Tuesday 20th May 2014 ko 18.30
Coventry Alliance Premier Division
WOODLANDS W.M.C. 0
THE BELL (AEI) RUGBY 7 (Smith 29 34p 59 Charlton 64 67 Vince 67p Linton 86)
Att 81 at Shilton FC
Quite honestly I’d watch a lot more of this league if fixtures were easier to come by. There’s the excellent Football Traveller, but the league’s website hasn’t been updated in years, and there’s no Mitoo, or Fulltime fixtures site that I could make work. For the casual supporter you rely on internet forums, word of mouth, and the local press. Hopefully no one turned up at Woodlands’ home in Bedworth, long since surrendered to the cricket for the summer.
This game was switched to the other side of the M6, to Shilton playing fields. The side playing here may well have been relegated from Division One of this competition but the pitch was immaculate. Shilton is another in the line of pretty villages I seem to frequent with St Andrew’s Church casting a benevolent eye on proceedings, even if the West Coast Mainline cuts the village in half with a roar, blasting through a station sacrificed to Dr Beeching. Continue reading