Adam Dickens, binfield, Carl Davies, Dan Rapley, FA Cup, Flackwell Heath, Hill Farm Lane, Jeff Brown, Joel Havermans
Monday 19th August 2013 ko 19.45
FA Cup Extra-Preliminary Round Replay
BINFIELD 3 (Rapley 15 Havermans 34 Davies 45)
FLACKWELL HEATH 2 (Dickens 9p 68) Brown sent off 90 (2nd booking)
I think Binfield the village has an image problem. The trouble is that when you tell people where you’re heading you inevitably tell them its near to Bracknell, and Binfield is as far removed from the New Town modernity and roundabouts as is possible.
Painter John Constable spent his honeymoon at the Rectory in 1816 and sketched All Saints Church twice. The church said to have been a refuge for a number of Parliamentary soldiers during the Civil War. Poet Alexander Pope lived nearby and was a choirboy here.
From the late 19th century to the 1960s, brick-making was an important industry in the area, with the Binfield Brick and Tile works at Amen Corner being an important employer. Binfield bricks were partly used to create the Royal Albert Hall.
Hill Farm Lane is tucked away off the main road, the signs the club have provided are both welcome and necessary. You expect a small rustic ground, so what opens out in front of you is a real bonus. Continue reading