FA Vase final: Sholing spoil West’s march to the arch

Half-past two on a blustery and rainy afternoon in Wembley. The famous Wembley Way is near deserted and the small number of vendors are struggling to retain their enthusiasm for FA Vase final day. “Get your souvenir scarf, only a fiver,” pleaded one desperate stallholder. He was not going to get rich today. Ironically, my journey into London had started by bumping into someone who … Continue reading FA Vase final: Sholing spoil West’s march to the arch

So, who the hell are Sholing?

The FA Vase always throws up an unknown team or two and this season has been no exception to that rule. Sholing FC have reached the Wembley final and will meet a more well-known team in the form of West Auckland Town. It’s North v South, a classic combination for a cup final. But who exactly are Sholing? You might be more familiar with their … Continue reading So, who the hell are Sholing?