Abdela & Mitchell, Adam Snook, Adam Thomas, Brimscombe and Thrupp, Carterton Fc, Edward Beard Budding, Ferebee, Football, hellenic league, Lawn mower, Martin Wilkinson, Mike Hedges, Queen of Africa, Sports, Stroud, The African Queen
Tuesday 15th January 2013 ko 19.45
Hellenic League Division One West
BRIMSCOMBE & THRUPP 1 (A Snook 90)
CARTERTON FC 0
Entry & Programme £4
If you have to finish a league’s grounds, then I think you should do it on a good one, and I think its fair to say that The Meadow in Brimscombe is exceptional. In groundhopping terminology the visit that completes a league, is referred to as a “Champagne Job,” and so far I’ve tried to avoid them. I like to have a range of footballing options open to me! In fact, the only other League I’ve ever completed is the Football League and Premier League’s 92 clubs.
Brimscombe and its conjoined twin village of Thrupp lie in the Frome valley, near Stroud. There’s a slightly unworldly feel to the place with its narrow twisting streets, and the single track railway line above the ground’s location on the main road to Cirencester. A steady succession of local trains, slid through the frosty night sky giving an almost ghostly feel to the proceedings.
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