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Bury 0-2 Chesterfield – League 2

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On Saturday 3rd August 2013, I went to Gigg Lane to watch Bury play Chesterfield in the first game of the 2013/14 season.

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Alfreton Town 0-2 Grimsby Town – Blue Square Premier

On Tuesday 9th October 2012 I visited the Impact Arena to watch Alfreton Town play Grimsby Town in the Blue Square Premier Division.

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Liverpool 3-1 Bayer Leverkusen – Pre Season Friendly


On Sunday 12th August 2012 I went to Anfield to watch Liverpool play Bayer Leverkusen in a Pre Season Friendly.
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Hallam 1-2 Manchester City Under 18’s – Pre Season Friendly

On Monday 16th July 2012 I went to the oldest football ground in the world, Sandygate, to watch Hallam FC play Manchester City Under 18’s in a Pre Season Friendly match.

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Saltergate – The Demolition Continues


On Monday 7th May my Dad visited Saltergate, the former home of Chesterfield FC, to see the continued demolition of the ground. The difference is clearly visible now with the Main Stand now nothing but a shell and the roof of the Kop has been removed. It won’t be long now until there is nothing left of the place that the Spireites played for 139 years.

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Saltergate – The Era has Ended

On 5th August 2010 my Dad visited Saltergate to see how the ground looks 3 months after the club played their last match there.

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A Visit to Boston United

On 28th July 2010 I visited Blue Square North side Boston United’s ground York Street.

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Chesterfield 2-1 Bournemouth – League 2 – The Last Game at Saltergate

After 10 years for me, 33 years for my Dad and 139 years in total, the final countdown on Chesterfield’s home of Saltergate finally reached zero. Chesterfield’s game against Bournemouth was the last game ever to be played at Saltergate, before the side move to the B2net stadium next season.We took plenty of photos on this brilliant, yet sad day.

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