Adult Fixtures

1st Team vs; 2nd Team vs; 3rd Team vs; 4th Team vs; 5th Team vs;

Adult Results

1st Team; Reserves; 3rd Team; 4th Team; 5th Team

Good news folks… membership fees for next season will be kept the same at £90 for next season. And you can now pay it off in three £30 installments if you prefer, starting now. If this is how you wish to do it, please contact Darren Avey, who will set up the Slate events for you…


This weekend 11th May 2019, a Merton team is heading off to Albufeira to play in the Algarve trophy. We are sending a strong team of first class drinkers and bon viveurs some of whom are also not bad at footy. The pics show competition schedule and the stadium and the boys who won it last time we entered and the goal that won it for us. Have a great time and the very best of luck . Enjoy apres footy and karaoke.Sorry not to be coming with you!!!!


The always-excellent annual Awards Night will be taking place at the Hood on Saturday 1st June. It’s a 4:30 for 5pm start, with the awards aspect comprising the first couple of hours, followed by the Liverpool vs Tottenham in the Champions League final (8pm KO). After last night’s magic, and with flights to Madrid already prohibitive, there’s no better place to watch it than at your beloved Hood. For those who want food (fish or sausage), it’s a tenner incl free drink. Let us know what you would like to via Facebook. Should be another brilliant Merton night. All Merton players, friends and supporters welcome!

 


Merton goes green – The new training tops are now in stock avaiable in M, L and XL sizes They are Nike Dri-fit with Merton badge just £15 -so order now. Let Max or Clappers know.!!!! 

 


Todays Results – 2s won 4-1 at Old Blues on a dreadful pitch at Kew. Goals from Vanny 2,Dan and AJ. Good 3pts (pics)

5s drew 2-2 Goals from Matt and Andy MOTM -Dwayne and Chris DOTD.

BUT Carshalton beat Ibis 5-1 in Senior Div 2 so the 1s survive a very indifferent season without being relegated!!! Phew!!!


Todays results

1s got blown away at the Hood and lost a crucial relegation battle 4-0 to a very determined and committed Ibis side.
The 2s lost 5-3 away to Norsemen. This was a pretty good performance in a difficult fixture.
The 4s beat West Wickham 6s 1-0 with a good performance Afwaz Choudary took the goal very well Michael Elgar was MOTM and John Gridley was somewhat unfairly DOTD.
5s lost 4-3 Chris was both MOTM and DOTD. (Pics from the Hood 1s and 4s)


Todays results.
The 1s take pride of place with a cracking performance at the Bank of England to take 3 vital points with a 1-0 win DQ the goal scorer . A tremendous team effort orchestrated by Clappers.Well done lads!!! (pics from that game)
6s drew 3-3 Goals from Lewis,Deny and James. MOTM James and DOTD Tom Johnson.
5s lost 2-0 MOTM Pete, DOTD Chris and Luke.!!


Only 2 games today – 1s drew 3-3 at Carshalton (Goals Vanny George and Jamie) MOM George and DOTD Vanny, We had enough good chances to win the game but needed a late equaliser to salvage apoint. Vanny DOTD for a wayward wasteful pass in dying moments when we were breaking for the winner. Their man thought he should be booked for time wasting. ^s having gone to enormous efforts to play their game lost 8-2 at WCE. (GS Lewis and James MOTM -James DOTD- Martin the keeper!!!!
(pics Chris bodybuilding pays off and we don’t have a shirt to fit him. Where was Clapps today -TV debut on sky sports and pics from a good competitive game at Carshalton


Some wins to tell you about today, although it was a second half to forget for the 1s in North London, as they fell to a 6-1 defeat (Sam P with the goal).

The 2s played out a 2-2 draw, with Ackers and DQ bagging a goal each.

The 3s went down narrowly 2-1, with the goal coming from Aaron.

A 3-1 defeat for the 4s, with Nick Englefield scoring for them.

And now for the good news… the 5s pulled off an excellent 5-2 win, with goals from gaffer Aaron, Isaac, Bitmead and a brace from Marcus.

And then the free-scoring 6s pulled off a thrilling 7-5 victory. Both skipper Dave and Lewis bagged a hat trick, and James chipped in with the other. Special shout out to Dave and Aaron Ackerman for leading their teams to big wins!


Results from today…
1s lost 2-0 with Browner MOTM.
The 2s went down 4-0.
The 3s lost 5-2, with Joes Stubbs and Vaughan getting on the scoresheet.
The 4s lost 3-1, with Dom Plumridge the lone goalscorer. Debutant Callum Reid was MOTM in goal.
The 5s drew 3-3, but it felt like a loss, with two late goals doing the damage. Andy Bitmead kept up his goalscoring form with a brace, while Marcus Perkins got the other.
Result of the day goes to the 6s, who won 2-0. Well done to James and Phil, who got the goals, and to Dave for leading the lads so well⚽️ Pictured are Scott and Dulanie from the 5s, who were MOTM and DOTD respectively


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A note from Max Herbert
Thank you very much for all your kind words and good wishes on my recent retirement. The last twelve months have been a very challenging time but my treatment has finished and I am trying to build up my strength. The friendship and support from the members of the club is a great help and I look forward to seeing you all down the Hood in the not too distant future.
Best Wishes Max
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Note from chairman Max Herbert

It is Merton’s AGM on Wednesday and I am standing down as chairman and not standing for the committee and this is after more than twenty years of involvement. Unfortunately I haven’t been at the club much this last season. In September 2019 I was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus and I handed my duties over to Simon (Clappers). He has done a terrific job of managing the club and I am very grateful to him and the members that have helped him in what has been such a difficult time.
Since my diagnosis I have had two series of weapons grade chemo, one before and one after the major surgery to remove the tumour and my oesophagus. The treatment has necessarily been brutal but has all gone to plan. The surgery is life changing and recovery has been frustratingly slow and it may be another 12 months before I will achieve anything like normality. I need to devote all my energies to my recovery.
So after more than 21 years I am handing over to the very competent management team that will be taking the club forward, led by Clappers. Merton is a terrific football club because of its members and that is one of the main reasons I have enjoyed my involvement and am grateful for the support, help and friendship I have received from Clappers, Len, Toddy, Mustard, Lofty, Sherbs and too many others to mention. I hope to come down to the Hood and support the boys in the future but that probably won’t be until next year. I wish you all the best of fortune for a successful season and with its strong membership and leadership I am confident that Merton will continue to flourish on and off the field. Max
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