Match Preview: Sam Kimberley Trophy

Sam Kimberley Trophy @ Eccleshall, Thursday 27th April


  • The Roaring Meg vs Warstones Wanderers NRB
  • Thursday 27th April – 7:30pm
  • Eccleshall Football Club, Pershall Park, Chester Road (corner of Smithy Lane), ST21 6NE               
  • Adults £5.00 / Concession £3.00 / U16s Free

The Roaring Meg 
The Roaring Meg compete in the Coors Football League. They have been promoted twice and relegated once, but have excelled in cup competitions, reaching the final twice. They currently sit second in the league, with a chance to climb higher. The team has shown consistency this season and performed well even when key players were missing. 

The Roaring Meg’s Route To The Final 
Round 1: BYE
Round 2: Green Star FC 3 - 10 The Roaring Meg
Quarter-Final: The Roaring Meg 3 - 1 The Cat Inn FC
Semi-Final: Chesterton Bucks 2 - 2 The Roaring Meg (5 - 6 pens)

Warstones Wanderers NRB 
NRB Warstones Wanderers is a Wolverhampton-based football club founded in 2022 in memory of Nathan Reece Burton. Managed by Paul Lees and Reece Chambers, the team has won the CE Yardley Cup and is placed second in the Wolverhampton Sunday League Division 5. The club plays at Wednesfield FC and has Red & Blue as their kit colours. Midlands Sports Bar & Grill sponsors the team, and their community presence is strong. The memory of Nathan Reece Burton serves as a driving force for the club's success, and their dedication to the game makes them a promising team in the future.

Warstones Wanderers NRB’s Route To The Final
Round 1: Warstones Wanderers 4 - 1 I.S.S.A. FC Reserves
Round 2: Warstones Wanderers 3 - 0 AFC Winding Wheel
Quarter-Final: Warstones Wanderers 2 - 2 Hawkins Sports (4 - 2 pens)
Semi-Final: Warstones Wanderers 6 - 0 FC Lichfield Athletic

Match Officials
Referee: Brad Tonks
Assistant 1: Tom Fawcett
Assistant 2: Tim Derricot
4th Official: Carl Watson

Match Programme
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