West End Complete Unbeaten Pre-Season With Heighington Demolition
AFC travelled to Heighington for their final pre-season test, taking on Heighington FC, the village team who would be a direct rival once the league season begins on Sunday 5th September. AFC travelled with a 15 strong squad all eager to secure their place for the upcoming season, Mike O’Keeffe deputised in goal for the first half whilst James Dewhurst switched to full back, this allowing Rich Vickers to move back into midfield as skipper Adie Gray returned to defence.
West End Win Derby Friendly
After a competitive opening pre-season friendly against Varsity City, AFC West End followed up with a comfortable victory over division six new boys Queen in the West. The game symbolised a local derby of sorts as AFC took on the new team sponsored by their former pub.
Competitive Debut For New Look West End
AFC began the preparations for their sixth competitive season by taking on division five newcomers Varsity City, in a competitive friendly at Sturton-by-Stow.
Managerial duo Sam McDonnell and Joe Harper implemented a new 4-2-3-1 formation giving West End debuts to three new players during the game. Continue Reading
Club debut: North Scarle 5-4 AFC West End (28th Feb 2010)
AFC Career Pre 2010/11 Season
Appearances – 6 starts (2 sub)
Goals – 1
Dane Vincent began his West End career in the most farcical of fashions, entering a game late as a goalkeeper in what is now only known as “The North Scarle Debacle”. His efforts in goal did however win him man of the match. Randomly enough he followed that performance two weeks later with his first AFC goal. On as a sub at Harby his cool finish with the outside of his right boot was a real contender for the AFC goal of the season award.
Despite arriving as a goalkeeper Dane is outfield player and recently has moved to make the right back slot his own after an impressive pre-season.