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 12 33
2 Godmanchester Rovers 13 27
3 Gorleston 15 25
4 Newmarket Town 12 25
5 Stanway Rovers 12 24
6 Hadleigh United 12 24
7 Felixstowe & Walton United 12 23
8 Kirkley & Pakefield 13 23
9 Fakenham Town 15 22
10 Mildenhall Town 12 19
11 Ipswich Wanderers 12 18
12 Brantham Athletic 16 18
13 Thetford Town 13 17
14 Haverhill Rovers 14 16
15 FC Clacton 13 15
16 Whitton United 12 14
17 Wivenhoe Town 13 12
18 Walsham le Willows 15 12
19 Ely City 14 6
20 Diss Town 14 3

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