THIS WEEK 2012/13 No10
25 Years ago, 1987/88
Saturday 3rd October 1987
Birmingham Vase Round 1
Princess End 2 v 0 Coleshill Town
No details of the match appeared in the papers however this may be the reserves as the first team played in the Birmingham Senior Cup later in the season and I don’t think they would have been in both competitions.
P9 W4 D2 L3 F13 A11 Pts10 Pos 15/19
50 Years Ago 1962/63
Saturday 6th October 1962
Birmingham Youth & Old Boys League, Senior Cup Round 2.
Bromsgrove Brookfield 2 v 7 Coleshill Town
Scorers: Colin Radburn 3, Harry Stokes 2, Reynolds, Houghton.
Coleshill Chronicle wrote: Coleshill took a 2-0 lead after only ten minutes both goals coming from centre forward Harry Stokes. In the second half further Coleshill goals came from Reynolds, Houghton and Colin Radburn three. Radburn has scored 14 goals so far this season.
Coleshill Tean: Cooper, Statham, Meechan, Curtis, Pugh, McDonald, Moore, Radburn, Stokes, Reynolds, Mullard, Houghton, Hillis.
P6 W5 D1 L0 F32 A7 Pts11 Pos 3/15
100 Years Ago 1912/13
Saturday 5th October 1912 No Match Arranged
Coleshill Chronicle Wrote:-
Coleshill Town will play Sutton Town in the 1st Round of the Fazeley Charity Cup on Saturday 12th October on the Parkfield ground. Coleshill have selected a strong team and a capital game should take place. The Committee are anxious to see a good “gate” for this match. The new Committee appointed have had a very rough time this last few weeks.
NB. The Fazeley Charity Cup was a very prodigious event in those days with many local teams entering the competition. It was first played in 1896 and is still competed for to this day.
P1 W0 D0 L1 F1 A9 Pts0
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