Hallam FC

Playing football since 1860 at Sandygate, The Worlds Oldest Football Ground

Mark Trueman

Name: Mark TruemanMark Trueman 600 x 577

Age: 47

From: Wisewood 

Now Living: Still Wisewood !

Occupation: Plant Hire Manager

Family: Wife Gayle, Son Cody 10, Daughter Caitlin 15

How did you first come to hear about Hallam FC? Been a Sheffielder and knowing the history of the ground / club

First visit to Sandygate Road? 2015

Who do you attend games with? Usually friends and family, we like to make a day of it..!

Role at the club? Bar Fly !

Ever played or scored on the world’s oldest pitch? No, my son was a U7 ball boy in 2015 representing Hillsborough Pumas FC, his club at the time

Favourite or stand out moment since following Hallam: Meeting the legend Dave Darwent, and enjoying banter in the bar with messers Waddle and Hirst!

Favourite away ground and why? Coach & Horses Sheffield FC, purely for the derby atmosphere in friendlies

Do you stand on the terrace or sit in the stand for matches? Terrace or Bar in bad weather...!

Wednesday, United or other? Wolverhampton Wanderers since 1977 ?

Pasty from Ann`s Cabin or pint at half time? 6 Pints and then a Pasty..Ann knows how to cook food...Thank you Ann

How many layers do you wear at a mid-week game in January? 4 maybe 5 plus wifes tights...Lol

What would you say to first time visitors to Hallam? Support your Local club, enjoy the great facilities and welcome on offer to regular fans and new ones alike..

Where do you think Hallam will finish this season? Work in progress so will plump for 9th...

Anything you would like to add? Thank you as previously mentioned for a warm welcome at the home games i go to, and to all the volunteers and staff that make our club unique..

Next Game

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Competition - NCEL Premier League

Location - ?

Date - ?

Entry - £5, £3 concessions


We hope to see you there!

Up the Hallam! 

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