Ottershaw FC were founded in 2006 as a youth team at the Under 12 age bracket and were well known for an organised set up and footballing ethic whilst believing in playing football in a competitive and fair way. Playing in Division 1 of the Surrey Primary League (SPL) and competing in several cup/plate finals, the club progressed. At league level we were U18 champions and losing league cup finalists to a team made predominantly of South of England amateur youth champions. That season was the pinnacle for many of the talented young players’ careers.
The tables turned however the season after, when many of talented players left to pursue their educational careers at University. After one successful and one unsuccessful season at Adult football the club were then left without a team for the 2015/16 season. However, During the 2016/17 season the club were able to gain a small number experienced and good quality players which led to a 4th place finish in Division 1 of the Guildford & Woking Alliance as well as winning the Charity Cup. Next season we hope to be playing in the G&WA Premier division and are looking to continue building on and off the pitch.
Our plans for next year include an updated website, along with advanced equipment and new away kit as well as new training tops, training jumpers and polo shirts. We also have qualified coaches who will be running organised and professionally taken training sessions once a week. Come the 2018/19 season we look to have recruited more players back from University and higher level football to really push on up the lower league footballing pyramid. We aim to pride ourselves on commitment and passion of the game. With a professional approach to all training and matches, as Ottershaw FC always have done.
In what has been a tough time for local football and businesses alike, we are offering you the chance to make a real difference and would be very grateful for any help you could offer us. Sponsoring a local football team could open up much potential revenue from the nearby area as well as positive company exposure through local press etc.
As the club progresses we would be grateful to anyone new supporters who wish to come along to the memorial fields on a Saturday and cheer the team on!
If you wish to discuss the opportunity to sponsor your local team, please contact Ben Horner 07733 111075.