PUBLISHED: 11:00 04 September 2018 May & Bakers under-13s led the first-team out for their FA Vase tie against Burnham Ramblers (pic: May & Bakers FC) Archant FA Vase first qualifying round: May & Bakers 8 Burnham Ramblers 1 May & Bakers under-13s led the first-team out for their FA Vase tie against Burnham Ramblers (pic: May & Bakers FC) May & Bakers enjoyed a memorable FA Vase debut by beating fellow Thurlow Nunn Division One South side Burnham Ramblers 8-1 in the first qualifying round. Bakers were playing their first-ever match in the FA Vase and the hosts ensured they made an impact with a resounding 8-1 success at Gale Street. Dan Gilchrist netted four goals in the rout and Reece Tranter bagged a brace, while Dean Hall and Kiel Chandler also netted. Bakers will visit Essex Senior League side Saffron Walden Town in the second qualifying round on the weekend of September 15. The M&B first-team were led out for the game by the club’s under-13 academy team, who this season will ply their trade in the Junior Premier League, a new competition featuring teams from across Essex. The Junior Premier League is part of a wider initiative across the country which aims to deliver games of a very high standard aimed at creating a ‘best with best’ ethos. If your are interested in continuing your development with M&B, call Ray Wright on 07504 339882.