Wednesday, 26 December 2012



Headcount: 38

Well plan A was to go to a early 11am kick off at Sherwood Colliery, but this bit the dust on Christmas Eve, so plan B was Blackwell MW but that failed a pitch Inspection around 10.30am, so it was to the drawing board and a twitter message told me that Linby CW was def ON. So a call to the Church Lane Secretary Adi Ward who was in y i Newcastle to check the game was on and to save me a programme. I then phoned team manager who was down the ground and a proggy was safely put aside for my arrival.

Not having seen a 0-0 for over 2 and 1/2 years, I felt this game had goals in it, with Linby scoring 45 and conceding 35 in their 18 league games whilst Hucknall had only scored 18 goals but conceded 57 in 20 games, how wrong can one be???

The game began at a quick pace but was very scarppy with neither keeper being called in to action, they may as well of joined me in the stand, as the ball struggled to reach either area. Hucknall had the first effort and the game, a shot, well I think it was, as it flashed out for a throw in!

Just before half time, the away keeper was called in to action, as he made a superb reflex save to prevent the homesters taking the lead.

The half time cuppa was lovely and I took up my position to watch the Second Half but soon headed in to the sheltered stand as the rain bucketed down, but the play on the pitch got better, infact Linby rained forward but just couldnt find the killer touch in front of goal, another day they may well have scored 4 or 5.

Nice people at both clubs and must say the young Ref Jack Oldham had a good game along with his 2 Assistants Will Bennett and Nigel Prost(yes he still likes to show he can run a line lol)

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Photos from todays game

Notts Senior League Bonanza Groundhop

Friday 19th April 2013
Attenborough FC v Wollaton FC 6.30pm

Saturday 20th April 2013
Selston FC v Bilborough Town 10.10am
Underwood Villa v West Bridgford 12.45pm
Awsworth Villa v Cotgrave Fc 3.30pm
Kimberley MW v Keyworth United 6.15pm

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