Boy leave Glasswells League

Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press
Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press

One of the longest-serving clubs in the Glasswells St Edmundsbury League have resigned from the competition with immediate effect, writes Bill Tinkler.

Black Boy (Saturday) FC had 34 registered players, but with many now playing veterans’ football, they were unable to assist the Bury St Edmunds-based outfit.

Secretary Mike Monksfield has attempted to stop the ship sinking, but to no avail.

The club hope to regroup and, with a new set of players, return next season.

Coddenham Athletic defeated an in-form Westbury United 7-1 in the only Division One fixture on Saturday.

George Kirby, Idris Tabrizi and David Taylor (two) all bagged braces, while James Rayon got the other. Gary Knightson netted United’s second-half consolation goal.

Walsham-le-Willows B continued their recent good run in Division Two with a 3-1 home victory over Beck Row.

Darren Dowds, Pat Barker and Paul Hubbard were on target for Walsham, while Dexter Pointer scored for Beck Row, who also hit the bar with Jamie Chapman’s 30-yard thunderbolt as they attempted to battle back after half-time.

Wickhambrook got back to winning ways with a 4-0 triumph over Bury Rovers.

Shaun Hayes, Doug Grabowski, Nathan Baird and Tom Nicholls were on the scoresheet for the village side.

AFC Hoxne retained their 100 per cent league record after beating Bury Wanderers 3-0 thanks to goals from Dave Atkins, Mitch Goodram and Casey Warner.