KEY MOMENTS 19The Linnets
take a deserved lead, expertly converted by striker Michael Gash.
I pulled him before the Runcorn Linnets
game because I felt we'd not seen him for a couple of weeks.
Since being established in 2013, Linnets
lifted the league and cup double in 2015-16 and have also been crowned Challenge Cup champions twice.
So the children ran away to stay with their Uncle Ambrose, an eccentric, strict, and loveable retired school teacher who was determined to give them an education, but in addition to Greek, Latin, and Literature, the Linnet
children learned much more about nature and magic, the power of the past and Pan, and, of course, the importance of the bees.
* DRAWS involving local clubs: FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round: Formby v Alsager Town, Runcorn Town v Brighouse Town, St Helens Town v Atherton LR, Bootle v Wigan Robin Park, AFC Liverpool v Runcorn Linnets
. All ties must be played on Saturday, August 20, (3pm) with replays on or before Thursday, August 25.
Fielding a young side against the North West Counties League outfit, who are currently playing their home games at Witton Albion's Wincham Park, Emley produced a battling display but they trailed at the interval with David Sherlock having given the Linnets
a 33rd-minute lead.
are often "spooked" by larger birds which they mistake for predators.
More than 900 linnet
nests were monitored on ten farms by Mr Moorcroft at Oxford University.
Alfie is a goalkeeper for Widnes' Under-10s and, at the invitation of Linnets
, will take part in a half-time penalty shootout with his team for the Evo-Stik West fixture.
As the clock ticked down Linnets
looked to be heading to the next round only for Eborall to strike in the last minute to send the tie into extra-time.
have formed into large flocks now ready for the winter.
Ladies celebrate a goal this season and (right) their Challenge Cup win in 2017 NEIL THORNTON