Walton Casuals have announced that they will finally move back to Walton this weekend, when they take up residency at the Elmbridge Sports Hub after more than two years away.
The club, who won their first four league matches of the new season despite still being wandering nomads, and remain top of the South Division despite last nights defeat at VCD Athletic, play the first match of their tenure against Horsham on Saturday, kick off 3PM.
The Sports Hub, built on the site of Casuals former home at Waterside Drive, will also be home to Walton & Hersham FC. The facility will provide football and athletics facilities including:
3G floodlit synthetic turf main stadia pitch
3G floodlit synthetic turf second pitch
1 full size grass pitch with the potential for up to 4 mini pitches
8 lane floodlit athletics track to UK Athletics standard with field sports area in the centre of the track
A shared pavilion with dual aspect covered spectator seating for over 500
A dividable function room with bar and separate kitchen/servery
6 changing rooms
Combined football and athletics club room
Free car park
Chairman Tony Gale said: “I have lived in Elmbridge for 35 years and this is the most exciting football initiative I have come across. With the clubs’ Bostik League status, 500 strong youth section, disabled and ladies teams, I am proud to be a part of it.”