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    Netherton cricketers pre- and post-war

    WE'VE dipped into Netherton Cricket Club's past a couple of times of late, most recently on the back page of our July 9 edition, thanks to a centenary booklet...

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    A-Z of West Midlands Football

    CYRIL TRIGG served Birmingham City for 19 years – from August 1935 until May 1954.Born in Measham, Leicestershire in April 1917, Cyril played as a...

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    A-Z of West Midlands Football

    RAY TREACY had two separate spells as a striker with Albion: 1961-68 and 1976-77.He scored seven goals in a total of 28 first-class appearances and netted on...

  • Worcestershire County Cricket League

    Summary of resultsSaturday July 11NOT A great day to be a bowler perhaps, as 'the groundsmen's pride and joy' (this is supposed to be a cricketing reference)...

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    No fun on Funday for 10-man Darlaston

    THERE were mixed fortunes for Darlaston FC at the weekend as they held a successful family funday attracting a crowd of nearly 1,000, but on the field they fell...

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    A-Z of West Midlands Football

    TRANMERE ROVERS were Aston Villa's opponents in the semi-final of the 1994 League Cup final. Both legs ended in 3-1 home victories for a 4-4 aggregate scoreline...

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    Hundreds join festival fun run

    RUNNERS including senior Dudley Council figures pounded the streets of Halesowen for the annual fun run as part of the Black Country Festival.The Mayor and...

  • Worcestershire County Cricket League

    Summary of resultsSaturday July 4INDEPENDENCE day for some as a couple of sides haul themselves off the foot of their Divisions and perhaps put down markers for...

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    A-Z of West Midlands Football

    ANDY TOWNSEND was born in Maidstone, Kent (of Irish parents) in July 1963.He played for Welling United and Weymouth before joining Southampton in January 1985....

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    Keith just kept on bowling them over

    CROWN Green bowls has a long and proud history in our part of the world, and one of its foremost exponents over the last half century or more has been Keith...

  • Family fun day at Darlaston Town

    LOCAL football club Darlaston Town (1874) will be holding a family fun day at Bentley Leisure Pavilion Bentley Road North , Bentley WS2 0EA on Saturday July...