The Buildbase FA Vase

Croydon face Crowbourough in The Buildbase FA Vase second round proper. This will be a tough challenge but the team is up for it.

The Buildbase FA Trophy and The Buildbase FA Vase are two competitions which truly embody The FA’s mission statement of football ‘for all’. Formed in 1969 and 1974 respectively, the Trophy and Vase offer smaller clubs up and down the country the opportunity to battle their way through a knockout competition to grace the hallowed turf of Wembley Stadium connected by EE. Since their conception, the two competitions have continued to flourish, with 276 teams accepted into the Trophy and 619 teams accepted into the Vase for the 2017/18 season.

Last season saw the second combined Non-League Finals Day take place at Wembley Stadium. Full of the passion and dedication which is characteristic to the grassroots game, almost 40,000 fans descended upon Wembley Way to watch two high class fixtures at the national stadium. South Shields wrapped up an impressive season with a 4-0 win against Cleethorpes Town, whilst York City edged out Macclesfield Town in a closely contested 3-2 victory.

The stadium bowl was awash with noise and colour, whilst Wembley’s inner concourses were transformed into four themed pubs culminating in a real sense of community at the national stadium. The day also gave us the opportunity to champion two volunteers from each of the finalists, who’d dedicated such time and energy to the benefit of their beloved club. The eight individuals - in a range of different roles - were presented an award by The FA Chairman in front of the fans before kick-off and received the recognition and acclaim their efforts deserved.



Croydon FC Supports the Children of the Next Generation

Get on the ball and Foster for Croydon!

Croydon FC are welcoming NRS Foster Care to the game this Saturday to help promote the increased need for Foster Carers within the London Borough of Croydon.

Currently there are over 800 children in care in the London Borough of Croydon needing foster carers and NRS Foster Care has streamlined the process sometimes taking as little as 12 weeks to become a Foster Carer.

In order to become a Foster Carer sometimes it is just as simple as having a spare bedroom, so if you have the extra space in both your home and your heart then please contact us today on 0208 690 9020/0800 112 3644 alternatively you can e-mail us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Join us on next information session held at Croydon Town Hall, Fell Road CR0 1NX

14th September 2017 – 18:00 until 19:30
20 September 2017 – 11:00 until 12:30

If you are unable to attend the above dates then please contact our fostering advisors for alternative dates

Did you know, if you are presently a foster carer looking to transfer to Croydon, you can contact NRS and speak to the ‘Fast Track’ team who will handle everything for you.

Get on the ball and Foster for Croydon!

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Clubhouse gets a spruce

As the new season approaches the club house get a paint job and a new name. Volunteers have been working hard to ge the clubhouse ready for the new season, without their support this would not have been accomplished. It has also been given a new name for the 2017/2018 season.

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