Where are they now? Kevin Francis

March 14, 2013
I attended the Waverley School reunion last weekend as the school is moving from its Hob Moor Road site in Small Heath. During the event they looked back at Old Waverlians.  Apparently Big Kev was a pupil, although probably a few years after me! 

Kevin is now 42 and works in Calgary, Canada working as a Police Constable - let's face it he'd be a pretty imposing figure.

14 March

BCFC Supporters Meeting - 18th December

December 20, 2012
Groups Attended
  • Blues Trust
  • Small Heath Alliance
  • Often Partisan 
  • Disabled Supporters Club
  • North West
  • BCFC Official Messageboard
  • East Mids
  • South Wales
  • Mid Wales
  • Singing the Blues
  • London
  • Forza Blues
  • Redditch
  • YBS

I've noted the main points for each topic. Anything highlighted needs our attention.

1 Stadium / Security

  •  There can be no consideration of safe standing at St Andrews until legislation changes.
  • General comments about the clarity of the PA system. If there are problems in the area you sit...

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YBS Golf Day 2012

July 15, 2012
The event took place on Friday 29th June and a second visit to Forest Park Golf Club. Despite the daunting weather we'd experienced in this so-called summer the day went well with only a brief soaking - must have been down to Pete's organisational skills.

The morning Bluesomes was won by Roy Smitten, Neil Edwards and Rob Smitten.

The afternoon stableford event was as competitive as ever;  
  • 3rd place was shared by David Edwards, Steve Turner and Peter Meade on 32 points
  • 2nd place was Rob Smitten o...

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Braga Recollections

December 10, 2011
Soaring into the sky on Easyjet from Gatwick with other Bluenoses the next adventure in Europe began.  Two hours later and we were in Porto, and after a 1 hour car ride we arrived in Braga.We stayed in Basic Braga by Axis and I feared the wrath of my wife as it was "over the railway station" but it was modern clean and the staff were fabulous.  Braga was a large town and has many old churches and baroque style buildings but with a very modern trendy area as well.

The Wednesday arrived a...

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In Bruges

November 21, 2011

Through the silent, deserted streets of Chiswick,London at 4:10 am trudged two bleary eyed people with holdalls full of food, some beer and clothes as well as tickets for the Eurostar to Brugge.

Tube to St Pancreas we passed through security and were waiting for the train.

First big decision. Robin called for a coffee but seeing the prices his wise father called for 2 pints of Guinness which tasted like nectar at 6:00 am! A smooth transfer to Brussels and onwards to Brugge(when bookin...

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YBS Golf Day

November 14, 2011
Often referred to as "the 5th Major" this year's contest took place on the 1st July at Forest Park Golf Club near York.

The morning consisted of 9 hole "bluesomes". The teams were;

  • David Edwards, Pete Meade, Ben Smitten   ** WINNERS**

  • Roy Smitten, Steve Turner, Steve Killeen
  • Paul Killeen, Neil Edwards, Andrew Smitten
 The afternoon was an individual stableford competition

Prize Winners

YBS Champion 2011 - Steve Turner

Longest Drive Neil Edwards
Nearest the Pin Roy...
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