7 May 2024
Mark Winter

This Wednesday see’s the curtain come down on the development squads season. The 23/24 season has been a tough one with our usual annual rebuild of the squad taking almost the entire season. The last 5 games though have shown that when we are full strength we can match anyone in the league. TTFC are…

18 Mar
Mark Winter

This Saturday the Development squad return to the Ray Mac, together with a few new faces in the squad to try and finish the 23/24 season on a positive note as we rebuild and look to strengthen the squad for next season. Our visitors Larkhall Athletic development are flying high in the league and come…

09 Oct
Mark Winter

The Whites development squad welcome Devizes Town 1st of the Uhlsport Hellenic League Div 1 to the Ray Mac tomorrow night a Wilts Senior cup tie. The Whites bounced back from a bad run to record their 1st win in what seems like half a season when they overcome local side Shrewton in the Wilts…

18 Sep
Mark Winter

This Wednesday evening the under 18’s go again in the FA youth cup. Paul Corfield’s young charges overcame Downton 2-1 in the last preliminary round to go into the hat for Wednesday’s fixture which is the 1st qualifying round. AFC Stoneham are the visitors to the Ray Mac. Stoneham have won through two rounds already…

12 September 2023
Mark Winter

The Club are looking to recruit players to add to our Wiltshire Premier League squad. (step 7 NLS feeder leagues). The league is an adult semi professional league and is a decent level, but a tough challenge for our young squad. The level is ideally suited to 2nd year 18’s or those 19-22 playing U23…

29 August 2023
Mark Winter

Your season ticket for for all 1st team home league matches just got even better. As of tonight’s home development match versus Amesbury Town FC 1st and for the remainder of the 2023/24 season entry will be FREE to all existing season ticket holders. We would like to thank the chairman and the board of…

27 August 2023
Mark Winter

This Tuesday if you haven’t already had an overdose of Bank holiday weekend footy, there’s action at the Ray Mac when the Development take on Amesbury Town 1st’s in a Wilts league encounter. Amesbury, relegated from the Wessex will be hoping to bounce back up at the first attempt. Their season didn’t start as planned…

22 August 2023
Mark Winter

Tonight at the Ray Mac it’s the Dev that take to the pitch versus Odd Down FC from Bath. Our record v them over the last 2 seasons has been good, both Devon Arnold and Dyllan Roocroft have recorded hattricks against the visitors but that is in the past and it’s a new season and…

21 August 2023
Mark Winter

The development will be looking to kick start their season this Tuesday at the Ray Mac. Last season a 1 v 1 in Bath was followed by a 5 v 2 win for the Whites at home a month later. A Dyllan Roocroft hattrick and Omario Henry and Abdul Razak adding the other two whites…

25 July 2023
Mark Winter

The Whites Development squad start the season on 12th of August with a repeat of last seasons opener with Wroughton visiting the Ray Mac. Last season saw an incredible 4 v 4 draw which was followed with a goal less draw away from home. That is quickly followed by Shrewton United four days later which…

10 May 2023
Mark Winter

The Whites 2nd string exists to provide a pathway for the best of our youth and other players from the local area to take the next steps needed to progress to initially adult football at a level which is challenging for players so young, and then hopefully for some into the clubs 1st team. Over…

2 May 2023
Mark Winter

Monday 1st of May 2023 will be engrained in my memory as the date I saw a number of our young players come of age and compete toe to toe with senior experienced players that have been there, seen it and done it even at higher levels. For the 159 in the crowd as well…

26 April 2023
Mark Winter

The Whites Development side play their final two home games in three days over the bank holiday weekend. Saturday 29th Stratton who are in a desperate fight to stave off relegation to division 1 are the visitors followed by a massive game on Bank holiday Monday when Trowbridge Town and a coach load of supporters…

17 April 2023
Mark Winter

Tomorrow night the development squad welcome Shrewton United to the Ray Mac for a Wiltshire Premier league fixture under the lights. The Whites 2nd string are unbeaten since the end of February with three wins and two draws, the last being away to 3rd place Wroughton last Saturday. For the coaching staff that point felt…

22 March 2023
Mark Winter

The Whites 2nd string are back at home this Saturday. Stratton Juniors the visitors for another Wilts Premier league encounter that is bound to entertain. The hosts come into this game off the back of a 2-0 away win over Malmesbury Victoria last weekend that made it three wins on the bounce for the Dev…

7 March 2023
Mark Winter

Season 22/23 has been a tough one for the management team and that if anything is an understatement. However, now with the players we have managed to bring in, mixed up with the lads that have come through our youth system we now have a squad that can have a few lads out, and still…

8 January 2023
Mark Winter

Find us on twitter @salisburyFC_Dev The Whites 2nd string made it 10 points from the last 12 available with a not so comfortable 1-0 win over Melksham Town Reserves. Thanks to Magic man Pete Robinson on arrival at the Ray Mac despite the weather, the pitch looked immaculate. However, during the warm up there was…

28 September 2022
Mark Winter

This Saturday the Ray Mac hosts the Development versus Pewsey Vale FC in a Wiltshire Premier league match up. With so many players moving on in the summer the dev is rebuilding, and to an extent so are the visitors this season. Pewsey have had the better start to the season it has to be…

28 August 2022
Mark Winter

TONIGHT 30th August Craig Roocroft’s under 18’s will have the biggest game of their lives when the FA Youth cup tie between the Whites and Gosport Borough FC is played out at the Ray Mac. Six or seven of the 18’s have featured in the development squad this season so far so any regular attendee’s…

21 August 2022
Mark Winter

The Dev played out a very entertaining 1 v 1 draw on the pitch but the highlight of the day happened before the game started. 10 mascots from our youth U7, U8 and U9’s lead the players out at the Ray Mac and had a day they and their parents will remember for some time….

17 August 2022
Mark Winter

The young Whites will be looking to bounce back from their midweek set back at Kintbury whom were relegated to the Wilts Prem last term from step 6 when newly promoted Blunsdon FC (Blunny) visit the Ray Mac this coming Saturday 20th August. In Berkshire on Tuesday we could name just 12 players and one…

14 August 2022
Mark Winter

I have written so many times the phrase ‘the young whites’ however, this season and in this game that has never been more true. With five of the starting line up being just 16 years old and another of the same age on the bench the average age of this squad would have been an…

8 August 2022
Mark Winter

The Whites development squad return to action on Saturday the 13th of August at the Ray Mac. Wroughton are the visitors on this opening day of the 22/23 season. In the two clashes last season it ended all square with a win a piece, away Devon Arnold gave the Whites the lead but we conceded…

1 May 2022
Mark Winter

Salisbury welcomed league champions Royal Wootton Bassett to the Ray Mac for the final game for both sides in the 21/22 season. The Whites were without Ed Timperley and Owen Taylor for this fixture so were forced into 4 centre backs in the back four. The Whites acknowledged their opponents title success by forming a…

29 Apr
Mark Winter

Royal Wootton Bassett are the final visitors to the Ray Mac this season this Saturday when they take on SFC development in the Wiltshire Premier League. Bassett come to Salisbury having already wrapped up the title last week with a winner takes all 1-0 win over 2nd place Pewsey Vale. The Whites on the other…

24 April 2022
Mark Winter

This Tuesday the Ray Mac hosts the Development v Melksham Town in the Wilts league in a 7:45 kick off. This season the Whites 2nd string have managed to get Devon Arnold, Layton Tulk, Owen Taylor and Alfie Hawke through and into the 1st team to different degree’s. We welcome all those players back into…

10 April 2022
Mark Winter

Yesterday at Bonnymead park the Dev put in one hell of a shift to end their 8 game run without a win when they came back from one down to battle out a 2-1 win over Wroughton whom beat the Whites 3-1 in the reverse fixture. That day in November the Whites could name Layton…

5 April 2022
Mark Winter

This April will see the Dev involved in as many as six fixtures before the end of the month as we play catch up with pretty much everyone else in the league. The Whites currently sit 12th in the table, although 5th or 6th are still a possibility with our games in hand. That said,…

31 March 2022
Mark Winter

This Saturday SFC Development hosts Pewsey Vale FC at the Ray Mac. The Dev for a number of reasons are out of the running in the league, but with 7 games still to play, the Dev will play a major role in deciding if the title goes to Pewsey or Royal Wootton Bassett, whom the…

25 March 2022
Mark Winter

Tomorrow the young development squad head down the road to Shrewton. The Shrews will be looking to avenge the 8 v 2 defeat back at the Ray Mac in October. However, the Salisbury squad this time will only feature 6 players from that night at the Mac. Owen Taylor who got a brace is away,…

22 March 2022
Mark Winter

A chance to progress your development in the game Pre-season 22/23 will start mid-June. We are looking for talented and ambitious players from U18’s to around 23 years old who are keen and hungry to progress and develop their talent. For the 2022/23 season, the club will be running 3 U18’s squads and an adult…

18 March 2022
Mark Winter

The development head to Amesbury Towns Bonnymead park on Saturday for what will be the last time this season when Malmsbury Victoria’s 2nd string are the visitors in this Wilts premier league encounter. The Vic’s are tied on 37 points in the table with the whites, although we have played two games less than the…

11 March 2022
Mark Winter

This Saturday see’s the Development squad take on Melksham town reserves in a 3pm kick off at Amesbury town’s Bonnymead park. With no 1st team fixture this weekend why not come and support the lads, it’s only up the road. Last time the sides met at Melksham the hosts took the lead before Reece McSorley…

11 February 2022
Mark Winter

The development squad entertain Devizes Town this Saturday the 12th of February. Mark and Nicks charges will be desperate to turn a corner and get back to winning ways. In the revere fixture in September Salisbury claimed all 3 points with a 4 v 1 win at Devizes. Since then the dev had climbed into…

27 January 2022
Mark Winter

The whites will be starting a very important couple of weeks this Saturday when they take on Corsham town at Amesbury’s Bonnymead park. The opponents ran out 4-3 winners in the reverse fixture in September, and then next week we find ourselves travelling to Trowbridge whom overcome the Whites 3 v 2 at the Ray…

13 January 2022
Mark Winter

The Whites 2nd string take the short trip to Shrewton this weekend in the Wilts Premier league. The Whites won emphatically 8 v 2 at the Ray Mac back in October, but with no less than 6 from the side that day missing for this return fixture this weekend, it will be a tough test…

21 November 2021
Mark Winter

The Whites Development squad this Tuesday evening take on Laverstock and Ford FC in the last fixture in this years Salisbury Hospitals cup. This will come as a welcome break from league action and a chance for a few returning from injury to get some valuable minutes under their belts before we return to the…

22 October 2021
Mark Winter

Late in the day being announced I know but anyone at the 1st team game on Tuesday won’t be surprised this game was touch and go. Special thanks must go to Trowbridge Town and the league giving us not only the time to confirm we can get this game on, but also offering to reverse…

11 Oct
Mark Winter

The Whites development squad return to the Ray Mac this Tuesday for a Wiltshire premier league derby v near neighbours Shrewton United. As ever in games between two sides not just close in proximity but divided by just one place and one point in the table in the table going into this game. The Dev…

1 October 2021
Mark Winter

The Dev are fresh from an outstanding performance winning 6 – 1 win away at Melksham in the week and will be red hot favourites to keep that new and very welcomed away winning streak going when they travel to Swindon this Saturday to face 14th place Stratton Juniors. Stratton themselves are very well run…

30 September 2021
Mark Winter

The Whites visited Melksham only 2 points ahead of their hosts in the table, but like with all teams in the league games in hand still. By the end of this game it wasn’t just 5 points difference there was a gulf of difference between the two sides. The Whites welcomed a number of players…

22 September 2021
Mark Winter

The Whites in the end made light work of brushing visitors Marlborough to one side in this fairly one sided Wilts Premier league fixture. With Devon Arnold and Will Waterson leading the line and Olugbenga Hakeem Jubrill, and Dewi Sion Benham on either flank there was enough attacking pace on show to frighten many teams…

17 September 2021
Mark Winter

The Dev squad continue their Wilts Premier campaign tomorrow with a visit to 4th placed Corsham. The hosts played Calne in the week and went down 3-2 to the side that the Whites inflicted that same score on last Saturday at the Ray Mac, So tomorrows fixtures is bound to be another tough one for…

12 September 2021
Mark Winter

The Dev had to fight hard today to get 3 vital points in the context of the league against a physical and direct Calne side at the Ray Mac. The visitors definitely started the stronger and the young whites defence had to withstand a torrent of pressure, but thanks to some woeful finishing, mostly from…

9 September 2021
Mark Winter

Salisbury FC Development v Calne Town FC Development With no disrespect to Tuesdays opponents Ludgershall this Saturday the Dev face a completely different and much tougher challenge when another of the fancied teams in the Wilts Prem visit the Ray Mac. Calne currently sit 3rd in the early table having played twice as many games…

9 September 2021
Mark Winter

Salisbury FC Development 10 v 0 Ludgershall Sports FC Ever since the new score board was installed at the Ray Mac supporters have been asking can it show 10? Well the young whites ended that conversation for good in the 88th minute when the youngest of them all 16 year old Kai Gowing rounded the…

05 Sep
Mark Winter

The Development squad are at the Ray Mac this Tuesday evening when Ludgershall Sports are the visitors for this Corsham Print Wiltshire Senior league fixture. The Dev squad will be hoping to get a few players back available for this fixture after only being able to name 13 for the weekends trip to Devizes. The…

03 Sep
Mark Winter

Salisbury Development begin a hectic September fixture schedule this weekend with a visit to Devizes Town FC in the Wiltshire senior league. The whites have 8 fixtures in the month of September which could well define their season. After just 2 fixtures in August due the clubs late acceptance into the league, the dev find…

09 Aug
Mark Winter

The development squad start their Wiltshire Senior league campaign this Saturday when Swindon based Purton Football Club visit the Ray Mac. If you’re not travelling up to Met Police on Saturday, come along and support the squad in what is bound to be a tough encounter to start the season. That support is going to…

08 Aug
Ian Pearson

The club is looking for some volunteers to play their part in helping the development squad at their home matches this season in their debut year in the Wiltshire Senior League. This will be approximately 8 matches during the season at the Ray Mac and a similar number if possibly at Amesbury Towns Bonnymead park….

31 Jul
Ian Pearson

The club’s Development squad has been accepted into the Wiltshire Senior League formally known as the Wiltshire Premier League which is at level 11 for the 2021/22 season. This promotes to the Wessex league div 1, Hellenic League Division 1 West; Western League Division One. Dev manager Mark Winter says, “This is a bit of…

29 Jul
Mark Winter

Salisbury FC and SFC Youth would like to put on record their appreciation and love for a man that has influenced the lives of so many young players that have come through Salisbury youth over the 18 years he has been involved that some are even now retired from the game. Ivor Welfare has been…

25 Jul
Ian Pearson

SFC is looking to form an under 18s for the 2021/22 season. The side is entered in the Hampshire Combination and Development league U18 west division on Sundays. Players from 15-18 years of age are invited to request a trial by contacting us on the below details. We are also looking for a manager and…

15 Jul
Ian Pearson

We have been informed that some of the Salisbury FC Development squad have received a proximity notification from the NHS app today stemming from interactions with an opposition player on July 10th. The warning was not in relation to Wednesday evening’s match at the Ray Mac. They are now isolating as instructed as a precaution….

20 May 2021
Mark Winter

The development season started back in August 2020, and finally comes to an end this Saturday with a trip to the Victory Stadium the home of US Portsmouth FC. The earlier game in the season in September saw the Whites held to a 2 v 2 draw at Tidworth. That day Salisbury were definitely the…

07 May
Ian Pearson

The Salisbury FC Development team in season 20/21 have been playing in the open age premier division of the Hants Combination & Development league on Saturdays. The season has seen the side which had an average age of just 18.5 years on target to finish in the top 4 and have won high praise for…

20 Dec
Ian Pearson

The full match and highlights from the Salisbury FC Dev match against Romsey. There are also interactive options so you can view any part of the action anywhere on the pitch that you choose. Here is a quick tour of our new Veo Video Page sponsored by LEDSynergy. You can view the full 90 minutes…

17 December 2020
Mark Winter

The Development side welcome Romsey Town Reserves to the Ray Mac this Saturday afternoon in a Hampshire development league fixture. The Whites will be looking to get back to winning ways after the draw with Stoneham at the Ray Mac last weekend. That result was put in context Wednesday night when then top of the…

15 December 2020
Mark Winter

The Whites 2nd string went into this Hampshire Development league Premier Division match looking to maintain their good run which saw them move to 2nd on goal difference to Laverstock & Ford FC in the table. Stoneham, despite their lowly 8th position showed that this league is a tight one and the table can change…

11 December 2020
Mark Winter

Salisbury FC Development welcome AFC Stoneham reserves to the Ray Mac this Saturday in a Hampshire Combination premier league fixture. The young whites will be looking to avenge their only heavy defeat of the season so far after they went down 7 v 2 to Stoneham earlier in the season. Since then the whites have…

2 November 2020
Mark Winter

Salisbury FC Dev 4 v 2 Hamworthy Utd. The Dev made it back to back wins in the league to go level on points at the top of the Hants Combination Premier league table. The Whites came out of the starting blocks like a rocket in this game played at Tidworth on the pristine 4G…

24 October 2020
Mark Winter

Where there is a Will, there is always a way to win. This Hampshire combination league fixture was played in absolutely awful conditions on a pitch at Whiteparish which became increasing difficult as the game progressed. I am sure anyone that ventured out between 3 and 5pm on Saturday will know what the wind speeds…

18 October 2020
Mark Winter

In brief this Challenge cup 1st round tie between Salisbury Dev and Midhurst and Easebourne reserves could be summarized as ‘men v boys’ or equally you could say ‘talent v a team with a plan’. Unfortunately the stags from Sussex used all their experience to make themselves as difficult as possible to break down. And…

12 October 2020
Mark Winter

The Development squad are next up at the Ray Mac on the 17th October (3pm K.O) when they take on Midhurst and Easebourne reserves in a Hampshire Combination League Challenge Cup 1st round tie. The young Whites go into the tie with confidence after their last two results. Last time out, which was also a…

5 October 2020
Mark Winter

Salisbury FC Dev 2 v 0 Newport IOW FC Reserves This John Stimpson Memorial shield 2nd round tie was played at the new Tidworth 3G where the 1st team and the development squad will be training this winter. This was the 2nd Saturday in a row the 2nd string have played on this pitch, and…

27 Sep
Mark Winter

SALISBURY FC DEV 2 v 2 US PORTSMOUTH FC This fixture was moved to initially moved to Bulford 3G due to pitch re-seeding at the Ray Mac. However, that was not the last change. Lost keys for Bulford meant a last minute change and a 4 mile drive for all to Tidworth to get this…

25 Sep
Mark Winter

The young Whites are back in action tomorrow Saturday 26th when they host US Portsmouth FC at Bulford 3G. Last out the Whites suffered a heavy defeat to a strong AFC Stoneham side. Missing a few players and further injuries and illness during the game, plus a sin bin booking that lasted an age rather…

18 Sep
Mark Winter

Match Preview AFC Stoneham Saturday 19th whilst all eyes will be on the 1st team and their season opener against Hendon, the development squad make the somewhat shorter trip to Southampton and AFC Stoneham’s new 4G football complex. The Whites will be looking to bounce straight back with a performance for 90 minutes this time…

16 September 2020
Mark Winter

Salisbury FC development squad succumbed to their first defeat of the new season to a Laverstock side which based on their first half performance thoroughly deserved their victory. The Whites were without skipper Alfie Hawke, centre backs Owen Davis and Tom Feest, as well as full backs Williams and Tulk all of which have played…