Walsall Wood v Cadbury Athletic match this afternoon is off!

It will come as no surprise at all to fans of The Woodmen that the Walsall Wood FC – Cadbury Athletic match scheduled for today (3rd March 2018) has been postponed due to the large quantities of white stuff abounding.

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Walsall Wood face Atherstone at Oak Park this afternoon

Saturday 21st October 2017 Walsall Wood versus Atherstone This is going to be an important game as both teams are determined, and on a winning run – so something will have to give – looks like being a nail-biter of a match! Come watch the lads at Oak Park for a great afternoon of football Kick off is…

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Wood wiped out by Coventry blitz

Walsall Wood FC were away to Coventry Sphinx yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 15th April 2017), and despite holding their own for the first half, things rapidly deteriorated in the second.

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Walsall Wood away at Coventry Sphinx this afternoon!

The Woodmen away at Coventry this afternoon – can they secure the points to save the season?
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Walsall Wood face Long Eaton at Oak Park this afternoon

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood at Oak Park this afternoon in action against Long Eaton!
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Walsall Wood left Sheepish after Shepshed showdown

Sadly disappointment again for Walsall Wood FC and the faithful as Saturday (5th November 2016) saw them lose away to Shepshed, but at least the performance improved.

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Walsall Wood away at Shepshed Dynamo this afternoon

Walsall Wood FC plat Shepshed Dynamo in away action today – at Butthole Lane – no shit. Click through for details.
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Walsall Wood face Coventry Sphinx at Oak Park this afternoon

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood FC in home action against Coventry Sphinx this afternoon!
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Walsall Wood away to Tividale at The Beeches this afternoon

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood FC in away action against Tividale this afternoon!

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Walsall Wood away to Long Eaton at Grange Park this afternoon

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood in action today away at Long Eaton! Click through for details.
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Walsall Wood face Shepshed Dynamo at Oak Park this afternoon

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood in action against Sheepshead Dynamo this afternoon! Click through for details.
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Walsall Wood face Coventry Sphinx at Oak Park this afternoon

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood FC battle Coventry Sphinx at Oak Park this afternoon!
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Woodmen snatch defeat from the jaws of victory

Walsall Wood FC were away to Coventry Sphinx this afternoon (Saturday, 5th September 2015), and were on form for the first half, then apparently lost the plot…
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Walsall Wood bested by Basford, but slay Shepshed

It’s a double bubble treat for Wood followers today as Bill Shaw is close to up and running again following his computer problems over the last week or so – so I can now post the match reports from the home loss to Basford on Tuesday and yesterday’s away victory over Shepshed.

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Walsall Wood face Basford United at Oak Park this evening!

Your chance to watch Walsall Wood battle Basford at Oak Park tonight (10th March 2015)…
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Walsall Wood own Sphinx

Walsall Wood FC were away to Coventry Sphinx yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 10th January 2015), and were on form with 90 minutes of wonderfully entertaining football, in which they beat the Coventry boys 2-1.

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Woodmen scrape past AFC Bridgnorth in high-scoring nailbiter…

Yesterday afternoon, (Saturday, 1st November 2014), Walsall Wood FC faced AFC Bridgnorth at home, and yet another sporting, closely matched and high scoring game followed.
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Walsall Wood own Sphinx

Walsall Wood FC were at home to Coventry Sphinx yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 18th October 2014), and were back on stonking form with 90 minutes of wonderfully entertaining football, in which they beat the Cov boys 2-1.

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Walsall Wood v Shepshed Dynamo home match this afternoon is off!

Yet again, Bill Shaw has been in touch with the disappointing news that the Walsall Wood FC – Shepshed Dynamo home mach scheduled for today (15th February 2014) at Oak Park has been postponed due to the terribly wet pitch.
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Walsall Wood v Gornal home match this afternoon is off!

It will come as no surprise at all to fans of The Woodmen that the Walsall Wood FC – Gornal Athletic home mach scheduled for today (1st February 2014) at Oak Park has been postponed due to yet another waterlogged pitch.
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Walsall Wood v Stourport Swifts home match this afternoon is off!

Bad news for fans of Walsall Wood FC – the home mach scheduled for today at Oak Park against Stourport Swifts has been postponed due to yet another waterlogged pitch.
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Walsall Wood v Rocester away match this afternoon is off!

Bad news for fans of The Woodmen. Bill shaw contacted me to say: It will come as no surprise that today’s game at Rocester is OFF – waterlogged pitch. Wood’s next game is on Saturday 25th at Home to Stourport Swifts. Let’s hope this awful weather clears up soon. For the good of The Wood!…

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Walsall Wood v Coventry Sphinx home match this afternoon is off!

A message just in from Bill Shaw to tell readers that this afternoon’s home match at Oak Park against Coventry Sphinx is cancelled due to a waterlogged pitch.
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Walsall Wood v Tividale away match this afternoon is off!

Yet again, sorry to relay a massage from Bill Shaw to tell readers that this afternoon’s away match against Tividale FC is off. Again, pitch is waterlogged. Let’s hope this awful weather clears up soon. I’m starting to develop webbed feet… Rate this post…

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Walsall Wood v Heath Hayes away match tonight is off!

A quick massage from Bill Shaw to tell readers who may be planning to go watch The Woodmen thrash Heath Hayes this evening (Thursday, 2nd January 2014), that this away match is off due to a waterlogged pitch. Sorry, folks, hazard of the season. Posted with Blogsy Rate this post…

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No accommodation for the poor…

As promised, for reader Alison Ball, here’s the entry for Bloxwich Church – All Saints – in the book ‘Visitations of the Archdeaconry of Stafford 1829-1841′ published by the Historical Manuscripts Commission and Her Majesty’s Stationary Office (HMSO). This copy was published in 1980, and bears the ISBN of 0 11 440066 0. The work is edited by David Robinson MA, Ph D.

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A place of common resort, and a school for inferior education

There was a surprising and good deal of interest shown recently when I scanned sections of a recently acquired book, ‘Visitations of the Archdeaconry of Stafford 1829-1841′ published by the Historical Manuscripts Commission and Her Majesty’s Stationary Office (HMSO). This copy was published in 1980, and bears the ISBN of 0 11 440066 0. The work is edited by David Robinson MA, Ph D.

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Archdeacon blues

Further to last Sunday’s article here regarding the book I recently acquired, ‘Visitations of the Archdeaconry of Stafford 1829-1841’ I thought I’d take the opportunity to fulfil a couple of requests.

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