomophobia

Digitialising our records

We have started the process of digitialising our old records. We hope to be able to digitialise all the old team sheets, match results, programmes and photos etc. to build a database of appearances and goalscorers from 1933 to date and a more comprehensive club history. There seems to be quite a lot of data… Continue reading Digitialising our records

Win a Sponsorship

We are offering eight buisnesses the chance to win shirt sponsorship for the forthcoming season. Four lucky businesses will get their logo’s on the front of our shirts, and four will get a logo on our sleeve. To be in with a chance to win one of these sponsorship’s you need to buy at least… Continue reading Win a Sponsorship

A brief history up to 1959

A brief history up to 1959 This piece has been re-produced from the A.F.A. Record – February 1959 Founded in 1933, Olympic AFC, as the club was then called, grew so rapidly that when the war came, no fewer than six teams were being fielded, four in A.F.A. football and two in the local minor… Continue reading A brief history up to 1959

Blast from the Past – 1958/59

First year in the Southern Amateur League In the 1958/59 season Southgate Olympic played their first season in the Southern Amateur league, moving to that league from the Southern Olympian League. They finished two points behind old rivals Broomfield in the Senior Division 3, to become runners-up. The reserves went one better winning the Reserve… Continue reading Blast from the Past – 1958/59

Fifty Years and Counting

Fifty Years and Counting   Two long standing members of the club, Arthur Cornish and Roger Philo, have reached fifty years with the club an amazing achievement.   Current chairman Arthur Cornish, who was on the books at West Ham and Watford before joining Southgate Olympic, made his debut in 1970 against Old Stationers and… Continue reading Fifty Years and Counting

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