Rochester City chairman Giles Billingsley strikes deal to play at Victory Academy after four years at Rede Court Road

Friday 21st February 2020

ROCHESTER CITY chairman Giles Billingsley says the club are leaving their shared ground at Rede Court Road after four years.

The club play in the Andreas Carter Kent County League Division One Central & East and are presently sitting in seventh-place of 11 sides with 12 points from as many games.

Rochester City travel to play Ashford on Saturday 29 February, a side that are currently in fourth-place in the table with 16 points from seven games. 

Due to the rapid expansion of the club, especially in their youth division, the decision has been made to centralise all club activities at Victory Academy, making use of their FA registered 3G pitch from the start of next season.

Victory Academy is based at Magpie Hall Lane in Chatham and Rochester City have decided to leave Rochester United’s ground at the end of this season.

“We have built up a very good relationship with Victory Academy over the last few years as the base for our youth teams; this new agreement will be beneficial to both,” said Billingsley.

“Our first team will continue to play at Rede Court Road until the end of this season and we would like to take this opportunity to thank Rochester United for their hospitality over the last four years and wish them well for the future.”

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