February 1st

 FARMHOUSE FIGHT BACK TO EDGE THRILLER This weekend’s fixture list was decimated as the recent constant heavy rain took its toll on many pitches in the Norfolk area. Credit goes to the hardy souls who braved the inclement weather to stand on the touchline. One venue where all the scheduled fixtures went ahead was Eaton Park, where three of the second round League Cup games were played. Farmhouse entertained 1B title chasing Schoolhouse in a

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January 25th

NO LET UP IN TITLE CHASE AS TOP THREE ALL WIN An ideal morning for football greeted players this week and it proved to be a good day for the title chasers in the Premier Division. Riverside Rovers stayed a point clear at the top as Jordan Rocastle scored four of the five goals in their victory at Poringland Wanderers. Stephen Edridge was the other player to find the net. Darren Parnell 2, Matt Plumstead

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January 18th

SWITCH OF VENUE AS TOWN GO THROUGH A very cold January morning resulted in quite a few games not taking place this weekend, as some pitches fell foul of the weather. At the third time of asking, the one remaining tie of the League Cup first round was played, and it saw Bungay Town progress after they beat Brooke 2-1. Credit goes to both sides  and the referee as they switched pitches at 9.15am and

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January 11th

MIXED FORTUNES FOR NDSL CLUBS IN COUNTY CUPS In a weekend that saw the Quarter Final stages of the County Cups, there were varying degrees of success for our clubs taking part. I was part of a large crowd who attended the Sunday Senior QF at Acle Rangers where Riverside Rovers were the visitors. Rovers took the lead within five minutes when Scott Gray fired home from the edge of the box following a corner.

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January 4th 2015

FROST HITS HARD BUT DOES’NT STOP RAMPANT ROVERS Overnight frost ensured that only twenty four games survived on the first Sunday of 2015. It has to be said though that great credit goes to those who gave their game every chance by waiting as long as possible, 11am in many cases. Some were successful, some not so lucky and in one case, Ribs Rovers and Taverham United actually put buckets of hot water onto a

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December 21st

FESTIVE CHEER FOR ACLE AS THEY CLOSE GAP AT TOP The last Sunday of the 2014 season saw Acle Rangers close the gap on the Premier Division leaders after a Daniel Foreman goal helped them to a 1-0 win at second placed Farmhouse. The result leaves Rangers three points behind leaders Riverside Rovers, with a game in hand. Two goals from Danny Pennall and strikes from Tom Barrett and Robert Warminger gave AFC Wanderers a

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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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