LEAGUE CELEBRATES 60 YEARS

The Norwich & District Sunday League celebrated 60 years of football at the weekend with a dinner held at Park Farm Hethersett. Guests included founder members, whilst past and present committee members, old club secretaries and ex players were also represented. Special guest for the evening, John Linford held a question and answer session where he spoke about his professional career and his commitment to the Sunday League which spans time as a player, manager,

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ROVERS COMPLETE LEAGUE AND CUP DOUBLE

Riverside Rovers completed a League and Cup double this weekend as they lifted the Norwich & District Sunday League Cup in the seasons finale as they beat the holders Acle Rangers 2-1 in front of a crowd of almost 200 at The FDC Despite suspensions and late call offs, the League Champions proved there worth in a closely fought encounter. Acle settled far quicker than Rovers in the first half and came closest to taking the

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BIG GUNS READY TO DO BATTLE

After a week of cup drama in the Champions League, the big game of the week takes place at The FDC on Friday (ko 7.30) as two of the big guns in the Norwich Sunday League go head to head in the 54th Norwich Sunday League Cup Final. Acle Rangers, the current holders face old rivals Riverside Rovers a side that have just wrapped up a record fifth successive Premier Division title, in what promises to

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TREBLE HOPES DASHED AS ROVERS GO DOWN

Riverside Rovers hopes of winning the Sunday treble came to and end this weekend at Carrow Rd when they were beaten by a good El Sol side at the weekend. Despite taking an early lead through Connor Delaney, Rovers were eventually beaten by a Yarmouth side in determined mood. For a full match report please go to http://www.norfolkfa.com/news/2019/apr/28/el-sol-win-the-sunday-senior-cup-at-carrow-road In the big League game of the weekend, Silver Fox moved to the top of Div 2 after

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RIVERSIDE LOOKING FOR CUP SUCCESS

The League’s support and best wishes go to Riverside Rovers this weekend as the face Yarmouth side El Sol in the final of the Sunday Senior Cup at Carrow Rd. kick off is at 11am so if you’ve got nothing on as your season has come to an end, this is the place to be. For a preview of the game, go to http://www.norfolkfa.com/news/2019/apr/25/the-sunday-senior-cup-final-match-preview

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AFC WIN TO SET UP TITLE SHOWDOWN

With only a handful of games played this weekend, focus was on the Division 2 game at Sloughbottom where leaders AFC Norwich took on Acle Rangers Res looking for the victory required to keep main challengers Silver Fox at arms length. AFC took the lead early in the first half and later increased the lead. Acle though were no pushover and a tremendous 35 yard strike from Ben Cooper put them back in the game.

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FOXES HIT SEVEN TO STAY IN THE HUNT

As the season heads to a finish, the main focus was on results in Division 2 this weekend. Silver Fox bounced back from last week’s defeat at the hands of AFC Norwich by putting seven without reply passed Norman Wanderers A. The result brought them to within two points of AFC and with four games each left to play, including against each other. Bungay Town finished their season currently in second spot after a 2-1

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OLD RIVALS SET TO MEET IN FINAL SHOWDOWN

Riverside Rovers and Acle Rangers are set to meet in the League Cup Final on Friday May 10th at The FDC after both sides won their respective semi finals on a miserable wet morning this weekend. Acle Rangers travelled to Poringland Wanderers and the teams proceeded to produce a tight first period with the best of few chances going to the home side who brought a superb save from visiting keeper Foreman. The second half

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ROVERS COMEBACK TO GET ONE HAND ON THE TITLE

Riverside Rovers look set to retain the Premier Division for the fifth year running as they came from behind to be leaders Schoolhouse 3-1. The home side took the lead in the first half and led at the break, but second half strikes from Jason Armes, Jordan Rocastle and Connor Delaney means that one win from their final four games will clinch the title. In Division 1, morning leaders Woolpack’s game was called off so

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