Gorleston Rangers FC

Gorleston and Gt Yarmouth's Premier Youth Football Club

Gorleston Rangers Tournament 2015

Gorleston Rangers FC 27th Annual Youth Football Tournament

In association with Specsavers, Great Yarmouth

Media Partners Great Yarmouth Mercury

The tournament was held over the weekend of Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th July 2015 at Ormiston Venture Academy, Oriel Avenue, Gorleston.

Two hundred and five teams entered from as far away as Irchester, Chelmsford, Milton Keynes, Colchester, Ipswich, Kings Lynn, Thetford and Bacton, as well as places closer to home like Norwich, Beccles, Lowestoft, Hemsby and Great Yarmouth.

The tournament was once again a great success with 104 teams battling it out on 14 pitches on Saturday and 101 teams battling it out on 13 pitches on Sunday Nearly 1,500 boys and girls participated in over 750 matches over the weekend.

The Club would like to go on record to thank Leigh Drury, Ormiston Venture Academy site manager and his team for their assistance over the weekend to ensure that the event ran smoothly. Also, thanks to Barry Ereira and Matthew Head for their assistance in recruiting the referees for the tournament.

The club is very grateful to its individual team managers, committee members, friends, parents, associates, referees, St. John Ambulance, Ormiston Venture Academy, Specsavers, Great Yarmouth, trophy sponsors, Great Yarmouth Mercury and programme advertisers for their support in making the tournament possible and the great success it was.

A special thank you for the continued support from the clubs that enter our tournament each year, with many travelling over 100 miles to play.

  • Thanks to our main tournament sponsor Specsavers, Great Yarmouth, media partners The Great Yarmouth Mercury and also special thanks to our trophy sponsors:-
    • Under 7 - Darby & Liffen
    • Under 8 - Great Yarmouth Lions Club
    • Under 9 - Brewers Chip Saloon
    • Under 10 - Terry Moore Carpets
    • Under 11 - 3Sun Group
    • Under 12 - Aquazone Limited Limited.
    • Under 13 - Frankie & Benny’s
    • Under 14 - Moughton Engineering Services
    • Under 15 – Specsavers, Great Yarmouth
    • Under 16 - Dimascio Ice Cream

Final Results:

U7 Winners Cottesey and Runners Up HorsfordUnder 7 – Costessey Hawks 1 Horsford Youth 0

U8 Winners Dersingham and Runners Up Thetford BulldogsUnder 8 – Dersingham Rovers 1 Thetford Bulldogs 0

U9 Winners Aylsham and Runners Up LoddonUnder 9 – Aylsham FC 2 Loddon Grasshoppers Corinthians 0

U10 Winners Firside Atletic and Runners up Old Catton BluesUnder 10 – Firside Athletic 2 Old Catton Blues 0

U11 Winners Kirkley and Pakefield Blues and Runners Up Swaffham TownUnder 11 – Kirkley & Pakefield Blue 1 Swaffham Town 0

U12 winners Woodbridge and Runners up TaverhamUnder 12 – Woodbridge Town 1 Taverham Youth 0

U13 Winners Martham and Runners Up Taverham LionsUnited 13 - Martham Youth 3 Taverham Youth 0

U14 Winners Firside Athletic and Runners Up ClenchwaterUnder 14 – Firside Athletic 2 Clenchwarton Youth 1

U15 Winners Scole and Runners Up SprowstonUnder 15 – Scole United 2 Sprowston Youth 0

U16 Winners Horsford and Runners Up Old CattonUnder 16 – Horsford Youth 3 Old Catton Blues 0

Under 6 teams
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Under 7 teams
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Under 8 teams
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