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Wood scrape past Highgate in penalty nail biter

Last Tuesday evening (24th October 2017) Walsall Wood were visited by Highgate United, who were narrowly defeated in a tense match decided on a penalty shootout.
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Heanor prove to be keener than Wood

Yesterday, Walsall Wood FC were visited by Heanor Town, and the home crowd needed a win – sadly it wasn’t to be, and the Derbyshire team left the Wood faithful reeling.

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Woodmen suffer cruel fate as Highgate seize victory

Last Bank Holiday Monday afternoon (17th April 2017) Walsall Wood visited Highgate United, who sadly managed to turn around a match that had seemed in the bag for Walsall Wood. Bill Shaw was there, and with somewhat frayed nerves, sent the following … Continue reading

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Heavy defeat for Woodmen as Highgate triumph

Yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 1st April 2017) Walsall Wood were visited by Highgate United, who sadly seem to have made April fools of the Woodmen.


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Woodmen outclassed by Coleshill

Walsall Wood FC disappointed the fans yesterday (Saturday 25th March 2017) when they lost to Coleshill Town in a high scoring match.

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Bad luck continues for Wood as Highgate triumph

Tuesday evening (24th January 2017) saw Walsall Wood face Solihull’s Highgate United at Oak Park where sadly, the Woodmen lost – it’s fair to say Bill Shaw was not amused.
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Woodmen in Westfields wipeout

Yesterday afternoon (22nd October 2016), Walsall Wood F.C. travelled to Allpay Park at Hereford to face Westfields, who sadly beat the Woodmen 6-0.

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Woodmen slain by keener Heanor

Last Wednesday (19th October 2016) Walsall Wood travelled to Heanor Town and sadly, came away soundly beaten following yet another injury.

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Woodmen lose their mojo to Coleshill

Walsall Wood FC disappointed the fans yesterday (Saturday 27th August 2016) when they lost to Coleshill Town at Oak Park.

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Disappointing defeat for Woodmen as Highgate triumph

Yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 23rd April 2016) Walsall Wood were visited by Highgate United, who sadly went back home with a one-nil win thanks to a penalty.
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Walsall Wood slain by Khalsa

Last Tuesday (22nd March 2016) Walsall Wood FC battled Sporting Khalsa at Oak Park – and the result was a resounding victory for the Willenhall boys, much to the Wood fans dismay.

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Why we fight

In the anger, outrage and recrimination over the plans to curtail the annual Remembrance Sunday parade in Walsall Wood which came to light last week, it’s easy to lose sight of what Remembrance is about.
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Disappointing defeat for Woodmen as Highgate triumph

Tuesday evening (11th August 2015) saw Walsall Wood travel to Solihull’s Highgate United at their The Barn Lane ground, where sadly, the Woodmen lost. It’s fair to say Bill Shaw was not amused.

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House fire in Brownhills yesterday

As you may have heard on social media and the local grapevine, there was a house fire in New Road, Brownhills at lunchtime yesterday (13th March 2014).

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The Fallen of Walsall Wood: a project

Since it’s Remembrance weekend, I thought I’d share with you a project that top reader and contributor David Evans has been working on. David has gone through the roll of honour for the First World War on the Walsall Wood memorial, and listed the entries, and what he can find out about them, in spreadsheet format.
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