Sincere thanks to Lulu, Damion and Leah-Ann … fantastic support today … thank you! DH
Monday: Lisa will open for the 4pm training for Ilir / Damion and U14s with Nicole at 5.30pm
Winner of the meat raffle today is ‘Old Boy’ Joe Valler
First team stunning performance in the Bodkin Cup to beat Nailbox 3-1 at sunny Waterside with goals Richard Floyd, Jamie Hurst and Reece Chapman. Player of the Match Connor Gower. Welcome back to former Green boy Robbie Greenfield.
A Conan Wyer goal seemed to set us on the way at Mersham but it all went wrong and the home team went through 5-1 in the Kent Sunday Cup. Good luck to Mersham in the next round. Some good performances from our youngsters as we continue to be patient and plan for the future.
Into Sunday … clubhouse open from 9am with DH
Good luck to the Sunday firsts at home to Nailbox in the Bodkin Cup and the Sunday reserves who travel to Mersham Reserves in the Kent Sunday Cup (meet in the clubhouse 9.15am)
Report from Gary Gibbs on today’s Bodkin Cup victory
What another great team performance. On a pitch what had more lines on it than a A4 school piece of paper(but none for our pitch🤔🤬). Starting off very strong and hard working and was on top for 88 minutes of the game. About 20 minutes in hard work from Chapman and munch paid off when they closed down their back row and left munch 1-1 who calmly slotted home. Second half saw much of the same with the old guard central midfield dictating the game. It was a long ball over the top which left the mean machine Chapman in with the goal keeper who he obviously went through as well to tap home. 80 minutes in a cross find its way to Casper who tapped in from a yard. Pleased to announce the return of tad greenfield who with others in the squad is giving Gary a headache which he don’t mind having because when playing well it’s a joy to manage. The only downside of the day is we gave away a cheap penalty in the 88th minute which upset Louis because of he likes a clean sheet (Trotty). They gave mom too gower 😂 because they thought he was tremendous at running the line 😜.
More from yesterday …
Under 11s photos and match summary from Rob Finn
Today we made the short trip to Kennington to face TSS which was to be a tough game but the boys settled quickly and caused the opposition all sorts of problems with the defence winning everything thrown at them and the midfield and strikers also top class. Well done to the goal scorers today Matteo, Sam, Thomas, Kieron and Harrison with a well taken penalty. Was a hard decision today for PoTM but it goes to Alfie for some solid defending. You’re all working hard as a team now keep up the good work and you will go far when we go competitive next season. Well done all that took part today. Regards Rob
Under 8 Colts from Pat
Good morning Dave it was a lovely morning at waterside ready under 8 Colts v Park Farm it was a good game but we did lack defensively and therefore we must improve as a team and and the assistant manager Joe choice for today man of the match goes to Mr H for doing his best in defence and p.s. don’t forget there’s no training this Thursday. Pat.
Under 9s photo and summary by Martyn Smith
We played a new team today against headcorn we didn’t no much about them but we came out flying we played well in the 1st half kept the ball well and took our chances 2nd half we let them grow in to the game and started to get greedy but me got the job done so every 1s happy player of the match was Alfie awarded by olly dad squad Alfie Joe Fred Jake x1 Tyler x2 tj x1 brad olly