Welcome to the seventh bulletin of the season where we will review the action over the last month.
Veterans League Review
Silver Fox won their third game of the season with a 5-2 win at home to North Walsham. Bradley Harper was on the scoresheet with a hat trick with further goals from Clive Riches and Kevin Tate. Silver Fox lost their other game of the month as they suffered a 13-0 defeat at the hands of Thetford Town. Scott Marketis and Jason Conroy both scored four a piece with Danny White scoring a hat trick. Thetford now move up to second place in the Premiership and sit three points behind Horsford who still have a game in hand. Attleborough produced a shock win over Cringleford as they won 6-2. Mark Briggs scored a treble with Jon Fitzgerald, Chris Hancy and David Luckhurst all scoring one a piece. The current league table can be seen by clicking here along with all the results from the last month: NCFA Veterans Premiership
Easton St Faiths moved up to third in the Championship after a 5-1 win against Cottage. Chris Hayes scored a brace with Tim Wickham and Eddie Jack also on the scoresheet. Mattishall Wanderers and Mulbarton Wanderers played out a 2-2 draw to leave both teams in fifth and second place respectively. Francois Ruiz and Cade Todd scored the goals for Mattishall with Tom Halliwell and Ian Babb yet again getting amongst the goals. Babb has now scored 20 goals this season in just 7 games! Mattishall then secured all three points a week later with a 2-0 win away at bottom side Wymondham Town. Gavin Bland and Justin Williams were the scorers on the day. The last game of the month came from Scole as they drew 0-0 to Mulbarton. Scole remain fourth having claimed their seventh point from seven games. For an up to date look at the Championship table and the results from the last month then please click here: NCFA Veterans Championship
Unthank Arms secured their second win of the season as they beat second place Sole & Heel to move four points clear of bottom side Wensum Albion. Dean Spary, Lee Tibbenham and James Bennett all added to their goalscoring accounts. Andrew Addle and Damion Vincent did score for Sole & Heel but it wasn’t enough as they suffered their third defeat of the campaign. Wensum Albion won their first game of the season at the seventh attempt as they came out on the right side of a 4-3 thriller with Cringleford. Chris Abbey scored a double for Wensum with Peter Gorbould and Richard Powell adding the third and fourth goals as they closed the gap on the teams above them. Sheringham extend their lead at the top of the table to four points with a 7-1 away win at Costessey Sports. Paul Massingham scored a brace with the other five goals coming from Chris Edmonds, Marcus Jimpson, Jeff Meggeson, Ben Smith and Seb Yaxley. To view the table for League One and results then please click here: NCFA Veterans League One
Harts won their third game of the season with a 5-2 win away at Swaffham but did suffer defeat with a loss against Necton by 4 goals to 1. Matt Begg, James Chapman, Paul Siegert and Richard Smith all scored the goals to move Necton up to third. Hethersett Athletic remained top of the table with a 5-1 win against Necton. Hethersett then travelled to East Harling and played out a 0-0 draw. For an up-to-date look at League Two then please click here: NCFA Veterans League Two
Fakenham Town closed the gap to first place Y.B.V Costessey to just a point after a 4-0 win against Newsman Valhalla. Kevin Whittred was the pick of the scorers with a brace. Fakenham then travelled to Downham Town and drew 2-2. The goals came from Billy Overton and Jon Clipston for Fakenham with Matt Garrod and John Murphy scoring the goals for Downham. Newsman Valhalla bounced back from their defeat against Fakenham with a 4-2 win at Erpingham. Leo Dudley scored twice with Giles Hart and Julian Driver scoring one each. Morley & Deopham moved up to third place with a 3-1 win against Downham. The goals came from Darron Cowles, Lee Kirby and James Roberts as they secured their third win in four. The current table and results can be seen by clicking here: NCFA Veterans League Three
We have 10 fixtures this weekend on the 17th, 11 fixtures on the 24th, 6 fixtures on the 3rd and 9 fixtures on the 10th. All of the fixtures are on Full Time here.
Norfolk Veterans Cup
The Semi Finals of the Veterans Cup will be played on Sunday 3rd March with three teams in the league still left in the competition. Good luck to Horsford and Thetford who take on one another also to Tavern Old Boys who host Norton Athletic.
The FA People's Cup
You can also enter the biggest 5-aside competition in the Country by clicking here. Our FDC Facility in Bowthorpe will be hosting the male Vets competition on Saturday 23 February with the matches starting at 2pm.
The next bulletin will be on Wednesday 13th March and if you have any feedback for future bulletins it is much appreciated. Good luck in your matches this month!