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Glebe Rangers (H)

1st Team
B.P.L.
Wed 17th Aug - 8:00pm
D
2-2
Laughlin
Weir
Wakehurst welcomed Jason Wilmont’s Glebe Rangers to Mill Meadow last night with both teams coming in following solid 3-0 opening match victories.
 
The hosts took a longer time to settle than their Ballymoney counterparts and the first half saw Glebe the more likely of the two to get their noses in front but the sides went in to the half time interval goalless.

Sofia Farmer (H)

1st Team
B.P.L.
Sat 13th Aug - 2:00pm
W
3-0
Bamber
Nixon
Laughlin
After an excellent pre-season, a new management set up in Clifford Adams, John Clarke, Paul Quigley and Andy McDowell as well as big changes in playing personnel, the firsts got league proceedings under way today at ‘home' to Sofia Farmer - themselves with wholesale changes and a lot of intrigue surrounding them.
 
The game was a battle from start to finish and it was new si

Rathcoole (A)

Reserves
Friendly
Sat 13th Aug - 11:30am
W
3-0
Speirs
Quigley
Hunter
The Strollers made the trip to Newtownabbey to take on Stephen Coppen’s Rathcoole, back in Junior football after two season plying their trade in the Intermediate division of the BPL so it was going to be a stern test for Jason Connolly’s young side. 
 
The game started off faced paced and Rathcoole created a couple of early chances without really testing Dean Adams i

Barn United (A)

1st Team
Friendly
Sat 6th Aug - 2:00pm
D
1-1
Gregg
Wakehurst entered their final pre-season fixture looking for a good, solid performance against a team who last season were playing in the Premier Division of the Amateur League. 
 
On a tight pitch, Wakehurst started their normal quick passing game switching from one side to the other and Nixon and McCartney were causing all sorts of trouble down the left hand side. 
 
Right back Andy Millar received the ball on the right wing, drove

Glebe Rangers Reserves (A)

Reserves
Friendly
Sat 6th Aug - 11:00am
W
3-1
Alexander
Adams
Speirs
The Strollers travelled to Ballymoney this morning with the hope of extinguishing the memory of Wednesday night’s poor result against Clough and came away with a solid victory after a good performance against Ryan Gurney’s Glebe Rangers’ Reserves.
 
After a relatively open first quarter of an hour, Wakehurst took the lead on 18 minutes when excellent work on the left

Coleraine XI (A)

1st Team
Friendly
Mon 1st Aug - 7:30pm
W
3-0
Sands
Barr
Laughlin
Coleraine XI 0-3 Wakehurst
 
Wakehurst made the trip north tonight to face a Coleraine XI at the University of Ulster featuring first team players Michael Doherty, Brad Lyons, Ruaidhri Higgins and Ian Parkhill.
 
After a

Larne Tech OB (A)

1st Team
Friendly
Sat 30th Jul - 2:00pm
W
2-1
Laughlin
Nixon
Larne Tech OB 1-2 Wakehurst FC 
 
Wakehurst started the game at a fast pace in the first ten minutes where the football was extremely quick and the passing crisp. 
 
Kurtis McCartney played a long ball to Stewa

Glentoran II (A)

1st Team
Friendly
Sat 16th Jul - 10:30am
W
4-1
Bamber
Laughlin
Nixon
Nixon
Glentoran II 1-4 Wakehurst 
 
Wakehurst travelled up to the Billy Neill Sports Complex in Dundonald to take on Glentoran II in their third preseason fixture. 
 
Wakehurst started with the lions' share of po

Glentoran U19 (A)

Reserves
Friendly
Sat 16th Jul - 10:30am
D
3-3
Alexander
Leetch
Leetch
Glentoran U19 3-3 Wakehurst Strollers

Ards (H)

1st Team
Friendly
Sat 9th Jul - 3:00pm
L
1-2
Nixon
Wakehurst 1-2 Ards 
 
Wakehurst came into their second pre-season game after a battling 2-2 draw with Amateur 1C side 18th Newtownabbey - managed by former Linfield striker Mark Miskimmin - the previous Saturday with Aaran Weir and Caolan Loughran on target.