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29th January 2009 - Meole Brace Colts match preview

Royals will be trying to make it three wins out of three this weekend when they take on Meole Brace Colts at Longden Road. The honours are even at the moment with both teams having one game each when they have met previously this season.

Royals will be keen to put some distance between them and third place club Market Drayton and they know that only a win will be enough to do that.

The match takes place on Sunday 1st February with a 2:30pm kick off.
Royals will be playing in red.

26th January 2009 - Weekend results round up

Royals climb to second place in the table after yesterday's win at the Meadow, leaping 3 places in the process. They are 10 points behind the leaders, but have 2 games in hand over them. They are ahead of third place club Market Drayton Tigers on goal difference.

The other games from this weekend were:

Meole Brace Juniors 1-2  Shrewsbury Juniors
Baschurch Juniors  2-2  Meole Brace Colts
Meresiders  v  Shrewsbury Junior Colts - postponed
Shrewsbury Juniors 9 8 1 0 41 8 33 25
Church Stretton Royals 7 5 0 2 29 21 8 15
Market Drayton Tigers 10 5 0 5 39 43 -4 15
Baschurch Juniors 9 4 1 4 38 31 7 13

25th January 2009 - Royals 7-2 Market Drayton Tigers

Royals put on a commanding performance today at the Meadow and defeated Market Drayton Tigers
7-2. Royals were able to play some entertaining football against a team that had put together a good string of results recently.

Goals from Moffat (2), Hearle, Fielding, Lewis, Leech and Weynberg earned the points for the Royals.

A full match report can be found here.

22nd January 2009 - Market Drayton Tigers preview

This weekend sees the Royals take on form side Market Drayton Tigers in another home fixture. When the two teams met before Christmas, Royals were beaten 6-3 in a game where they were always trying to play catch up. Royals will be keen to get a win under their belts again this week and continue their climb up the table.

The game takes place at Russell's Meadow on Sunday with a 10:30am kick off.
Royals will be playing in blue.

19th January 2009 - Weekend round up

Royals move up one place in the league table following their win over Meole Brace Colts. Shrewsbury Juniors extend their lead to 7 points after defeating Market Drayton Tigers 3-1.

Full results from the weekend were:

Stretton Royals 3-2 Meole Brace Colts
Market Drayton Tigers 1-3 Shrewsbury Juniors
Baschurch 6-3 Meresiders

18th January 2009 - Royals 3-2 Meole Brace Colts

Royals did enough today to earn the points after scoring twice in a first half which saw them nearly back to their best. As the game went on though Meole Brace put the pressure on and two second half goals nearly earned them a point. However Fielding scored the winner with 12 minutes remaining. Royals could have increased their lead late on when they missed a penalty in the closing stages.

Royals other goals were scored by Green and Hearle.

A full match report can be found here.

13th January 2009 - Meole Brace Colts match preview

Weather permitting, Royals take on Meole Brace Colts this weekend at Russell's Meadow. The game is a re-arranged fixture which should have been played when the Charity Cup game was played between the two teams.

When that game was played, Meole Brace came out 1-0 winners, after a very tense and close game, in bitterly cold and wet conditions. Royals will be hoping to avenge that defeat, a game where they hit the underside of the bar and missed a penalty.

The games takes place at Russell's Meadow on Sunday, with a 10:30am kick off.
Royals will be playing in blue.

12th January 2009 - Weekend league round up

Two league games were played at the weekend, despite the adverse weather conditions. They were:

Market Drayton Tigers 4-3 Baschurch
Meole Brace Juniors 5-3 Meresiders

Another win for MD Tigers sees them close the gap on leaders Shrewsbury Juniors to 4 points.

Under 13A                
Shrewsbury Juniors 7 6 1 0 36 6 30 19
Market Drayton Tigers 8 5 0 3 36 33 3 15
Meole Brace Juniors 6 4 0 2 23 17 6 12
Shrewsbury Junior Colts 6 3 1 2 17 12 5 10
Baschurch Juniors 7 3 0 4 30 26 4 9
Church Stretton Royals 5 3 0 2 19 17 2 9
Meole Brace Colts 6 2 0 4 15 26 -11 6
Meresiders 8 0 0 8 12 51 -39 0

12th January 2009 - Charity Cup results

The quarter finals of the Charity Cup were completed yesterday and the remaining results were:

Shrewsbury Juniors 3-1 Shrewsbury Junior Colts
Admaston 1-2 Oswestry

The semi-final draw will be:

Oswestry v Wrekin
Shrewsbury Juniors v Meole Brace Colts

10th January 2009 - 8:00am update - TRAINING CANCELLED.

Training has been cancelled this morning due to a severe frost.

5th January 2009 - Royals must endure more time before next game

Royals match  against Shrewsbury Junior Colts this coming weekend cannot be played due to their opponents still being involved in the Charity Cup. This means that the Royals will have to wait until 18th January for their next fixture, which will hopefully be the re-arrangement of a previously postponed match.

2nd January 2009 - Frost puts paid to another fixture - TRAINING ALSO CANCELLED

Freezing temperatures for the last week and for the next 48 hours at least have meant that both training and the match on Sunday against Meole Brace have been postponed.

Royals have had 5 out of the last 6 of their games postponed, all of which will have to be played between now and the end of the season.

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