Training for the 1-3’s is now well under way. Turnout has been strong, and it has been pleasing to see plenty of new quality turning up. However, some of the players from these teams last year seem to be resting on their laurels, as they have not been making the effort to attend! Clearly they are comfortable with playing lower down next season!
Training for the 4’s-8’s kicks off this week, and we are hoping for a strong turnout. The normal rules apply, check in with Taggart (Richard Gibbs), pay your money, get a bib and impress the new management team of the Reserves, Keith and Soggs. Please note that we do not provide credit at AP, so if you do not pay, you will not train!
A sign that the new season is fast approaching is that the Cup Draws have been made. Last season, the Reserves were the clubs top performing cup team, reaching the Quarter Finals of the AFA Intermediate Cup, losing narrowly to eventual finalists HAC (it is becuase of this strong perfomance that they have received a bye to Round 2!) Who will be ‘Up for the Cup’ this season?
AFA – Sinjuns Grammarians (H)
MEC – Polytechnic (A)
AFA – Citigroup 1st XI or Old Challoners 1st XI (A)
MEC – Ealing Association 1st XI (A)
AFA – Albanian (H)
SAL – Old Lyonians (A)
AFA – Hale End Athletic 4th XI (H)
SAL – Carshalton 4th XI (H)
AFA – TBC
SAL – Alleyn Old Boys 4th XI (H)
AFA – Old Salvatorians 6th (A)
SAL – Southgate Olympic 5’s (H)
AFA – Old Actonians 9th XI (A)
SAL – Alleyn Old Boys 6th XI (A)
AFA – Winchmore Hill 9th XI (A)
SAL – Polytechnic 9th XI (A)