Farnborough FC was formed in 2007 following the demise of Farnborough Town. Under the new guise, the Cherrywood Road club won the Southern League Division 1 South & West title in their first season before clinching the Premier Division title in 2009-10. Boro lost in the Conference South play-off final to Ebbsfleet in 2011.
Marnie has been Editorial Director of the Surrey and Hampshire titles for eight years. The titles were originally part of the Guardian Media Group's regional division before being sold to Trinity Mirror in 2010. Before that she worked at the BBC as a producer for 5 Live having moved to national radio from BBC Sussex and Surrey.