December 14th

GREENING AND BARRETT GET CUP HOLDERS OFF TO A WINNING START A bitterly cold morning greeted players, officials and spectators as the first round of the Sunday League Cup took place this weekend. Holders AFC Wanderers began the defence of their trophy with a win as goals by Lloyd Greening and Tom Barrett helped them to a 2-1 victory at Anglian Rovers. Acle Rangers won their all Premier Division tie with Dussindale Rovers 3-0, whilst

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December 7th

LEADERS PERFECT RUN ENDED AS POW GO NAP Premier Division leaders Farmhouse failed to win for the first time this season as they were beaten 5-1 at The Pow. Aaron Nixon hit a brace as did Calvin Pond to add to an og for the home side Farmhouse are now two points clear of Riverside Rovers and Acle Rangers who shared the points in a game that finished 2-2. An own goal and a Jordan Rocastle

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November 30th

  SIX OF THE BEST FOR ACLE AS THEY CUT GAP ON LEADERS Acle Rangers moved up to third spot in the Premier Division as they scored six without reply at home against Dog House on a day when only two games were played in the division. In the other match The Pow recorded a 4-1 victory at home to Poringland Wanderers. In 1A, leaders Sporting Longdale suffered a surprise 3-2 defeat home defeat against

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November 23rd

BABB TREBLE PUTS BELL ON TOP The incessant rain of the past 48 hours played its part in decimating this weekend’s league programme as many pitches were waterlogged and unplayable. No matches took place in the Premier Division, but in 1A, Sporting Longdale moved four points clear at the top of the table as Jamie Platten grabbed a hat trick in their  3-1 victory at Vale Longo. Horsford Utd had a good 4-0 (Lee Bowker, Scott

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November 16th

NARROW WIN SEES SPORTING RETURN TOP With it being a designated County Cup weekend, it was a limited league programme that took place on a miserable murky morning. Only two games were played in the Premier Division and they brought about wins for The Pow, 5-1 at home to Sprowston Rovers, and Dussindale Rovers who were 3-1 victors at Spixworth Sunday. In 1A, Sporting Longdale’s 3-2 (Tom Woods, Bradley Wurr,  Kyle Jameson) home win over

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November 8th

PARNELL DOUBLE KEEPS FARMHOUSE CLEAR OF THE PACK On a very met Remembrance Day, it was good to see clubs impeccably observe a minutes silence on a morning when a few games were lost to the weather. In the Premier Division, Darren Parnell hit a double and Dave Mathews was also on target as leaders Farmhouse came back after going behind to an early Frazer Rankin goal to beat Poringland Wanderers 3-1. Riverside Rovers came

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November 9th

PARNELL DOUBLE KEEPS FARMHOUSE CLEAR OF THE PACK On a very met Remembrance Day, it was good to see clubs impeccably observe a minutes silence on a morning when a few games were lost to the weather. In the Premier Division, Darren Parnell hit a double and Dave Mathews was also on target as leaders Farmhouse came back after going behind to an early Frazer Rankin goal to beat Poringland Wanderers 3-1. Riverside Rovers came

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November 2nd

 FARMHOUSE HIT TOP SPOT IN THE PREMIER Farmhouse continued their 100% start to the season as they narrowly overcame a sporting Sprowston Rovers side, thanks to goals from Darren Parnell and a Matthew Plumstead 35 yard lob and deservedly they hit top spot in the Premier Division.  I watched Norman Wanderers v Riverside Rovers and a goal in each half from Aaron Kay and a Roy Beavis (penalty), saw Riverside climb to second spot as they

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October 26th

CHAMPIONS LONG UNBEATEN RUN COMES TO AN END Well it had to happen sometime. After 48 league games, going back to March 2012, Norman Wanderers finally felt the taste of defeat as they went down 3-1 at Acle Rangers Ricky Forder, Ben Morgan and Dan Foreman scored for the home side who also missed a penalty at 3-1. Warren Preston replied for Normans, who despite the defeat can be very proud of their achievement and

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October 19th

DUSSINDALE OFF THE MARK WITH A BANG With it being County Cup weekend, there was a restricted League programme this weekend. In the Premier Division, Dussindale grabbed their first points of the season, and they did it style, thumping AFC Wanderers 5-1 with goals coming from Tom Cullabine 2, Simon Durrant 2 and Paul Durrant. In 1A, there was an entertaining game as Norman Wanderers Res and Dancing Farmers shared eight goals, Luke Jeal 2,

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