Junior football reports

PUBLISHED: 14:05 26 November 2010

Anglian Combination

Waveney 3, St Andrews Reserves 1

WAVENEY returned to winning ways after overcoming the mud and the spirited opposition of St Andrews. Despite the stodgy playing surface, Waveney started at a high tempo without converting chances into goals. Aldis and Scarff were linking well together, given the licence to trouble the away defence by the midfield three of Salmon, Tacon and Jessup. But as has been all too frequent this season, the home side were caught off guard by the opposition’s first attempt at goal, albeit a well taken finish squeezed in at the near post. Shocked somewhat, Waveney had to readjust and were level soon after. Aldis, a constant nuisance in the penalty area, caused havoc and forced the ball to Ballard who volleyed in through the crowded area. The home side soon added a second to take the initiative away from St Andrews. Scarff outjumped his marker on the edge of the box, nodding the ball into the path of Barker to finish from close range. Once in the lead Waveney were thankful for the quick reactions of goalkeeper Einecker who prevented the visitors from drawing level a number of times before the interval. The second half produced much better football, with sub Rick Harpley showing the opposing full back a clean pair of heels on numerous occasions. Goals were looking less likely at the other end with Gamble and Ballard snuffing out any potential goal-scoring chances. Barker had a few opportunities to add to his tally but the points were secured when Aldis was mowed down in the box; Tacon smashing home the resulting penalty. The game was cut short five minutes from time after an injury to Dalley, but thankfully one that was not as serious as what first appeared. A good win for the home side who will look to build on these three points.

Notley’s Lowestoft and District League

Blundeston Magpies 0, Spexhall 4

MAGPIES were dumped out of the league cup by a superior Spexhall but with six regular first team players unavailable it was no real suprise. In fact every Magpies player gave 100pc and with several making their first team debuts everyone can go away with their heads high. Spexhall scored early but then Mawford’s shot hit the bar and he then ran through but shot straight at the keeper. Young Lucas came on after eight minutes due to an injury and did really well, which looks good for the future. Salmon had to go left back and although having had a bad head injury soldiered on and did well. Spexhall took the inititive in the second half and scored their second within the first five minutes. Magpies battled on but late on Spexhall scored two more to secure a comfortable win.

Lowestoft Sunday League

Harrod UK 2, Waveney Hearts 3

GOALS from winger Jordan Haverson, fit again Paul Hunter and another coolly converted Chris Mayhew penalty gave Waveney Hearts their third victory on the spin in an tight Division One tussle with Harrod UK at Kirkley High School. Some Keystone Cops-style defending and unorthodox goalkeeping from home stopper Glen Batty added to the five goal entertainment and Haverson’s 11th minute opener was the result of a sliced Batty clearance, the Hearts wide-man neatly side-footing home a volley from the edge of the penalty area. The home side drew level following a slice of their own luck as Waveney centre-half Dan Tacon skied a clearance and otherwise excellent right-back Josh Armes and Hearts keeper Jake Parker allowed an attacker to steal in (25) but man of the match Hunter put the visitors back in front five minutes before the break when he latched onto a short Jamie Pells pass and drove home from inside the box. A tremendous Parker double save kept Hearts in front early in the second period and when ice-man Mayhew stroked home his third penalty kick in the last two games following a foul on the fleet-footed Joel Haverson in the area (52), the Waveney side looked to have all three points in the bag.

But some slack marking from a Harrod free kick saw the ball nodded home (62) to make life uncomfortable for the visitors and although a spectacular overhead attempt from Hunter flew narrowly wide and the unconventional Batty saved from Michael Tacon and superbly turned a late penalty from spot kick king Mayhew round the post, the missed chances for Hearts – who gave a late debut to promising reserve teamer Sam Allen - didn’t prove costly as they edged home for the victory. Sunrise Inn MoM: Paul Hunter.

MG Builders 1, Jugganauts FC 3

TRAVELLING to Dip Farm and playing in terrible conditions, this game was always going to be a battle of the mud, Juggs started off the better side and in tough conditions moved the ball quickly from defence to attack and within the first five minutes were given a penalty when a clumsy challenge on Allen gave the visitors an early chance. King despatched the penalty and gave the away team the start they needed. MG came back into the game strongly and soon several chances came their way, leading to an eventual equaliser with an own goal straight from an indirect free kick. The Juggs wingers, McAra and Smith were causing MG troubles down the flanks and this eventually led to a well worked goal from the outstanding Marjoram on his return to the side. The second half brought much of the same as King with a man of the match performance floated across the mud and created several more chances bringing some good saves from Gooch in the MG goal. Eventually the pressure told and King rounded off his performance with a great third for Juggs, which really killed the game off. MG pressed late on and Burgess in goal for Juggs made some excellent saves, but the strong defence led by skipper Cogger held firm for a much deserved victory. MoM: M King.

Notley’s Lowestoft and District League

Results Saturday, November 20:

Mike Johnson KO Cup 1st Round: (sponsored by Brighty Driving Tuition)

Barsham 3 v 2 Norton Athletic Reserves

Beccles Caxton Reserves 0 v 12 Oxford Arms

Corton & Ole Frank A v W Norton Athletic

Ellingham P v P Hearts of Oak

Kirkley & Pakefield A 10 v 3 Corton White Horse Seltic

Lowestoft International 1 v 2 Crusaders

Pakefield Re-United 4 v 1 Earsham

Spexhall 4 v 0 Blundeston Magpies

Telecom Rovers 1 v 4 Hopton

Waveney A 2 v 1 Spexhall Reserves

Waveney Gunners 1 v 4 Waveney Reserves

John Moore Shield 1st Round:

Blundeston Magpies Reserves 2 v 1 Oxford Arms Reserves

Corton White Horse Seltic Reserves 3 v 0 Marquis of Lorne

Factory Arms 2 v 3 FC Eastport

Lowestoft Albion 0 v 8 Westhall

Mutford & Wrentham Reserves 2 v 4 Kirkley & Pakefield A

Southwold Town Reserves 4 v 5 Royal Oak

Division One:

Gt Yarmouth Town Hall 1 v 1 Pot Black

Division Two:

Bungay Town A 3 v 2 Ellingham

DK Consultants 5 v 1 Mutford & Wrentham

Division Three:

Harleston Town Reserves 5 v 1 Carlton Rangers.

Fixtures for tomorrow

Kick-off 2pm.

Division 1

Corton White Horse Seltic v Pakefield Re-United (Corton Village, N. Harvey),

Kirkley & Pakefield ‘A’ v Great Yarmouth Town Hall (Walmer Road, C. Evans),

Norton Athletic v Barsham (Norton, K. Batty)

Division 2

Bungay Town ‘A’ v Norton Athletic Reserves (Bungay, D. Banks),

Telecom Rovers v Beccles Caxton Reserves (Benjamin Britten High School, D. Salmon),

Waveney ‘A’ v Ellingham (Denes High School, I. Carter)

Division 3

Harleston Town Reserves v Factory Arms (Harleston, M. Leeds),

Marquis of Lorne v Blundeston Magpies Reserves (Normanston Park 2, G. Moore),

Oxford Arms Reserves v Lowestoft Albion (Dip Farm 2, S. Hopkins),

Royal Oak v Mutford & Wrentham Reserves (Dip Farm 3, K. Howlett),

Southwold Town Reserves v Corton White Horse Seltic Reserves (Southwold Common, I. Powell),

Westhall 07 v Kirkley & Pakefield ‘B’ (Westhall, S. Hammersley)

Suffolk County FA Primary Cup

Kick-off 1.30pm. (extra-time & penalties if necessary)

Crusaders v Great Blakenham (Kessingland Community Centre, R. Bullent),

DK Consultants v A.F.C. Crowley (Normanston Park 4, M. Raven),

Mutford & Wrentham v Barons 1985 (Wrentham, G. Reid),

Stonham Aspal Reserves v F.C. Eastport (Stonham Aspal, Stowmarket),

Trimley Red Devils Reserves v Spexhall Reserves (Trimley, Felixstowe),

Waveney Gunners v Cockfield United Reserves (Dip Farm 4, J. Watson-Smith),

Waveney Reserves v Leiston St. Margarets Reserves (Denes High School, S. Shelley)

Suffolk County F.A. Junior Cup

Kick-off 1.30 p.m. (extra-time & penalties if necessary)

Glemsford & Cavendish United v Pot Black (Sudbury)

Claydon v Blundeston Magpies (Claydon, Ipswich),

Hearts of Oak v Bramford Road Old Boys (Normanston Park 1, P Bultitude),

Oxford Arms v Mendlesham (Dip Farm 1, B. Ereira),

Spexhall v Wenhaston United (Spexhall, D. Porter)

Lowestoft Sunday League

Fixtures for 28-11-10


Juggs V Carlton Red House Kessingland

Trowel & Hammer V Harrod UK Dip Farm pitch four


Marquis of Lorne V Lady of the Lake Normanston Park pitch 1

Waveney V Blundeston Denes High

Royal Falcon V Oulton Ath Benjamin Britten

Gunton V A F C Carlton Normanston Park pitch 2


Harrod UK Res V A F C Stanford Kirkley High

Flying Dutchman V New House Normanston Park pitch 3

Winelodge V Caxton Dip Farm pitch 1

The Carlton V Seltic Dip Farm pitch 2

Results For 21-11-10


Harrod UK 2 Waveney Hearts 3

MG Builders 1 Juggs 3

AFC Oxford Arms 3 Trowel & Hammer 3


Carlton 9 Marquis of Lorne 0

Royal Falcon 2 Gunton 6


Waveney Hearts 7 Harrod UK Res 2

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