Grays Athletic v Bury Town – 3 March 2018

Grays Athletic took on Bury Town at Parkside in Aveley. It was my second visit to Aveley FC's excellent Parkside, where Grays are tenants. 

Score: 3-1
Competition: Bostik North Division
Attendance: 251
Ticket: £10
Programme: £2
Refreshments: £2 (two teas)
Star man: Kieran Bishop

I’ve lived in a few rented properties over the years. Every now and then something would need to be fixed or replaced and I’d be straight on the phone to a landlord that usually lived in a different city, county or even country. Grays Athletic, however, clearly have much more reliable landlords than I ever had. When the ‘Beast from the East’ came calling Grays’ landlords Aveley FC assured them everything would be fine. Grays lit the social media beacons, and the community appeared, shovels in hand, to clear the beast’s deposits from the edges of the Parkside pitch.

Read more on the Bostik League website.