Match Reports

April 2014

Tividale 3 Shepshed Dynamo 2 Tividale 3 - 2 Shepshed Dynamo By Shepshed Newsdesk,

Shepshed Dynamo pushed Bakers Midland Football Alliance Champions Tividale all the way at The Beeches in the final league game of the season.

Walsall Wood 3 Shepshed Dynamo 0 Walsall Wood 3 - 0 Shepshed Dynamo By Shepshed Newsdesk,

Shepshed missing some key first team squad travelled to Walsall Wood and gave 100% but it wasnt enough to stop Walsall Wood gaining the win.

Heathers Courtship with the Alliance is all but Over Alvechurch 3 - 1 Heather St. John's By Phil Owen,

Jake Cresswell headed the hosts into an early lead, then doubling their advantage on the hour through Luke Shearer, Jacob Wright closing the gap on 86 minutes for the saints. The scoring completed just before time by Alvechurch’s Rico Taylor.

6th in the League! Great end to the season. Walsall Wood 2 - 0 Rocester By The Wood,

Wood finished the season with a comfortable win over relegated Rocester, thus confirming them in 6th position in their first ever Midland Alliance season.

Ending the season strong Walsall Wood 3 - 0 Shepshed Dynamo By The Wood,

A much sharper second half performance from the Wood with goals from Craig Hancox, Craig Deakin and Max Black saw them comprehensively avenge the opening day defeat in Leicestershire.

COLESHILL FINISH SEASON ON A HIGH NOTE Coleshill Town 3 - 1 Tipton Town By Nigel Peet,

Scorers: Coleshill Town: Brown 2' Rathbone 11' Lloyd 16'. Tipton Town: Hill 37'.

ADAMS HAS GATE FLYING HIGH Highgate United 2 - 0 Stourport Swifts By Highgate United,

The Gates' final day victory earned Lee Adams and his team a place in the Highgate History books, finishing in their highest ever position.

GATE CONTAIN WULFS THREAT Highgate United 3 - 3 AFC Wulfrunians By Highgate United,

Karl King's second half equaliser saw the Gate earn themselves a hard earned point against a spirited Wulfs side

Not so lucky Heather Alvechurch 3 - 1 Heather St. John's By Stephen Denny,

Already relegated, Church confirmed Heather's bottom of the table finish with their first win in 11 games, winning 3-1.

Shepshed Dynamo 1 Dunkirk 1 Shepshed Dynamo 1 - 1 Dunkirk By Shepshed Newsdesk,

The visit of Dunkirk was always going to be tough as the visitors are fighting for their Midland Football Alliance lives.

Westfields 3 Shepshed Dynamo 2 Westfields 3 - 2 Shepshed Dynamo By Shepshed Newsdesk,

This was Shepshed's longest away journey of the season ...

Rostill Gives Students A Finishing Masterclass Alvechurch 2 - 2 Loughborough University By Alan Deakin,

Keith Rostill scored in the last minute of each half to gain Church a share of the points against a good footballing University side.

5 out of 5 for The Wood Continental Star 0 - 3 Walsall Wood By The Wood,

Two goals in the last two minutes gave the scoreline a more realistic look as Wood made it 5 wins out of 5 games this season against Star, a victory t

Always in control Walsall Wood 2 - 0 Quorn By The Wood,

High flying Quorn started the game in 3rd place but in the end were comprehensively beaten by a fast starting Wood, ahead after just 48 seconds they added a second on 20 minutes and never looked like surrendering the lead to record another double.

Draw at the Champions. Tividale 1 - 1 Walsall Wood By The Wood,

Wood gatecrashed the Championship celebrations as they battled through to the end and deservedly equalised through Andre Gonzales in the 90th minute.

Wood slip up. Walsall Wood 0 - 1 Gornal Athletic By The Wood,

Close to being Wood's worst performance of the season as they returned to their shot shy worst, they started brightly but some questionable defending by the visitors, who stole the game with a 62nd minuted headed goal made sure Wood got what they deserved

Game of 2 halves Walsall Wood 2 - 2 Tipton Town By The Wood,

Wood 2-0 down after 20 minutes staged a remarkable comeback, with Harry Harris scoring twice in the last 12 minutes to give them a share of the points.

FAT'LL DO NICELY Highgate United 3 - 0 Alvechurch By Highgate United,

Lei-thal Lei Brown grabbed a second half hat-trick in the Bank Holiday Derby as The Gate comfortably beat The Church 3-0

The Colemen bounce back in style Coventry Sphinx 0 - 6 Coleshill Town By Nigel Peet,

Scorers: Matt Brown 2, Chris Lloyd 2, Ryan Nash 2. Attendance: 242.

Disappointing Defeat..... Kirby Muxloe 3 - 0 Coventry Sphinx By Lynton Wilkinson,

Kirby Muxloe was the venue for today’s fixture and we arrived to a decent clubhouse facility situated just to the South West of Leicester. Mid April and with both teams having nothing to play for other than pride, it was still a game I was looking forw

The Mikes 4-1 Causeway United Boldmere St. Michaels 4 - 1 Causeway United By The Mikes,

After a slow start, The Mikes came from behind to turn in a powerful second half performance to secure the Midland Football Alliance runners up spot.

93rd Minute Goal sinks the Saints Kirby Muxloe 2 - 1 Heather St. John's By Phil Owen,

All goals coming late in the game, Kirby taking the lead through Reeve just before the hour, McPherson levelling for the saints on 90 minutes the deciding goal by Kirby’s substitute Seal deep in added time.

The Saints do the double over the Athletic Heather St. John's 4 - 0 Gornal Athletic By Phil Owen,

Continuing their fantastic revival, the Saints played fellow strugglers Gornal Athletic. Both teams have had many successes in the past month, this being a very important game for both teams. Heathers goals coming in the first half from Mitch Woodbine FK

Church Completely Browned Off Highgate United 3 - 0 Alvechurch By Alan Deakin,

Lei Brown came of the bench to stamp his mark on, up to that point, a really poor game - converting a penalty and adding two more opportunistic goals.

GATE UNHINGED AT CAUSEWAY Causeway United 1 - 0 Highgate United By Highgate United,

A dramatic late goal coupled with The Gate being denied twice by the woodwork resulted in an undeserved defeat for Lee Adams' men.

THE COLEMEN FALL TO THE MIGHTY WULFS Coleshill Town 1 - 5 AFC Wulfrunians By Nigel Peet,

Scorers: Coleshill Town: Leek 51'. AFC Wulfrunians: Sedgemore 11 (p)' Crainey 31' Robinson 43' Gregg 70' 86')

Easter woe for Church Alvechurch 1 - 2 Coventry Sphinx By Stephen Denny,

After saving a penalty and then taking the lead, Church were beaten by conceding two goals from corners.

Shepshed Dynamo 0 Heath Hayes 1 Shepshed Dynamo 0 - 1 Heath Hayes By Shepshed Newsdesk,

Shepshed Dynamo's penultimate home Bakers Midland Football Alliance game ended in defeat and ending a sequence of three games unbeaten.

DALE CROWNED CHAMPIONS AS GATE SUFFER DEFEAT Tipton Town 2 - 0 Highgate United By Highgate United,

The Gates' failure to get any joy at Tipton saw Tividale crowned league Champions last night

Church draw blank Alvechurch 0 - 0 Westfields By Stephen Denny,

Church fought out a deserved draw 0-0 with Westfields to collect their first point in last four games.

Its a case of 2 points lost not 1 gained Highgate United 1 - 1 Heather St. John's By Phil Owen,

Saints had to settle for a draw being a goal in arrears at the half way mark, pulling level just after the Break. Hitting the upright and having two penalties appeals turned down

FIVE STAR COLESHILL RETURN TO WINNING WAYS AGAINST SCHOLARS Coleshill Town 5 - 0 Loughborough University By Nigel Peet,

Scorers: Coleshill Town: Brown 38′ 85′ Williams 40′ Edwards 66′

Church go down fighting AFC Wulfrunians 2 - 1 Alvechurch By Stephen Denny,

Despite their 3rd defeat in 7 days, Church battle gallently, only to concede late penalty to lose 2-1 at AFC Wulfrunians

SAINTS STOP GATE MARCHING ON Highgate United 1 - 1 Heather St. John's By Highgate United,

Bottom of the table Heather fully deserved their point against a weary looking Highgate side.

GATE RUFFLE SWIFT'S FEATHERS Stourport Swifts 1 - 2 Highgate United By Highgate United,

A goal apiece for Luke Fuller and Lei Brown ensured The Gate returned from Stourport with all three points.

Late Equaliser Denys Sphinx..... Tividale 2 - 2 Coventry Sphinx By Lynton Wilkinson,

A tough test was ahead of Coventry Sphinx today as they made the trip to Tividale to take on the Midland Alliance league leaders. Tividale were suffering with some serious fixture congestion and I was hoping Sphinx could take advantage writes support Mart

Both sides had chances to win the game. Rocester 0 - 0 Walsall Wood By The Wood,

Both sides had chances to win the game, but Wood fielding only 3 players from Saturday's line up just shaded the contest with Mark Swann becoming more and more influential as the game wore on.

Combat takes the points in the last couple of minutes!!! Kirby Muxloe 0 - 1 Walsall Wood By The Wood,

Wood kept alive their chance of finishing in the top 6 with a last minute goal from substitute Dave Carns. A man of the match performance by Wood keeper Raajan Gill had kept them in the game until the deadlock was broken in the dying seconds, to move them

Tividale a Step Closer to the Title Alvechurch 0 - 1 Tividale By Alan Deakin,

League leaders Tividale held on to a slender lead despite 'Church snapping at their heels throughout.

Tipton Town 2 Shepshed Dynamo 5 Tipton Town 2 - 5 Shepshed Dynamo By Shepshed Newsdesk,

Shepshed showed strength in character in coming from two goals behind after twenty five minutes to win this Bakers Midland Football Alliance tie at Tipton Sports academy 5-2.

The Saints fight on Heather St. John's 1 - 0 Coleshill Town By Phil Owen,

Heather St. John’s gained a well deserved victory against top four club Coleshill Town with a 1-0 win to keep their MFA survival hopes alive. After coming close on several occasions, the Saints finally broke the deadlock on 69 minutes, Hayden Johns head

THE SAINTS SILENCE THE COLEMEN Heather St. John's 1 - 0 Coleshill Town By Nigel Peet,

Scorers: Heather St. John’s: Johns 69′.

Piggott rides Peacocks to victory on Grand National Day Gornal Athletic 2 - 0 Alvechurch By Stephen Denny,

Relegation threatened Gornal Athletic completed the league double over a threadbare Alvechurch X1 with a deserved 2-0 victory, dropping them into the bottom half of the table.

LACEY'S ROMAN HOLIDAY Rocester 2 - 3 Highgate United By Highgate United,

Tom Lacey enjoyed the trip to Staffordshire as his 70th minute strike saw Gate defeat a spirited Rocester, fighting for their MFA survival.

Hard Fought Victory Coventry Sphinx 3 - 1 Westfields By Lynton Wilkinson,

On Thursday evening Sphinx entertained Westfields at Sphinx Drive, Siddeley Avenue, Coventry in their third game in six days writes supporter Martin Sutton.

WINNING STREAK ENDS Kirby Muxloe 3 - 1 Coleshill Town By Nigel Peet,

The winning streak comes to an end! And the curse of the Team Of The Month strikes again!

Revenge is sweet for Stourport...... Walsall Wood 1 - 2 Stourport Swifts By The Wood,

Swifts gained revenge for their early season defeat by Wood in late September but they didn't have too much to beat as Wood playing their 5th game in 11 days turned in a lack lustre, tired looking performance, only waking up in the last 15 minutes.

(All) Four One and then Four All Alvechurch 4 - 4 Tipton Town By Alan Deakin,

Church raced into a 4-1 lead courtesy of a Connor Deards hat-trick, but a second half that saw three red cards saw Tipton claw their way back to level at 4-4 in a pulsating game.

Share of the spoils Heather St. John's 1 - 1 AFC Wulfrunians By Phil Owen,

After trailing at the break Saints battled back to level and should have won the tie in the dying seconds

March 2014

COLESHILL TOWN ARE ON CLOUD NINE Stourport Swifts 1 - 2 Coleshill Town By Nigel Peet,

Scorers: Stourport Swifts: Pointney 56′. Coleshill Town: Lloyd 32′ Brown 64′.

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