Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Stamford AFC v Belper Town - 2nd December

Alex Steadman evades ...

My "Birthday weekend" - so a jolly day out was called for - however after 22 minutes with Belper down to 10 men - and 0-3 down, the jolly had all but evaporated.  Credit to the 10 men for a valiant rearguard action for the final 68 minutes however ... some pics at

Stamford AFC 3 Belper Town 0

... and so it's farewell to interim Manager Wynne Garnett who did a good job - the new Belper Town Manager was unveiled on Sunday as former Burton Albion legend Aaron Webster and assistant Lee Williamson) - first game on Tuesday in the Derbyshire Senior Cup on Tuesday night against Long Eaton United (another team with a new Management Team incidentally).

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Christmas Tree Festival ...

... in St Mary's Church, Stafford.

Christmas Tree Festival

Belper Town v Spalding United - 25th November

Alex Steadman ...

 Belper Town 2 Spalding United 1


Holbrook Sports v Selston - 18th November

First chance of some "new local" football ...

Holbrook Sports 0 Selston 2

15th November - The Big Move ...

 Looking down on Dove Stone and Yeoman Hey ressies ...

Two days earlier - a quick "farewell walk" around Dove Stone Reservoir (i.e. just up the road)

Farewell Local Walk 

 And then - after almost exactly 33 years ...

Morning - Mossley
Afternoon - Belper.

Mossley v Goole - 11th November

 Danny McLaughlin challenges Goole 'keeper Sam Leigh ...

Two down after 20 minutes in front of the season's biggest crowd doesn't sound good - but few were panicking - all level at half-time - and 45 minutes later comfortable winners ...

Mossley 4 Goole AFC 2

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Mossley v Droylsden - 7th November

 Jack Tuohy goes close ...

... in the Manchester Premier Cup Quarter-Final.  Despite incessant pressure - and a late late equaliser for Mossley - it was third time unlucky for Mossley in yet another penalty shoot-out ...

Mossley 1 Droylsden 1 (Droylsden win 5-3 on penalties)