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Long Melford back on top of First Division

Long Melford back on top of First Division

Nov 23, 2014

With nearest rivals Saffron Walden Town and Swaffham Town not in league action Long Melford returned to the top of the First Division with a 4-1 win over Dereham Town Reserves. Jack Durey (2), Sam Bayliss and Jamie Griffiths scored the goals. Next Saturday sees Swaffham and Saffron Walden clashing at Shoemakers Lane. Swaffham have won all their 7 home league...

Brightlinsea Regent Reserves Doing Well in County Cup

Brightlinsea Regent Reserves Doing Well in County Cup

Nov 23, 2014

Congratulations to Brightlingsea Regent Reserves whose 2-1 win at Redbridge Reserves in the Essex Premier Cup on Saturday sees them as the first Reserve League side to reach the 4th round of the competition since Witham Town Reserves, complete with Olly Murs, went all the way to the semi finals in 2006-7. Next up for Brightlingsea are either Benfleet or Harold...

FA Vase Success for Thurlow Nunn League Sides

FA Vase Success for Thurlow Nunn League Sides

Nov 23, 2014

There was success for five Thurlow Nunn League sides in Saturday’s FA Vase Second Round Proper ties. In form Stanway Rovers survived 70 minutes with just 10 men to secure a single goal victory at Spartan South Midlands League leaders Sun Sports. Danny Slatter scored the all-important goal from the penalty spot. Saffron Walden Town drew the round’s highest...

Several Postponements Today

Several Postponements Today

Nov 22, 2014

Today has seen the first of the autumn Saturday postponements because of waterlogged pitches. Games at Godmanchester, Cornard, Halstead, Whitton, Witham and Wivenhoe have all fallen foul to sogginess. Had Godmanchester Rovers managed to play and win against Whitton United they would have gone to within 3 points of Premier Division leaders Norwich United.

Royston Town March on in FA Youth Cup

Royston Town March on in FA Youth Cup

Nov 20, 2014

Royston Town, who are unbeaten in the Thurlow Nunn Youth League West Division, beat Welling United 2-1 in the FA Youth Cup on Wednesday evening to set up a 2nd Round Proper tie at Oxford City. The winners of that match will be through to the last 32 of this prestigious competition.

Kirkley & Pakefield Win Fair Play Award

Kirkley & Pakefield Win Fair Play Award

Nov 16, 2014

Congratulations to Kirkley & Pakefield who have been announced as the winners of the Thurlow Nunn League Fair Play Awards for the two months of September and October. Their prize is a £250 cheque. Mildenhall Town and Downham Town are second and third in the table. Table below shows average points per match – 1 point for yellow card, 5 points for red...

Stanway End Planter’s Winning Run

Stanway End Planter’s Winning Run

Nov 16, 2014

Norwich United’s run of 9 successive league victories hit the buffers on Saturday when they were beaten 2-0 at Stanway Rovers. A Jordan Palmer penalty and a strike by ex-Colchester United Karl Duguid sealed the points for Stanway.

Brantham Athletic Reserves Qualify in Chell Trophy

Brantham Athletic Reserves Qualify in Chell Trophy

Nov 16, 2014

Brantham Athletic Reserves are the latest team to qualify for the quarter finals of the Chell Trophy after their 3-0 win at Hadleigh United on Saturday guaranteed a top two finish in the East Group.