Kirkley and Pakefield’s Thurlow Nunn League season got off to a disappointing start on Tuesday evening when they were beaten 4-0 by Gorleston at Walmer Road.
The new season at Walmer Road started last Saturday with Kirkley & Pakefield entertaining Saffron Walden Town in the FA Cup extra preliminary round.
A good size crowd were at Walmer Road on Saturday to watch Kirkley & Pakefield play their final game of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division season against Long Melford.
Kirkley & Pakefield were unable to make it two home wins in the space of three days on Easter Monday after failing to build on a brilliant opener from Ross King against Stanway Rovers.
An under-strength, youthful looking Kirkley & Pakefield had the daunting task of travelling to play championship chasing Felixstowe & Walton, who were unchanged and fresh from their 6-0 midweek win over Gorleston.
Kirkley & Pakefield entertained Ely City in a re-arranged Thurlow Nunn Premier Division League match on Tuesday, created after a successful FA Vase run by the Robins to the last 16.
The long journey to Saffron Walden on Saturday saw a weakened Kirkley & Pakefield, without the injured Lewis Hammond and unavailable Ross King, fall to a 3-1 defeat.
Friday evening saw Kirkley & Pakefield travel to Emerald Park, Gorleston for a derby with neighbours Gorleston and slipped to a 3-1 defeat.
Kirkley & Pakefield were in action against last season’s Division One champions Wivenhoe Town and won 4-1 to complete a quick double, having won 3-0 a few weeks ago in Essex.
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