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    Default Re: Proper Football in the 70s and 80s before those W***ers at Sky killed it.

    Whilst staying the subject of Match of the Day.



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    Name the Ground.


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    Quote Originally Posted by rockabilly View Post


    Name the Ground.
    Victoria Ground, Stoke


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    Quote Originally Posted by rockabilly View Post


    Name the Ground.
    If Eddie's not right, tempted to say the Hawthorns.

    Actually, can we go back to proper names for football grounds (not that we ever left at Forest), rather the sponsorship abominations. Mansfield's Field Mill is currently known as the One Call Stadium ffs.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie Yates View Post
    Victoria Ground, Stoke
    ....and more specifically, The Boothen End?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie Yates View Post
    Victoria Ground, Stoke
    Correct. Well done Eddie.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Otis Redd'un View Post
    ....and more specifically, The Boothen End?
    Indeed it was, Frank.


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    Name the ground.

    I was gutted when this ground bit the dust.


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    Roker Park.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DanR View Post
    Roker Park.
    Correct, Dan.

    Roker Park was the first away ground my Dad took me to.


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    Default Re: Proper Football in the 70s and 80s before those W***ers at Sky killed it.

    Quote Originally Posted by rockabilly View Post
    Match Magazine used to include the Conference too. When I was with Farnborough Town in my Army days the promotion to non-league big time really hit home when we had our own tab.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Trents View Post
    Match Magazine used to include the Conference too. When I was with Farnborough Town in my Army days the promotion to non-league big time really hit home when we had our own tab.
    Shoot, way back when, used to include the League of Ireland too.

    I know this due to an unfortunate incident where the next-door neighbours‘ dog accidentally swallowed Dundalk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Otis Redd'un View Post
    With Rocka's kind permission, I'd like to make reference to the '60s, when games always ended with the final-whistle being blown at twenty-to-five on-the-dot (or ten-past-nine for night matches), none of this "Fergie Time-plus" nonsense.
    Thing I remember vividly about the early days is when the final whistle went, most times, whoever had the ball would turn and blast it into their goal. That is, until, I think an Arsenal player, did it and the whistle hadn't actually gone!

    A spectacular own goal!


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    Quote Originally Posted by valspoodle View Post
    Thing I remember vividly about the early days is when the final whistle went, most times, whoever had the ball would turn and blast it into their goal. That is, until, I think an Arsenal player, did it and the whistle hadn't actually gone!

    A spectacular own goal!
    I love information like this.

    Last edited by rockabilly; 22-02-21 at 21:50.

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    Rocka, giz some more grounds


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie Yates View Post
    Rocka, giz some more grounds



    There you go Eddie. I'll be very surprised if anyone guesses this one correct.

    Last edited by rockabilly; 22-02-21 at 22:28.

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    That’s cos it’s a dog track not a ground!

    Oh FFS.

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    Default Re: Proper Football in the 70s and 80s before those W***ers at Sky killed it.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bonalair View Post
    That’s cos it’s a dog track not a ground!



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    Default Re: Proper Football in the 70s and 80s before those W***ers at Sky killed it.

    Quote Originally Posted by rockabilly View Post


    There you Eddie. I'll be very surprised if anyone guesses this one correct.
    Thinking of old grounds with dog tracks....

    My guess is either Wimbledon‘s Plough Lane or Bristol Rovers Eastville?


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    Default Re: Proper Football in the 70s and 80s before those W***ers at Sky killed it.

    Quote Originally Posted by Strummer View Post
    Thinking of old grounds with dog tracks....

    My guess is either Wimbledon‘s Plough Lane or Bristol Rovers Eastville?
    Well done Chris... You WIN a Coconut!!! Bristol Rovers Eastville.


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    I think Odsall stadium Bradford


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    Bollocks


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    Default Re: Proper Football in the 70s and 80s before those W***ers at Sky killed it.



    A nice easy one.


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    Quote Originally Posted by rockabilly View Post


    A nice easy one.
    St Andrews


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie Yates View Post
    St Andrews
    Correct. I always remember the Ansell's Clock.

    I'll post more tomorrow Eddie.


 

 

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