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Solihull Moors: 10 Things

Posted by Jack Green
Posted on Thu 10 Jan 2019
Posted in First Team

Here are 10 facts to get yourselves acquainted with the side who currently sit 3rd in the Vanarama National League.

  • The side were only founded in 2007 and see themselves as one of the youngest teams in the National League
  • Solihull Moors are managed by former Blackburn Rovers and England goalkeeper Tim Flowers and was in goal when Rovers won the Premier League in 199
  • They play their home games at Damson Park who they share with the Birmingham City Ladies
  • The side won the National League North in 2016 to see themselves promoted to the National League
  • Their record home attendance was against Blackpool in November of 2018
  • The sides biggest win came in the form of a 7-2 victory over Corby Town in 2011 and their biggest defeat came when they lost 9-0 away to Tranmere Rovers in 2017
  • The clubs highest finish in the National League came in the 2016/17 season when they finished in 16th place
  • Solihull won the Birmingham Senior Cup in 2016, a regional cup contest which see’s West Midlands clubs pitted against each other and has seen the likes of Aston Villa and Wolves feature
  • The club’s top scorer last season was Oladapo Afolayan who amassed 11 goals
  • The side’s best performance in the FA Cup is reaching the Second Round and they haven’t gone further, achieving this feat in the 2016/17 and 2018/19 seasons.

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