GMWFL Autumn 2022 – Pain in the rain for over 65s; now playing for runners up

The penultimate set of fixtures for the over 65’s top division in the GMWFL had arrived and Bury Relics were currently in 2nd place, seven points behind leaders Kingsmaid. Only a perfect set of results for Bury and a freak series of losses for Kingsmaid, will enable Bury to take top spot. Due to injuryContinue reading “GMWFL Autumn 2022 – Pain in the rain for over 65s; now playing for runners up”

GMWFL Autumn 2022 – Solid performance for the over 60’s stripes

Match day 3 for the over 60’s stripes saw the league debuts for Iain Dawson and Mike Bartram. The Relics were aiming to move off the foot of the table. The first game was against Wakefield Wanderers who where just two points ahead of the Relics going into todays game. The game was tough withContinue reading “GMWFL Autumn 2022 – Solid performance for the over 60’s stripes”

Over 65s team looked balanced and performed well in the league

There was no need to check a weather App before this game; as I approached HeyFlood, it was raining. It was nice to see several Bury supporters had turned up in the rain, to follow and support their team. Following a safety announcement from the league officials, the games got underway. Bury Relics did notContinue reading “Over 65s team looked balanced and performed well in the league”

A concrete and resolute performance for the over 60s whites October fixtures

The night before; there was a quick tap on the smart phone and a weather app checked; it predicted only a 7% chance of precipitation and potential 50KmH wind gusts at Heywood tomorrow. On the day and on arrival, there was no rain nor was there too much wind; it was good conditions for theContinue reading “A concrete and resolute performance for the over 60s whites October fixtures”

Over 70s win two and lose one to go three points clear at the top

Due to other commitments, both intrepid Bury Relic news reporters were not present, so others kindly provided the information on what was a very good day for the Bury Relics over 70s team. The results and scorers were as follows: Bury Relics 2 – 0 Blackpool (Goal scorers were John W and John M). BuryContinue reading “Over 70s win two and lose one to go three points clear at the top”

A Tough Start For The Stripes New Sept 2022 Season

A new season for the Stripes awaited in Heywood. A scratch team was scrambled together, that included the super utility over 70s player in Goal, Bob Cat and the Parkinson’s England team centre forward, Keith B. When I arrived, they were warming up, by performing a “piggy in the middle” type approach, with Mark TContinue reading “A Tough Start For The Stripes New Sept 2022 Season”