The Wood News

The Wood's first league match of the season is away to Dulwich Hamlet on Saturday 14th August KO:15:00

Last Three Results
03/08/99 Boreham Wood 3 5 Peterborough United Friendly
31/07/99 Boreham Wood 1 1 Barnet Friendly
27/07/99 Boreham Wood 0 2 Luton Town XI Friendly

August
Kerry Dixons days at Meadow Park look to be numbered if reports that he is in negotiations with Letchworth Town are true.

July
Rumours doing the rounds at Meadow Park suggest that an announcement regarding a new chairman will be made shortly.

Gary Phillips announced his shock retirement from first class football due to a long standing injury that has not responded to treatment.

June
The Boreham Wood have announced that "One 2 One" are to be thier main sponsors for the next two seasons.

One 2 One are the biggest employers in the town with over 2,000 people.

June
Former Wood striker Sean Baker is one of the leading candidates to purchase former chairman Phil Wallace's Shareholding. Sean played for The Wood in the 1980s, and now runs a successful carpet fitting business.

Steve Heffer has transferred to Dagenham & Redbridge for a 5,000 fee.

Mark Brown is unlikely to return to Meadow Park. No reason has been given by the club.

Player coach Kerry Dixon is keen to stay at The Wood, as long as he can agree terms.

Tony Samuels and Andy Prutton have both underwent keyhole surgery to repair damaged knee cartilage's.

Wood have been drawn at home to Bishop's Stortford in the first round of the Ryman League Cup.

Phil Wallace who is trying to sell his shares in Boreham Wood, has turned down an undisclosed offer from Barnet.

Simon Ireland has transferred to Halifax Town

Matt Brady has started training with wycombe Wanderers with the option of a permanent move if all goes well

Ex chairman Phil Wallace has taken over as chairman of Stevenage Borough.

May
Bob Makin has confirmed that he is staying at Meadow Park.

Speculation is growing that Phil wallace is about to take over at Stevenage Borough.

Wood chairman Phil Wallace intends to leave Meadow park as soon as a buyer can be found for his shares in the club. It is believed poor support being one of the main reasons for his decision.

Phil will be greatly missed at Meadow Park, and is widely believed to have been one of, if not, the best chairman in Boreham wood’s history.

Mark Brown has been voted the Boreham Wood Internet player of the season.

April
President of Boreham Wood Bill O'Neill is being made a Life Member of the Hertfordshire Football Association. The award, to be made at this summer's Annual General Meeting, is in recognition of his service and work for the Association.

Wood's Herts senior Cup Final against Watford will be played on Wednesday 5th May KO: 7:30pm at Letchworth FC.

Jason Shaw has left Meadow Park, and has signed for Chertsey Town.

March
Wood have signed 19-year-old stiker Phillip Dean from Gravesend & Northfleet. Phillip has also played for Stevenage Borough.

The Wood have applied to join the Capital League with the view of fielding a reserve side next season.

Nick Grime twin brother of Dominic has signed for The Wood on loan to the end of the season.

Ian Gore has signed a 2 year contract.

February
Steve Saunders has left Boreham Wood and joined Harrogate Town.

Wood play Arsenal in a pre-season friendly on Friday 9th July. Arsenal have confirmed it will be the FIRST TEAM.

Steve Daly has transferred to Slough Town for 5000.

January

Paul Shaw will be out of action for eight to twelve weeks after an operation on his hand.

Junior Samuels has signed a new deal.

Adam French has been released.

Danny Foot has signed from Bishop's Stortford.

December
Gary Nisbet has announced his retirement due persistent injuries. Gary who signed for the Wood in the summer of 1994 played 234 matches scoring 38 goals.

Bruce Sewell has left Boreham Wood and joined Gravesend & Northfleet.

Mark Brown has been watched by Southend United of the Nationwide League Third Division. Mark has been a regular target of the scouts. Last season he was watched by Nottingham Forest.

November
Mark Xavier has transferred to Basingstoke Town for a four figure fee.

Claudio DeVito has been released after two appearances for the Wood.

Billy Harrigan has left the club, to take up a position as assistant manager.

Boreham Wood's FA Cup tie against Luton Town is all-ticket, see supporters page for details.

Woods F.A Cup match against Luton Town is to be shown live on Sky TV, the match will be played on Sunday 15th November,
KO, 1:00pm. The decision means a 75,000 cash boost for the club as part of Sky's agreement with the Football Association.

Woods Puma Cup tie against Braintree has been Postponed.

Highly rated winger Matt Brady has signed for The Wood from Barnet for a four-figure fee.

October
Steve Talboys the former Watford Player is rumoured to be about to rejoin The Wood.

Claudio De Vito, a 20-year-old midfielder has joined Boreham Wood from Barnet.

Billy Harrigan has rejoined the Wood.

Kerry Dixon will be out action for 3 weeks with a hamstring injury.

Colin Simpson has come to meadow park on a months loan from Leyton Oreint. Previous clubs include Hendon.

September
Paul Moran has retired.

Rob Hollingdale has transferred to Woking for a fee of 15,000.

Wood chairman, Phil Wallace, has warned that he is not happy with the crowd attendance at Meadow Park, and if there is not an improvement in the near future he will be forced to reconsider his commitment to the club.

Shaun Marshall's injury is worse then first thought. It now looks like he will be out for the season with knee ligament damage.

Boreham Wood have again been unsuccessful in their bid for lottery funding.

Summer signing Paul Moran the ex Spurs player has not settled well at the Wood, and has been given 2 weeks to decided if he wants to stay or not.

Shaun Marshall's knee injury will keep him out of action for 3 to 4 weeks.

August
Mark brown misses the first three games of the season due to suspension.

Alan McCarthy misses the first five games of the season due to suspension.

Andy Prutton will probably be out for the whole season after undergoing an operation on his damaged cruciate ligament.

Boreham Wood’s ground safety certificate has been upgraded to a capacity of 4,000.