3s vs South Bank Cuaco – 05.05.18

Having recorded back to back 2-1 victories the boars had high hopes of continuing their fight to avoid the drop and confidence was high against mid table opposition with nothing to play for. The game kicked off in glorious conditions with Merton adopting the same 3-5-2 formation that had served…

3s vs Actonians – 28.04.18

Match report – Saturday 28th April ACTONIANS ASSOCIATION 4s vs MERTON 3s   On the back of a fine win the previous week, there was a buzz in the Merton 3s pre-match change room and it wasn’t coming from the speaker. The playlist theme was ‘songs from the year you…

3s vs HSBC – 18.04.18

MERTON 3S VS HSBC 3S The postponements had finally caught up with the 3s as we had to play our first midweek game of the season. As we all turned up one by one from everyone rushing to make the game from work, we were out and warming up. HSBC…

3s vs Polytechnic 4s – 14.04.18

Merton 3s 0-3  Polytechnic 4th After all the rain we have had in south west London over the last 2 months, the game was unlikely to be played, but with a very late pitch inspection on Saturday morning, we were all pleasantly surprised that it was GAME ON. Most of…

3s vs Alleyn Old Boys – 24.0.18

Merton 3s 3 – 4 Alleyn Old Boys 4s With the recent wild weather and the SAL’s “we don’t fancy it so we’ll cry off” policy conspiring to deprive the Boars of football for over a month, appetite was high leading up to this clash. After it, another month off…

3s vs Alleyn Old Boys – 24.02.18

Merton 3s v Alleyn Old Boys:  1-2   There is potential for confusion regarding which match this refers to as it could be read out of chronological order.  This is due to Walshy’s apparent failure to successfully send the match report (from the previous game), to the right e-mail address. …

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…