WINDSOR manager Mick Woodham took a swipe at the Hellenic League after it was confirmed their first three matches will all be played away from home, writes Rob Stevens.


will get the new Premier Division season under way with a trip to Westfields, a round trip of 224 miles, on Saturday 3rd August (3pm).

Woodham will then take his side to Binfield on Monday 5th (7.45pm) before travelling to rivals Burnham on Tuesday 13th (7.45pm).

Their first league match at Stag Meadow is not until Tuesday 20th August (7.45pm) when Holmer Green make the trip.

Woodham remarked: "It's the Hellenic League all over isn't it. Dump us on a bus for the best part of Saturday and then get us to play again on Monday night, so well done to them.

"It is what it is and we're not surprised, so we will set the boys up to just do our best and see what we can do.

"I don't know anything about Westfields so it will be important to avoid defeat. We need to look after ourselves.

"The mistakes we made against

Bracknell in midweek

, with the careless goals, need to be rectified. We were as tight as a drum last weekend, so it's horses for courses.

"We played a good Bracknell side but we also played a half-decent Wantage team on Saturday, so we're learning and finding out about each other at the moment."

The Windsor boss added: "No doubt there are signs of improvement. We were a little bit unlucky with Kingsley Etefia and George Gould both coming off injured in midweek.

"We felt we could make a good account of ourselves against Bracknell. Don't get me wrong, we were never going to win the game, but it was about what we wanted to achieve on the board in the changing room and overall we did."

Windsor continue their summer preparations for the new campaign with the visit to Stag Meadow from Kings Langley this Saturday (3pm).

Woodham said: "We've got a couple of boys going away now for a week but we will hopefully get a couple in before the game.

"We will have another go at trying to implement what we want to do then we will have a week to prepare for the start of the season, but it's not easy."