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Stoke City testimonial match for Andy Wilkinson

Andy Wilkinson

Stoke City are to stage a testimonial match for former defender Andy Wilkinson, who announced his retirement in February. The game will take place at the Britannia Stadium on Monday 16th May – 24 hours after the Potters’ final Barclays Premier League game of the season against West Ham United. Andy, who spent 15 years at the club and made almost ...

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Cup quarter-finals action for Stone Pool League teams

Stone Pool League

It was knockout action for Stone Pool League’s teams last week as attention turned to the quarter-finals of the Griffins Butchers Gold Cup and Silver Plate quarter-finals. All the favourites made it through, although all of the Lamb sides wobbled… Griffins Butchers Gold Cup The Joker 4 Moddershall 1 Defending champions The Joker progressed into the semi-final with ease. A heavyweight ...

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Battle of the Lambs in top-of-the-table clash

Stone Pool League

Week five in the Crown Street Garage Stone Pool League saw the early-season pace-setters clash as all top-four teams put their unbeaten records on the line. Both matches ended in wins for the home sides, with Lamb ‘A’ now standing alone with a perfect record. Here’s a round-up of all the action… Lamb ‘A’ 5 Lamb Hot Pots 3 The battle ...

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Dynamic duo put Christchurch Academy in the running

Christchurch Academy

A brother-and-sister dynamic duo helped Christchurch Academy to a flying start in this year’s Stafford and District Cross Country League. Jasmine and Harrison Lovatt won the girls’ and boys’ events for their school in the first of four races in this year’s under-11 competition. Christchurch girls are the reigning champions, with Jasmine winning all four races last year. Christchurch boys were squeezed into second ...

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Stone Master Marathoners Spring Treble

Stone Master Marathoners

Do you and your friends fancy an awesome running challenge? The Stone Master Marathoners 2016 Spring Treble entries are now open – sign up now! Run on three consecutive Thursdays in April, these superb off-road races are both challenging and rewarding and suitable for all abilities. A great atmosphere is guaranteed! Feedback has been taken on board, resulting in Hanchurch ...

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New 33-mile running event in Stone in May


A new 33-mile running event will be taking place in Stone in May, following the Stone Circles Challenge footpaths around the town and passing through 10 different villages. The Stones Ultra is for ultra-runners, but also for less adventurous runners too. If 33 miles isn’t your thing, you can enter as a three-person, mixed-sex team and run it as a ...

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