New-look Fowlmere optimistic

THE new-look Fowlmere squad kicked off their pre-season this week with head coach Steve Walker optimistic about the campaign ahead. Despite losing 2-0 to Bassingbourn on Saturday, Fowlmere bounced back with a rewarding 3-0 win over Bedwell Rangers three

THE new-look Fowlmere squad kicked off their pre-season this week with head coach Steve Walker optimistic about the campaign ahead.

Despite losing 2-0 to Bassingbourn on Saturday, Fowlmere bounced back with a rewarding 3-0 win over Bedwell Rangers three days later.

After a first-half stalemate, Fowlmere came out strongly and attacked their opponents from the off.

And their persistence was rewarded with goals from Ben Sidet, Darren Sewell and Steve Cook.

Walker said: "It's going well so far, although we know we need to improve in a few areas.

"We've a lot of new players and they've looked encouraging - particularly Tom Fulk in goal,who saved a great penalty on Tuesday night.

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"Some of the new signings have given us some strength in attack which I feel is important.

"It looks like we could have a good year.