Isthmian League Cup, 2nd Round
Walton Casuals FC v Walton & Hersham FC
Tuesday, 28th October 2013, 7.45pm
Entrance £8, Programme £2
Distance 6 miles, Attendance 104
As the Baldwin sisters were sending out invitations for a lavish ball deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains, nearly four thousand miles away in deepest Surrey folks were planning a couple of Walton get-togethers of their own.
Oblivious to the shenanigans across the pond – as the Second World War came to a close – in the League of Corinthians, fifty year old “Grandpa” Walton FC was cosying up with Esther; or neighbouring Hersham FC as they were more commonly known. A few years later, on the other side of town, a group of ex-servicemen were casually forming an outfit which would eventually rival old man Walton.
Starting out in the county’s local intermediate league, the casual servicemen climbed the mountain…
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