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Walsall Wood FC end of season roundup!

Images and captions Kindly supplied by the young David Evans. A real hotchpotch of odds and ends from recent matches for League Winners Walsall Wood this week – it was a very busy few days with matches at Bescot (of … Continue reading

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Great football down at The Wood this afternoon!

Saturday 19th May 2018 Following a week of bostin’ footy for you local heroes Walsall Wood FC v Wolverhampton Sporting FC The semi final of the JW Hunt Cup moved to Walsall Wood  Don’t break your Wood vows, be there, be … Continue reading

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Walsall Wood at home to Bolehall Swifts this Saturday afternoon – note the early kickoff!

Saturday 12th May 2018 Walsall Wood FC v Bolehall Swifts FC  Don’t break your Wood vows, be there, be faithful to your local league champions! Note the early kickoff at 12pm Special Offer Entry Price: Adults £3.00 Concessions £1.00 Please come … Continue reading

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Walsall Wood FC at home to Nuneaton Griff this afternoon

Saturday 5th May 2018 Walsall Wood FC v Nuneaton Griff  Don’t break your Wood vows, be there, be faithful to your local league champions! Kickoff 3pm Please come and get behind your local club For The Good Of The Wood! Check … Continue reading

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Woodmen play Racing Club Warwick at Chasetown this afternoon!

Saturday 21st April 2018 Walsall Wood FC v Racing Club Warwick FC Home match rearranged to be at Chasetown FC to accommodate Walsall Wood FC’s St. Georges Fun Day! Chasetown Football Club, Church Street, Chasetown, Staffs. WS& 3QL  Don’t break your Wood vows, be there, … Continue reading

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MATCH OFF! Walsall Wood FC at home to Bolehall Swifts cancelled

The scheduled Easter Monday match between Walsall Wood FC and Bolehall Swifts FC, scheduled to take place today has (Monday 2nd April 2018) has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. As usual on wet days, the clubhouse is still open … Continue reading

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MATCH OFF! Walsall Wood FC at home to Nuneaton Griff this afternoon

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood FC at home to Nuneaton Griff this afternoon – can they maintain their position at the top?

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Walsall Wood drive a tank through Alvis

You can’t keep a good team down, and yesterday (Saturday 4th November 2017) Walsall Wood FC visited Coventry Alvis and demolished the home side 7-0.

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Walsall Wood FC away to Coventry Alvis this afternoon, whilst Pelsall Villa play Evesham’s Montpelier at Oak Park

Come and Support Walsall Wood FC away against Coventry Alvis FC this Saturday in a key match where the Wood have everything to play for – can they unsettle league leaders Studley?

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Woodmen surprised at Nuneaton

Nuneaton Griff gave visitors Walsall Wood a bit of a wake-up call yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 14th October 2017) when they held the Woodmen to a no-score draw.

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Walsall Wood FC away to Neneaton Griff this afternoon

Walsall Wood are off to Nuneaton this afternoon – can they keep up the winning streak?
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Woodmen overtake Racing Club Warwick

In what I think is the last bit of football reportage for a few days, yesterday (Saturday 30th September 2017) saw the boys from the Wood travel all the way to Warwick to square off against Racing Warwick FC – comfortably beating the home side.

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Walsall Wood FC conquer Cradley

Last weekend Saturday, 23rd September 2017, Walsall Wood travelled over to Cradley, ironically enough a place I’d been the day before – small world, really – anyway, the Wood lads comfortably beat the chain maker lads, and Simon Evans was there to catch the action, and supplied the following report:

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Walsall Wood FC away to Racing Club Warwick FC this afternoon

Catch Walsall Wood FC in away action at Warwick this afternoon!
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Walsall Wood FC away to Cradley Town FC this afternoon

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood in away action against Cradley Town this afternoon!
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Feisty Leicester send Woodmen up the road

Walsall Wood FC yesterday ventured out to Leicester Road FC, hopefully to continue their 100% league run – but the Leicester lads had other ideas.

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Walsall Wood FC away to Leicester Road FC this afternoon

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood in action against Leicester Road FC this afternoon!

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Woodmen nearly burned by Barnt Spartak’s tactics

Yesterday, Saturday 9th September 2017 saw Walsall Wood travel to Highgate United’s ground in Shirley to square off against Division Two team Barnt Green Spartak – and what should have been a walk in the park… wasn’t.

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Walsall Wood FC v Barnt Green Spartak at Highgate this afternoon

Your chance to catch the Woodmen away to Barnt Green Spartak this afternoon!
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Walsall Wood FC v Highgate United at home this afternoon

Walsall Wood face Highgate at Oak Park this afternoon – can they bag a win?
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Walsall Wood FC v Highgate United at home this afternoon – be quick – early 1pm kickoff!

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood at home to Highgate this afternoon – note the early kickoff at 1pm! Click through for details.

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Fixed in time

I’ve had in a great contribution from a chap who’s been a friend of the blog for as long as I’ve been writing it – Roger ‘Ziksby’ Jones – on the subject of early bicycles, which arose from the image of F. Bradbury recently supplied by John and Paul Anslow.
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An overwhelming sense of duty

Sister Dora is a beloved, dear heroine of Walsall; remembered long after her passing, she is a local heroine whose memory shines like a light in the grim, darkened industrial past of Walsall – her statue – finally restored to it’s rightful place on The Bridge, in the town centre – still sees regular laying of flowers and visits by those interested in the remarkable history it records.

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