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Saturday Swifts Sojourn

3 weeks ago By Tony Simpson

Two Games At King’s Marsh

AFC make another trip to Essex and just a couple of miles short of where they were successful on Tuesday as they visit Scraley Road and the Swifts of Heybridge.

The hosts managed by Jody Brown are now playing catch up after great success in the FA Cup an FA Trophy and should they win their many games in hand will challenge around the play-off spots.

Included in the Swifts squad over the season have been as many as six ex-AFC players. Sam Bantick has departed, while Jack Cawley is away, but Luke Callander has returned after injury while Ryan Henshaw is there along with Ben Griffiths.

AFC Manager Mark Morsley and the club’s followers are beginning to see some light at the end of tunnel with some far more settled performances from the new squad of assembled players.

Striker Phil Kelly has started his goalscoring chart at AFC as he netted the winner at Maldon on Tuesday, while his striking partner Mekhi McKenzie is in good form.

Returning in goal will be Paul Walker (pictured) who has missed the last nine games due to a broken finger. His deputy for eight of those matches Jake Jessup has been an impressive figure between the posts and he will now return to his parent Chelmsford City.

The supporters minibus leaves the ground at 1.15pm.

There are two games at King’s Marsh, a 12.30pm kick off against Takeley Reserves in the Essex Senior Reserve League, while the Thurlow Nunn First Division game against March Town United kicks off at 3.00pm.

Updated 18:10 - 26 Jan 2018 by Tony Simpson

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Fixtures
Sat 24 Feb
a
AFC Sudbury Development (Essex Senior Reserve League) Gt Wakering Rovers Reserves
League 14:00
a
AFC First Team (Bostik North) Bowers & Pitsea
League 15:00
h
AFC Reserves (Thurlow Nunn First Division) Framlingham Town
League 15:00
Sun 25 Feb
a
Under 14 's (Eastern J A) St Ives Town
League TBC
a
Under 16's (Eastern Junior Alliance) Stanway Rovers
League 10:00
h
Under 13's (Eastern Junior Alliance) Concord Rangers
Cup 10:00
h
Under 15's (Eastern Junior Alliance) Buckhurst Hill
League 12:00
Wed 28 Feb
a
AFC Sudbury U'19s (National League U19 Alliance) Lowestoft Town
League 14:00
Thu 1 Mar
h
AFC Academy (Thurlow Nunn Youth League) Sporting 87
League 19:45
Sat 3 Mar
h
AFC First Team (Bostik North) Witham Town
League 15:00
a
AFC Reserves (Thurlow Nunn First Division) Downham Town
League 15:00

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