Radcliffe Olympic


radcliffe-olympic-6Saturday 19th November 2016 3.00pm
East Midland League Premier
Radcliffe Olympic 5 Anstey Nomads 1 HT: 3-1 Att: 41 Entrance £5 Prog: £1 Coffee £1

Yeomons 3, Litchfield 36, 70, 90+5, Smith 43 : og 18

from Recreation Ground, Wharf Lane

I fancied travelling East on this Saturday, as the M6 north is all but impassable 24/7 now. Even late at night when all the traffic has dispersed, workmen close one lane to make sure the traffic is still heavy, then they close another lane when it gets even less busy; and if that doesn’t stop the traffic then they’ll just close the whole damn stretch. Continue reading

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Goldenhill Wanderers


Saturday 2nd December 2017 2pm
Staffs County Senior League Division Two Cup Quarter Final
Goldenhill Wanderers 4 Norton Development 1 HT: 1-0 ATT: 18
Kenny 16 (pen), White 64, Leese 70, Rogers 86 : Unknown 74

from Trubshaw Cross

Goldenhill Wanderers (2)I had a few hours spare on this dismal, damp Saturday. All my local favourites were away from home and I didn’t want to travel for miles for a new ground, not when the constant downpour looked like it could put games in doubt. So I went to a very low level local game in Burslem, a step nine divisional cup game. I’m not much for divisional cups at the best of times, let alone step nine, but it was 10 mins drive away and near to Otter’s Tears craft beer off licence, in Burslem town centre. Continue reading

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Sandbach United


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Tuesday 22nd November 2016 19.45
NWCL Division One
Sandbach United 3 Alsager Town 3 HT: 3-1 Att: 88 Ent: £5 Prog: £2 Coffee: £1
Mballo 14, og 31, Bartle 40 : Lennon 42, Grice 49, Attrell 60

from The Sandbach Football Development Centre

Einstein described his Cosmological Constant, a term that he added to his equations of general relativity, as his greatest blunder. In a very similar manner, I consider my first visit to Sandbach United, as my own greatest blunder. It came about through two unfortunate and coinciding facts. The Staffs County League do not state reserves on the reserve team names, so they list reserve teams as (say) Alsager Town, Kidsgrove Athletic, Newcastle Town. In the case of these I obviously knew that they have higher placed first teams in the Evostik and NWCL. Continue reading

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New Brighton Villa


progSaturday 21st April 2018 14.30
Welsh National League Division One
New Brighton Villa 5 Rhydymywn 1 HT: 1-1 Att: 27 (hc) Free Entry plus 10 page programme
Rambaldi 15, 65, 80, Barlow 66, 77 : Unknown 30

from Estadio de Mark Lopez

DSC015062This New Brighton is a village in North Wales, not the seaside resort in Wallassey. It lies not far west of Chester, near Mold, and is in the Argoed district. A lot of Welsh football clubs can be spotted in the map below, including today’s visitors Rhydymwyn, 4.2 miles away up the A541. However, they aren’t New Brighton’s nearest team. Mynydd Isa play at the Argoed Sports Centre, 1.0 mile away. Mold Alexandra are just 1.9 miles away, although they are in the division above. Continue reading

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Prestwich Heys


Prestwich Heys (16)Wednesday 2nd November 2016 19.45
NWCL One
Prestwich Heys 2 Litherland REMYCA 3 HT: 2-3 Att: 90 Ent: £4 Prog: £1 Coffee: £1
Baguley 39, Reece 44 : McDonald 5, 41, Gannon 19

from Adie Moran Park

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Bewdley Town


Bewdley Town (5)Saturday 15th October 2016 15.00
West Midlands Regional League Premier
Bewdley Town 6 Gornal Athletic 0 HT: 5-0 Att: 70(hc) Ent: £5 Prog: £1 Coffee: £1
Lavery x2, Pountney x2, Ward, Wellings

from Ribbesford Meadow

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West Bridgford


Tuesday 11th October 2016 19.45
EML
West Bridgford 4 Dunkirk 4 HT: 2-3 Att: 68 Ent: £5 Prog: £1 Coffee: £1
Large 32, Sylla 33, Spiers 63, Erentz 79 : King 25, Gibson 35, Grouse 38, 75

from Regatta Way Sports Ground

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FC United of Manchester


FC Utd (20)Tuesday 27th September 2016 19.45
Conference North
FC United of Manchester 0 Curzon Ashton 0 Att: 2,166 Ent: £9 Prog: £2 Coffee: £1.50

from Broadhurst Park

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Holwell Sports


Holwell Sports (18)Tuesday 20th September 2016 19.45
EML
Holwell Sports 2 Blaby & Whetstone Athletic 5 HT: 1-1 Att: 38 Ent: £5 Prog: £1 Coffee: £1
Tinsley 20, Bitmead 54 : Bates 15, Preston 49, 63, Lane 84, Tyler 90

from Welby Road
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Oxford United


Oxford United (5)Tuesday 23rd August 2016 19.45
EFL Cup Second Round
Oxford United 2 Brighton 4 HT: 1-1 Att: 3,189 Ent: £15 Prog: £2 Coffee: £1.90
Thomas 28, Crowley 90+4 : Adekugbe 2, Lualua 75, Manu 81, Hemed 85

from The Kassam Stadium

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