✔504 - The Lane

Ollerton Town 12v0 Welbeck Welfare
Central Midlands League North Division
Tuesday 23rd February 2016

Ollerton is a small town found on the edge of Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire. The area is known as the Dukeries in the Newark and Sherwood District. 
The former home of Ollerton Colliery (1926-1994) One of the most left wing pits in Notts and the scene of heavy picketing during the 1984 strike.
Ollerton Watermill was built in the old village on the River Maun in 1713, producing flour until 1984 and later restored in 1993.

Ollerton & Bevercotes FC formed in 1988.
Notts Alliance Division Two champions 1992-93
Changed name to Ollerton Town in 1994
Notts Alliance Division One winners 1995-96, Senior League runners-up 1999-2000.
Joined Central Midlands League Premier League in 2000, won the title in 2007-08, winning promotion to Supreme League.
Placed in CML North Division in 2011 after re-organisation of the league. 
Notts Senior Cup runners-up 2008 (lost final 2-0 v Eastwood Town)
The club are nicknamed “The Squirrels” and wear red shirts with black shorts.
“The Lane”
Walesby Lane
New Ollerton
NG22 9UT

English Non-League grounds visited 247
Current CML grounds 2/15

The ground is found at the bottom of a housing estate, fully floodlit with plenty of space for development. There is two covered standing enclosures, one behind the goal with some extra cover courtesy of two shopping trolley parking bays. The second stand is central at the near side, with the dugouts opposite.
Ollerton Town (5th) v Welbeck (15th)
Central Midlands League North Division Matchday 18/20
Kick off 7.45pm
Weather:Dry, settled.
The reverse fixture just took place last Saturday (20th Feb) and Ollerton came away with a handsome 12-0 away win.

1-0 10 Lewis Bingham (15’)
Cross from the left knocked in from six yards out.
2-0 9 Kyle Ludlow (26’)
Left wing corner kick headed home from ten yards.
3-0 11 Jamie Charlton (37’)
Ball from the left found Charlton unmarked in the inside right position, shot into far corner.

2nd half
4-0 9 Kyle Ludlow (47’)
Left wing cross fired in from close range.
5-0 9 Kyle Ludlow (59’)
Ball played in from centre midfield, stayed onside before firing in from the edge of the box.
6-0 7 Kyle Clarkson (62’) penalty
Clarkson fouled just inside the box and he despatched penalty, sending the ‘keeper the wrong way.
7-0 9 Kyle Ludlow  (69’)
Diving header from close range from a left wing ball.
8-0 9 Kyle Ludlow (71’)
Free kick from the right headed home 
9-0 9 Kyle Ludlow (77’)
Shot from Bingham was well saved by the ‘keeper but Ludlow was on hand to net the rebound.
10-0 4 Sam Stretton (80’)
Shot from the right on the edge of the box deflected over the ‘keeper.
11-0 4 Sam Stretton (86’)
Found unmarked inside the box with time to finish with a shot inside the ‘keepers right hand post.
12-0 8 Sam Dockwray (88’)
Good build up play wrapped up by Dockwray for an easy finish.

Ollerton also hit the post 3 times, hit the crossbar and credit the Welbeck goalie for making some fine saves.

Entertainment 10/10
Top Bloke - Kyle Ludlow
Six goals is the most I've seen from one player in a game. After the match I told him he had beating Alan Shearer’s 5 goal record. (which he seemed quite pleased about)

Admission £3
Programme £1
Pin badge £3
Mug of tea 60p
The Gadabout
134 miles door-to-door via A1,A614

There was plenty of debate on the whereabouts of last night's ground bagging destination. I got up in the morning expecting to go to Dronfield, but by the time I got down to Houghton-le-Spring, that had changed to Irlam in the NWCL. After getting picked up at 3pm by Katie & Lee we discussed it further and decided to go for the pending goal fest at Ollerton Town instead. It turned out to be an ace decision and topped off a great night which was preceded by a ‘Spoons tea at the Red Lion in Doncaster. 
Also at the game was Squad#4 Jack Warner and also Filly member A30 Chris Berezai, who took a picture of the four of us sporting our splendid 100FgC hats. I was back home at twenty minutes past midnight, tired, but happy to have witnessed two of my personal match stats smashed!

Matchday Web Album (24 pictures from The Lane)

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