The Southern League club hosted a celebrity match last Sunday, with more than 1,400 at their Meadow home watching the likes of X-factor winner James Arthur and football freestyler Jeremy Lynch get on the scoresheet as a Bucks Mind XI beat a United in the Community XI 7-5 thriller.
FARNBOROUGH’S faithful have been clamouring for weeks for manager Spencer Day to rummage in the box marked ‘Farnborough squad jigsaw puzzle’ to see if he could find that missing number nine-shaped piece.
Recent contests between Farnborough and Taunton Town have been as feisty as cornered badgers but with Boro ever improving and the Peacocks perennial promotion contenders, this made for another keenly-contested affair.
After undergoing knee surgery last year, Ciardini, at 33, assumed his playing career was over and it wasn’t long before he was getting his football fix in front of the telly with fast food and beer can in hand.
The forward, who turns 32 next month, has played for the likes of Woking, Dover and Bromley in a goal-laden career and featured for Wealdstone in the National League last term. Now he’s decided to make United his new port of call.