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Woodmen fell three teams – but just can’t scrape the league win

Catching up after a busy week or two, I’ve a couple of match reports here for Walsall Wood FC – from their Easter Bank Holiday encounter with Sporting Khalsa and the previous Saturday’s stunning 4-0 trouncing of Ilkeston at their … Continue reading

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Ilkeston best Woodmen in second half nail biter

Images and captions kindly supplied by the young David Evans Bad news for the Walsall Wood faithful on Saturday last (18th August 2018) as they entertained visitors and long-time nemesis Ilkeston Town FC, and played a bold match – only … Continue reading

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League Champions Walsall Wood continue their domination: Match report mega roundup

Images and captions Kindly supplied by the young David Evans It’s time for a mega football roundup, but bizarrely these three match reports cover just five days in a manic end of season for League Champions Walsall Wood FC, who … Continue reading

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Woodmen outpace Racing Club Warwick to win the league!

Images and captions Kindly supplied by the young David Evans It’s time for a mega football roundup – the young David Evans, Simon, Russell and co have been very hard at work reporting on the bewildering  and packed schedule of … Continue reading

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Ilkeston put the freeze on Walsall Wood

No doubt Bill Shaw would chastise me for saying this, but more bad news for the Walsall Wood faithful on Saturday last as they travelled to Ilkeston Town FC, and played a bold match – which I thought would be curtailed by the weather – only to lose 3-2.

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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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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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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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Finally – Wood fans sweetened by a beaten Eaton

Walsall Wood FC entertained Long Eaton United yesterday afternoon (Saturday, 8th April 2017), and the Woodmen were clearly getting back to form, beating the visitors in a great match.

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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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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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Walsall Wood leave Long Eaton United smited

Walsall Wood FC took the trip to Long Eaton on Tuesday evening (Tuesday 5th September 2016), and the Woodmen were well on form, beating the home side in a great match.

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Resurgent Wood see Eaton beaten

Walsall Wood FC took the trip to Long Eaton yesterday (17th April 2016), and the Woodmen returned to form, beating the home side in a great match.
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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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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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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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Walsall Wood get Eaton

Walsall Wood FC yesterday squared off against Long Eaton (28th November 2015), and the Woodmen sadly lost the match, much to the dismay of supporters.

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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 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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Eaton beaten by Woodmen

Walsall Wood FC took the trip to Long Eaton yesterday, and the Woodmen returned to form, beating the home side.
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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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Woodmen hold The Mikes at bay

Well, it was a goalless draw at Church Road on Easter Monday (6th April 2015) when Walsall Wood visited Boldmere St. Michael’s, in a good tempered match.

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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 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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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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