Senior Cup Winners 17-18

Wensum Print Sunday Junior Kicks Off County Cup Final Season

Norfolk County FA
With the remaining Semi-Finals being played at the weekend we know the finalists for all 10 of the Norfolk County Cup Finals.

Wensum Print Sunday Junior Kicks Off County Cup Finals

With the remaining Semi-Finals being played at the weekend we know the finalists for all ten of the Norfolk County Cup Finals. The prestigious grassroots competitions kick off this Friday when Watton United take on Silver Fox in the Wensum Print Sunday Junior Cup

The Wensum Print Sunday Junior Cup

  • Watton United v Silver Fox
  • 22/03/19
  • theFDC – KO 7:30pm

Watton started with a First Round Bye followed by three consecutive, comfortable victories leading them into the Semi Final. In these games they beat Woodton United 6-0, MC Rovers 4-0 and smashed Moose Park Rangers 7-0. In the Semi Final they faced AFC Norwich, the current leaders of Silver Fox’s Division and dispatched them 4-1 to progress to the final. Silver Fox’s Cup Run began with a First Round Bye followed by a thrilling contest against Cringleford as the game finished 3-3 after extra time meaning they required penalties to progress. They have then gone on to beat Hempnall, DCS Rapid and last year’s winners, Aylsham.

Primary Cup

  • Gayton United Reserves v Celt Rangers
  • 29/03/19
  • theFDC – KO 7:30pm

After receiving a bye in the first round, Gayton beat Hungate Rovers 8-0 in the Second. Gayton then went on to beat Feltwell United, Norton Athletic and Bridgham United to set up a Semi-Final tie with Dussindale Rovers Reserves. They required extra time to beat Dussindale after the score was 1-1 after 90 minutes. Similarly to Gayton, Celt Rangers made it to the Second Round after a First Round Bye. On their way to the final they have beaten Bar 33, UEA A, Longham Reserves, Loddon United Reserves and Holt United Reserves. Celt will be looking to lift the trophy in a repeat of last year’s final.

John Savage Cup

  • Old Catton v Taverham
  • 05/04/19
  • theFDC – KO 7:30pm

This season’s John Savage Cup Final will be competed between Old Catton Tigers U’16s and Taverham U16’s on the 5th of April 2019(7:30pm KO). Both teams currently compete in the Norfolk Combined Youth Football League in the Kappa U16 Premiership. Last year the final was held at the FDC ‘Field of Dreams’ in a tight battle between Firside Athletic U16’s and Attleborough Town U15’s. Having two completely new teams in the final who share a fierce rivalry will guarantee a thrilling final.

Stuart Dracup Cup

  • Firside v Norman Wanderers
  • 26/04/19
  • theFDC – KO 7:30pm

Both Firside and Norman Wanderers compete in the Norfolk Combined Youth Football League U14 Premiership Division. Both sides are still in with a chance of winning the Division as it is very close between teams at the top of the table. Norman Wanderers have reached the final after comfortably beating many teams in the competition; they have scored 43 and have kept clean sheets in all but one of their matches in the Stuart Dracup Cup. Similarly to Norman, Firside have kept clean sheets in all but one of their County Cup matches and have scored 29 goals en route to the final.

Sunday Senior Cup

  • El Sol v Riverside Rovers
  • 28/04/19
  • Carrow Road – KO 11:30am

El Sol compete in the Great Yarmouth Sunday League and have finished in second place for this season. Riverside Rovers compete in the Norwich and District Sunday League Premier Division and at the time of writing are undefeated winning all 11 of their matches, conceding only 7 goals. El Sol received a bye in the First Round then went on to beat Phoenix, Vale Longo and Windmill who were reigning champions to reach the Final. Riverside Rovers have reached this year’s final after beating Windmill Wanderers, Marlborough, England’s Hope Hewitt Old Boys and Acle Rangers. This final is sure to produce goals!

Women’s Cup

  • King’s Lynn Town v Wymondham Town
  • 28/04/19
  • Carrow Road – KO 3:30pm

King’s Lynn Town were one of only three First Round matches where they comfortably beat Sprowston Ladies 3-0. They have since beaten Tavern Old Boys Ladies, Sprowston Athletic and Thorpe to set up the Final against last year’s winners, Wymondham Town. Wymondham received a Walkover in the First Round and then beat Bulldogs 22-0 in the Second Round. Victories against Taverham and Acle on penalties have meant they reach Carrow Road.

Senior Cup

  • Dereham Town v Thetford Town
  • 30/04/19
  • Carrow Road – KO 7:30pm

Dereham Town currently compete in the Bostik Football League in the North Division and Thetford Town currently complete in the Thurlow Nunn Football League in the Premier Division. Last year the final was held between Downham Town and Norwich United in a game that needed extra time to produce a winner. Dereham have played the most Finals in this competition and will be looking to land the silverware again. Thetford Town on the other hand are new to this Final and will be looking to produce a surprise performance against a higher league opposition.

Junior Cup

  • Gorleston Reserves v Sprowston Athletic
  • 01/05/19
  • Carrow Road – KO 7:30pm

Both Gorleston Reserves and Sprowston Athletic compete in the Anglian Combination League Division 2 where they occupy the top two spots. Sprowston have a four point lead over Gorleston but have played one more game. When the two teams met in the League last Gorleston came out on top winning 2-1 thanks to goals from Keegan Middleton and Darren Patterson. Both sides required extra time to come past their opponents in the Semi-Finals showing that many strong teams entered into this season’s Norfolk Junior Cup.

Veterans Cup

  • Horsford v Tavern Old Boys
  • 03/05/19
  • theFDC – KO 7:30pm

Both Horsford and Tavern Old Boys compete in the Leathes Prior Veterans League Premiership. If Tavern Old Boys win their game in hand then both Horsford and Tavern will occupy the top two spots. It must be added that Horsford are undefeated and Tavern’s only playing loss this season is to Horsford as they lost 3-2. The final is sure to be a close game and plenty of quality should be on display.

The High Altitude Under 12’s Cup

  • Reffley v Costessey Sports
  • 17/05/19
  • theFDC – KO 7:30pm

Both Reffley and Costessey Sports received byes in the First Round of the High Altitude Under 12’s Cup. Reffley have scored 10 goals en route to the final and have conceded 4 showing that they don’t score many but are solid defensively. Whereas Costessey Sports have scored 20 goals and only conceded two showing that they are a strong side. However, they needed penalties to beat Horsford Tigers in the Semi-Finals. Our last Final is sure to be a great one.