Swaffham up for cup

Swaffham Town Reserves are playing in the Norfolk Junior Cup final at Carrow Road against Horsford United on Monday, kick-off 7.30pm. Tickets can be purchased on the night at the turnstiles, £6 for adults and £3 for children (under 16).

Swaffham Town Reserves are playing in the Norfolk Junior Cup final at Carrow Road against Horsford United on Monday, kick-off 7.30pm.

Tickets can be purchased on the night at the turnstiles, £6 for adults and £3 for children (under 16).

Swaffham Town FC president, Nicky George has been arranging coach transport from the town. Contact him at the Greyhound Inn for details/costs and to reserve a seat.

Swaffham first team and A team away fixtures were both casualties to the weather this weekend.


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The Reserves hosted Oulton Broad & Notleys on the Myer's playing field.

Conditions were heavy underfoot, with intermittent rain/snow showers and a bitter wind blowing down the pitch.

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The Pedlars started against the wind but did not demonstrate the recent form they have been aspiring to.

A first-half penalty miss did not help matters with the score 4-2 to the visitors at half time.

Things did not improve in the second half for Town, with the wind lulling and a second Swaffham miss from the spot! The final score was a crashing 7-3 to Oulton Broad.

A disappointing performance by Swaffham which did see Stephen Aspery, Lee Frost and Keith Polski all net and bringing Keith's seasons tally to 17.

It is hoped this will act as a wake-up call in preparation for Monday's Norfolk Junior Cup.

This Saturday, the first team host Woodbridge Town, the Reserves are away to Mattishall Reserves (2.30pm) and the A team are at home to Toftwood United.

Swaffham Town Vets are away to Cringleford this Sunday, 2.30pm kick-off. The team is to meet 12.30pm at the club.

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