Following Yesterday evening’s home match against Gornal Athletic FC Bill Shaw submitted the following match report:
A disappointing evening at Oak Park as Wood were playing their 11th game in 25 days went down to the only goal of the game.
Walsall Wood 0 v 1 Gornal Athletic
Wood started brightly but the lowly visitors left no-one in any doubt that they hadn’t come to make friends, with some very questionable defending in the first 15 minutes.
Gornal probably shaded the first hour but their keeper was probably the busier of the custodians. Then on 62 minutes a stupid foul by Craig Hancox wide right was delivered to the far post and skipper Craig Stevens rose highest to plant a header back across goal and into the net.
Wood huffed and puffed but some very tired legs turned in one of the worst performances of their first season at Level 5.
Next it’s champions Tividale on Thursday (with them probably still smarting from their Walsall Senior Cup expulsion) before Quorn visit Oak Park on Saturday.
Thanks to Bill for the report, and good luck to the lads for Thursday against Tividale.