Club Officials of Sandown FC


Martin Groves


I left the island in 1980 when I was 17 and played my football in the RAF & then in West London, primarily in the Hounslow & District League. I returned to the island when I was 34 in 1995. … Read More


Richard Pardey


Started playing career with Brading Youth Old Boys in 1985 before joining Sandown FC in 1991. In the same year I became treasurer and played until 2002 and hadstints as a player manager during that time.

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Robert Gray


Football has been an important part of my life whether as a supporter, player, administrator, club official or referee. One of the highlights was refereeing at an International Youth Tournament in Holland. I moved to the Island in1983 and became … Read More


Steve Berry

Vice Chairman

I played football at School, youth, and in my Navy career for various HM Ships but my IWFA resume is as an attacking full back and defender for: Ventnor FC 1978 to 1999 ( 21years); Sandown FC 1999 to 2003; … Read More


Barrie Wade

1st Team Manager

Barrie is in his second season in charge of the first team having been involved as an assistant manager with other island club such as Newport Res, Shanklin and Ryde Saints. Barrie’s experience is football has been mainly as a referee, which saw him … Read More

Sandown FC A Team Manager Piers Young

Piers Young

A Team Manager

I have been involved in coaching youth football for 10 years now. Starting out as an U9’s coach for Rew Valley, and seeing that group of players through to adult football, picking up an FA Level 2 coaching qualification along … Read More

Conner Knight

A Team Coach

I have been involved with coaching youth football for the past nine seasons. Whilst being based at Rew Valley FC, I have gained my Level 1 coaching and talent identification badges and am due to start my Level 2 coaching … Read More


Peter Thomas

1st Team Assistant Manager