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TIMELINE 2004-2023


2023 Mark Derricott begins Friday Football sessions

2023 Mary McAteer wins first Full International cap for Wales vs Germany

2023 Club now has own bespoke Nike kit

2023 U16 girls HFA County Champions

2023 Women's team lose on penalties in County Cup Final

2022 U14 and U16 girls HFA County Champions

2022 Paul Merson speaks at club

2022 Specific sessions for teenager engagement begins

2022 Trip for 120 members to Women's Euro Final at Wembley  to see England crowned Euro Winners

2022 Amelie Curtis receives Wales U17 honours

2021 Club enter Women's team in Midwest County League and have two senior sides

2022 Men's team win HFA Junior Cup

2022 Boys teams play at Aston Villa tournament

2021 Matt Le Tissier speaks at club

2021 Pan Disability players represent County2021 Ryan Green Friday Football begins

2021 Soccer Tots begins for 2-4 year olds

2021 Boys/Girls section play in tournaments at WBA and Southampton.

2021 Clubhouse reopens thanks to team of volunteers and fundraising efforts

2020 PACES Saturday Club begins

2020 Allan Hawkins Goalkeeping training begins

2020 COVID

2020 Record flood levels ruins and closes clubhouse

2019 John Barnes speaks at club

2019 Club members meet King Charles when he visits Ross-on-Wye

2019 Club restarts tournaments with 50 clubs attending.

2019 U12 girls runners up in FA National Futsal Final at St Georges Park and play Arsenal PDC

2019 250 on shared club tour with Monmouth FC and Rew Valley to Paris

2019 CLubs community outreach programme begins visiting Care Homes

2018 Club hosts McDonalds fun day with Dean Saunders attending

2018 Tanya Oxtoby visits club to run coaching sessions

2018 250 people on shared club tour with Monmouth FC to Isle of Wight with Kerys Harrop and Rachel Williams joining us

2018 U10 girls awarded Herefordshire Sports Team of the year

2017 Clubhouse refurnished due to fundraising efforts

2017 Club tour to Women's Euros in Netherlands, mascots for England vs Spain in Breda

2017 U10 girls become FA National Futsal Champions beating West Ham on way to final

2016 Girls section take part in Wembley walk around pitch prior to Women's FA Cup Final

2016 Girls section mascot for BCFC Women vs Manchester City in Women's Super League

2016 First sister club visit by BCFC Women led by Kerys Harrop and Aoife Mannion

2016 Women's team first veer game vs Welland

2015 Women's section formed

2015 Junior members are first ever guard of honour at reformed Hereford FC first ever game at Edgar Street

2015 Ross Juniors received QAVS (Queens Award for Voluntary Clubs) and attends Buckingham Palace Garden Party

2015 U16 boys club tour to Belgium and France including friendly vs Reading FC

2014 Participation in Ross Remembers with re-enactment of 1914 peace game in liaison with British Legion

2014 Jim Loftus received West Midlands Regional FA Volunteer of the Year Award and Herefordshire FA Volunteer of the Year award.

2014 Girls section becomes Birmingham City Gold Sister Club

2014 Club becomes a Nike Partner club, one of first 100 in UK

2014 Club awarded Herefordshire Community Club of the Year by Herefordshire FA

2014 10th Anniversary Celebration Evening Organised with John Hartson speaking

2013 Veteran's team formed

2013 Successful completion of FA Chartered Standard Annual Heath Check

2013 Successful Adam Stansfield Six a Side tournament and Adult Special Needs

2013 Junior team entered into West Midlands Junior League

2013 Jim Loftus received the Ross-on-Wye Sports Person of the Year award. Mark Derricott shortlisted for Young Sports Person

2013 Club awarded Herefordshire Sport Club of the Year

2013 Club awarded FA Charter Community Club Status

2013 Arsenal Women's FC Steph Houghton, Ellen White, Jordan Nobbs and Kim Little (Internationals and Olympians) visited and coached the girls

2012 Surplus old kits donated to girls’ school in Kenya

2012 Club trip to see Olympic events in Cardiff

2012 Club moved to Sports Centre

2012 Awarded the HJFL Club of the Year

2012 1st ever club trip abroad to Paris

2011 Held Special Needs Adults football tournament

2011 Club was awarded the Herefordshire FA Chartered Standard Club Award

2010 Started girls section

2010 Men's football returns to Ross-on-Wye

2010 Held Special Needs Adults football tournament

2010 Club invited to field Junior teams to play professional football teams academies, to date have played WBA, Bristol City, Torquay, Swindon Town and Aston Villa FC

2010 1st club trip to Premier League ground and club tour

2009 Successful renewal of FA Charter Standard Award

2009 Club website created

2009 Club selected to play at Wembley Stadium in a McDonalds Tournament

2008 Ross Juniors appeared on the BBC2 programme Revealed which featured Joe Loftus coaching

2008 James Payne walked out as a player escort at the UEFA Euro 2008 Final in Vienna. He won a competition by nominating Joe Loftus in a McDonalds grassroots coach competition

2008 Awarded the West Midland Club of the Year Award

2007 The infamous red and white shirts, black, shorts and black socks was agreed as the club’s kit colours

2006 Awarded the prestigious FA Charter Standard Award

2005 Club held its first ever 6 A Side Tournament

2004 Formation of Ross Juniors FC



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