Category Archives: Followups

Woodmen fight Coventry United for a well-earned draw

Walsall Wood FC were at home to Coventry United yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 18th February 2017), and much to the relief of the hard-pressed faithful, they Woodmen pulled off a hard-fought draw.

Concentration and determination in abundance today, and a fair sprinkling of consternation
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Walsall Wood at home to Coventry United this afternoon!

your chance to catch Walsall Wood in home action at Oak Park this afternoon!

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Making a Marklew

One enduring subject of very much debate here that continues to receive a lot of attention is the thorny subject of the Marklew family, Marklew’s pond off Coppice Lane, William Roberts and the claim that the farm was one of the last Tommy Shops operating.

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Walsall Wood FC vs. Shepshed match OFF

Today, Saturday 11th February 2017 Walsall Wood FC were due to face Shepshed Dynamo at Oak Park. Sadly, it’s been cancelled due to a waterlogged pitch. In the meantime, positive news from The Wood following the recent grey patch:

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A message about the 2017 Brownhills Canal Festival from Brian Stringer…

Brownhills activist, local author, top bloke and Clayhanger Kid himself, Brian Stringer has dropped me a line to share with readers important information about thus year’s Brownhills Canalside Festival, which will be undergoing a change of date and organiser this year.

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust – February 2017 public meeting next Monday!

Sandfields Pumping Station champion and public historian extraordinaire Dave Moore has been in touch to let me know that this coming Monday (13th February 2017) there will be a public progress meeting for the Lichfield Waterworks Trust charity, formerly the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station group.

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Beleaguered Wood lose to Alvechurch

Yesterday afternoon (4th February 2017) Walsall Wood FC travelled south to play Alvechurch away, and were sadly beaten, continuing a very unfortunate sequence of losses for the beleaguered lads from The Wood.p20131109c Continue reading

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