Tividale outshine Walsall Wood


Oak Park – scene of both magic and loss. Better luck next year, lads!

Walsall Wood FC fought bravely on Tuesday night, but just couldn’t get the better of  visitors Tividale FC in a match where Tividale outshone The Woodmen.

Walsall Wood Football Club are a top local side with a big-hearted faithful who know how to have a great time supporting their lads, and welcome all comers to come enjoy great local soccer. The boys from The Wood have been at the heart of the local community for a century or more, so please do go check out a match or two if you’re curious.

Bill Shaw submitted the following match report:

Hiya Bob,

Walsall Wood 0 v 2 Tividale

Wood failed to score for the first time in 6 friendly matches, falling to goals from Chris Field in the 32nd minute and then livewire striker Danny Holgate in the 57th minute.

Tividale thoroughly deserved the victory and looked a far better side than Rushall Olympic who were beaten 3 days earlier. Wood huffed and puffed but had no answer to the towering Tividale defence.

Wood take on Sporting Khalsa at Noose Lane, Willenhall on Saturday and then entertain Romulus on TUESDAY 29th, not Monday as originally reported.

The league season starts on Saturday 2nd August, Quorn the visitors to Oak Park, Tipton Town come calling on Tuesday 5th before Wood’s first away game in the newly formed Midland League Ltd., sees them visit Alvechurch.

Bill Shaw.

Walsall Wood F.C. As ever, thanks to Bill for the report – always appreciated – for The Good of the Wood!

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