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    A-Z of West Midlands Football

    SHEFFIELD UNITED played Walsall on the last day of the 1980-81 season at Bramall Lane. Victory for the Saddlers would see them stay in the Third Division; any...

  • Darlaston denied in dying seconds

    AN EQUALISER in the dying seconds of the game denied Darlaston a win on their return to West Midlands League Football in Darlaston.Player/manager Mark Swann...

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    Midlands football heroes of the 1930s

    A NEW football season has started, which means that there is a new football sticker album to collect. And have you completed your World Cup sticker collection...

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    Do you remember this Wolves great?

    DO you recognise this young footballer from 46 years ago? This picture is taken from Famous Footballers, a series of collectible pocketbooks published by Odhams...

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    A-Z of West Midlands Football

    CHARLIE SHAW nicknamed 'Shiner', scored 30 goals in only 86 first-class appearances for Walsall between 1885 and 1894. Born in the Black Country town in January...

  • Darlaston in seventh heaven

    Worcester Olympic 1 Darlaston 7DARLASTON quickly banished the disappointment of last week's result with a dominant and emphatic win in the Worcestershire...

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    A-Z of West Midlands Football

    Correction: JACK ROWLEY A typing error on my part … Jack did score 211 goals (not 20) in 422 games for Manchester United plus another 100 in 79 World War...

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    When our Jeff was a famous footballer

    DO you remember collecting these soccer souvenirs in the late '60s?Albion great Jeff Astle graces the cover of Famous Footballers No.4, a pocket-sized, 3"...

  • Disappointment for Darlaston

    DARLASTON Town's return to League football after a 12 month absence did not produce the fairy tale result the strong Darlaston following were hoping for as they...

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    A-Z of West Midlands Football

    DAVE SERELLA made 304 appearances for Walsall (13 goals scored) during his eight years plus stay with the Saddlers.Born in King's Lynn in September 1952, he was...

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    More Netherton bowlers named

    AN ANONYMOUS reader has supplied us with a few names for photographs which appeared back in our April 17 edition, on page 32.Presenting the prizes was Bert...

  • Worcestershire County Cricket League

    Summary of resultsSaturday August 2AS WE swing into August and the home straight in some Divisions, the weather once again played a very significant part with...