Gorleston FC

Gorleston FC

FAMOUS PLAYERS

Over the years many famous names have worn the Green shirt of Gorleston Football Club. The ex-Norwich City player and manager Dave Stringer and Bert 'Sailor' Brown, who played for Charlton Athletic, Nottingham Forest, Aston Villa and England, are perhaps the best known. The Northern Irish International Sammy Morgan played and became manager and ex-Wolves Captain Mike Bailey was also at the club. In the 1982/83 season, England's 1966 World Cup hero, Martin Peters, played for the club in a sweeper's role.

Other former Norwich City players included Welsh International, Mal Lucas, former Norwich City and Rangers favourite, Dale Gordon and former Scottish International, Robert Fleck, who played for Norwich, Rangers and Chelsea, who have all been player/managers at the club.

Others are Adrian Coote (Norwich), Peter Simpson (Arsenal), Bill McCrindle (Newport Co), Don Edwards, Jimmy Guy, Leo Francis, Eric Arnold, Sid Plunket, Alwyn Bullimore, Noel Gilbert, Jimmy Moran, Andy Rollings, Glen Self, Phil Lythgoe, Mike Sutton, Rob Newman, Andrew Hart (all Norwich), Harry Chapman (Notts Co), Neville Coleman (Stoke), Cliff Birch (Cardiff & Norwich), Joe Jobling (Charlton), Roger Carter (Aston Villa), Ronnie Piper (Spurs), John Linford (Ipswich), Jim Oliver (Falkirk), Paul Kent (Wolves), Steve Carter (Man City), Karl Dennington (Aston Villa), Paul Gibb (Colchester), Rob Taylor (Man City), John Taylor (Cambridge Utd), Terry Anderson (Arsenal), Brian Boggis (Crystal Palace).

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League Tables

Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties League » Premier Division

1 Godmanchester Rovers 11 24
2 Norwich United 9 24
3 Hadleigh United 10 23
4 Gorleston 12 22
5 Felixstowe & Walton United 10 21
6 Newmarket Town 10 21
7 Kirkley & Pakefield 11 19
8 Stanway Rovers 10 18
9 Mildenhall Town 9 16
10 Thetford Town 10 16
11 Fakenham Town 13 16
12 Ipswich Wanderers 10 15
13 Brantham Athletic 13 15
14 FC Clacton 10 12
15 Walsham le Willows 12 12
16 Haverhill Rovers 12 12
17 Whitton United 10 10
18 Wivenhoe Town 11 10
19 Diss Town 11 3
20 Ely City 12 0

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