BRIDGWATER United Football Club are delighted to announce that the agreed purchase of their stadium, Fairfax Park, from Sedgemoor District Council has now completed.

This means that the club will now own their own ground for the first time in 39 years.

Adam Murry, owner and CEO of Bridgwater United said: "Completing the purchase of Fairfax Park is another huge step forward for our club and an integral part of our vision that will help to further develop our plans for the club.

"With the transaction now complete, we expect to announce more details of our future plans in the coming months that will serve to further strengthen the structure of football within the club."

Tim Mander, a representative of Sedgemoor District Council said: “We have been delighted to be able to agree this deal to dispose of the freehold of Fairfax Park to Bridgwater United Football Club Ltd to help ensure that the Club can continue its ambitious development plans.

"These are clearly exciting times for club and the District Council will continue to offer its help and assistance collaborating with the club to further enhance its contribution to the community."

Bob Buckingham, chairman of Bridgwater United commented: “Securing ownership of our stadium is another exciting moment as we continue our progression in transforming our club with multiple developments both on and off the field.”

This season alone, Fairfax Park has seen a number of big crowds come through the gates.

For the coaching staff and the players, having their own ground is a big deal to them.

First team manager, Dave Pearse said: “This is yet more great news for our club and for everyone who is part of it.

"Despite the early constraints imposed by the pandemic, there has been huge progress on so many fronts.

"I am delighted to be part of what continues be an extremely exciting journey."