King’s Lynn Sunday league round-up: Gr-eight start for champions and new boys

Neil Goodbourn got his season off to a flier with four goals for Terrington at Lynn Napier.

Neil Goodbourn got his season off to a flier with four goals for Terrington at Lynn Napier. - Credit: IAN BURT

Terrington kicked off their defence of the King's Lynn Sunday League Division One title with a huge 8-2 win at Lynn Napier.

Nap were unable to handle the long throws of Robert Palmer and the lethal finishing of Neil Goodbourn. Sam Moses and Peter Sinclair scored for Nap, with Goodbourn (4), Matty Prudence (3) and Palmer bagging for the champions. Horsepigs sprung the first surprise by beating Maltings 3-1. Liam Somerton found the net for the visitors but goals from Wayne Abbott, Dan Spalding and Dan Coates sealed the 'Pigs win.

Two new sides met with Vulcatech beating Wisbech Wanderers 8-1. Daniel Thiel-Ford (3), Kenzie Corbett (2), Craig Mann, Danny Littlewood and Harry Bennett netted. CSKA Emneth fell 8-0 at home to Norfolk Intermediate Cup holders Chilvers. Danny Jezeph (4), Lee Clarke (2), Ben Oliver and Liam Bowley notched. Reigning county junior cup winners FANG made their Division One bow with a hard fought 1-0 home win over 10-man England's Hope. William Burt, also making their top-tier debut, fell 2-1 to Gaywood Park Rangers. A Liam Docherty double put GPR ahead before Chris Girdlestone gave Burt a lifeline.

Relegated March Saracens made an emphatic return to Division Two by winning 11-1 at new boys River Lane. James Nelson notched for 'Lane, but goals from James Hazel (4), Steven Dickerson (3), Dayne Moore (2), Dan Smethurst and Paul Rowell saw March home.

Adrian Flux and West Lynn shared a six-goal thriller while new boys Clenchwarton Victory beat Maides Head 2-1 at home. Chris Scannel and Dan Chapman found the net. Tilney Green Lions, also making their league debut, lost 3-2 at home to Elm. Aiden Rouse (2) and Ryan Sykes scored for Elm. TGL's goals came from Darek Sachotchi and an Elm player.

Hunstanton hammered fellow new boys Hustlers 13-0 thanks to strikes from Karl Tansley (6), Jordan Penty (3), Gary Mortimer (2), Jimmy Rudd and Josh Everett. Long Sutton thumped Flitcham Bell 8-0 with Sean Gedney (2), Liam Burton (2), Tim Lowe (2), Paul Newcombe and Jake Clitheroe finding the net. CR Eastern Province triumphed 4-2 at Fleet.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter