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Old Boys off the mark with a point on the road

Sam Wilson can only find the goalkeeper

Wellington Amateurs 1 – 1 Stone Old Alleynians, WMRL Premier Division, 23rd August The Alleynians earned their first point of the season with a hard-fought draw away to Wellington Amateurs in Telford on Saturday. Danny Heard’s first-half strike gave the Old Boys the lead, but the hosts hit back with a 70th minute header to earn a share of the spoils. ...

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Lacklustre display costs Dominoes dear

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Stone Dominoes 1 Walsall Phoenix 3: Staffordshire County Senior League Div One, Saturday 22nd August Looking to build on their convincing midweek victory at Foley, Stone Dominoes entertained Walsall Phoenix at Yarnfield in their second home game of the season. It turned out to be a second defeat of the season on their own patch however, as a second-half double from the visitor’s ...

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Dominoes off the mark as Foley hit for six

Stone Dominoes v Foley

Foley 1 Stone Dominoes 6: Staffordshire County Senior League Div 1, Wednesday 19th August: Stone Dominoes put the disappointment of Saturday’s opening day defeat firmly behind them as they comprehensively put six past Foley to pick up their first points of the campaign. First half goals from Shane Lindop, Ash Cooper, Lewis Adams and Tom Broadhurst had given Dominoes a healthy half time lead, ...

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Stone win last-ball classic at Little Stoke

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Stone 1st XI were involved in a classic encounter on Saturday with near neighbours Little Stoke which eventually saw the Premier League champions emerge victorious in the fading light and off the very last ball of the match. Little Stoke skipper Gareth Morris won an important toss and had no hesitation in inserting the visitors. Luke Cheadle made light of ...

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Stone paddlers are ready to take on the world

Jasmine Royle in action in

Paddlers from Stafford and Stone Canoe Club put in strong performances at the canoe slalom World Cup event in Pau in the Pyrenees, perfect preparations for the world championships in London in September. Having completed her C1W final, fast-improving 22-year-old Jasmine Royle then had to watch the rest of the race from third place. It was only the final competitor, Spain’s ...

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Four off in dramatic league return for Stone Dominoes

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Stone Dominoes 1 Redgate 2: The return of men’s senior football at Wellbeing Park in Yarnfield on Saturday turned out to be quite an eventful afternoon as Stone Dominoes hosted Redgate Clayton Reserves in their season opener in the Staffordshire County League Division One. An Ash Thompson penalty had given Kyle Adams and Dom Ryder’s men a half-time lead, but just into ...

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Stone Dominoes LFC net four in impressive win

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Southport Shoreline Ladies 0 – Stone Dominoes LFC 4: Stone Dominoes Ladies travelled to Liverpool for their fourth pre-season friendly against Lancashire County League side Southport Shoreline Ladies FC and put in another quality performance. Playing in thirds again, Stone were able to change the formation each third and looked at playing players in different positions in preparation for their FA Cup ...

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Frustrating start to new season for Stone Old Alleynians

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West Midlands Premier Division: Stone Old Alleynians 0-1 Bromyard Town Things didn’t go to plan for the Old Boys in their Premier Division curtain raiser last Saturday, as the home side slipped to a frustrating defeat to fellow promotion winners Bromyard Town. Despite dominating possession throughout, the Alleynians failed to convert a number of chances and paid the price when the visitors nicked ...

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Stone push Stoke City reserves all the way

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Stone Dominoes Ladies 0 – Stoke City Reserves 1: The latest pre-season friendly saw Stone give a Stoke City reserve side a run for their money. Stoke stepped in as last-minute opponents as the Dominoes were let down by another team. Stoke City are leagues above Stone, so the Dominoes were massive underdog. However, they rose to the occasion and were certainly ...

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