Hitchin Town FC

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Hitchin Town have seen two matches postponed in the past three days. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Hitchin Town now have a second match to rearrange after tonight’s Southern Premier home match against Dorchester Town was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

Michael Johnson makes the decisive save from Chalrie Walker to send Hitchin Town through to the semi-final of the Herts Senior Cup. Picture: BOB WALKLEY

Goalkeeper Michael Johnson proved the hero for Hitchin Town, saving a penalty in the shootout after his team had staged a dramatic comeback to draw 2-2 with St Albans City.

Mark Burke

Mark Burke says Hitchin Town will not ‘be fooled’ by Stratford Town’s league position ahead of Saturday’s Southern Premier encounter.

Matt Lench

Hitchin Town are hot on the heels of league leaders Leamington following their latest win in the Southern Premier.

Kane Smith

The defender suffered a summer of disappointment as following a standout season last term several trials at a number of Football League clubs failed to result in a move into the professional ranks.

Matt Lench

Hitchin Town bounced back from Saturday’s defeat at the home of promotion rivals Chippenham Town with three points on the road at Cinderford despite missing four key players.

Chippenham goalscorer David Pratt. Photo: Peter Else

Dave Pratt’s second-half goal helped Chippenham to all three points in their battle with fellow promotion hopefuls Hitchin Town.

Brett Donnelly. Photo: Peter Else

Hitchin Town got the better of Redditch United despite having striker Brett Donnelly sent off in the first half.

Brett Donnelly. Picture: Comet library

Hitchin became the first visiting team to win a league game at top of the table Leamington who had previously won eight and drawn two of their 10 matches on home soil.

Josh Bickerstaff heads home Hitchin's third in the 3-0 win over Hayes and Yeading. Photo: Peter Else

Mark Burke says he hasn’t yet decided who will lead the line for Hitchin Town in their big game at league leaders Leamington this weekend.

Hitchin Town boss Mark Burke.

Hitchin Town moved up to fourth in the Southern Premier with a 3-0 win over Hayes and Yeading United in a game that saw a short pause in first-half play while fox poo was cleared off the pitch.

Robbie Burns. Photo: Peter Else

Hitchin progressed into the FA Trophy first round after coming away from the Green Elephants Stadium with a 3-0 win over the Hillians.

Chesham end Hitchin’s unbeaten run

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Mark Burke

It had to end sometime, and Hitchin’s 13 game unbeaten run came to an end at Chesham United on Tuesday evening.

Liam Gooch. Photo: Luton Town

Liam Gooch kept a clean sheet on his Hitchin Town debut – despite only meeting his team-mates just hours before the game.

Liam Gooch. Photo: Luton Town

Liam Gooch kept a clean sheet for Hitchin Town as the Canaries drew at home with Kettering Town.

Mark Burke

Hitchin Town have knocked Biggleswade Town out of the FA Trophy at the second attempt.

Rhys Hoenes in action for Biggleswade Town

Hitchin host Bigglwade Town this evening (Monday) in a FA Trophy replay following a dramatic equaliser for their opponents on Saturday.

England beat Scotland at Wembley tonight

England eased to a comfortable 3-0 victory in their World Cup qualifier at Wembley tonight against a poor Scottish team – with headed goals from Daniel Sturridge, Adam Lallana and Gary Cahill earning the Three Lions three points.

Callum Donnelly holds up the ball against Arsenal. Photo: Peter Else

Mark Burke hopes his players will use their dramatic, late equaliser against Arsenal as a fillip ahead of tomorrow’s FA Trophy tie at Biggleswade Town.

Goalscorer Callum Riley. Photo: Peter Else

Callum Riley says it is a fantastic feeling to play against Arsenal.

Chairman Terry Barratt with Pat Rice. Photo: Peter Else

Callum Riley fired Hitchin Town to a well deserved draw against an Arsenal XI in tonight’s high-profile friendly at Top Field.

Top Field, home of Hitchin Town FC

Plenty has been going on behind the scenes as Hitchin Town get set to welcome an Arsenal XI to Top Field.

Ben Walster

Hitchin deservedly came away from the Southern League’s match of the day with three points after their first visit to Slough Town’s new home at Arbour Park.

Hitchin Town boss Mark Burke.

Mark Burke expects an entertaining match in front of a bumper crowd at Slough Town this weekend – before seeing the same thing at Top Field next Thursday against an Arsenal XI.

Action from Hitchin's win over St Ives Town. Photo: Michael Cooper

Hitchin Town go into tonight’s game away to King’s Lynn Town on the back of a five-game unbeaten run.

An Arsenal legend is coming to Top Field

It has been revealed this evening an Arsenal legend will be the guest of honour when Hitchin Town FC play a Gunners XI to mark the official launch of the Canaries’ new floodlights.

Callum Donnelly scores with the last kick of the match as Hitchin Town beat Cambridge City 1-0. CREDIT: Peter Else.

Hitchin Town’s manager Mark Burke was gracious in victory as he admitted his team were lucky to pick up three points against battling Cambridge City at Top Field tonight.

Callum Donnelly scores with the last kick of the match as Hitchin Town beat Cambridge City 1-0. CREDIT: Peter Else.

Hitchin Town snatched a dramatic late, late winner through substitute Callum Donnelly as they beat Cambridge City 1-0 with virtually the last kick of the game.

New: Smith earns Hitchin a point at Frome

Monday, October 17, 2016
Hitchin Town boss Mark Burke.

Hitchin Town go into tonight’s (Monday) Southern Premier match at home to Cambridge City on the back of an eight-match unbeaten run thanks to a 1-1 draw with Frome Town on Saturday.


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