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Stone Old Alleynians back in action at last!

Stone Old Alleynians back in action at last!

Stone Old Alleynians played their first league game since the 14th December thanks to the recent bad weather but lost out to a Penncroft side who had managed to play six games in that time. The entertaining match on 15th February could have gone either way, with several near misses and missed chances at...

Old Boys back in action with great win

Old Boys back in action with great win

After a month off through bad weather, the Old Alleynians returned to action in the Division 1 Cup against lowly St Martins. On a heavy surface, the team could not produce the same flowing football we had seen over previous weeks, but it was a credit to both sides to provide an end-to-end contest...

Injuries fail to halt Stone Old Alleynians

Injuries fail to halt Stone Old Alleynians

In another exciting game at Yarnfield’s Wellbeing Park, Stone Old Alleynians came out on top with a great win against promotion-chasing Gornal Athletic. Having lost at Gornal earlier in the season, the Old Boys were expecting a tough game and it looked ominous as Gornal dominated the first five or 10 minutes, but without...

Dream start turns sour for Stone Old Alleynians

Dream start turns sour for Stone Old Alleynians

A second-half dismissal ended any hope of Stone Old Alleynians getting points from their trip to Shropshire against Wem Town on 7th December. The Old Boys had a dream start when they went ahead in the second minute. Josh Renshaw sent Adam Tomkinson free down the left and his cross was expertly finished by...

Point for Old Boys in gripping game

Point for Old Boys in gripping game

In gripping game, Stone Old Alleynians gave second place Bartestree a run for their money. The game finished all square, but the Old Boys had enough chances to win the match. With early play shared in this West Midlands League Division 1 clash on Saturday 23rd November, the Old Boys had a scare after...

Stone Old Alleynians seen off by league leaders

Stone Old Alleynians seen off by league leaders

Stone Old Alleynians crashed 4 – 0 at West Midlands League One leaders AFC Bridgnorth on Saturday 16th November and saw one of their players taken to hospital with a badly damaged ankle. Bridgnorth had won 13 and drawn 1 of their 14 league matches and also fielded a team who had played at two...

Old Boys crash out of the Staffs FA Vase

Old Boys crash out of the Staffs FA Vase

In a high tempo game at Yarnfield on 9th November, Stone Old Alleynians’ progress in the Staffs FA Vase was halted by high-flying Ball Haye Green in the second round. With the early stages even, the hosts came the closest to scoring with good interplay between Sam Wilson, Danny Heard and Nick Buckley, with...

Old Boys keep it local to sink Wem Town

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...

Old Boys hold on for FA Vase victory

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...

Old Boys rue host of missed chances

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...

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