Inside Buckland Athletic

OUR regular look at the opposing team, as Argyle take their pre-season campaign to Buckland Athletic on Wednesday.

Pre-Season Friendly
Buckland Athletic v Argyle
Homers Heath
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Buckland Athletic Football Club
Homers Heath
Kingskerswell Road
Newton Abbot
TQ12 5JU
01626 369345

Match-Day Events
Buckland Athletic have kindly advised us they are providing a barbeque for supporters attending tomorrow’s game and gates will open from 6pm. There is also plenty of parking available at Homers Heath.

League Position
Toolstation Western League Premier Division

Last Five Results
Friday, July 19
Pre-Season Friendly
Newton Abbot Spurs 1
Buckland Athletic 1

Wednesday, July 17
Pre-Season Friendly
Buckland Athletic 2
Saltash United 3

Saturday, July 13
Pre-Season Friendly
Buckland Athletic 0
Torquay United 3

Wednesday, July 10
Pre-Season Friendly
Exwick Villa 0
Buckland Athletic 5

Wednesday, July 10
Pre-Season Friendly
Elmore 0
Buckland Athletic 2

Next Game
Friday, July 26
Pre-Season Friendly
Buckland Athletic v Truro City

Last Argyle Visit
July 12, 2017
Pre-Season Friendly
Buckland Athletic 1
Johansen 67
Argyle 5
Blissett 14, 18, Lameiras 65, 88, Grant 70

Manager – Richard Pears
A former striker with Exeter City in the mid-1990s, Richard Pears enjoyed a long playing career in Devon football and has previously managed the likes of Exmouth, Cullompton and Barnstaple.

Green Connections
Buckland captain and a stalwart for the past few seasons, Liam Head was a promising Academy striker at Home Park and also played for England as a junior.

Ticket News
Adults £8
OAP £5
Under-16s £2

Stadium Details
Buckland moved into their current ground at Homers Heath in 2005, with Steve Perryman performing the opening ceremony and Argyle were delighted to send a team for the inaugural friendly at the new stadium, a game that ended 3-1 to the Pilgrims.

How to Get There
Sat Nav:
 TQ12 5JU
By Road: Take the exit off the A38 marked Newton Abbot. Travel for approximately miles until you come to a roundabout. Turn left and head downhill towards another roundabout. Turn right and drive for approximately 800 yards. Go straight across the B&Q roundabout. Travel along the avenue, and at the top end of this road, turn left and head towards the train Station. Go past the station, go over the railway and get into the right-hand lane. At the second set of traffic lights turn right. Go under the railway and follow this road to the next mini roundabout. Go straight across. Go up the hill and down the other side. The ground is situated on the right-hand side, opposite Combined linen services.
By Rail: Trains from Plymouth to Newton Abbot run regularly and Homers Heath is just over a mile from the Newton Abbot station.

Things to do in Buckland
Buckland are based just outside Newton Abbot, where one of the best days out in the whole of Devon is a trip to the racecourse. Newton Abbot races host meetings all-year round and brilliant fun.