... in the Integro Cup - after weathering the early storm, Matlock took the lead ... then it all went downhill from there ... Matlock 1 Hednesford Town 3
Rumours going round Derbyshire that my "move" into the area has brought bad luck to all teams I've watched (Belper Town, Matlock Town and Holbrook Sports so far ...) .... I point the finger at Mossley - who ain't doing so good since I left ... such is the beautiful game !
Out for a walk on Wednesday with the Belper U3A walking group round Shipley Park - once an area of coal mines, quarries and old railways - now a large country park. A touch moist to begin with (!) but weather did improve. A few (dry) pics at
Leandro Browne sets the ball rolling - 1-0 to Belper ...
A win !!! Didn't make the midweek game at Chesterfield (Derbyshire Senior Cup - 0-0 lost on pens), but the word was "much improved" - and it showed on Saturday. Belper rode their luck a bit at the start - but a penalty save and a disallowed Alvechurch goal was the catalyst for an excellent performance. Pics at Alvechurch 2 Belper Town 4 .