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Leathes Prior Veterans League Bulletin - Matchday 3

Take a look at all the results from the third round of fixtures.

Welcome to the third bulletin of the season and after 11 games over the last two weekends we have plenty of action to look at.
 
Veterans League Review
 
Horsford continued their perfect start to the season with a 2-0 win away at Quebec in the Premiership. Grant Holt scored a brace on his first league start for the club. Cringleford maintained their unbeaten start with an entertaining 5-3 win against Attleborough. Darren Huckerby scored a hattrick for his side with Rudi Hare and Ben Carver adding one a piece. Daniel Cook scored the pick of the goals for Attleborough. Thetford Town also secured a 5-3 win which was against Silver Fox. Steven Davies scored a brace with James Taylor, Paul Mleczek and Danny White all completing the scoring. Silver Fox’s Kevin Thurston did score twice but it wasn’t enough as they lost for the second time this season. The current league table can be seen by clicking here: NCFA Veterans Premiership
 
There was just one game in the Championship with Scole taking on Wymondham. Wymondham secured back to back wins with a 2-1 win as they moved up to second. Scole drop to fourth after suffering back to back defeats. For an up to date look at the Championship table then please click here: NCFA Veterans Championship
 
Sole & Heel continued their flying start to the season with a hard fought 2-1 win away at Costessey Sports. Andrew Addle came off the bench to score twice to move his team onto 9 points out of a possible 9. Shaun Copland was on the scoresheet for Costessey but they continue their disappointing start to the season. Mundford Exiles and Sheringham played out a 1-1 draw with Mundford playing 80 minutes with 10 men! Jonathan Callingham scored for Mundford and Seb Yaxley scored for Sheringham. Sheringham remain second in the table whilst Mundford Exiles stay third. Unthank Arms and Wensum Albion scored six goals between them as they drew 3-3. The home side’s goals came through Lee Askew, Mark Dickerson and Dean Spary. Wensum’s Ryan Newell scored a brace with Michael Martin completing the scoring. Wensum remain in fifth with Unthank in sixth after both gaining their first point of the season. To view the table for League One then please click here: NCFA Veterans League One
 
East Harling secured their first win of the season in League Two with a 3-0 win at home to Harts. Chris Evans, Jesse McGowan and Ben Morgan were all on the scoresheet to lift their side up to second. Harts are fifth after their first game. For an up-to-date look at League Two then please click here: NCFA Veterans League Two
 
Y.B.V Costessey made it back to back wins as they beat Erpingham United 11-0. Paul Cook was on the scoresheet four times with Sam Mallett scoring a hat trick. Karl Spurdon scored twice whilst Chris Owen and Lee Campbell got one a piece. Costessey remain top of the table whilst Erpingham stay bottom. Fakenham Town won in their first ever Veterans league game as they beat Morley & Deopham 4-1. Matthew Pooley scored a brace for the home side whilst Jonathan Nicholls scored one for Morley. Fakenham Town move up to third whilst Morley drop to fifth following defeat. The current table can be seen by clicking here: NCFA Veterans League Three
 
Matchday Registrations
 
Just a reminder to all teams that they can do match day registrations for any game and these are unlimited for all clubs. You will need to use the paper registration form to do this before uploading the registration onto WGS on the SAME DAY. If you would like any guidance on this then please do not hesitate to contact us.
 
Norfolk Veterans Cup
 
The 2nd round draw for the Veterans Cup has been released following the completion of the 1st round on the 7th October. The draw has been published on the Norfolk FA website here.
 
Good luck to all teams involved on the 4th November!
 
Upcoming Fixtures
 
We have 9 fixtures on the 21st in the Championship, League 2 and League 3 which can be viewed here. On the 28th we have 7 fixtures in the Premiership and League One which are here.
 
Rainbow Laces
 
The Rainbow Laces campaign is back this year running from Friday 17th November to Friday 7th December. It’s a way for everyone involved in football to show their support for LGBT equality and inclusivity. To find out more about the campaign please click here.
 
If your team would like to take part of the campaign over the three weekends to become a “feature fixture” then please click here to get involved.
 
Next Bulletin
 
The next bulletin will be on Wednesday 14th November and if you have any feedback for future bulletins it is much appreciated.
 
Good Luck for the season!
 
Thomas Constance
Secretary