Friday 20th April 2012 ko 7.30pm
North Berkshire League War Memorial Cup Final
BERINSFIELD 5 (Rawlings 45 90 Kenny 46 D Murphy 56 Ingram 90)
SUTTON COURTENAY 2 (Oram 33 Childs 37) Johnson sent off 85 (2nd Booking)
Att 340 (h/c)
Played at Alfredian Park, Wantage. (Wantage Town FC)
Entry & Programme £2
That’s right folks, a measly two quid. I mean, what of significance can you buy for £2 these days? Of course, if you like the NBFL it buys you a fantastic evening’s entertainment.
The match was hosted by Wantage Town, a ground I’ve visited quite a few times over the years. It used to be positively ramshackle, I once described the stand as looking like a scene from “Tenko” but on each time I returned there have been improvements. Firstly the stand was rebuilt, then the ground enclosed. Now there’s a turnstile block, and I would imagine the ground now meets Southern League standards.
This is the North Berkshire League’s Cup for first XI’s that aren’t in the top division. The fact of the matter though, is that Berinsfield for the last two years have been in an entirely false position. Continue reading