PREVIEW: SATURDAY VASE COMPETITION FINAL
A busy Birmingham County FA Finals season continues in earnest as Enville Athletic and Tipton Town compete in the final of the saturday vase competition on saturday 11 may.
The game is set to be played at the home of Birmingham County FA, the Walter Goodman Stadium, with kick-off scheduled for 2.00pm.
Heading into the Final, both Enville Athletic and Tipton Town will be looking to make significant club history by lifting the Saturday Vase for the first time.
On route to the game itself, both sides have provided entertainment to supporters. Enville got off to the perfect start in the First Round with a confident 3-0 win over FC Shush before squeezing past Crown FMN 3-2. Penalties were required to get past Boldmere Sports & Social Falcons following a 2-2 draw in normal time. Ben Stretton’s men then earned a 3-1 victory against Coventry Plumbing. They repeated that scoreline against Alcester Town in order to reach the Final.
Elsewhere, Tipton opened their campaign with an entertaining 3-2 victory over Woodlands WMC. They followed that up with a slender 1-0 win over Coventry Alvis. The entertainment continued into the Third Round with another 3-2 triumph against Moors Academy. Castle Vale Town were their next opponents and it took a 5-4 penalty shootout win following a 4-4 draw in normal time for Neil Perks’ to reach the Semi-Finals. Once there, it was a relative cruise for the side as they secured a 4-0 win against Village to bag their Final ticket.
Entertainment could be the theme of the day for supporters as they travel to Birmingham County FA to back both sides’ push for their first ever Saturday Vase Competition triumph.