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 Felixstowe & Walton United 36 78
2 Hadleigh United 36 77
3 Brightlingsea Regent 35 76
4 Gorleston 35 74
5 Godmanchester Rovers 35 73
6 Norwich United 36 70
7 Haverhill Rovers 36 60
8 Mildenhall Town 37 57
9 Newmarket Town 36 57
10 Walsham-le-Willows 36 55
11 Brantham Athletic 36 52
12 Kirkley & Pakefield 36 46
13 CRC 36 39
14 Stanway Rovers 35 35
15 FC Clacton 35 30
16 Thetford Town 36 30
17 Ely City 36 29
18 Diss Town 36 28
19 Wivenhoe Town 36 21
20 Woodbridge Town 36 18

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