JW HUNT CUP (1926) Part of Wolverhampton's History.
Tividale FC 2013/14 JW Hunt Cup winners and Midland Football Alliance Champions.
THE JW HUNT CUP

The JW Hunt Cup Charity football competition was formed in 1926 to raise funds for the sole benefit of the local blind.
It is named in memory of John William Hunt, a local business man and benefactor.
JW Hunt founded the local Chillington Tool Company and was a supporter of local charities. 
The firms trademark was the "crocodile", and the crocodile is incorporated into the trophy handles

It has been run every season since 1926/27 season.
The inaugural winners being Short Heath United who beat Cannon Iron at Molineux, Wolverhampton in April 1927.
Over £292,500 has been raised since!.
Season 2013/14 raised £8,000.

Teams compete from the Birmingham, Staffordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire Football Associations.

In January 2013 JW Hunt Cup President Alex Hamil was presented with the MBE by HRH Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. Alex received the award for services to football and the visually impaired (Photo above).


2013/14 cheque presentation.

CHEQUE PRESENTATION.
The cheque presentation for season 2013/14 was made to the Beacon Centre on Monday 22 September. The cheque presented was for £8,000. Thanks to all who contributed.Photograph right.

HOLDERS THROUGH TO SEMI-FINAL.
In the repeat of last seasons final, holders Tividale defeated Sporting Khalsa 4-3 on penalty kicks.The score finished goalless after extra time in front of a good growd. Tividale now meet Alvechurch in the semi-final. The winners will play Stone Old Alleynians in the final.
WALTER WAKEMAN.
Congratulations go to JW Hunt Cup stalwart Walter Wakeman on receiving an award from the Referees Association for 30 years service mainly has Training Officer.
MARANDOLA FC info required.
Written by Barrie Smith on 19. Apr, 2015
Really enjoyed your site, I was looking for some history regarding Marandola whom my father played for (Sid Smith dec) If anyone can help with a link to very scarce information it would be appreciated 
BLACK COUNTRY LIVING MUSEUM.
During the week 23rd to 31st  May 2015 inclusive, the Black Country Living Museum is hosting a display of the JW Hunt Cups and memorabilia on site.

This display will have to be manned between 10am and 5pm daily. Volunteers are required to man it daily for half a day or as required. If you are interested can you please contact me at Dunc4404@aol.com or 01902 630386.

Rota via webpage on left.

FORTHCOMING GAMES.
SEMI FINALS.
 Alvechurch   v Tividale 
Date&Venue TBA.

FINAL 2014/15.

Stone Old Alleynians Alvechurch  or Tividale 

Date&Venue TBA.

LATEST RESULTS.

Round Three.

Thurs 23rd April 7.45pm.
Tividale 0v0 Sporting Khalsa AET.
 Tividale won 4-3 pens.
Thurs 9th April.
Round Three.
Wolverhampton Sporting Community 0v2 Alvechurch.

Wed 25th March.
Semi Final.
Trysull 0 v 3 Stone Old Alleynians.
A fine semi final was played at AFC Wulfrunians ground by these West Mid Div One rivals. After a goalless first half Stone scored twice in two minutes with Carl Dibden in the 54th min putting Stone ahead quickly follwed with a goal from Luke Askey.Although Trysull tried hard to get back in the game Stone sealed their first JW Hunt Cup final appearance with a late third goal from Adam Tomkinson.



RESULTS.
Thurs 9th April.
Round Three.
Wolverhampton Sporting Community 0v2 Alvechurch.

Wed 25th March.
Semi Final.
Trysull 0 v 3 Stone Old Alleynians.
Round Two.
Black Country Rangers 2v4 Wolverhampton Sporting Community.
Round Three.
Trysull 1 v 0 AFC Wulfrunians.

Tuesday 10th February 7 45pm.
Causeway Utd 1 v 2 Stone Old Alleynians.

NEWS.
Alex Hamil MBE
Alex was honoured at the February meeting of Wolverhampton Referees Association with the National Referees Association 50 years award. It was presented to him by Birmingham County FA representative Eddie Yardley.
Congratulations Alex.
Tony Lloyd
  From Alan Cain Referees Secretary.
Phoned Tony Lloyd last night, he is still in hospital after operation on his knee, leg in plaster for few days hoping to be back at work next week but not refereeing for at least six weeks.  This following accident at JW Hunt Cup game on Tuesday night at Causeway. Get well soon Tony.


  CONGRATULATIONS.
Jeff Coleman
Auditor of and ex referee with the JW Hunt Cup. Jeff was awarded for 50 years service to football in various capacities with a commemorative medal by the FA. Congratulations Jeff from the JW Hunt Cup committee.


RESULTS.
SEMI FINALS.
W'ton Sporting Comm or Alvechurch
v Tividale or Sporting Khalsa.
Date&Venue TBA.
Trysull 0v3 Stone Old Alleynians.
at AFC Wulfrunians.
3RD ROUND DRAW.

  TO BE PLAYED BY THE END OF JANUARY 2015.

1. Wolverhampton Sporting Community vs Alvechurch.

2.Trysull 1v0 AFC Wulfrunians.

3.Tividale vs Sporting Khalsa.

4.Causeway United 1v2 Stone Old Alleynians.


2ND ROUND DRAW

TO BE PLAYED BY THE END OF NOVEMBER 2014.

  1.  Black Country Rangers 2v4 Wolverhampton Sporting Community.

  2. Continental Star 1v3 Stone Old Alleynians.

  3. Trysull 5v3 Penkridge Town.

  4. Wolverhampton Casuals 0v2 Sporting Khalsa.

  5. Wrens Nest 1v2 AFC Wulfrunians.

  6. Causeway United 3v1Darlaston Town.

  7. Tividale 3v1 Wednesfield.

  8. Alvechurch 4v1 Brocton.


FIRST ROUND DRAW.
Round One.
Causeway Utd 5v4 PENS. Stourport Swifts.
Heath Hayes 1v2 Wrens Nest Utd.
Brocton5v0 Warstones Wanderers.
Stone OA 4V3 Hawkins Sports.
AFC Wulfrunians 7v2 Wolverhampton United.
Sporting Khalsa 1v0 Wellington Amateurs.
Wednesfield 1v0 Pelsall Villa.
Trysull 6v4 Penncroft.AET(4v4 90min)
Tividale 7v0 Wyrley.
Wolverhampton Casuals 2v0 Old Wulfrunians.
AFC Bridgnorth 0v1 Black Country Rangers.
Wolverhampton Sporting Club 3v0 Red Star Alma.
Alvechurch 2v1  AFC Hinckley.

BYES Continental Star, Darlaston 1874, Penkridge Town.


COMMITTEE MEETING 2014/15.
Thursday 7th May 7.30pm. 
Fordhouses Cricket & Sports Club,
Wobaston Road.
 
 
Fordhouses. 


NEW NAME ON CUP.

JW HUNT CUP FINAL 2013/14.
Wednesday 21st May 7.30pm.
Tividale 3 V 2  Sporting Khalsa
Molineux Ground

DARLASTON TOWN (1874)FC.

Darlaston have announced that they will be playing in Div 2 of 

the West Midlands Regional League for season 2014/15.

http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/darlastontown1874fccic/

Anybody with information of a 1950s Goodyear player  Sheamus (Jimmy) Mee please view guestbook page.

Anybody with information on the Short Heath United team of 1935/36 please view the guestbook page.


 
WANTED .

Any Photographs,Programmes, Press cuttings or other items about the JW Hunt Cup over the years. Contact Tony Duncombe 01902 630386 or E mail Dunc4403@aol.com  .


Sponsor Mohan Singh presents the runners up trophy watched by Beacon Centre CEO Arwyn Jones.

BLACK COUNTRY LIVING MUSEUM.

During the week 23rd to 31st May 2015 inclusive, the Black Country Living Museum is hosting a display of the JW Hunt Cups and memorabilia on site.

This display will have to be manned between 10am and 5pm daily. Volunteers are required to man it daily for half a day or as required. If you are interested can you please contact me at Dunc4404@aol.com or 01902 630386.

AM 10am x 1.30pm           ROTA                            PM 1.30x5pm

Sat 23 May    Alex/                                                  Tony D/

Sun 24 May    Wilf/Tony Turpin                                 Les/Bill

Mon 25 May   Alex/ Brian Taylor                                Tony D/

Tue 26 May    Wilf/                                                 Les/Bill

Wed 27 May   Tony Turpin/John Flavell                       Keith Haynes/

Thu 28 May    Alex Nick & Sandra Enefer Round.         Tony D/Roger Bird

Fri 29 May     Tony D/Gill Preece                               Bill/                     

Sat 30 May     Wilf/Brian Rowley                                Alex/Tony Hammond.

Sun 31 May     Wilf/Tony Turpin                                 Alex/Mohan