Since the main team are on a layoff today, both I and the young David Evans thought it might be good to highlight last weeks evening fixture from the Walsall Wood Under 18s team, when it’s fair to say the Wood kids hammered visitors Kidsgrove Athletic.
Walsall Wood FC run a number of youth teams that play high class, wonderfully competitive football, and they’re well worth going to see – and they’re also after new players, too, so if you’ve a budding Beckham in the family, why not get them down there?
You can check out the club website here, and the upcoming fixtures for the Under 18 side here.
The main team are back in action this Bank Holiday Monday (31st August 2015) when they take a trip down the road to beleaguered Boldmere St. Micheals. Kickoff 3pm…
The start of an early attacking move by Kidsgrove
Another attacking move by Walsall Wood
Kidsgrove on the attack in the second half
Bumped up too high!
The first of seven goals to Walsall Wood.
This evening’s match officials kindly posed for this pre-match photo
A match well-officiated by the three men in black
The customary handshake
Excellent mid-field play
A long kick by Walsall Wood’s goalkeeper on its way
Images and captions kindly supplied by David Evans
Walsall Wood Under 18s versus Kidsgrove Athletic,
Northern division of the Midland Floodlit Youth League
On Tuesday evening, 25th August 2015 I was delighted to watch the Under 18s team of Walsall Wood Fc in action at Oak Park, against their visitors from Kidsgrove. I was not sure what to expect, but I saw a most capable and proficient team, sporting the bright red colours, playing with composure and skill, against a willing, but quite overwhelmed team from Kidsgrove.
Walsall Wood soon took control , with their accurate passing, off-the-ball running, and dominated the play throughout the match. The Kidsgrove goalkeeper faced a barrage of attacking moves, and conceded seven goals.
The visitors, though dejected and disheartened, strove to gain at least one goal in the second half, but to no avail.
The northern league teams and positions before this evening’s match were as follows: