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…

3s vs HSBC – 27.01.18

HSBC vs Merton 3’s The boars turned up at HSBC looking to make amends for the previous weeks loss, due to availability there were a number of new faces and Fitz was starting in goal. After a quiet opening trouble struck as fitz had to leave the field injured and…

3s vs City of London – 20.01.18

Merton 3s vs City of London After last weeks loss to table toppers South Bank the boars had a clash with third in the table City of London at Wimbledon common extensions to look forward to. With the inclement  conditions suiting rugby more than football the boars kicked off and…

3s vs HSBC – 13.01.18

The score of 4-2 doesn’t quite give the boars justice. Following a fanatic 2-1 win last weekend at Old Wilsonian’s, this weekend’s result is a tough one to write about.   Coming back from injury – Walshy makes his first appearance this year. Along with Merton’s star striker Glenn coming…

3s vs Old Wilsonians 3s – 06.01.18

Having not played for a number of weeks and all carrying round a few extra Xmas pounds the 3s turned up to old wilsonians for the extremely early kick off time of 12, all in good spirits and with a few new gadgets. The only thing missing was the kit…

3s vs Carshalton 25.11.17

Despite a string of poor recent results – enthusiasm ran high for Merton’s 3’s. Vincenzo’s inspirational group chat message of “I hate carshalton, let’s f*** them up” was enough Friday motivation to prepare us for the frostbitten soviet Saturday against Carshalton’s 3’s.   With newly signed goalkeeper Sam along with…

3s vs Kew Association – 11.11.17

Kew Reserves 4 – 2 Merton 3s 48 hours after the game, I’m still a bit conflicted about how it went. On the one hand, we lost. on the other, we were the better team for much of the game. Or were we? A game that threw up more questions…

3s vs Old Wilsonians – 18.11.17

Merton 3s 1 – 1 Old Wilsonians 3s   After a run of error-strewn outings, Merton stopped haemorrhaging goals and earnt a deserved point against a decent Wilsonians outfit. The footballing gods supplied glorious conditions for this one, with light rain and a sheen on the pitch that had Merton’s slide tackle…

3s vs Old Parkonians – 21.10.17

Normal morning wake up call met the boars group chat this week with Mustards very burnt toast being included in his pre match prep. Also the very eagle eyed Neal spotting the absence of last weeks match report from the merton way. Guess that’s another thing that managed to slip…

3s vs Nottborough – 30.09.17

Second match away for the boars against an unbeaten Nottsborough 4th, top of the league after 2 matches.   Positive start already with the home team not getting 11 men on the pitch but matches must be won during the 90 minutes and not on statistics or on paper. This…