Freshly Discovered History & Info #1

WEST BROMWICH CHARITY CUP FINAL

On the 28th of April 1904, Bilston United played Willenhall Pickwick in the West Bromwich Cup final, losing to The Picks 1-0. The game was played at the Willenhall Road grounds.

 

VERSUS WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS

A record of some of Bilston Town’s games against Wolverhampton Wanderers can be found here taken from matches played between 1948-1973. I will be recovering this information for posterity and record.

 

THOMAS WILLIAM PHILLIPSON 

A nice little blog post about former Bilston player Thomas Phillipson is available here.

 

BILSTON TOWN COMMUNITY 6-1 CRADLEY 

A match report from Bilston’s demolition of Cradley from the 2014-15 season is available here.

 

BILSTON TOWN COMMUNITY 3-2 WILLENHALL 

A match report from Bilston’s win against Willenhall in the Queen Street hosted keyway derby from 2014-15 is available here.

 

WILLENHALL 1-4 BILSTON TOWN COMMUNITY 

A match report from Bilston’s win against Willenhall in an ‘away game’ at Queen Street with the team they currently ground share with from earlier this season is available here.

 

BILSTON TOWN 0-2 GRESLEY ROVERS

A match report from January 2002, this was during the last ever season Bilston Town played in the Southern League before resigning is available here.

 

“ALWAYS NEXT YEAR”

A snippet of a football book from Amazon that talks about Bilston Town and Queen Street, an interesting little read about how the place was back in the days towards the end of the Southern League years is available here.

 

bilston borough juniors pre ww2

Above: Bilston Borough Juniors, Pre-World War 2.

 

bilston reserves 1961 double champions

Above: Bilston Reserves, double champions 1961.

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