september 2009

Retford United 2-1 Worksop Town – Unibond Premier

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On Saturday 26th September I visited Retford United. They were playing local rivals Worksop Town in the Unibond Premier division. It was a local derby and with a bit of singing between rival fans and a crowd of 576 it made quite a good atmosphere.

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Hallam 0-4 Burscough – FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round

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On 13th September 2009 I went to watch the second oldest football club play at the oldest football ground in the world in the oldest cup competition in the world. Hallam of the North East Counties met Burscough, who are 2 levels higher and play in the Unibond Premier.

Today was my second visit to Hallam after going in March 2008 to watch them play Pickering Town.

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Gainsborough Trinity 2-4 Southport – Blue Square North

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On Saturday 12th September I visited Northolme, the home of Gainsborough Trinity for the first time. I went to see Gainsborough Trinity of the Blue Square North play Southport. It was also Gainsborough’s new manager Brian Little, who has managed teams like Aston Villa and Leicester City in the past, first game incharge.

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