MIXED FORTUNES ON THE COUNTY SCENE AS CUPS HEAD TO QUARTER FINAL STAGE

MIXED FORTUNES ON THE COUNTY SCENE AS CUPS HEAD TO QUARTER FINAL STAGE After this weekends fixtures, the Norwich & District Sunday League will provide five of the eight Quarter finalists in this seasons competition after a reasonably good weekend for our clubs. Acle Rangers progressed to the last eight after a 5-2 home win over True Traders FC, whilst Schoolhouse had a comfortable 7-1 win at Phoenix. Riverside Rovers also went through courtesy of

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LEAGUE CUP DRAW

The draw for the first round of the League Cup has been made and is as follows DE FC v Longdale Rovers Poringland Wanderers v Bungay Town Farmhouse v Mettingham Acle Rangers v Rose Ath Sprowston Wanderers v Horsford United The Middle Green  v Trimingham Pilgrims Woolpack FC  v Riverside Rovers Hethersett Athletic v Vale Longo Phoenix FC v Marlborough Drayton Dazzlers v Briston FC Mad Moose Ath  v  Aslacton & Gt Moulton Barracks FC

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FIRSIDE UPSET THE ODDS

With only 3 games being played in the Premier League Schoolhouse took full advantage of Acle Rangers and Riverside Rovers being out of action by going top with a 7-2 win at Bungay Town.  Rhys Logan 2, Joel Brien, Josh Bull, Chris Hall, Ben Watson and James Slater all scoring for Schoolhouse.  Poringland leapfrogged Horsford with an impressive 6-1 win (Ben Fowkes 2, Matt Daynes, Chris Lay, Sam Rose, Andy Skipper) and Farmhouse picked up

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Acle March On

Acle continue to lead the way in the Premier Division after a 5-1 home win against Bungay. Schoolhouse are just a point behind winning by the odd goal of 5 against bottom placed Farmhouse and Sprowston Wanderers had a good win at Horsford 4-3.  There was controversy at Timmingham who claimed a 2-2 draw after being 2-0 behind against Poringland (Chris Lay scoring twice for Poringland).   Middle Green are the new leaders in Division

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ACLE RETURN TO THE TOP AFTER NINE GOAL ROMP

ACLE RETURN TO THE TOP AFTER NINE GOAL ROMP On a weekend where many games kicked off early so that players could watch the “Old Farm” Derby, Acle Rangers returned to the top of the Premier Division after scoring nine of the thirteen goals in their game at Farmhouse. Schoolhouse are in third spot, a point behind the leaders after beating Trimingham Pilgrims 2-0, whilst there was a first point of the season for Bungay

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NOT A BAD DAY FOR OUR CLUBS IN THE COUNTY CUPS

NOT A BAD DAY FOR OUR CLUBS IN COUNTY CUPS A beautiful sunny October morning greeted players and spectators alike as the County Cups took precedent this weekend and it proved to be a mixed bag of results for our clubs involved. In the Sunday Senior Cup Schoolhouse went through to the third round after winning a difficult looking tie, 2-1 at El Sol, a fixture that was a re-run of the 2015 final. Riverside

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UNLUCKY FOR TOWN AS CHAMPIONS HIT FORM

UNLUCKY FOR TOWN AS CHAMPIONS HIT FORM Reigning champions Riverside Rovers gave notice that they don’t intend to give up their crown easily by roaring back to the top of the table with Connor Delaney, Jordan Rocastle and James Maxwell Stuart hitting hat tricks and further goals coming from Jamie Riley 2, Arron Kaye and Liam Baker in a big win over bottom side Bungay Town. They now lead on goal difference from Schoolhouse who

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BLAST FROM THE PAST

Football’s grassroots aficionados could very well be interested in a document that was sent to the League in the summer. Compiled by Stephen Stangroom, it documents the history of a club, King George, playing in the Norwich & District Sunday League in the years between 1972 to 1983. Complete with photos, it makes a very interesting read and some of the older generation may well recognize some of the faces in the photos. The story

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OCT 1st

LOGAN TREBLE PUTS PAID TO DE Schoolhouse returned to the top of the Premier Division at the weekend, bouncing back from the previous weeks defeat with a resounding 6-2 home win over DE FC. Rhys Logan hit a hat trick whilst other goals came from Brendan Burke, Chris Hall and Adam Plumstead. Acle Rangers are second after a single goal win over Sprowston Wanderers, whilst Riverside Rovers are third after winning 3-1 at Farmhouse. James

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