In the opening game against Barton Rovers referee Tony Albon was knocked out by the ball, taken to hospital and the match abandoned after an hour with Barton leading 5-0. Eagles then played Weston FC, a new Saturday side that has entered division 1 of the Herts Senior County League next season. After leading 1-0 at half time Eagles lost 2-1 to a side led by ex Eagles striker Jack Gregson, who with others has left the successful Baldock side of last season to form a new team from the core of last season’s Sunday side.
On 20 july Eagles hosted a Hitchin Town X1 which included former Eagles player Josh Coley. Despite fielding a number of triallists Eagles produced an excellent performance to run out 2-1 winners.
further games are arranged for July and August starting with a fixture at the Hitchin Arena Norton Road Baldock on saturday 29 July v Shefford FC ko 2pm
Eagles manager Jason Valentine has secured a number of new recruits to replace players leaving the club and stregthen the first team squad for next season, but is still looking for new faces to fill some positions. Training continues at Pixmore Tuesday and Thursdays at 7pm for both first team and reserve squads