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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...

Below-par Old Boys defeated at Gornal

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...

Slow start sinks Stone Old Alleynians

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...

Old Boys hit four at Wolverhampton Utd

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...

Old Boys sunk by controversial late penalty

Old Boys sunk by controversial late penalty

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...

Goals flying in at Wellbeing Park!

Goals flying in at Wellbeing Park!

Plenty of goals at the Wellbeing Stadium in Yarnfield again – that’s 16 in the first three games in the West Midlands League Division 1. Last Saturday Stone Old Alleynians followed up the previous week’s victory with a 4 – 2 victory over Shenstone in a match that could have gone either way. The...

A game of two halves

A game of two halves

Stone Old Alleynians, with all of the starting XI coming from Stone, including 9 old Alleynians, after missing several chances in the first half, finally found their finishing touch to end up worthy winners. The Old Boys took the game to Penncroft from the off and had their first chance after 5 mins. Grant...

Old Boys miss out in five-goal thriller

Old Boys miss out in five-goal thriller

Stone Old Alleynians lost their opening match of the season against a quick Mahal side in a five-goal thriller last Saturday, although they were unlucky not to get a point in a stirring second-half comeback. Mahal took the lead after just five minutes when a good move ended with Sandhar striking a good shot...

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