Month: March 2017

Manchester United Ruined My Life – Shindler

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An excellent book and one that might not be imitated in future. This is the story of growing up in the time before the transformation of Manchester City, in the 50s and early 60s with a dominant United –

It is a tale that reveals what it is like to be on the outside looking in, with his nose pressed up against the sweet shop window watching the United supporters take all the wine gums.

It has a snazzy new cover now it has been re-published, well worth a read though, even if you happen to have an affiliation with the red side of Manchester.

colin s


Leek 2-1 Loughborough (4-3-17)

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Game 45 of the 16/17 season

Ten point ‘match report’

Somewhere a bit more local after the long trip to Dulwich to watch Macc the week before, and a first trip to Leek since pre-season.

leek v lough
picture from Leek Town Website

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Champion Hill – Dulwich Hamlet

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Ground number 141

First visit – 25/2/17 (Dulwich Hamlet 2-2 Macclesfield – FA Trophy Quarter Final)

Dulwich Hamlet v VCD Athletic, Ryman Premier Division
Copyright – Keith Gillard (2015)

FA Trophy final quarter final day and the draw had thrown up a tricky encounter at Dulwich Hamlet. Another in the category of may not get chance to watch Macc here again – so best go just in case.

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Academy Stadium – Manchester City

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New Ground number 142

First visit –  3/3/17 Manchester City EDS 3-0 Everton EDS (Premier League 2)


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