Thursday, 2 April 2015
THE DUCKS MOVE TO THAME UNITED
Aylesbury United, currently playing in the Evo Stik Division One (Central), have announced from the 2015/16 season they have signed a ground sharing agreement with Thame United. The Ducks will play at Meadow View Park for the next two seasons.
The Ducks have played in exile from their home town since losing their famous Buckingham Road ground in 2006. They had been playing at Leighton Town since 2009. The new ground sharing arrangement will still see United playing around a 20 mile round trip away from their spiritual home.
This year marks the 20 year anniversary since The Ducks famous FA Cup run to the Third Round proper when they lost 0-4 at "home" to Queens Park Rangers - The game was switched to Loftus Road. To mark this date they have arranged a re-union match to be played on Saturday 23rd May at Berkhamsted FC. More details can be found @facupreunion
The Ducks are currently in mid-table of their division with their local rivals Aylesbury FC up in second place and the play-off positions. They have reached the final of the Berks and Bucks Senior Cup for the first time since 2005 where they will play Vanarama South side Maidenhead United on Monday 4th May at Chesham United.
They will play in their home town on Easter Monday when they face Aylesbury FC in a league fixture.