Monthly Archives: October 2017

Game 43 – Aston Villa U23 6 Newcastle United U23 0

Villa destroyed a clueless Newcastle side at the Bescot last night. Harry McKirdy opened the scoring with a close range finish before Callum O’Hare netted on 17 minutes with a low zipping shot into the far bottom corner. On 25 … Continue reading

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Game 42 – Continental Star 1  Leamington Hibernian 2 28/10/2017

Today’s plan was to visit FC Darlaston, but there game was postponed due to unsafe goalposts. I didn’t see this until I was about to leave so the dreaded finding a back up was in order. Sadly with little options … Continue reading

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Game 41 – Derby County U23 1 Tottenham Hotspur U23 0 27/10/2017

Best way to cross a league ground off is to do it when the youth are playing so off I went on the 40 mile trek to Derby to visit the Ipto stadium, formally Pride Park. The under 23’s were … Continue reading

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Game 40 – Birmingham &West Midland Ladies 3 Sporting Khalsa 1 22/10/2017

Two late goals sealed a comfortable win for Birmingham. This game in Midlands Division one survived while others fell to the rain due to the recently installed 3g pitch at the Vale stadium.  Other recent changes since my last visit … Continue reading

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Game 39 – Rushall Olympic 0 Marine 2 21/10/2017

Rushall slipped to yet another defeat in Liam McDonald’s first game in charge.  My friend Pasty Sam came up from Worcester and came with a toss up of either Rushall, Bloxwich or Continental Star in the end he chose Rushall … Continue reading

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Game 38 – St Thomas Aldridge 1 Connect Sports 2 21/10/2017

Connect Sports won their first game in what must be nearly 2 years as they overcame Aldridge in a rather lacklustre game in poor conditions.  The weather was poor with blustery wind and showery rain and the 5 people watching … Continue reading

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Game 37 –  Coventry United 3  Highgate United 5 18/10/2017

What a joke tonight was , getting to the destination at 7.48 and not getting into the game until the 29th minute of the game.  Frankly, the postcode does not take you to the ground but to a dump 5 … Continue reading

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Game 36 – Sutton Coldfield Town U18  1 Walsall Wood 0 16/10/17

Why oh why do I do it to myself. Tonight I was battered by tremendous gusts caused by hurricane Orphelia to watch this stocking filler between two poor and whiney youth sides. Walsall wood in the red were better in … Continue reading

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Game 35 – Goalitics 2 Yenton 1 15/10/2017

This morning, I took my young daughter the 10 minute walk to the Aldridge Road Rec to watch this Festival Division one game. Most of this was watched from the nearby playground as my daughter played but the pitch is … Continue reading

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Game 34 – Walsall U18 3 Bury U18 1 14/10/2017

A tale of 2 halves at Ray Hall Lane saw Walsall win this morning. A rare trip to see Walsall new recruit’s was interesting but had little in quality in what was a fairly tight game. Walsall have struggled so … Continue reading

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