This Sunday sees
Thetford Town Veterans make the trip to The Nest to face Horsford Veterans in
The Leathes Prior Veterans League, Premiership.
Both teams will be donning rainbow laces for the fixture as
part of the campaign set up by Stonewall, which Norfolk FA are also supporting
alongside 11 of its affiliated Leagues. The leagues that are supporting the
The Anglian Combination League
The Central & South Norfolk League
The Norfolk Christian league
The Norfolk Women’s & Girls League
The North West Norfolk League
The King’s Lynn & District Sunday League
The Norwich & District Sunday League
The Norfolk Combined Youth Football League
The Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League
The Leathes Prior Veterans League
The Mid Norfolk youth League
Horsford have started the season extremely well as they sit
top of the division having a perfect 100% record. Their main source of goals
has come in the form of Grant Holt who has scored 7 goals 3 appearances so far
this season. Horsford will be hoping to carry on their fine form on Sunday.
Thetford have been scoring freely in the league as they have
tallied up 19 goals in only 4 matches. Their only loss in the league came away
from home at a very strong Cringleford side where they only lost by one goal.
Matt Carpenter, Chairman of the Leathes Prior Veterans
League said “We are excited to have a
feature fixture in our League for what will hopefully be a great advert for
veteran’s football as two of our top teams meet each other
“We are also delighted
that both Horsford and Thetford are taking part in the rainbow laces campaign
along with the referee, Matt Hudson as we help spread the important message of
Chris Brown, Chairman of Horsford FC talked of his
excitement of the match: “We're
delighted to be a feature match as part of the 2018 Rainbow Laces campaign. At
Horsford FC, we are a club that is open to all and are fully inclusive and our
Veterans will be sporting the rainbow laces provided by Stonewall, this Sunday.
“Norfolk Football is
leading the way with the initiative and we should be proud in our efforts so
far. The Veterans match this Sunday should be an exciting one, with the team
looking to extend their lead at the top of the Leathes Prior Veterans League.
Everyone is welcome to attend, and it's a great opportunity to visit The Nest
for the first time!”
take on Thetford Veterans in The Leathes Prior Veterans League at The Nest –
kick off is at 2:00pm and you can follow all the action on our twitter page and get involved
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