This is your NEW YEAR special edition newsletter, including all the breaking news on the DECEMBER AWARDS plus your 2015 SEASON REVIEW - over 30 pages, looking back through Facebook and Twitter at ALL THE HIGH-LIGHTS... enjoy!
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The Halls 1st Team have been motoring along nicely since September, and they added their 6th victory on Saturday with a solid 2-1 win over AFC Mottingham in the NRG GYM Kent County League Division 1 West. It was a superb first half display that sealed the victory, with Vinton Tomlinson bagging twice on his return to the front line, and he should of had his hattrick on the stroke of half-time, blazing over the bar from 6 yards out! And there were more chances missed to have sealed this match in the first 45.
AFC Mottingham pulled a good goal back with a neat lob, but the performance late in the game showed why we have one of the best defensive units in the league this season... and starting debutants - 18 year old Dan Marshall and 16 year old Ryan Tristram - were both excellent.
The last remaining game before Christmas is this weekend verses Chipstead, when the boys will head out looking for a repeat of the result earlier in the season, a thumping 3-0 win at thier place.... with a stark reminder of who was on the scoreline... 2 goals for our #11 Christon Sookoo - never forgotten Sooks! A win will see us hold 3rd spot heading into the new year..... #ComeOnHalls
There are some great First Team stats to be proud of so far this season - notably Dave Stevens notching up 11 goals in 10 games, and skipper Steve Vanstone, playing in his 18th season for the Club and still at the top of the leaderboard. A special well done to the new gaffer this season Ross Copley, and his whole team of coaches and those involved with the seniors... bring on 2016!
The Halls Reserves have made great strides in the last 6 weeks, narrowing the gap between performances and making a good game of it... Ryan Tristram has started in 12 consequetive games for the Reserves this season at the age of 16, and with credit to his Manager Ray Marshall and Coach Billy Judd, enjoyed a First Team call-up last weekend. So, one cup lifted already for the Reserve Team and their Management.
Other successes have been from brother Joe Tristram who has been on the senior score-sheet and scoped November Player of the Month for his further goals with the Under 17s. The Reserves now sit 10th in the NRG GYM Kent County Football League Div 3 West, and will be looking to creep away from the bottom 4 in the new year with their recent form.
The Halls Veterans (35 and over) enjoyed a strong start to the season, topping the table for a few weeks but have faced some of their biggest rivals in recent weeks and have been pegged back. Manager Garry Jay will however be heading into Christmas full of positives with his sides' start to the season... much improved from last seasons' start, and with a squad hungry for goals the new year looks very bright in the Southern Veterans Football League Div4! #TrueHallsSpirit
Next down the Club is our Under 17s, who have for the first time in the Club's history, been providing a direct link between the youth and senior teams at the Club, and we are delighted here that after nearly 8 years of hard work, we are finally seeing the end of our very first Club Development Plan target set way back in 2008. This is the start of the next chapter at Halls AFC....
And 6 wins is a great start to the season for Dave Tristram and his Under 17s. Nathan Game has registered a hattrick, and several braces in games leading the front line, and despite several matches in goal, and in centre midfield, he is their top goalscorer and has also enjoyed time in the senior Reserve team. 7 matches left, and they will be seriously looking at the top four come April. Watch this space!
Another success story has been with the Under 16s, our next Youth side down who will soon also provide our Reserves with quality home-grown Halls players. And after disbanding 3 years ago due to a merge with Dave Tristrams older age-group, we reformed the side this summer with 5 of the original members and could not be happier with the start to the season.
Technically the side have one registered league defeat this season due to 2 games being forfeited due to school trips, 6 wins and 2 draws has been an excellent start for the new side. With the 5 originals we have the bulk of players from from the same schools and can only see a bright future with this young side.
Louie Grindley has been outstanding at centre half, alongside a great partner in Charlie, they have been central to their superb defensive record. Anthony has proved to be a very versatile player too - James Milner springs to mind - playing out wide and beating players and assisting goals, to centre midfield hard working and good tackling, and even centre forward and making one on ones look easy.... it has been an excellent start for him also! What a great target it would be for the Under 16s to stay in that top 2 come April...
Our Under 15s fair no different either, after 2 successive promotions they now find themselves in the Selkent A division and have knocked in 18 goals and holding 3rd spot heading into the New Year. They won Team of the Month for October with 4 straight wins and have again moved up a league and made the transition look pretty easy! Big push now in 2016 to stay in the top 3/4 and break another club record, and attempt to retain the Halls Most Outstanding Team of the Season cup come May.
Our competitive Junior teams include the Under 14s and Under 12s:
Ben A has not stopped scoring for the Under 12s, continuing his form from the previous 2 seasons, he is bidding to retain his place in the Halls end of season Dream Team for the 3rd successive season... what an achievement that would be. He has had 2 hattricks and scooped a Player of the Month award already... and he is really good to watch, so lets 2016 started!
The Halls Senior First Team have been ticking along nicely since the start of the new season under new boss Ross Copley.
A draw this weekend against Long Lane, saw Matt Skopila and former LLer Ben Lovell grab the goals in a 2-2 clash.
Mouth-watering games against Peckham, Bexlians and a re-match in the other cup against Metrogas from the Premier!
Our Reserves have made a slow start this season, with 6 of the original new signings now gone the side is now performing with a core of Under 18s players:
Our Veterans side on the other hand, have got off to a flyer taking 9 points from 12, and sitting pretty on the top of the Div 4 Southern Veterans League:
Its been a good start to the campaign from the Halls 1st Team, taking a well deserved point away to Long Lane on the opening weekend - which could have been all 3 - and followed by a 3-1 win away to Blackheath last weekend. But the tempo was stepped up again this weekend with a Kent Inter-regional Cup match against premier division side Metrogas - who won the top flight division last season but failed to get promoted to the Step 6 Kent Invicta League due to ground compliance.
We went to Metrogas full of confidence and with nothing to lose. And we gave them a good match-up. With 3 central defenders missing this weekend, skipper Steve Vanstone was partnered by Louis Glazebrook at the heart of the defence as we took the early ascendency in the match. But the key notable inclusion in the line-up was the return of JAMIE WADDINGTON in the Halls line-up. Returning to the Club from his spells at Rochester United and Gravesham Town. But a goal against the run of play was the final tale of the half shattering all the good work and half-chances that we did create... But we knew the match was not over, and we knew we would still finish strong today regardless of the scoreline.
And our best chance fell to Matty Skopila straight after the break, with a great cross, scramble in the box, and a follow-up volley destined for the net was somehow blocked by the centre-half making a diving body save. But it would be real bad luck to hit us within 30 seconds... when the Metrogas midfielder cracked one in the top corner from 30 yards out. A beauty, and despite what our #1 said, pretty unstoppable! And 0-2.
Gabriel and Vinnie Foreman were instant changes, along with our shape and system changing as we took the game again to our opponents. Vinton Tomlinson, and Garbriel, should have both scored (at least) with the flurry of chances that came our way in the last 20 minutes. With 15 minutes to go, Luca Fortunelli was shown a second yellow card and dismissed to cap off our day.... a deserved second yellow, but how he received a first yellow card in this match i dont know? Not one bad tackle today and the referee [being assessed] costs another adult £25+ for his day out on a Saturday... on top of his normal subs. Do the league want to look any further at why the numbers in senior football is declining?? Or do we continue to tolerate such unenthusiastic, poorly trained referees damaging our league. No freekick or cautions for deliberate pulls on shirts, impeding players, or even handballs.... but two honest tackles for the ball are yellows?
Anyway, it didnt stop our game. We continued to press Metrogas until the end, and again should of and could of had the ball in the net on more than one occassion. Dan Davis in the Halls goal had one save to make today after picking the ball out of his net twice, we can only come away today proud of our performance, just not the result.
We look forward to Chipstead back in the league this coming weekend!
Elsewhere, our Reserves played top of the table Old Roan Reserves, and narrowly lost out 0-1. After having the majority of the chances throughout, this was a much improved performance from the boys in Blue who travel away to Peckham Town Reserves this weekend.
And it was the big kick off for all our youth and junior teams on Sunday. Some cracking scorelines in there from our younger teams too.... keep scoring the goals!
BOTH the Halls Seniors headed out at the weekend to start their league campaigns after an excellent pre-season that has seen more than 12 new signings to go with the new management team. Ross Copley (pictured left) has taken the reigns of the Senior First Team after returning to the Club last November. Ross has previously played for the Club for 5 seasons, and managed our Reserve Team, and this was a natural progression for the self-employed landlord and lettings director.
More familiar, will be the new Reserve Team management duo of Ray Marshall (Under 9s Blue manager) and Billy Judd (Under 11s Blue manager) taking their first steps into senior management (pictured right). Billy is currently undertaking his UEFA B coaching licence, and both will take this developing group forward… some excellent summer signings has already marked their reign!
NRG GYM Kent County Football League Div 1 West
Long Lane 1 – 1 Halls Athletic Halls Goal-scorer: Vinton Tomlinson
A superb first half display should have been enough to have taken a precious victory from rivals Long Lane. Vinton’s superb headed opener should have been followed by an easier second opportunity, and then a flourish at the end of the half saw league debutant Gabriel miss two good chances to finish the game before half-time. A Long Lane fight back in the second half saw them grab an equaliser and a share of the points at 90 minutes… But still an excellent away point against one of the top half sides with a performance to match!
MOTM: Halls #1 Dan Davis (pictured right)
STAR MEN: #4 Lee Wright #7 Vinton Tomlinson #8 Christon Sookoo
NRG GYM Kent County Football League Div 3 West
Halls Athletic Reserves 0 – 3 Welling Park
With an opener against one of the league’s new teams, we had the unknown in front of us and will learn from our mistakes and can take some big positives from the game. Two of our home-grown talents made the starting line-up; Halls Under 17s players Nathan Game and Ryan Tristram (pictured left), as well as Lewis and Joe Tristram also making the 16-man squad and making their league debuts from the bench.
Next match: South East Athletic this Saturday, Princes Park 3G, 2.45pm KO
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Danson Sports 3 - 3 HALLS ATHLETIC Under 16s
HALLS ATHLETIC Under 16s 3 - 1 Danson Sports
With 3 league games left in the Under 16s B-division calendar, the boys face a double header with Danson Sports and a final match against current league leaders Phoenix. But first to the two matches against Danson... Thanks to Nigel for his report.
Our boys in Blue and Yellow started the game well and looked the better team but against the run of play Danson scored. This seemed to affect our lads and within 10 minutes they had scored again - a sloppy goal from a soft freekick which we failed to clear. 5 minutes later we were staring down the barrel when Danson went 0-3 up from another freekick. We did still have a couple of good chances to get one back before the break but just didn't have enough composure in front of goal.
Dave had some honest words with the boys at half time and sent them out with the clear message of getting an early goal! Ten minutes into the half they did just that when James went on a great run and crossed the ball for Lewis R to tap home. All of a sudden the boys had belief again. Five minutes later a long ball from Lewis W found Anthony in on goal and he produced a brilliant lob over the keeper and into the top corner. The celebration was nearly as good as the goal. 2-3.
Ten minutes later a through-ball from Ben found Anthony in again and he produced the same excellent finish... 3-3 and enough time to get the winner!
It nearly came when a great kick from Josh found Nathan on goal but the Danson #1 pulled off a great save, and with only a minute to go Danson had a chance but hit the top of the bar and away. What a game and a great comeback with so much character all over the pitch in the second half... and a couple of really outstanding performances, particularly from Lewis R , James and Anthony.
And over to our second match v Danson this weekend, and this one we made sure we got our goals in earlier...! And despite missing our big performers from last weekend, Lewis R and Anthony, the boys put themselves 2-0 up (both Nathan) and picked up from where we left off last week.
Danson hit back in the second half, but Josh powered in a header to make the game 3-1 and a deserved win for the team.
The Under 16s have been playing really well the last 5-6 weeks and the boys can be happy with picking up the points recently... just one game left verses TOP!
Under 7C East Spring - 5 v 5 - League
Halls AFC 0 - 2 Hayden Sharks
Hayden Sharks 2 - 0 Halls AFC
Under 8B East Spring - 5 v 5 League
Halls AFC Blue 0 - 4 Danson White
Danson White 0 - 2 Halls AFC
Under 8D East Spring - 5 v 5 League
Halls AFC Yellow 0 - 2 Kingsdale FC
Kingsdale FC 3 - 2 Halls AFC Yellow
Under 9C East - 7 v 7 – League
Halls AFC Blue 1 - 2 Fleetdown United
Under 9D East - 7 v 7 – League
Danson Red 3 - 4 Halls AFC Yellow
Under 10A East Spring - 7 v 7 – League
Eltham Lions 3 - 3 Halls AFC Blue
Under 10C East Spring - 7 v 7 Friendly
Halls AFC White 1 - 2 Beacons FC Red
Under 10D East - Spring 7v 7 League
Halls AFC Yellow 1 - 0 Welling Wanderers Black
Under 11B East - 9 v 9 – London Cup
Halls AFC 6 - 5 Phoenix Jaguars
Under 12B East - 9 v 9 – League
Ebbsfleet United 0 - 0 Halls AFC
Under 13D - 11 v 11 – League
Long Lane Tigers 5 - 2 Halls AFC
Under 14B East - 11 v 11 League
Halls AFC 1 - 3 Teviot Rangers Red
Under 16B East - 11 v 11 – League
Junior Red Knights 2 - 3 Halls AFC
With the total washout on Saturday, it was over to all our Youth teams today to pull on the Blue and Yellow shirt, wade through the fog and kick-off the New Year. And it has been quite a break for some of our players... for those who came to Corinthians on the 28th December, not so long, but with no league matches since the 14th December, today was all about clearing the cobwebs out!
Steve's Under 7s suffered a waterlogged pitch, however Ray's Under 8s headed over to Titan Tigers and smashed in an awesome 13 goals... Luca stole most of the headlines bagging six goals, but there was a good spread today with Ellie and Lewis T also on the scoresheet amoungst others. A great start to the new year... and a promising sign for November's Team of the Month winners!
Our Under 9s managed one match today, with the Yellow's having an extended Christmas break the Blue's faced Legions and found it a tough match on a very small pitch... and with an opposition goalkeeper that saved 19 out of 20 shots. A good day for him, but Aiden and Thomas in the Halls shirt today were inspiring and never stopped trying. Aiden with the goal, result: Legions FC 7 - 1 Halls AFC Blue.
Billy's Under 10s Blue rolled out at 10am at Stone Rec today and recorded another good result against close rivals Dartford. Continuing their great early season form under care-taker manager Mark, the team has continued to perform well since Billy's return... so well done Mark, and well done Billy. Surely they will scoop a Team of the Month award soon?! Final score, Halls AFC Blue 4 - 1 Dartford FC Blue.
Under 10s Yellow and White, no games, but it was a tricky match for the Under 11s at Ebbsfleet today. Nothing in the match, and nothing in the scoreline losing 0-2. But everyone can be happy to get some minutes on the pitch before next weekend's big London Cup tie. #ChinUpTheCupIsComing
So Bradley's Under 12s were next. And it was a cracking match against Phoenix... even the referee was glowing with superlatives after the match, for what was a thoroughly entertaining game. Phoenix did just edge the match, but it really could have gone either way! Great to see this Under 12s side still playing good attacking football after a long lay off.
Gary and Paul's Under 13s were next at Stone today, and with a slow start found themselves 0-1 down going into the final 25 minutes. Two good moves were squandered and the momentum was gathering the Halls way, but high flying Petts Wood soon had the breakaway and the all iportant second goal with 15 minutes left. 2 more goals followed late on for them to snatch a 0-4 win. Cobwebs blown out, bring on next week...
Our Under 14s also suffered with a waterlogged pitch, but last up were the Under 16s. Lining up against old rivals Dartford and this one is always pretty intense... and the first half did not disappoint. Both goal-keepers were busy and the two best players on the pitch for the first 40 minutes, but Dartford had nicked a goal from a corner, headed down at the back post and tapped-in. Frustrating goal to conceed when we had the numbers back lads!
But the second half saw us swing the momentum early on and continue to be far superior moving the ball... great switches across the back line, and some real neat touches from James, Habib and Joe was just a taster of what we can do - more shots on goal needed though. Charlie, both Joshs' and Ryan were put under a lot of pressure late on in our back line...but they stood up strong again and continue to impress, keeping another second half clean sheet today. Final score, Halls 0 - 1 Dartford.
A big thank you to our resident referee today Laura... a cold long day in shorts and a t-shirt!
We travelled away to in form Bexley on Saturday, and took a surprise 1-0 lead through Connor, making his return to the 1st Team and his return to goals...
An instinctive pot-luck shot from the edge of the box was rewarded with a neat top corner finish, after good work from Rafa.
Bexley hit back within a minute however, and our cheers were quickly drowned out. And they followed with a second shortly after to swing the game back 1-2. Both goals came out of nothing, the 1st was a good strike from the edge of the box, the second we should have cleared and dealt with...
But parity was restored, after Connor diverted the keepers attention, and Louis potted from 25 yards, leaving the keeper scrambling across his line... but in... 2-2 just before half-time! Great timing!
Rocket replaced Rafa just after the break, but the fortunes didnt turn when we failed to clear from a corner, and 2-3. Undeserved but we must clear our lines... the secnd half had started scrappy... but Bexley edged in front.
But a great pass and run by Christon Sookoo, saw our man felled in the box (quite a soft penalty...) but no complaints from the Blue and Yellow army! Dave Stevems stepped up and converted for 3-3. The same scoreline as last season's epic finale...and as good value. This game had been end to end. Bexley dominated the middle, but we looked really sharp and dangerous in the final third. Chances had come and gone, but it was last shout the Bexley when this time, their striker beat our defender, and penalty. Luca threw out a leg and brought the man down. And he converted for 3-4. With only 9 minutes on the clock...we threw everything up top and at them... but 3-4 it stayed.
Another great effort from our boys today, and just again on the wrong side of a result. It is coming, so chins held high and we march on to AFC Mottingham next weekend!
It could have been so more today, after trailing 1-0 after 25 minutes, deservedly at that point, we continued to be positive and mix up our game with every good intention of playing a good stye of football. The ball weren't quite sticking up top but we had our chances to level with 2 excellent corners from Robbie, and a stone wall penalty on Christon who had totally wrong footed his man and been whipped out. When you see fouls given outside the box for nothing, then a whipe out in the box...? Frustrating.
Christon blazed one over the bar from just inside the box after a good move set the ball back... but always leaning back himself. But we should of had the goal right on half-time with Chris Witchlow making himself a one-on-one, clean through but squandered by the keeper. 0-1 at half-time.
Bexlians had been dangerous on the break, in fact they always have been in the 6 years I have been playing against them, and persisted leaving 3 men up top in the second half... but we spent 45 minutes countering it well with Robbie Foreman and Adonis pretty impressive in getting us down the flanks this half, constantly on the ball and Robbie in particular who never stopped pressing for the entire 45.
Again we can not ignore another massive penalty shout when Louis rolled his defender and was taken off his feet and down... surely? But the game went on.... and again to our frustration when such a soft free-kick is awarded against! And the free-kick would then be our un-doing, silent right across the back-line and an easy back post header. We must learn and improve here lads. So simple. I watch Robbie being forced to mark the tallest man in the box, no-one listened to me shouting across the line either... and we had so much time to sort it all out. That needs more than one leader in there!
Somehow the goal never dented our game and we again continued to work the ball out the back and had Christon and Robbie consistently offering us an attack, and we have only ourselves to blame for not putting the ball in the net before now, we had always been on top of this game from the moment we went 1 down.
And the best move of the game saw us go from back to front with an eventual overlap, cross and back post finish from Ben. We had 4 bodies flying at the ball as it come across the box... and it carried the whole way through to the last man. Good finish, and an excellent team goal. How we then can't speak about any more goals, i dont no?! There were more chances to score - at both ends - in the last 15 minutes than the whole match before. Chris had the last chance, and it doesn't get much closer than that with the ball just glancing of his big hooter, and an easy catch for the keeper...last minute. Ouch.
Much improved, something to talk about Wednesday and another nice one coming v Bexley next week. Chin is up today lads
SENIOR 1st Team
With no game on the 11th, the 1st Team headed to Long Lane on the 18th and came so close to taking the points. Trailing 0-1 from the first half, Long Lane were reduced to 10 men and were pegged back for the final 25 minutes of the match. We threw everything at them but could not get a break through.
Last weekend we travelled away in the Kent FA Intermediate Cup to play East Kent College in Ramsgate. A coach trip was planned and the day out started at Stone Rec 11am… everything on plan except the final score; Marco bagged his first goal for the Club but it wasn’t quite enough in a game finishing 1-2. Again, the last 15 minutes were spent camped in the opposition half with little to show for it on the score-sheet.
The party bus livened the spirits on the way home, and just gutted we may not get another chance for a coach trip again this season…
No game this weekend.
25/10/14 Johnson & Phillips 6 - 0 Halls AFC Res
18/10/14 Tudor Sports Res 4 - 0 Halls AFC Res
11/10/14 Club Langley 0 - 1 Halls AFC Res
This game was a tricky one on paper, heading to an inform team but with another 2 tough matches to follow this one, we really needed our best on the pitch today. And we triumphed. Christon Sookoo, making his Halls return, bagged a first half goal from an excellent corner from Robbie. And the lads held out in the second half, weathering some storms, but scooping the points. Manager Mark said, “ Ben in goal was excellent today, amongst the other 12 heroes involved… Come on! ”
This Saturday the Halls Reserves are at home (Princes Park) verses Seven Acre & Sidcup Reserves – 2.45pm KO
Only one league game this month, and it was a 0-4 defeat to Beacons Vets. We have had some good friendly matches and have introduced a new manager and some new ideas… bring on November.
This weekend we face top of the table Borough United.
Halls AFC ( P ) v ( P ) Kent Football United
Kent Football United ( P ) v ( P ) Halls AFC
19/10/14 – League Cup
Halls AFC ( 0 ) v ( 3 ) Footscray Yellow
Halls AFC ( 0 ) v ( 2 ) Cray Wanders Youth
U7s 1-1 Dartford White
This was the first game Dartford have not won - excellent goal keeping by Lewis Watts and a good goal by Frankie Baughen.
U7s 0-6 Dartford White
3-0 would have been a fairer result, so a bit unlucky 2nd game
THIS WEEKEND > 2/11
The Halls Under 7s boys play against Hayden Warriors at home, 10am KO
Halls AFC ( 2 ) v ( 12 ) Crayford Arrows Red
Dartford FC Black ( 7 ) v ( 1 ) Halls AFC
Halls AFC ( 7 ) v ( 1 ) Hayden Youth Eagles
THIS WEEKEND > 2/11
The Halls Under 8s play against VCD Athletic at home, 11am KO
Under 9s Blue
12/10/14 – League Cup
Halls AFC Blue ( 3 ) v ( 1 ) Junior Red Sabres
Halls AFC Blue ( 0 ) v ( 5 ) Kent Football United
Halls AFC Blue ( 2 ) v ( 6 ) Crayford Blue
Back on the road again and a trip to Swanley as Halls face Hexley Rangers to try and get back to winning ways. In stark contrast to last weekend’s Crayford’s game the Halls boys came flying out of the blocks this week and were in complete control of the game in the early stages. Just 5 minutes on the clock when Jake D broke the right hand side and with some powerful running put a cross come shot into the box and with confusion amongst the Hexley defence and goalkeeper Aiden pokes the ball over the line from close range! 1 – 0 Halls. Thomas and two for Alfie made the score 4-1 at half-time.
Manager Steve Lewis said, “This was the best half of football I have seen the boys play..!” The match finished 5-3, with Thomas bagging another 2nd half goal.
THIS WEEKEND > 2/11
The Blues face Parkwood at home this Sunday, 10.30am KO
Under 9s Yellow
Halls AFC Yellow ( 3 ) v ( 5 ) Pettswood Rock Hoppers
Kent Football United ( 5 ) v ( 3 ) Halls AFC Yellow
Halls AFC Yellow ( 3 ) v ( 4 ) Phoenix Pumas
Owen was Player of the Match (pic) Well Done Owen!
THIS WEEKEND > 2/11
The Yellows play away to Sutton Dynamos at 10am
Under 10s Blue
Halls AFC Blue ( 2 ) v ( 2 ) North Kent Aces Red
Hayden Panthers ( 1 ) v ( 5 ) Halls AFC Blue
Not much between the U10s and Danson Sports for the first half, ending 0-0. Second half we found our feet and took the lead through good team play involving Kaiya crossing and Will scoring. But straight from the off Danson scored a goal from the half way line… 1-1.
With lots of battling throughout second half we finally took the lead though good play from Jack and Teddy setting up big man Will for his second! We had to weather the storm but hung on for the result. 2-1.
Caretaker Manager Mark said, “Apologies for my celebrations today!!!”
THIS WEEKEND > no game
Under 10s Yellow
Halls AFC Yellow ( 2 ) v ( 2 ) Footscray Black
Eversley Rangers Red ( 2 ) v ( 3 ) Halls AFC Yellow
26/10/14 – no game
THIS WEEKEND > 2/11
Dave’s Yellows are at home to Orpington at 10.30am
Under 10s White
Crayford Arrows Black ( 3 ) v ( 4 ) Halls AFC White
Halls AFC White ( 2 ) v ( 1 ) Club Langley Claws
26/10/14 – no game
THIS WEEKEND > 2/11
The Whites play Welling Wanderers at home, 12pm KO
Halls AFC ( 2 ) v ( 7 ) Thamesmead Town
19/10/14 – League Cup
Petts Wood Phoenix ( 5 ) v ( 0 ) Halls AFC
Halls AFC ( 10 ) v ( 1 ) Hayden Youth A
THIS WEEKEND > 2/11
The team are enjoying a long weekend away together before heading straight back to Stone Rec for a 12pm KO verses Crayford Arrows Red
12/10/14 - League Cup
Phoenix Cougars ( 2 ) v ( 1 ) Halls AFC
Halls AFC ( 2 ) v ( 0 ) Highway FC
Junior Red Sabres ( 4 ) v ( 0 ) Halls AFC
THIS WEEKEND > 2/11
Brad’s boys face Hayden Lions at home, 10.30pm KO
Fastfield United ( 3 ) v ( 1 ) Halls AFC
Halls AFC ( 1 ) v ( 2 ) South Darenth
FC Elmstead ( P ) v ( P ) Halls AFC
THIS WEEKEND > no game
12/10/14 - KCFA Cup Round 1
Halls AFC ( 4 ) v ( 1 ) Margate Youth
Swanscombe Tigers ( 2 ) v ( 3 ) Halls AFC
Having already beaten Istead away from home 4-0 in the first game of the season Halls Under 14’s turned up for this home tie in a confident mood. We made sure that the team understood that each game needs 100% commitment and you have to earn the right to win each and every game. How well the team responded.
A final score of 17-1 against a team who finished runners up in the league last year was a remarkable scoreline. The whole team should be proud of this performance and we can only hope that this form can be carried into the upcoming games. Assistant Manager Paul said, “Man of the match was the whole team...!” Scorers:
James Geear x3, James Bayford x3, Ashley Reville x3, Connor Butler x2, Ethan Gowel x2, Alex Gillingwater x2, Harry Blackley x1, and, William Tremain x1
Halls AFC ( 0 ) v ( 6 ) Footscray Lions White
19/10/14 - No game
Istead United Colts ( 1 ) v ( 3 ) Halls AFC
Goals from Nathan (2) and Lewis R clinched a very deserved win for the team bouncing back from the Footscray result and a week off… more points in the bag!
THIS WEEKEND > No game again!