Bromyard Veterans Make a Strong Start to Their Title Defence

The Herefordshire FA Veterans League kicked off its second season at the end of May welcoming Weston Veterans FC into the league alongside existing…

The newcomers kicked off their season against last year’s champions Bromyard FC. Bromyard showed the quality that took them to the title last season and took a comfortable victory with goals from Stewart Graham, Paul Burton, John Phillips and an own goal. Weston suffered from late withdrawals prior to the game but did grab a consolation goal. The final score was Bromyard 7 Weston 1.

The second week saw last year’s champions take on last year’s runners up, Fownhope Sunday, in the early kick off. The game was a tight affair with Bromyard sneaking a 2-1 win, Stewart Graham and Paul Burton with the goals for Bromyard, Martin Jones with the goal for Fownhope. The other fixture this week was a local derby between Ross Juniors and Weston in what proved to be another tight affair. The final result was 1-1 with Shane Bruton grabbing the goal for Weston before an own goal gave both teams a share of the points.

In the third round of fixtures Bromyard took on Ross and made it three wins from three with a 2-0 victory. Stewart Graham scored his fourth goal in three games with Ceri Owen grabbing the other.

Next up is Fownhope A v Weston and Fownhope Sunday v Ross Juniors on Sunday 6th July. Games kick off at 11:15 and 13:45 respectively at the Hereford Academy so why not get down and support the teams? A full list of results, fixtures and the league table can be found on the Herefordshire Veterans League Full Time page  

The Herefordshire FA Veterans League is in its second season. It currently consists of 5 teams who play every other Sunday from May through till September. All matches are played on the state of the art 3g pitch at the Hereford Academy. Matches are 11v11 and are 40 minutes each way. Players must be over 40 on the day of the game (teams are allowed a maximum of two 37-39 year olds in a match day squad). For more information about the league or to enter a team into next seasons competition contact Matt Prosser on or 01432 342179.

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