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Solihull Moors: 10 Things

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Posted by Luke Davis
Posted on Thu 29 Aug 2019
Posted in 10 Things

Ahead of FC Halifax Town’s fixture with Solihull Moors, we look at 10 things you may or may not have known about the visitors.

  1. Solihull was formed just 12 years ago following a merger between Moor Green and Solihull Borough.
  2. Playing their games at Damson Park, The Moors currently share the ground with Birmingham City Women’s team.
  3. Last season’s finish of second in the National League was Solihull’s highest ever finish. They finished just three points off champions Leyton Orient.
  4. Solihull will compete in the Scottish Challenge Cup this season and are due to play Kelty Hearts on September 7th.
  5. They have made it to the second round of the FA Cup on just two occaisions. The first coming during the 2016-17 season and the second came last season.
  6. Solihull have never made it past the fourth round of the FA Trophy. Last season they narrowly lost to Telford United in the fourth round.
  7. Current manager Tim Flowers was a successful goalkeeper during his playing days. Making 11 appearances for England between 1993 and 1998.
  8. Solihull forward Nathan Blissett is Luther Blissett’s uncle. Luther Blissett was one of England’s first black players, scoring a hat-trick on his debut against Luxembourg.
  9. The Moors’ record attendance currently sits at 3681 which came last season when they played Leyton Orient.
  10. Should Solihull get promotion this season they will be one of just six west midlands sides to play in the Football League. The others being: Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Coventry City, Walsall, West Brom, and Wolves.

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