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Wallspan Southern Combination

 



mccains
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Feb 3, 2018, 9:44 PM

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Can anyone tell me anything about the Wallspan Southern Combination? I know it was going in the early 80's.

I am after a League Table for season 1980-81.

Any assistance will be much appreciated.


MiddxSaint
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Feb 13, 2018, 2:55 PM

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Location: Hayes
Team(s): St Albans City

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Re: [mccains] Wallspan Southern Combination [In reply to] Can't Post or Reply Privately

Sponsored by a bedroom furniture maker/retailer from Luton, this league was played in the Hertfordshire & Bedfordshire region, mainly by reserve teams.


MiddxSaint
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Feb 13, 2018, 4:29 PM

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When St Albans City joined this league in the 1981/82 season, member clubs were:-
Ashcroft Co-op, Barton Rovers, Berkhamsted Town, Bedford Town, Dunstable, Hitchin Town, Letchworth, Milton Keynes City, Oxford City, St Albans City, Stevenage Borough, Witney Town.


ladderman
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Feb 14, 2018, 7:27 AM

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Location: Bishop's Stortford
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Although it did stretch as far as east Herts it overlapped with the Essex and Herts Border Combination, the latter eventually winning the battle for clubs leading to the Southern Comb's demise.
The SC also ran a floodlit knockout cup for the first teams of its members


pitch 63
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Feb 14, 2018, 4:36 PM

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I was under the impression the Southern Combination was known as the Southern Counties Combination prior to 1983-84 season.


mccains
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Feb 14, 2018, 6:47 PM

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Re: [MiddxSaint] Wallspan Southern Combination [In reply to] Can't Post or Reply Privately

Thank you for the information.

I am trying to obtain a Final League Table for 1980-81, can anyone let me know where I can find this?


Ropemaker
Man City Transfer Target!

Feb 14, 2018, 6:50 PM

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Location: Surrey
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Re: [pitch 63] Wallspan Southern Combination [In reply to] Can't Post or Reply Privately

Hailsham played in a competition of the same name, Southern Counties Combination, involving mainly Sussex sides in the mid 1970s.

Which I presume is a different competition.



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marthabbin
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Feb 14, 2018, 7:16 PM

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Although I have part / incomplete tables for 1979/80 and 1980/81, I have been searching for the final tables for some time and even after a lot of research they have eluded me. I think they can currently be called 'lost' but the search continues.

martin


ladderman
Man City Transfer Target!

Feb 16, 2018, 4:30 PM

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Although it did NOT stretch as far as east Herts it overlapped with the Essex and Herts Border Combination, the latter eventually winning the battle for clubs leading to the Southern Comb's demise.
The SC also ran a floodlit knockout cup for the first teams of its members


 
 


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