30th April 2009 - Third place for
Royals have finished third in the league
in their first season in the competition,
after Meole Brace just did enough to beat
Shrewsbury Junior Colts by 3 goals to 2
tonight. This result means the Meole Brace
Juniors claim the runners up spot as they go
3 points clear of the Royals.
27th April 2009 - Meole Brace Juniors
edge towards second spot
Meole Brace all but finished Royals'
dreams of finishing second tonight, when
they beat sister team Meole Brace Colts 1-0.
The result means that they draw level on
points with Royals and only need a draw in
their final game on Thursday to finish
26th April 2009 - Royals come tumbling
Royals were given a harsh reality check
this morning at Shrewsbury Sports Village,
when they were hammered 4-0 by a well
organised and disciplined Shrewsbury Junior
Colts side. The Colts were 2-0 up after 20
minutes and Royals struggled to get a grip
on the game.
Miles was carried off in the first half,
with what looked to be a serious knee injury
and could take no further part in the game.
Royals now see their dreams of 2nd place
shattered, with 3rd place club Meole Brace
needing 4 points from their final 2 games to
make the spot theirs.
A full match report can be read
24th April 2009 - Shrewsbury Junior
Colts match preview
Royals travel to Shrewsbury Sports
Village again this weekend where they take
on Shrewsbury Junior Colts in their last
league match of the season. The teams have
met twice previously this season, once in
the League Cup, which the Royals narrowly
won after a penalty shootout and in a league
fixture in when the Royals won 3-2.
Royals desperately need a win to finish
on a high note, after only having gained one
point in their last 3 games.
The game takes place on Sunday with a
10:45am kick off.
Royals will be playing blue.
19th April 2009 - Meole close gap on
Meole Brace Juniors closed the gap on the
Royals today as they beat Market Drayton
Tigers 4-3. They are now just 3 points
behind the Royals, with a game in hand.
Royals, who have only picked up one point
out of a possible nine in their last three
games, will need to make sure of a victory
next week against Shrewsbury Junior Colts.
19th April 2009 - Shrewsbury Juniors
Royals came away empty handed this
afternoon, as they went down by a single
goal to League winners, Shrewsbury Juniors.
Royals went ahead in the first half, when
Hearle struck home off the post. Shrewsbury
equalised before half time and then, in the
second half they got the winner. Moffat came
close to equalising in the dying minutes but
he saw his shot go agonisingly wide.
16th April 2009 - First v Second on
This Sunday sees a top of the table clash
between already crowned champions,
Shrewsbury Juniors and the Royals, who are
currently in second place. Royals came out
victors the last time the two teams met with
a 1-0 victory in the League Cup, but
Shrewsbury Juniors won the league fixture
6-2 back in September.
Royals will be without the injured
midfielder Leech who has a ligament injury,
but should have everyone else available.
The game takes place at Shrewsbury Sports
Village on Sunday 19th April 2009, with a
2:30pm kick off.
Royals will be playing in
9th April 2009 - League Cup Final
This year's U13s League Cup final will
take place at SCAT (Shrewsbury College of
Art and technology) at 3pm on Sunday, 10th
May 2009. Royals are playing Meole Brace
Juniors in the final and have been allocated
pitch 5 for the game.
8th April 2009 - Weekend off for the
The Royals have the weekend off over the
Easter period, to recharge their batteries
and be raring to go in their next league
match, against league champions Shrewsbury
Juniors. Royals need a victory to maintain
their pressure on the second place spot.
5th April 2009 - Shrewsbury Juniors
are 2008-09 League Champions
Congratulations to Shrewsbury Juniors who
are today confirmed as 2008-09 league
champions. Royals were, until today, the
only team that could have caught them, but
their defeat today means that they can no
longer do so.
5th April 2009 - Royals defeated by
Meole Brace Juniors
Royals lost their unbeaten record for
2009 today, after losing 2-1 to Meole Brace
Juniors. Royals looked tired and jaded and
were outperformed for most of the game by
their opponents, who wanted the result more.
Despite taking the lead through Lewis, 2
second half goals earned Meole Brace the
A full match report can be read