Manager Marcus Bignot's patient pursuit of players has been rewarded with Blackwood joining from Brackley Town and Bottomer
, a former Coventry City winger, also joining.
SKY BLUES ACADEMY BACK (from left): First-year apprentices Connor Gudger, Connor Grogan, Luke Adams, Lee Burge, Cyrus Christie, Danny Bartle and Luke Bottomer
We have got six first years coming through the door and they are an exciting group as well - Connor Grogan, Luke Adams, Cyrus Christie, Lee Burge, Connor Gudger and Luke Bottomer
The Pics opened their account in the 11th minute when Luke Bottomer
drove goalwards and unfortunate defender Ian Latham appeared to handle the ball at close quarters with the assistant referee ultimately awarding a spot kick perhaps somewhat harshly in the visitors favour.
As the game was played out to an inevitable conclusion Rushall substitute Ahmed Obeng had two good chances late on, but his first finish lacked power after latching on to an excellent ball over the top and with two minutes remaining a deep centre from Bottomer
was headed just shy of the far post.
Substitutes (not used): Lee Burge (goalkeeper), Jamie Greenway, Cyrus Christie, Luke Bottomer
Pics debutant Danny Campbell had the ball in the net with nine minutes remaining, only to be denied by an offside flag, and superb work by Luke Bottomer
deserved more as Kyle Brady could only hook over.
The Under 14s squad is: Scott Keyes, Will Worthington (Brierley Hill and Dudley), Tom Brice (Coventry), Malachi Farquson, Carl Greenway, James Smith (Erdington and Saltley), Malachi Clarke, Cole Jarrett (Kings Norton and South Birmingham), Zac Cogger (Solihull), Luke Bottomer
, Danny Lewis, Jamie Stanton, Steven Yates (Walsall), Zack Foster (West Bromwich), Ryan Bishop, Tom Horton, Aaden Snaith, Daniel Jones (Wolverhampton).
Olympic almost doubled their advantage in the 21st minute when a smart one-two between Matt Lewis and Luke Bottomer
saw the latter unleash a powerful drive that the Red Rebels custodian did extremely well to parry away.
The Pics made a promising start to proceedings and on 14 minutes great work from Ahmed Obeng released Luke Bottomer
through the left channel, before the midfielder cut inside and drove into the bottom corner beyond 'keeper Liversidge to give his side the lead.
No one diagnoses imagined people with more panache than Phyllis Ferguson Bottomer
As a speech language pathologist and member of the Jane Austen Society of North America, Bottomer
(North Vancouver School District, Canada) offers a unique perspective on Asperger's syndrome.
Let's Dance by Paul Bottomer
(Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc.
has a unique perspective on the Newton Project as he was a director of Richfield Ventures as well as a former President and CEO of Silver Quest Resources.
But last night world tango champion Paul Bottomer
, 42, of Derby, regretfully declared the prince had not let his emotions "simmer.