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THE definitive history of Heybridge football since the first club was formed in 1880 is nearing completion and your name could be included.

Author David Scott and Chris Daines have linked up to write the story of “the club that refused to die ...read more


An appeal for help.

David Scott & I are making huge progress with this project. It is going to be a magnificent read. We need your help in naming some of the players who played between WW1 & WW2. Did you have a relative who played for Heybridge FC. We are keen to find the Christian Names of players such as W.Mynard & C. Robinson who scored lots of goals. Equally we would like any Nicknames. Please email Chris Daines on hsfcdaines@aol.com or add to his @ScraleySam Twitter Feed. ...read more


Here is a list of the penalty shoot-outs for Heybridge Swifts:

26 Sep 2017: Met Police (H) FA Cup – WON 4-3 (GK – Danny Sambridge)
8 Dec 2015: Dagenham & R (H) ESC – WON 3-2 (GK – Danny Sambridge)
21 Oct 2015: Wivenhoe T (A) ESC – Won 7-6 (GK – Sam Cowler)
31 Oct 2012: Hullbridge S (A) ESC – Lost 4-5 (GK – Luke Banner)
3 Feb 2011: Lowestoft T (A) League Cup – Won 6-5 (GK – Liam Daniels)
16 Sep 2009: Stanway Rovers (A) FAC – Won 4-3 (GK -Ollie Morris-Sanders)
5 Feb 2008: Southend United (H) ESC – Lost 3-4 (GK – Ollie Morris-Sanders)
1 May 2006: Hampton & R (H) League Play-Off – Lost 3-4 (GK – Paul Nicholls)
22 Feb 2005: Folkestone I (H) League Cup – Won 3-2 (GK – Paul Rutherford)
22 Mar 1999: Leyton Orient (A) ESC – Lost 2-3 (GK – Kingsley Banks)
8 Feb 1999: Dagenham & R (A) ESC – Won 5-4 (GK – Kingsley Banks)
2 Dec 1997: Uxbridge (A) League Cup – Lost 3-4 (GK – Paul Newell)
22 Feb 1994: St Albans (A) League Cup – Lost 3-4 (GK – John O’Brien)
22 Apr 1993: Saffron Walden (H) East Floodlight – Lost 3-4 (GK – Mark McCutcheon)
26 Nov 1991: Harrow Borough (A) League Cup – Lost 4-5 (GK – Alan Bridge)
17 Apr 1989: Dover Athletic (H) East Floodlight – Lost 3-4 (GK – Chris Brackett) ...read more

FA Cup Factfile – Swifts v Met Police

Previous Meetings and a former Swifts in their ranks.

We have met Met Police just twice – this was during the 1990/91 Vauxhall Opel League division One season. We made our only previous visit to Imber Court on Tues 18 Sept 1990 when we won 2-0 with goals from Steve Legge (2m) and Julian Lamb (24m). The return fixture saw us host Met Police on Tues 9 April 1991 when we drew 1-1 – we led through a 10th minute goal by Micky Hall but the visitors levelled in the 80th minute. ...read more

A look at tomorrow’s FA Cup opponents – Arlesey Town

A review of them, their record this season and a look back at a previous meeting.

ARLESEY TOWN play in the Evo-Stik League South East and currently lie in 20th place having lost three and drawn one of their opening four games.

They beat Desborough Town (of the United Counties League) in the FA Cup preliminary round 3-1 with goals from Rafe Goodman (2) and Kim Forsythe. Goodman was sent off with the score at 3-1. ...read more