SOUTHGATE OLYMPIC SUPPORTS FOOTBALL V HOMOPHOBIA February is the international campaign month of ‘Football v Homophobia’ (FvH) and Southgate Olympic AFC is supporting the initiative. FvH is a campaign uniting football in opposing homophobia and prejudice against LGBT+ people in football. Year round, FvH enables people to take action against prejudice and discrimination based on […]
We have started the process of digitialising our old records. We hope to be able to digitialise all the old team sheets, match results etc. to build a database of appearances and goalscorers from 1933 to date. There seems to be quite a lot of data missing still, but we hope it will turn up. […]
Anyone fancy having their logo on our results board? We are looking at re-doing our notice board in the club house, it is 6ft x 2ft so won’t be cheap, but it’s very outdated, looking at it being something like this so room for four local businesses to sponsor the focal point of our clubhouse.
We are offering eight buisnesses the chance to win shirt sponsorship for the forthcoming season. Four lucky businesses will get their logo’s on the front of our shirts, and four will get a logo on our sleeve. To be in with a chance to win one of these sponsorship’s you need to buy at least […]
A brief history up to 1959 This piece has been re-produced from the A.F.A. Record – February 1959 Founded in 1933, Olympic AFC, as the club was then called, grew so rapidly that when the war came, no fewer than six teams were being fielded, four in A.F.A. football and two in the local minor […]
First year in the Southern Amateur League In the 1958/59 season Southgate Olympic played their first season in the Southern Amateur league, moving to that league from the Southern Olympian League. They finished two points behind old rivals Broomfield in the Senior Division 3, to become runners-up. The reserves went one better winning the Reserve […]
Fifty Years and Counting Two long standing members of the club, Arthur Cornish and Roger Philo, have reached fifty years with the club an amazing achievement. Current chairman Arthur Cornish, who was on the books at West Ham and Watford before joining Southgate Olympic, made his debut in 1970 against Old Stationers and was a […]