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Return to Football

Posted: 28.03.21

With a return to football for all teams from w/c 29th March, please note:

  • Spectators are not permitted until at least 12th April
  • One parent/carer per youth player is permitted to be present
  • Spectators (socially distanced) no earlier than 12th April
  • Access to changing rooms no earlier than 12th April
  • Outdoor food/drink, following rule of 6 / two households, no earlier than 12th April
  • Clubhouse opening, following rule of 6 / two households, no earlier than 17th May
  • No legal limits on gatherings from 21st June
  • If anyone tests positive for Covid they must inform the relevant team manager who in turn must inform our Covid officer James Winzar at [email protected] who will provide guidance.

Please see the table at the bottom of this page, which outlines the main points/dates, and also refer to our updated Covid-19 Risk Assessment.

A status summary for individual teams is below:

First Team


The Wessex League season 2020-21 has been curtailed and no more league games will be played.

The First team have entered the Hampshire Invitation Cup which will run from 12th April

Friendlies will start to be played from 3rd April, with no spectators allowed, nor access to changing rooms, until no earlier than 12th April.

Reserve Team


The Hampshire Combination League is resuming its season and will play as many league games as possible before the end of May.

When the season stopped the Reserves had fourteen league games remaining. The start date for fixtures is from the 6th April, with no spectators allowed, nor access to changing rooms, until no earlier than 12th April.

Youth Team


The NEHYL have provided current Covid-19 guidance/requirements these can be found here. We are adopting these procedures for all our teams please read these.

Ladies Team


The Ladies team in the Hampshire Womens Football League is due to restart from Sunday 11th April and will continue to the end of May.

Sunday Team


For the Alton Sunday team, the Aldershot league will recommence on Sunday 4th April, which is the same for the two Vets teams in the Farnham Sunday League.

Junior Teams


Back to training from 29th March. One parent/carer allowed per household.

One parent/carer per youth player is permitted to be present at football activities although they must observe the relevant Government Covid-19 guidance. The parent/carer must provide first aid assistance to their child wherever possible.

No unauthorised training or matches can take place.

Track and Trace must take place at all venues. QR codes must be e-mailed to the opposition prior to matches. If a QR code cant be used a paper record of all attending must be taken.

Please makes sure you have sanatiser to clean shared equipment and appropriate PPE in your first aid kit. The club will refund the cost of this with the presentation of a receipt of purchase.

All home matches will take place at The Enclosure, Anstey Park, Diggers or Shalden. Alton Town Council are marking additional pitches at Anstey Park/Diggers. Ian Mason will provide pitch allocation.

Opposition teams must be e-mailed the Alton FC Covid Risk Assessment. Please read this so you are familiar with it.

Please make sure you have our Child Welfare Officers contact details: [email protected], [email protected].



'Roadmap' Summary




Fixtures & Results

  • NEXT FIXTURES:

    Ashford Town (HOME)
    Sat 3rd July, 3:00pm

    Pre-Season Friendly

    Haywards Heath (Away)
    Sat 10th July, 3:00pm

    Pre-Season Friendly
    See all:
    First Team Fixtures & Results 2021-22
    Last Result:
    Follands 4 - 1 Alton
    Sat 15th May (Invitational Cup SF)

    Wessex League
  • NEXT FIXTURES:

    Fawley AFC (HOME)
    Sat 10th July, 3:00pm

    Pre-Season Friendly

    Camberley U23s (HOME)
    Tue 13th July, 7:45pm

    Pre-Season Friendly
    Last Result:
    Liss 0 - 3 Alton Res.
    Tue 25th May

    Hampshire Combination League
  • NEXT FIXTRURE:
    TBC

    Last Result:
    Chalfont St Peter AFC U18 3 - 0 Alton Youth
    Mon 31st May (ACYFL Plate Final)

    Allied Counties League
  • NEXT FIXTURE
    TBC

    Last Result:
    US Portsmouth Womens 4 - 0 Alton Ladies
    Sun 1st Nov

    Hampshire County Women's Football League

  • For our Junior and other teams' fixtures and results, please see the individual team pages by using the menu above or visit the FA Full Time website and search for the appropriate league/division.


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