ACLE TOP AFTER VICTORY AT HORSFORD

It was a lovely sunny morning that greeted Sunday football enthusiasts this weekend as a mixture of League and remaining County Cup second round games were played. In the Premier Division, disappointingly only two games took place. Acle Rangers moved a point clear at the top of the table after winning 5-2 at Horsford FC whilst Phoenix are second following a narrow 3-2 victory over Poringland Wanderers. Woolpack remain top of Division 1 after a

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MIXED FORTUNES IN COUNTY CUPS

County Cups took centre stage this weekend with a mixed bag of results for our competing teams. In the Senior Cup last seasons beaten finalists Acle Rangers progressed to the next round after winning 3-0 at Kings Lynn side William Burt, whilst Woolpack hit a dozen when defeating Southery ASA at the FDC. There was a great effort from Division 1 side Hethersett Athletic who came from behind to beat Poringland Wanderers 2-1. Riverside Rovers

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CHRIS LAYS INTO LEADERS AS PORINGLAND WIN

Phoenix are back on top of the Premier Division after a single Laurence Rouse goal grabbed a win at Horsford. Morning leaders Schoolhouse suffered their first defeat of the season as they were left stunned at Poringland Wanderers, the home side coming back from 2-1 down with only ten minutes left to win 3-2 thanks to a Chris Lay hat trick. Acle Rangers are third after a narrow 3-2 win over Farmhouse, whilst Riverside Rovers

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WATTON MARCH ON IN SEPTEMBER SUN

Schoolhouse continue to set the pace at the top of the Premier Division as September comes to a close. Their 8-2 home win over Horsford FC and including a treble from Harry Maddison, keeps them a point ahead of Phoenix who beat Trimingham Pilgrims by the odd goal of seven. Acle Rangers are third after beating Hewett OB’s 3-1 and Poringland Wanderers have they same amount of points in fourth after winning 2-0 at The

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SCHOOLHOUSE ENJOY TRIP TO THE COAST

Sunday morning weather more akin to November than September greeted players when they took the field this weekend as it was back to league action following the County Cup. Schoolhouse top the Premier Division after the first three games after travelling to morning leaders Trimingham Pilgrims and scored eight (Zaraia Anwar 3,Harry Maddison 3, Harry Hawthorne, Harry Rose) without reply. Reigning champions Riverside Rovers are a point behind after beating Farmhouse 3-0, whilst Phoenix are

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CUP DRAMA AS BARRACKS WIN SHOOT OUT

This week saw the first round of the County Cup competitions take place with many of our teams receiving byes, there was also healthy league program. In the Senior Cup, The Middle Green set off on the trail to Carrow Rd with a narrow 3-2 (Jonathon Bailey, Sam Brookes, Dom Doggett) win at Norman Wanderers, whilst Horsford FC won by the same score at Sprowston Wanderers, with Yip Chong, Callum Cooper and Ashley Dearing scoring.

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MINUTES SILENCE

 As you may or may not be aware, long serving referee Steve Boddy sadly passed away this week after losing his battle with the Big C. Steve refereed in our League for many many years and its for certain that most clubs will have some kind of memory of him. Last season the League awarded him our Outstanding Service Award given to referees who had served the League loyaly over a number of years, and

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WARMINGER STRIKES NOT ENOUGH FOR FARMHOUSE

Week two of the Norwich & District Sunday League got underway this weekend on what was a warm but blustery Sunday morning. In the Premier Division, Hewett Old Boys paid a “visit” to the ground they share with Schoolhouse and described their 2-2 draw as a cracking game. Craig Bussens and Seumas Bobby were on target for Old Boys who also missed a penalty. I saw the game at Eaton Park where Farmhouse entertained a

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HEWETT GET OFF TO FLYING START

The 2018/19 season of the Evening News & Macron Sports Norwich Sunday League got underway this weekend and produced some interesting results. In the Premier Division, Hewett Old Boys hit the ground running as four goals from Craig Bussons plus others from Callum Speck (2) Ashley smith, Ben Potts and Dom Dodds saw them beat fellow promoted side The Middle Green 9-2. Horsford FC also got off to a fine start with a 5-2 home

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