AFC West End began their new era under match-day manager Matt Newton with a hard earned point against Red Lion Dunston. The game saw a refreshed formation and lineup with midfielder Mike O’Keeffe taking up a new role as AFC’s goalkeeper as regular number one Christian Sales began what was likely to be a lengthy rehabilitation from injury. Continue Reading
AFC West End continued their promising league form in 2012 with a 3-2 victory away at Red Lion Dunston. The game was the fourth between the two sides this season, AFC winning two previously and losing one via a penalty shootout. After keeping the same team line-up a week previously John Purdy was forced into shuffling his pack with Harry Rickels, Tom Cole, Sam McDonnell and James Smith all absent from the team that beat AFC Harpars. This gave opportunities to Lee Matsell, Mike O’Keeffe, Dan Arden and James Whittingham who all came into the side.
AFC’s cup involvement ended for another year after defeat on penalties to fellow Division Five side Red Lion Dunston, in the third of four games between the two sides this season. Harry Rickels returned to the side in place of James Smith whilst Mike O’Keeffe took over emergency goalkeeping duty from player-manager John Purdy.
AFC West End recorded a welcome victory, their first in five weeks, since they beat the same opposition Red Lion Dunston in the cup. Dunston arguably gave a better account of themselves than the did in the cup but fell to the same scoreline as the previous fixture 2-0, both West End goals coming from Rich Dungworth. Continue Reading
AFC began their assault on the Jock Mitchell Memorial trophy with a home tie against fellow Division Five side Red Lion Dunston.
A much changed West End line up ran out 2-0 winners with both goals being scored by Man of the Match Dave Capps.
AFC West End – Sven Schiltz, Dan Arden, Pally Dhindsa (James Dewhurst), Marcus Elliott, Ady Gray, Dave Capps, Mike O’Keeffe, Rob Davies (John Purdy), Rich Dungworth, Elliot Denby (Rich Vickers), Harry Rickels
MotM – Dave Capps
Dunston Done For
AFC West End continue their winning pre-season form with an emphatic win at Red Lion Dunston in which the damage was done in the first half. After struggling o round-up eleven players last weekend West End typically had sixteen available for this trip to Dunston and took control from the start. New signing Dan Vines opened the scoring as his volley somehow crept in following a corner and the forward went on toa dd two further goals in the first half. Dave Capps grabbed the second whilst the fourth came from a great finish from Jack McDonnell, although Dunston did pull a goal back before half time. Continue Reading