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Busy times at Billericay Town

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We caught up with Billericay Town FC owner and manager Glenn Tamplin amidst all the building work at the AGP Arena today.

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Glenn updates us on all the work going on, including:

– developing younger players including new signings Daniel Cheema, Charlie Cole and Brendan Ocran
– dispelling the myths about high wages
– thoughts about the club’s 3-2 win against St Albans last weekend
– changes in personnel at Director of Football and assistant coach levels
– updates on the building works at the ground
– the details on the club’s impressive new mural
– the big test of the first club’s home match against Leyton Orient
– Billericay Town in the community, including visits to schools and the latest news on Harry Parker

The Blues have two away friendlies coming up, against Bishop’s Stortford on Saturday 22 July and Heybridge Swifts on Tuesday 25 July.

The first home game at the rebuilt stadium is against Leyton Orient on Saturday 29 July. This is followed by two more home friendlies against St James’s Swifts on Saturday 5 August and a West Ham XI on Tuesday 8 August.

The Bostik League kicks off on Saturday 12 August with anothe home match against Kingstonian. Ticket information can be found on the club’s official website at

Here’s how the ground is looking today:

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