GMWFL Spring 2023 – Lady Luck deserts Relics over 60’s Whites

1st June 2023The last game day (4 matches) of the Greater Manchester Walking Football League (GMWFL) Spring 2023 season for the Relics over 60’s Whites had the usual drama and controversy. The Relics started the final day in second spot in the table, one point behind leaders Club Kingsmaid, and on level points, but betterContinue reading “GMWFL Spring 2023 – Lady Luck deserts Relics over 60’s Whites”

GMWFL Spring 2023 – Relics over 60’s Stripes play well in a clean sweep of draws

Matches played on the 24th of May 2023. Glorious sunshine greeted the players and supporters! A mini-welcome was made by the league to the new players, and everyone was assured that Referees know exactly what running is; but we are not so sure if the players do 😊. The Stripes had a squad of 8Continue reading “GMWFL Spring 2023 – Relics over 60’s Stripes play well in a clean sweep of draws”

GMWFL Spring 2023 – 1 win, 2 draws, 1 defeat for over 65’s

18th May 2023:Another tough day of fixture for the Relics 65’s resulted in 1 win, 2 draws, and 1 defeat to Kingsmaid which meant that Kingsmaid leapfrog the Relics into top spot in the table, pushing the Relics down into second spot with 1 game day (4 games) to go in the Spring 2023 season.Continue reading “GMWFL Spring 2023 – 1 win, 2 draws, 1 defeat for over 65’s”

GMWFL Spring 2023 – clean sheets and a win for the over 60s Whites

Matches played on the 4th of May 2023. The sun was shining in Heywood, and the phone app said it was only a 25% chance of precipitation, which is very different to the usual 150%. However, there was a slight chilly breeze in the air, which made for perfect playing conditions in terms of keepingContinue reading “GMWFL Spring 2023 – clean sheets and a win for the over 60s Whites”

GMWFL Spring 2023 – Tough day for Relics 60’s Stripes

26th April 2023 For once Heywood is bathed in sunshine, slightly cool, but ideal for football. Unfortunately the results didn’t match up with the weather with the Relics over 60’s Stripes losing all three games 0 – 1. First game – WakefieldWakefield went ahead midway through the first half when a good through ball foundContinue reading “GMWFL Spring 2023 – Tough day for Relics 60’s Stripes”

WFLA National Cup – Relics 65’s just miss out in Regional Final

26th April 2023 Relics 65’s just missed out in the WFLA National Cup Regional Final, losing 1 – 0 to Blackburn in a tough game which could have gone either way.The Relics had the better of play for the first 5 mins, but Blackburn came back into the game and went ahead when a throughContinue reading “WFLA National Cup – Relics 65’s just miss out in Regional Final”

WFLA National Cup – Relics 65’s reach Regional Final

22nd April 2023Over 65s Reach WFLA National Cup Regional Final Bury Relics Over 65’s played their Walking Football League Alliance National Cup Semi-final on a cool, overcast day in Heywood last Saturday. It was a High Noon showdown between 2 top teams, Kingsmaid and Relics, who had met only 2 days earlier in a leagueContinue reading “WFLA National Cup – Relics 65’s reach Regional Final”

WFLA National Cup – Bury Relics over 60s versus Bolton Arena

This nice summary was provided by Andy Van R; To be fair today was (due to injuries etc) a bit of a makeshift side, who had probably never played together, who did really well. Each player gave it their all and can hold their heads up, in fact there was a chance which grazed theContinue reading “WFLA National Cup – Bury Relics over 60s versus Bolton Arena”