Monthly Archives: September 2012

Step 7… Ashton United v Marine FC (FACup #4)

Well the Rhino has finally forgiven me for the Winsford trip and we’re on an early start today because we have to get the gates opened up at Droylsden FC before our FA Cup 3rd round qualifying game between Ashton … Continue reading

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Step 6… Winsford United v Glossop North End (FAVase #2)

Well we got lucky there! All them games being played in the FA Vase last Saturday and only 4 of them ending in a draw, and out of them 4 Winsford is only 35 mile away! i remember saying to … Continue reading

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Step 5… Goole AFC v Curzon Ashton FC (FATrophy #1)

Decision Time! Our first fixture clash of the season today with 53 FA Trophy games and 155 FA Vase games being played on the same day. We have to attend a game from both competitions to keep our “FA 34” … Continue reading

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Step 4… Abbey Hey FC v Atherton Collieries FC (FACup #3)

Just a quickie for step 4 as we make the short, 1 bus trip to my home town of Abbey Hey in Gorton, even though they don’t actually play in Abbey hey anymore they are still in Gorton which is … Continue reading

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Step 3… Irlam FC v Maltby Main FC (FAVase #1)

Sun’s shining so i’m once again confident that shirt sleeve order dress code will be fine today as we head off to Irlam for our first FA Vase game of the season. Free travel on our ‘borrowed’ bus passes today … Continue reading

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Step 2… New Mills AFC v Mickleover Sports FC (FACup #2)

Saturday has finally arrived after a break last week and now it’s full-on cup football every week until our next break at Christmas. New Mills in Derbyshire is our next port of call and although it’s only about 14 mile … Continue reading

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