With a capacity of 6,600, Weymouth play at the Bob Lucas Stadium. It has been the home to Weymouth since 1987. In 2010, the nae was altered from the Wessex Stadium to the Bob Lucas stadium to pay tributes to long serving club president, Bob Lucas.
LAST SEASON’S MEETINGS
Chelmsford City 3-1 Weymouth FC (20th August 2022) – Weymouth continued their worst league start for over 100 years as they suffered a battering on the road to the Clarets. A quality brace from Tom Blackwell in the first half saw the Clarets lead until, 5 after half time Tom Blair pulled one back. However, seconds from the end, Callum Jones raced through and was able to get the Clarets a third.
Weymouth FC 1-2 Chelmsford City (21st January 2023) – An early start saw the Clarets down on the coast to play Weymouth. It was Reece Grant who opened the scoring, as he latched onto a through ball and cooly finished to make it 1-0. However, the Clarets were pegged back before half time, with Bradley Ash able to level things up. But, with just minutes remaining, Khale Da Costa found Simeon Jackson in the box, with an open goal, as he fired home a dramatic, late winner.
A FEW CLUB LINKS
A recent Claret signing, Luke Jenkins, has featured for the Terras on loan. Last season, Luke featured 4 times on loan on the coast, before being recalled by AFC Wimbledon. He would go on t score on his professional debut for Wimbledon before, following his release, joining Chelmsford.
Bobby Wilkinson was appointed first team manager during the start of last season. In January, he showed his commitment as he signed a 3-and-a-half-year deal with the club. Previously, he had managed Bracknell, Wealdstone and Hungerford.
Finishing 19th, Weymouth survived by the skin of their teeth. They, along with Dover, were locked on 48 points with relegated Dulwich, but succeeded with goal difference.