Hethersett Athletic Celebrates Successful Year
Athletic reported on its most successful season at the annual general meeting
held at Park Farm Hotel.
Steward reflected on a season which had seen the men’s first team win Division
1B of the Norwich Sunday League and reach the final of the Norfolk Senior Sunday
Cup. The Reserves had gained promotion to Division 3B of the Norwich League and
the Girls’ Under-13s had reached the final of their league cup.
In addition the
club had won the Barry Evans Memorial Shield for the Norwich Sunday League team
of the year. The A team’s Ian Holman had been named South Norfolk Sunday
League secretary of the year.
Athletic is recognised as a very successful club with a very good reputation,”
said club secretary/treasurer and founder Mel Perkins.
reported that during the 2003/2004 season, the club had 254 registered players
and played 267 competitive matches. Discipline had been very good with only two
sendings off – both for deliberate handball to prevent a goal.
“Our club has
the ability to become one of the best in Norfolk and we are continually looking
at ways of moving forward,” Peter Steward said, adding that two of the major
aims were “to have our own ground and to start a senior Saturday team.”
The meeting heard
that club finances were in a strong position, thanks to a great extent to the
support of sponsors.
“The support of
our sponsors has allowed us to push ahead with the development of the club,”
Steward said, adding that the club was looking forward to the 2004/2005 season
with renewed confidence.
at the meeting were: Chair, Peter Steward; Vice-Chair, Sue Milne; Secretary and
Treasurer, Mel Perkins; Assistant Secretary, Mike Molloy; Development Officer,
Peter Steward; Football Development Officer, Mark Kerr; Child Protection
Officer, Sue Milne; Fundraising and Sponsorship Officer, Ray Milne.
The club will be
taking part in a Societies Day at Hethersett Village Hall on 4th
For further details and news from the club, visit the official web site at www.hethersettathletic.org.uk