With the football season over prematurely due to the Coronavirus Pandemic I’m in the unusual position of actually having this blog up to date! So to keep the content coming, and for something to do, I’ll do some old grounds and games where there’s a story to tell.
Tuesday 30th September 2008 ko 19.45
FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round Replay
HAYES & YEADING UNITED 5 (Hendry 16 36 Ruby 28 Knight 99 James 119)
STAINES TOWN 3 (Butler 20 73 Onochie 73)
Att 348 at Church Road
Entry £10 +£1 stand transfer
When Yeading FC and Hayes FC merged in 2007 you could easily say that they picked the better ground to give up. The new club played temporarily at Hayes’ Church Road, while Yeading’s Warren was to be redeveloped to be a permanent home for the new club. Once the work was complete, the idea was to move back to the Warren and sell Church Road for housing. Continue reading