Tag Archives: FA Vase

We’re Up 4 the Cup again

Saturday 14th and it’s FA Cup day once again for me & the big fella we’re off to a new venue for the blog by dropping in on our top mate Jim Rushe at Northwich Victoria who now play their … Continue reading

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2 Weddings & a Cup Tie

FA Cup preliminary round day and we’re off to the home of the flat cap, whippets, woodbines, clogs & pigeons…… Atherton Collieries! Technically Atherton is in the borough of Wigan but it seems more like Bolton to me, more importantly … Continue reading

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Step 18… Barnoldswick Town v AFC Emley (FAVase #5)

Well it’s that time of year again, no i don’t mean when everyone starts panicking about what to buy for that Uncle they don’t really like or setting their FaceBook status to ‘I’m A Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins’! I mean … Continue reading

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Step 15… Shepshed Dynamo v Rocester FC (FAVase #4)

We were always going to make this 90 mile trip to Leicestershire to watch Shepshed it was just a matter of when to go and with only 5 games left for us between now & Christmas we thought we would … Continue reading

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Step 10… Cheadle Town v Wigan Robin Park (FAVase #3)

1st round proper in the FA Vase today and we’ve decided on an all North West Counties clash at the Park Rd. stadium between Cheadle Town & Wigan Robin Park. We were set for a trip to Leicestershire for our step 10 … Continue reading

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Step 6… Winsford United v Glossop North End (FAVase #2)

Well we got lucky there! All them games being played in the FA Vase last Saturday and only 4 of them ending in a draw, and out of them 4 Winsford is only 35 mile away! i remember saying to … Continue reading

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Step 5… Goole AFC v Curzon Ashton FC (FATrophy #1)

Decision Time! Our first fixture clash of the season today with 53 FA Trophy games and 155 FA Vase games being played on the same day. We have to attend a game from both competitions to keep our “FA 34” … Continue reading

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Step 3… Irlam FC v Maltby Main FC (FAVase #1)

Sun’s shining so i’m once again confident that shirt sleeve order dress code will be fine today as we head off to Irlam for our first FA Vase game of the season. Free travel on our ‘borrowed’ bus passes today … Continue reading

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