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The Committee

Helping the club thrive

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Ian Forster

Club Chairman

Ian took over as Chairman in summer 2021 from the founding Chairman Richard Green, who’d been at the helm since the club began in 2011. 

Ian works tirelessly pulling all aspects of a grassroots football team together, member of more Whatsapp groups than Liverpool FC titles, the lifelong Liverpool fan is passionate about growing the club and providing opportunities in football for all ages and abilities.

Not only a chairman, he’s also a coach, Ian coaches his son’s AFC Lilliput U11’s Team that plays in the top division of the Bournemouth Youth Football League, and helps coach his Daughter’s U7 team too. 

Any questions about Lilliput FC, he’s your man! 

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Neil Lake

Vice Chairman

Neil started off by helping run training sessions when his son first started to show an interest in football in Year 1 back in 2018. Within a year Neil had gained his FA level 1 Coaching certificate and now coaches the U10 Rangers team with the help of Richard Swainston.

A lifelong Man City fan that has witnessed the very high’s and the very low’s of what football has to offer. Neil enjoys keeping fit, spending time with his family, especially on the beach and holds a Private Pilots Licence, if he could be anybody in the world, he would be Tom Cruise!

Neil works hard to make each training session or match a fun experience and believes that football should be played with a smile on your face. Neil also believes in hard work and is regularly promoting enjoyment through effort to his players while they are on the pitch.


Chris Toynbee

Safeguarding Officer

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The Committee: Coaches
Rugby Players

Committee Members

James Clarke

Treasurer/ Finance

Richard Dollimore

Club Secretary

Kay Gallyer

BYFL Fixtures Assistant

The Committee: Coaches
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