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Old Boys keep it local to sink Wem Town

Stone Old Alleynians continued their recent good run of form with a well-earned victory over high-flying Wem Town last weekend as they returned to West Midland League first division action. They achieved this victory with a squad made up of all local lads and the starting XI included 10 actual Old Alleynians (former pupils of Alleyne’s High School – now ...

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Old Boys hold on for FA Vase victory

Stone Old Alleynians managed to hold out in a tense finish against West Midland League rivals Wyrley to make it through to the second round of the Staffs FA Vase for the first time years. The game – on Saturday 12th October at Wellbeing Park in Yarnfield – started with both sides stroking the ball around and not making any ...

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Old Boys rue host of missed chances

A string of missed chances saw Stone Old Alleynians slip to defeat at the hands of Hanwood at Wellbeing Park on 28th September. After Hanwood had started the brightest, it was the Old Boys who had the first chance with Adam Tomkinson clearing the crossbar. A few minutes later 16-year-old Matt Thomas was sent clear but he rushed his shot ...

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Below-par Old Boys defeated at Gornal

A weakened Old Alleynians team put in a below-par performance in Dudley against Gornal Athletic on 21st September and fell to their second successive defeat. The Old Alleynians started off on the offensive for the first 15 minutes but failed to capitalise on their superiority. The closest they came to scoring was a good run and cross by Sam Hodgkinson ...

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A 3,000-mile journey to Russia – by bike!

A cyclist from Stone pedalled all the way to Kaliningrad in Russia – an epic journey of over 3,000 miles in just six weeks taking in 10 countries. Gordon Taylor, aged 56, rode 3,070 miles to be exact, cycling from Stone to Harwich and then through Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Lithuania and Russia. And most ...

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Slow start sinks Stone Old Alleynians

In a fast and furious game at Yarnfield’s Wellbeing Park on 14th September, Stone Old Alleynians (not for the first time this season) were slow out of the blocks against Ledbury and found the half-time deficit too much to claw back. Ledbury had both the height and strength advantage over the Old Boys and with a very effective offside trap ...

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Old Boys hit four at Wolverhampton Utd

Four second-half goals saw Stone Old Alleynians secure a comfortable victory at Wolverhampton Utd last Saturday in their latest West Midlands League Division 1 match. Playing up the slope in the first half, there was little to choose between the sides, with both having periods of domination. With a height advantage the quick tackling home defenders gave little away and ...

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Old Boys sunk by controversial late penalty

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Stone Old Alleynians’ match against high-flying Haughmond was controversially decided by a hotly disputed penalty after the Old Boys had fought their way back on to level terms. Missing a few players due to holidays and weddings, a much-changed team started the match on Saturday 31st August on the back foot. After going close from two corners and a free ...

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Bronze for Jazz at World Cup canoe event

Young canoeists from Stafford and Stone Canoe Club on Westbridge Park took part in a World Cup tournament in Bratislava as part of a GB Canoeing development team. Thanks to Dave Royle for this report… As the World Championships will take place very shortly in Prague, GB Canoeing decided to take a development team of mostly under-23s to the finals ...

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Record GCSE results for Stone students

St. Dominic’s Priory School and Alleyne’s High School in Stone celebrated their students’ success as their GCSE results were announced on Thursday.   Once again, St. Dominic’s Priory school continues its tradition of achieving results that are well above national averages and are proud to report that the pass rate across all subjects was 100%, with our students achieving 53% ...

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