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  • Williamson Voted man of the Match

    Williamson Voted man of the Match

    Ben Williamson has been voted man of the match for Playford’s record breaking victory over Languard Rovers. He scored four of Playford’s 23 (twenty-three) goals. Playford had eleven different goal scorers, and as well as Ben, Dan Smith, Chris Smith, Daryl Francis, and Jordan Robinson hit hat-tricks. The award is Ben’s first for the club.

  • Martlesham Old Boys 9-0 Playford

    Martlesham Old Boys 9-0 Playford

    Another Sunday and another game for Chris Smith’s playford side, this week we had our first away game of the season, we travelled to the Ransomes sport pavilion to play on possibly the nicest pitch we will grace this season. Playford remained unbeaten in league action going into this fixture, looking for a reaction for…

  • Francis Voted Man of the Match

    Francis Voted Man of the Match

    This season’s first Man of the Match goes to Daryl Francis. He scored three against Ipswich Athletic on the opening day. In the matches since Daryl has added a further four goals. The seven for the season has seen him jump Chris Jones, Jem Vince, and Ryan Broadhurst in the all-time list, bringing him level…

  • Playford 2-7 Gardeners Arms

    Playford 2-7 Gardeners Arms

    As we put league action on hold, we entered the first round of the county cup. We welcomed back into the first team Luke Coates and we welcomed in Ellis Rowland for his first competitive game under Chris Smiths stewardship, surprisingly Ellis was able to turn up before kick off which if you’ve know Ellis…

  • Playford 23-0 Landguard Rovers

    Playford 23-0 Landguard Rovers

    It was a Sunday morning full of surprises, We had the returns to the fortress of Playford alumni such as Ben Thomas aka ‘Rusty’ and George Godbold as well another return of youth academy prospect Rhys Youngs, the surprises didn’t stop there though, the 23-0 scoreline was a shock, but only over shadowed by that…

  • Daryl Receives Ten Year Award

    Daryl Receives Ten Year Award

    Daryl Francis picked up his ten year tankard at half time against Languard. He joined the club in 2013 starting out in the Reserves. Although his first appearance was on the opening day for the First Team. He played in the Reserves Team first game, a 0-0 draw with Suffolk Punch. A week later he…

  • Playford 5 Ipswich Athletic 2

    Playford 5 Ipswich Athletic 2

    After a very up and down pre season the first team started their league campaign with an emphatic 5-2 victory against a very young and tricky Ipswich Athletic. Inspired by a very solid defensive display in which Tom hunt, Jez Vince and a first appearance under Chris Smiths stewardship for Cameron Overett were aided by…

  • Dan Smith Announces Intentions for new Season

    Dan Smith Announces Intentions for new Season

    Club Captain, Dan Smith, let the squad know his feelings show during an interview this week. Enjoying a few beers in the Netherlands he spoke to the club. “Big season this season my friends. We play, probably, the best brand of football in all the leagues and there is no reason why we can’t win…

  • Cup Final Defeat for Reserves

    Playford Reserves were beaten by Taverners in the Junior Cup final in May. The game was close throughout with both sides having chances. Playford kept Taverners at bay until the last ten minutes when unfortunately their defence was breached. The game finished 1-0 but the match completed a season of improvement under new manager Chris…