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[Football] Forget your cold rainy night in Stoke...

















Eeyore

Colonel Hee-Haw of Queen's Park
NSC Patron
Apr 5, 2014
23,540
That was about half an inch of snow and ice - not a foot and a half! 😃
Yeah, but it was ICE. As Perry Digweed will remember well. (Although he should have been sent off before that goal). That match should not have been played.
 










hans kraay fan club

The voice of reason.
Helpful Moderator
Mar 16, 2005
61,295
Chandlers Ford
I am sure many of us can remember matches played at the Goldstone in a snowstorm…. I was huddled under the West Stand .
I can remember helping clear the snow off the Goldstone pitch to get a game on. No idea what game, though!
 


Nobby

Well-known member
Sep 29, 2007
2,611
"It was a memorable day for the Posh. Their best crowd for five years, record gate receipts of some £50,000 - and a performance which really merited a place in the last eight of the FA Cup.

However, Greig Shepherd, scorer of one of Posh's two goals, afterwards compared this match to Bambi on ice.

Chris Cattlin, a manager thankful his second division side are still left in the FA Cup, likened it to the Torvill and Dean show."
 












wolfie

Well-known member
Jul 19, 2003
1,663
Warwickshire
Halifax Town. 1963 Big Freeze. The only game staged that day and it was shown on BBC that night (no MOTD then) I'm probably one of the schoolkids who helped to clear the snow off the pitch before the start. We lost 1-0 !!!
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