Junior Team Sub
- Dec 27, 2019
Ware, AFC Wimbledon.
Aha! I wondered if the two chaps on the halfway line were of this parish! We've never started a game as well as we've started that one! Glad you enjoyed your afternoon.Trent Vineyard 3 FC Mansfield 2 Nottinghamshire Senior League Division 2 North cup group stage
Beeston Weir field ground ( far pitch.)
The original plan was to watch PMG academy but a phone call from the cml fixtures secretary, just as I was leaving, informed me the game was off. With a limited amount of time I struggled to find a new ground I could get to in time. I discovered this match was on, so it was off to Beeston. The last time I'd visited this area was back in the early 2000's when we had the terrible floods. I remember watching the River Trent sweeping a caravan over the weir fields in an awesome display of power. - No such worries today as the ground was in perfect condition.
Wollaton Reserves played on the nearest pitch. As you reach Canalside in Beeston Rylands, cross the bridge and follow the access road to the end where there is a large car park.
The game started off in a fantastic manner, with the home side scoring three cracking goals and the visitors pulling back an equally good goal on 21 minutes. The rest of the half became a stale mete and half time was still 3-1. The second half was end to end, but great saves by the keepers prevented further goals. On 89 minutes FC Mansfield scored a second, but it was too late to prevent them losing. My first game since Boxing Day and great to see football again. The other spectator at the game was sad.hopper so I had good company through out the game.