Foulsham maintain unbeaten record

Foulsham's man of the match Craig Hagon.

Foulsham's man of the match Craig Hagon. - Credit: Archant

Foulsham 4, Sprowston Wdrs 1

Foulsham bounced back from their Norfolk Junior Cup quarter-final defeat to record an emphatic victory over promotion rivals Sprowston Wanderers and maintain their undefeated record in Anglian Combination Division Two.

Simon Prior opened Foulsham's scoring in the 13th minute when his high cross into the penalty area was completely missed by the Sprowston keeper and went in the top left corner of the net.

Sprowston equalised seven minutes later when, yet again, the Foulsham defence didn't cope with a set piece and the clearance was returned for a Sprowston player to score from a close range scissor kick.

Foulsham's Craig Hagon had a superb solo effort ruled out for offside but made amends on the stroke of half-time when he beat the keeper with a composed finish.


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Foulsham scored two further goals in the second half through captain James Woodhouse and midfielder Richie Young.

MoM: Craig Hagon. Match ball sponsored by Grace Resin Flooring Ltd. This weekend Foulsham are at home to another promotion contender, Attleborough Town.

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n Foulsham Reserves travelled to Easton Reserves with only 11 players and, despite matching their opponents for 80 minutes eventually lost to two late goals.

It was a good team effort as the same opponents had beaten the Reserves 8-1 on the opening day of the season.

On Saturday, Foulsham go to bottom of the table Hemsby Reserves looking to do the double over a team they beat 6-2 in early December.

Bridgham Utd 5, Shipdham 3

Bridgham started strongly and were 4-0 up after just 12 minutes.

Shipdham pulled one back after 48 minutes with a goal from Kelvin Tuttle. Bridgham scored a penalty before Shipdham netted two late goals.

MoM: Graham Moss.

Shipdham travel to Yaxham on Saturday week.

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