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 Norwich United 15 39
2 Godmanchester Rovers 15 33
3 Newmarket Town 15 30
4 Hadleigh United 15 29
5 Stanway Rovers 14 28
6 Felixstowe & Walton United 14 27
7 Kirkley & Pakefield 15 26
8 Gorleston 16 25
9 Ipswich Wanderers 14 24
10 Fakenham Town 17 24
11 Haverhill Rovers 17 22
12 Brantham Athletic 19 21
13 Whitton United 14 20
14 Mildenhall Town 15 20
15 Thetford Town 15 17
16 Walsham le Willows 17 16
17 FC Clacton 15 15
18 Wivenhoe Town 15 12
19 Ely City 16 6
20 Diss Town 17 6

Last updated Sunday 16th November, 18:31