7s vs Old Wilsonians 8 – 22.04.17

After the long drive to Bromley, Merton 7s were ready to face Old Wilsonians 8th‘s. Having faced them 3 weeks previously in which they fielded some notably better players, Merton were expecting another difficult game. With some regulars missing; Dave, Malcolm and Josh. The 7s, much like all political parties…

1s vs South Bank Cuaco- 18.04.17

Tuesday 18th April Merton 1sts VS Southbank An evening kick off always brings with it an odd sense of novelty that some embrace and others shy away from. Peter Brown was uncharacteristically upbeat and bullish commenting that he has the rare opportunity to work-out his day’s frustrations on the football…

3s vs Wandsworth Borough – 15.04.17

Merton 3s v Wandsworth Borough 3s – 1:2   The last game of the 3s season produced the, all too familiar, standard fare for the 3s, a one goal defeat, for only the ninth time this season. A multitude of platitudes could be used to describe the events of the…

4s vs Ibis Eagles (Spring Cup) – 08.04.17

Merton 4s vs. Ibis Eagles 4s SAL Spring Cup Saturday 8th April 2017   FINAL SCORE: Merton 4s 2 – 9 Ibis Eagles 4s   This week saw Ibis Eagles visit Joseph Hood in the final fixture of the Spring Cup.   On a personal level it was embarrassing day…

3s vs Civil service 4s (Spring Cup) – 08.04.17

A glorious sunny day greeted the first match of our spring cup campaign (technically the second) and took us to take on Civil Service 4th’s. With the knowledge that we had had three previously tight games against said opposition we traveled to Chiswick hoping for a positive result to keep…

7s vs Carshalton 6s – 08.04.17

Carshalton 6s v Merton 7s    The fixture no one was looking forward to and it showed.  On a great sunny Saturday afternoon, we strolled up on the back of 5 games unbeaten against the champions, who have scored over 80 goals and only conceded 11 in 14 games. Well,…

5s vs Polytechnic 9s – 08.04.17

Mighty 5s 1 – 2 Poly 9s Saturday 8th April, 2017 will long live in the memory of the Mighty 5s players who attended this game[s] – probably not quite as much for the football, but we will get to that bit later. If I may, I would like to…

1s vs Crouch End Vampires – 01.04.17

A combination of cars, trains, taxis and mums transported the Merton men to Crouch End for their Southern Amateur League semi- nal cup matchup against the Senior Division I, Crouch End Vampires. The winner would earn a date in the nals with Senior Division I leader Polytechnic. The men (with…

7s vs Old Wilsonians 8s – 01.04.17

Match Report Merton 7s v Old Wilsonian 8s Home… and not the WCE, and with a 3oc kick off in the afternoon sun, the 7s are in a great mood to keep this 4 game unbeaten run going against a side that beat the 6s 3-1 late in February. Word…

Under 9s vs Barnes – 02.04.17

On a lovely sunny April morning away at Barnes football ground, Merton under 9s took on Barnes at a 6 a-side match with no substitutes (due to holiday commitments). It was an all-round superb display by Merton with a gutsy, technical and energetic performance shown by all the players. A…