THIS WEEK 2013/14 -25, 50 and 100 YEARS AGO WEEK 36
Saturday 15th April 1989
Coleshill Town 1 v 1 Hinckley
Scorer: Chris Cotton.
Sunday Mercury Wrote:
An injury time equaliser from Steven Bradshaw extended Hinckley’s unbeaten run to eight matches, as Coleshill gained another important point in their battle against relegation. Coleshill took the lead after 34 minutes when Cotton was on hand to take advantage of a Wilson flick on following a right wing corner and, just before the break, Yeomans, in the Coleshill goal, tipped over a long range shot by Moore. Hinckley almost equalised after 71 minutes when a shot from Weston was cleared off the line by Moore, but three minutes later Coleshill’s Cash hit the post with a header. Hinckley’s goal came after a breakaway as Bradshaw shot home from the edge of the area.
P33 W8 D6 L19 F46 A71 Pts22 Pos16/18
Fixture Saturday 22nd April
Boldmere St Michael’s Coleshill Town – Last game of the season!
Saturday 11th April 1964
Birmingham Youth & Old Boys League Mercian Division
Coleshill Town v Walmley Hill Rovers
No details of result or scorers.
P19 W5 D3 L7 F29 A28 Points 13 + 4 unknown result.
Fixture Tuesday 14th April
Christchurch v Coleshill Town
Fixture Thursday 16th April
Coleshill Town v South Yardley Amateurs
Saturday 11th April 1914
Birmingham Youth & Old Boys League Suburban Division
Not sure if Coleshill had a game on Saturday 11th as they were in the Coleshill Charity Cup Final on the Easter Monday 13th April
Monday 13th April
Coleshill Charity Cup Final
Coleshill Town 2 v 3 Kingsbury Colliery
Scorer: Dyke 2.
Coleshill Chronicle Wrote:
These teams met at Coleshill on Easter Monday afternoon, before a large gate. Coleshill won the toss and kicked up hill with a strong wind and the sun at their backs. Coleshill had the best of the play from the start but although the forwards had several fine opportunities of scoring, it was not until twenty minutes had elapsed that they opened the score through Dyke. The same player added another goal a few minutes later. Just before half time Kingsbury scored from a scrimmage, following a corner kick. A misunderstanding between Nichols and Franklin gave Ebery a chance a yard or two from the posts. Half Time score: Coleshill Town 2, Kingsbury Colliery 1.
In the second half Kingsbury had the best of matters in midfield but failed in failed in front of goal, Nichols doing much useful work in defence. Bullock was unfortunate with a magnificent shot which beat the Kingsbury goalkeeper but hit the cross-bar and went out. About ten minutes from time Ebery equalised, although there were strong protests for handling, which were ignored by the referee. Two minutes from time Jones scored the winning goal for Kingsbury, who ran out victors of a good game by 3 goals to 2.
Coleshill Town Team: Franklin Goal, Nichols and Cartwright Backs, Smith, Clare and Clive Half Backs, Pardoe, Rudge, Dyke, Greaves and Bullock Forwards.
Mrs G.E.Pridmore presented the cup to Ebery, captain of the Colliery team.
P12 W6 D2 L4 F37 A21 Points 14
Fixture Saturday 18th April
No details of a game this date.
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