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Worcester source of Woodmen’s woes – plus an important announcement

Images and captions kindly supplied by the young David Evans. A fine autumn Saturday afternoon yesterday (29th September 2018) saw Walsall Wood FC lose to Oak Park visitors Worcester City in an entertaining match that frustrated blog football reporter David … Continue reading

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Woodmen unfazed by Worcester’s sauce

Images and captions kindly supplied by the young David Evans A grey Saturday afternoon yesterday (Saturday 11th August 2018) saw Walsall Wood FC hold visitors to Oak Park, Worcester City to a respectable one-all draw, in an entertaining match that … Continue reading

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Walsall Wood launch new season beating Romulus in sunny scorcher

Images and captions kindly supplied by the young David Evans A pleasant summer’s afternoon match at Oak Park that kicked off the 2018/19 football season at Walsall Wood yesterday (Saturday 4th August 2018) saw visiting Romulus beaten in a hard … Continue reading

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Wood hunt Tigers nearly to extinction, while Villans fail to storm Montpelier

Yesterday (Saturday 11th November 2017) Walsall Wood F.C. entertained Fenlanders Holbeach United, and after some great football, Wood emerged once again the decisive  victors with an impressive 5-0 scoreline – and a report from last weeks Pelsall Villa – Montpelier match.

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Firy Woodmen roast Rocester

Last Tuesday evening, 11th April 2017 Walsall Wood FC entertained Rocester at Oak Park, and the Woodmen bagged a very respectable win, leaving the Romans in disarray.

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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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Resurgent Wood conquer Khalsa

Yesterday afternoon (Saturday 17th December 2016) Walsall Wood FC entertained Sporting Khalsa at home – and the result was a reassuring victory for the Woodmen, much to the delight of the home fans.
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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 scrape to victory over Pegasus Juniors

Yesterday afternoon (Saturday 24h September 2016) Walsall Wood FC entertained Hereford team Pegasus Juniors at Oak Park – and again, the lads from the Wood started badly but pulled it out of the bag in the second half to snatch victory.

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Erratic Walsall Wood pull it out of the bag to beat Alvechurch

Yesterday afternoon (17th September 2016) Walsall Wood FC entertained Alvechurch at Oak Park – and sent the visitors home defeated.

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Walsall Wood fight hard to conquer Oswestry

Yesterday, Walsall Wood FC and the faithful took a trip into the wilds of Shropshire for a hard fought win against Oswestry Town in a game that pleased Bill Shaw.

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Walsall Wood away to Oswestry Town this afternoon

Your chance to catch WalsalL Wood FC in away action at Oswestry this afternoon!
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Wood finally best Khalsa

Last Bank holiday Monday (29th August 2016) Walsall Wood FC battled Sporting Khalsa away – and the result was a resounding victory for the Woodmen, much to the delight of the visiting fans.
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Battling Woodmen hold Rocester to a draw

Last Thursday, 31st March 2016 Walsall Wood FC entertained Rochester at Oak Park, and the Woodmen drew with the visitors, continuing the current decent run for the Woodmen.

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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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Woodmen battle hard, but can’t beat Alvechurch

Last Saturday afternoon (12th March 2016) Walsall Wood FC entertained Alvechurch at Oak Park, and the visitors sadly beat the Woodmen.
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Star fail to shine at Rushall

On Tuesday evening (8th March 2016), Walsall Wood FC faced Continental Star at Rushall, and after a somewhat physical match, the Woodmen returned with three points..

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Wood show Westfields the way out

Saturday afternoon (Saturday, 20th February 2016) Walsall Wood FC faced Westfields at Oak Park, resulting in a decisive and pleasing victory for the Woodmen.

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Walsall Wood shut out by Alvechurch

Yesterday afternoon (Saturday 13th December 2015) Walsall Wood FC entertained Alvechurch at Oak Park for a match which although hard fought, saw the Wood lads lose three-nil.

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Khalsa consolidate their triumph over Woodmen

For the second time in four days, a twist of the fixtures saw Walsall Wood face Sporting Khalsa again yesterday – this time the Oak Park lads were the visitors for a blustery match that again saw the Woodmen lose.
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Walsall Wood slain by Khalsa

Last Tuesday (1st December 2015) Walsall Wood FC battled the ever-popular 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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Life’s a Holbeach as Woodmen tame Tigers

Yesterday (21st November 2015) Walsall Wood FC entertained Finlanders Holbeach United, and after some great football, Wood emerged the victors with an impressive 4-1 scoreline.
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Woodmen cull Badgers

Yesterday (14th November 2015) Walsall Wood F.C. squared off against Brocton at Oak Park in an entertaining match which the Woodmen won.

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Walsall Wood dispatch a fallen Star

On Tuesday evening (13th October 2015), Walsall Wood FC faced Continental Star at home, and the result never really seemed in question.
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Walsall Wood shut out by Alvechurch

Last Tuesday evening (22nd September 2015) Walsall Wood FC entertained Alvechurch at Oak Park, from which the visitors returned home with a one – nil victory which didn’t impress Bill Shaw, and neither did the referee.

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Walsall Wood trounce Ellesmere Rangers 6-0!

Sorry to say Bill Shaw is still convalescing from his recent illness and was unable to attend yesterday’s (1st August 2015) away match at Ellesmere Rangers, which by all accounts was a bit of a stinker.
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Walsall Wood away to Ellesmere Rangers at Beech Grove this afternoon, plus news from Bill Shaw

Your chance to catch Walsall Wood away to Ellesmere at Beech Grove this afternoon!
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League Cup joy as Walsall Wood Girls slay Tigers!

I’m glad to note that Bill Shaw hasn’t put his reporters notebook away yet, and I was very pleased indeed to receive this match report of the wonderful victory of Walsall Wood Girls Under 11 team over Stafford Tigresses yesterday (Saturday 9th May 2015), in which they won theGirls under 11’s Staffordshire League Cup.

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Woodmen beat Rocester to continue winning streak

Walsall Wood FC entertained Rocester yesterday, and the Woodmen beat the visitors, continuing the current decent run for the Woodmen.
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Westfields wipeout

Yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 29th March 2015) Walsall Wood FC faced Westfields at Oak Park, resulting in a decisive and pleasing victory for the Woodmen.
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Walsall Wood send Alvechurch packing!

Last Tuesday evening (24th March 2015) Walsall Wood FC entertained Alvechurch at Oak Park, and comfortably beat the visitors 1-0.
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Walsall Wood brave, but blocked by Basford

Yesterday afternoon (Saturday 21st March 2015) Walsall Wood travelled to Nottingham to square off against Basford United, who they lost to at Oak Park a couple of weeks ago – sadly, the Wood failed to reverse the situation, but put up a brave show against the league leaders.

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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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Woodmen deny Star’s wish

Yesterday afternoon (Saturday 7th March 2014), Walsall Wood FC faced Continental Star at home, and beat the Rushall team with two penalties – but Bill Shaw can’t hide his disquiet.
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Woodmen hold Badgers to a draw

Yesterday (7th February 2015), after a rash of weather-scuppered games, Walsall Wood FC squared off against Brockton at Oak Park in that very rare event – an entertaining no score draw.

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Woodmen dull Continental Star

On Tuesday evening (28th October 2014), Walsall Wood FC faced Continental Star at home, and a remarkably tense, high scoring game ensued.
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Woodmen fight back to beat Continental Star

On Wednesday evening (13th August 2014), Walsall Wood FC faced Continental Star at Dales Lane, and after a rum start to the season, the Woodmen seem to be slowly rediscovering their lost mojo.

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The Woodmen scrape past Romulus for a win

A pleasant summer’s evening match at Oak Park on Tuesday (29th July 2014) saw visiting Romulus beaten in a hard fought match by the Boys from the Wood, a game free of the unfortunate intemperance that coloured their match on the previous Saturday.walsall-wood-oak-park-211 Continue reading

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Walsall Wood hold Sporting Khalsa to a draw

It was a surprisingly intemperate ‘friendly’ at the Aspray Arena in Willenhall last Saturday (26th July 2014) when home side Sporting Khalsa held our boys Walsall Wood to a 1-1 draw, in what sounds like a distinctly unsporting match.Willenhall 005 Continue reading

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Walsall Wood hold Tipton Town to a draw

Yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 12th April 2014), Walsall Wood FC faced Tipton Town at home, and yet another hard fought game from the Woodmen.
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Pride of the Wood – good luck, lads!

Walsall Wood Football Club today play Guernsey FC away, in a re-run of the match last week at Oak Park that ended in a gripping stalemate 0-0 draw. Walsall Wood have generally been on a bit of a winning streak lately, and beating the boys in green is not an impossibility.

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An epic battle unfolds

Well, The Wood lads did well yesterday, and held the posh chaps from Geurnsey to a 0-0 draw after 120 minutes of what was, by all accounts, tense, entertaining football. Our roving sports correspondent, young David Evans, had this to say:
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Good luck to Walsall Wood FC

Andy Roper from Walsall Wood Football Club has been online drumming up support for the club’s upcoming match against Guernsey FC. Our small local team have been on a bit of a winning streak lately, and by all accounts this promises to be a bit of a David and Goliath epic, and I’m sure everyone in the Midlands is behind the boys from Up The Wood.
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