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Oak Park misery continues as Mikes master Wood

The faith of the faithful at Oak Park is being severely tested at the moment as the Woodmen seem to be enduring a losing streak, this time to long-term combatants The Mikes yesterday afternoon (Saturday 21st January 2017).

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Woodmen beat Mikes in artificial pitch upset

It was uncharted territory for Walsall Wood yesterday (12th November 2016) as Walsall Wood FC travelled the short hop to Boldmere St. Michael’s to fight it out on the new all weather pitch – and they came home with a respectable win.

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Wood give Mikes something to think about

Touch and go yesterday (Saturday 19th September 2015) as Walsall Wood squared off against long-term opponents Boldmere St Micheals, but the best team won and it’s good to see the Woodmen getting back to winning ways at last.

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Wood battle hard, but draw with Mikes

It was a wet and dull Bank holiday Monday, but the football was bright and entertaining as Boldmere St. Michaels drew with Walsall Wood FC at Church Road.

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Boldmere end Wood’s winning streak

Well, all good things come to an end, and this was never truer than last night when Boldmere St Michaels beat Walsall Wood FC 3-0 in a hard fought match to end The Wood’s remarkable winning streak.
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Walsall Wood FC – 22 years ago…

Here’s something I recently came by in a charity shop in Brownhills – it’s the match day program for Walsall Wood FC versus Raunds Town FC, played at Oak Park at 3pm, Saturday 31st August 1991 The cover price was 40p, and this is a hefty 20 page A4 magazine with lots of content.
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Walsall Wood v The Mikes match off!

A quick massage from Bill Shaw to tell readers who may be planning to go watch The Woodmen thrash The Mikes this afternoon that the match has been cancelled due to a waterlogged pitch.
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Walsall Wood face Boldmere tonight!

Tuesday 26th November 2013: Walsall Wood FC at home to Boldmere St Michaels FC – match at Oak Park tonight!P1000426 Continue reading

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The Cannon made in Walsall Wood

On Sunday last, I ran the last episode of the St John’s School log books, which mentioned Jim Edwards, a local theologian and cleric with a remarkable story – as the comments on the article expanded, it became clear this was no ordinary parish churchman, but a fellow of considerable stature who was well travelled and also experienced in war.
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The view from the top

Last Sunday – 24th October – I was passing through Lichfield on a lazy bike ride, when I noticed that the St. Marys Heritage Centre in the marketplace was advertising trips up to the viewing platform in the tower. Promising … Continue reading

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