Gorleston FC

Gorleston FC

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).

League Tables

Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties League » Premier Division

1 Norwich United 15 39
2 Godmanchester Rovers 15 33
3 Newmarket Town 16 31
4 Hadleigh United 15 29
5 Stanway Rovers 14 28
6 Felixstowe & Walton United 15 28
7 Kirkley & Pakefield 15 26
8 Gorleston 16 25
9 Haverhill Rovers 18 25
10 Ipswich Wanderers 14 24
11 Fakenham Town 17 24
12 Brantham Athletic 19 21
13 Whitton United 14 20
14 Mildenhall Town 16 20
15 Walsham le Willows 18 19
16 Thetford Town 16 18
17 FC Clacton 15 15
18 Wivenhoe Town 16 13
19 Ely City 17 6
20 Diss Town 17 6

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