Monthly Archives: July 2016

Game 9 – Stapenhill 3 Mickleover RBL 1 30/7/2016

Today I headed to Derbyshire for this friendly clash between East Counties League Stapenhill and Mickleover. The Edge Hill football ground is a nice if slightly delapidated facility sadly the stand looks like the vandals have had a go at … Continue reading

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Game 8 – Rushall Olympic 2   Newtown 1 23/7/2016

Not my intended target as I had planned to go AFC Solihull but with the M6 shut and my Sat Nav refusing to give me another route I headed for the closest back up and a revisit to Dales Lane … Continue reading

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Game 7 –  Heather St John’s 0 Aston Villa U21 7 21/7/2016

Tonight I visited a new ground in rural Leicestershire, St John’s Park home to Midland League Division One side Heather St John’s. They hosted a young and keen Villa side that brought with them some interesting characters  including ex defender … Continue reading

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Game 6 – Wrockwardine Wood 7  JFF 2 16/7/2016

This was not an intentional game as i had arrived to see another.  The game I was supposed to see was Darlaston v Telford Juniors but due to a double booking this game was played first. I know nothing about these … Continue reading

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Game 5 – AFC Telford United 1 Aston Villa 2 16/7/2016

A highly enjoyable day was had as I headed to Telford for a Shropshire double. Part one started as I visited the New Bucks Head Stadium for this friendly clash against Newly Championship side Aston Villa. New Villa boss Roberto Di … Continue reading

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Game 4 – Sandbach United 0 Chester 4 9/7/2016

After the dross at Coles Lane, we headed north for something a little different. With a choice of 2 destinations Leigh and myself decided on Sandbach, the other  option being Chorley V Preston but the traffic was building. Sandbach play … Continue reading

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Game 3 – Romulus 2 Paget Rangers 0 9/7/2016

This morning I visited Coles Lane in a torrential downpour to see this contest in the opening of 3 games at the ground today in the Sutton Cup. The admission for the 3 games was £2 but as I am … Continue reading

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