Tag: Daryl Francis

  • 2023 The Year the Reserves Ended

    2023 The Year the Reserves Ended

    In April the club annouced that the First Team would fold and would not complete the season. The fall-out from this was that the Reserves would become the First (or only) Team for 2023/2024. This signalled the end of a ten-year run for the Reserves, during which the Reserves played 215 matches, won 76 and…

  • Francis Voted Man of the Match

    Francis Voted Man of the Match

    Daryl Francis has been selected as Man of the Match against Wincanton. He scored a hat-trick as Playford ran out 6-0 winners.

  • Francis scores 70th

    Francis scores 70th

    Daryl Francis scored his 70th goal for Playford when he scored the second of his hat-trick against Wincanton.

  • 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 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…