Stones win MCFA George Ruffell Shield

Wealdstone overcame Blue Square Bet Conference South club Staines Town 1-0 to win the George Ruffell Memorial Shield for the first time, at Wheatsheaf Lane on Tuesday evening (22 Nov)

This was the 11th staging of the match played between the Middlesex County FA Senior Cup and Charity Cup holders in memory of George Ruffell, who was Treasurer of the Association from 1986 until his passing in 1998.

Stones won the contest with an own goal, conceded by the home side within a minute of the kick-off, and played a team consisting of first team and the Capital League squad.