Reserves must do better
West Lynn 2, Fakenham Reserves 1THE Ghosts travelled last Tuesday without S Saunders (holiday) and Cole and Neal, who were with the first team. In a game of few chances, West Lynn took the lead when goalkeeper Cracknell was unable to gather the ball from a corner and a player found the back of the net.
West Lynn 2, Fakenham Reserves 1
THE Ghosts travelled last Tuesday without S Saunders (holiday) and Cole and Neal, who were with the first team.
In a game of few chances, West Lynn took the lead when goalkeeper Cracknell was unable to gather the ball from a corner and a player found the back of the net.
Bacon equalised before half-time with an excellent overhead volley but Fenwick gave away a penalty for 2-1. In the second half Bacon hit the bar and Stockdale had a glorious chance to equalise but mis-hit his shot.
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Harleston Town 6, Fakenham Town Reserves 1
FAKENHAM were seriously short of players for this Cyril Ballyn Trophy tie against the Division Four leaders. S Saunders, Symonds, Cooper, Bacon were away and Critten and Fenwick were on first team duty, leaving only 12 players available and manager Asa Saunders had to start up front with Frary.
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Halford also made his first start of the season at left back, Day was available and Matt Youngs from the U18s started at left midfield.
Fakenham showed no enthusiasm or motivation and Harleston soon took control. Stokes scored the consolidation goal.
The management team expect more determination and motivation this week at home to Anglian Windows (3pm).