7s vs South Bank Cuaco 7s – 24.02.18

Match Report South Bank 7s v Merton 7s   Glorious day, but cold… as in ‘bloody cold’. Off we go to south bank, trying to keep our 1 game unbeaten run going, the stats don’t look good, 2 wins in the last 10 and sitting 2nd from bottom. The 7s…

Under 9s vs Kingston Town Academicals – 25.02.18

25th February 2018 Merton Under 9s                             2 Kingston Town Academicals          3 Goal Scorers                                        Faris 2 MOM                                                    Louis The last match report I wrote we played in the same cold (but not wet) conditions about a month ago.  Thankfully this week’s game got switched to our home ground…

2s vs Hampstead Heathens – 17.02.18

Hampstead Heathens v Merton 2s   3-1    Scorers: Wilgo, Dan Rist, Haydn Dance     Going on the name of the oppo, Team Handsome assumed yet another north London away day was in store. But in an SAL first, we were grateful to be playing in Lewisham in bright…

6s vs Norseman 6s – 17.02.18

Match Report – 17/02/2018 vs Norsemen 6’s (AWAY – AFA CUP SEMI) Well the biggest game of the season thus far was upon us and it was the small matter of an AFA cup final spot up for grabs. Manager Smithy managed to convince the boys it was a 13:30…

5s vs HSBC 6s – 17.02.18

5s 2-1 HSBC   Following some poor results of late we started this game in the bottom 2. Hsbc were third in the league, so we faced a tough game to try and pull out of trouble. And the pitch signified the way our season had been going really –…

4s vs Polytechnic 7s – 17.02.18

Merton 4s vs. Polytechnic 7s SAL Junior Division 4 South Saturday 17th February 2018 Following last weekend’s exit from the SAL Cup, we were back in league action this week with Polytechnic 7s making the trip to Wimbledon Common Extensions. This was a game we needed to win in order…

4s vs Actonians 7s – 10.02.18

Merton 4s vs. Actonians Association 7s ISEH Intermediate Novets Cup, Quarter Final Saturday 10th February 2018 by Edward Plaistow If there was any week in which you wanted a postponement, this was the one. With only seven regulars available, there was no other option but to seek help from elsewhere…

7s vs HSBC 6s – 10.02.18

After last week’s debacle of the oppo turning up at the wrong ‘home’ ground (apparently), we travel out to contest the 1st v 2nd (from bottom) game of the day,…. verse the mighty HSBC 6s (or 5s or 4s or whoever they can get to play on the day… !)…

3s vs Actonians – 03.02.18

Merton vs Actonians – 3rd feb   Merton come into this weekend’s game feeling strong from the 4-0 win the previous week. The Merton home turf was looking good as it hadn’t been played upon in a month. However, the team sheet was looking a little bare, and with players…

2s vs Reigatians – 03.02.18

A match report in Limericks… There was a young man called Dan Rist Who had a foot just like Rocky’s fist He shot from far out The ‘keeper had doubts And when it went in he was pissed     And     Ben Cook is a fine looking fellow…