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Solihull Moors: 10 Things

Posted by FC Halifax Town
Posted on Thu 29 Aug 2019
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We have a look at 10 things you may or may not know about Solihull Moors, who visit the Shay on Saturday

  1. Solihull Moors play their home games at Damson Park, which is based in the Damsonwood area of Solihull, West Midlands.
  2. They are currently 1st* in the table and were defeated in the play-offs last season by AFC Fylde.
  3. Solihull are nicknamed ‘The Moors’
  4. The club have only existed for 12 years. In 2007, Solihull Borough and Moor Green FC were merged to form Solihull Moors following an arson attack on Moor Green’s former ground in 2005.
  5. In their 12-year history, Solihull spent nine years in the Conference North before achieving promotion to the fifth tier as champions in 2015/16.
  6. They achieved their highest ever league finish last season, finishing second behind Leyton Orient following 16th and 18th placed finishes in their previous two National League seasons.
  7. Their manager is former Blackburn and Southampton goalkeeper Tim Flowers, who has been manager of the club since 2018. He also made 11 appearances for England in his career.
  8. On April 22nd, 2019, the club had a record 3,681 in attendance for their match against Leyton Orient.
  9. Solihull play in a blue and yellow home strip with their alternative colours being red and black.
  10. They have reached the second round of the FA Cup twice in the last three seasons. Their 2018/19 FA Cup run included a replay victory on penalties against Yeovil Town, who were a League Two side at the time.

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