The Tears of a Clown

Now if there's a smile upon my face…

From Eagle Valley

Things are looking pretty bleak for the local football club, Arnold Town, after a proud and illustrious past, formerly as Arnold St. Mary’s (and Arnold Kingswell). They perform a good service to the community, running some thirty teams for players of all ages.

It was sad to see them leave the centre of the town a few years ago when they lost their home at the King George V playing field after many a year but hopes were high with an excellent facility built-in the nearby countryside for them to use.

I’ve a few happy memories of watching them as a youngster, in particular against professional opposition in the form of Bristol Rovers and Port Vale in the FA Cup amongst many other games, here in the town and I really hope they keep a long, local tradition alive.

Come on The Eagles.

http://www.nottinghampost.com/Arnold-Town-FC-Emergency-meeting-held-eleventh/story-19865548-detail/story.html

October 1, 2013 - Posted by | Sporting Tales | , , ,

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