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    Match Thread: Lincoln City v Northampton Town

    Fair dinkum, cobber! (Would I pass muster in Oudnadatta?)
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    Match Thread: Lincoln City v Northampton Town

    Strewth!
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    Match Thread: Lincoln City v Northampton Town

    Not even over the Internet?
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    Match Thread: Lincoln City v Northampton Town

    City match highlights are here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46080659
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    Tonight’s match - Mansfield v Scunny

    No - closest is Blackpool who won it two years out of three - 2002 and 2004. Four teams have appeared in successive finals: Stockport in 1992 (lost) and 1993 (lost) Southend in 2004 (lost) and 2005 (lost) Carlisle in 2010 (lost) and 2011 (won) Oxford United in 2016 (lost) and 2017 (lost)
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    Kewell sacked after 10 weeks !!

    Can't say I personally felt deflated that time we beat Manchester City 4-1!
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    Two Week Break from Competive Football ,Good or Bad Thing?

    Redimps1 said: It will be on Saturday though I like watching international Rugby. I know what you mean - I'd rather watch paint dry than international rugby.
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    What was your first away ground?

    You'd think Maurice Burton might have mentioned it in his match report if Botham did play in that game! Looking into it a little further - I mentioned the possibility Botham might have featured for Scunthorpe against City in a Lincolnshire Cup game, and the two clubs met in that competition...
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    What was your first away ground?

    As per Rothmans, after the FA Cup game on 10th December 1983 Botham played for Scunthorpe in their next three League games: 17th December - home v Gillingham (2-0) 26th December - away v Hull (0-1) 27th December - home v Preston (1-5) He didn't play again for them that season.
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    What was your first away ground?

    That's correct - he started the 1981/82 season with us then re-joined Scunthorpe in March 1982.
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    What was your first away ground?

    Yes, Botham played for Scunthorpe in their Second Round FA Cup win over Bury on 10th December 1983. Rothmans Football Yearbook indicates he was at no. 9, but of course that's not a definite indication of what position he played. In his various appearances in the Scunthorpe players listings in...
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    BBC Highlights vs Northampton

    You had to press the Red Button on Teletext to see the FA Cup highlights.
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    The 2018/19 Emirates FA Cup Thread

    Newport away would suit me fine.
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    Match Thread: Lincoln City v Northampton Town

    Luque not in the Bromley squad today, by the way.
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    What was your first away ground?

    Regarding Ian Botham, at the most he was active with Scunthorpe United between the seasons 1978/79 and 1985/86 inclusive and Rothmans Football Yearbook records him as making a total of 11 Football League appearances for them. During those seasons City and Scunthorpe were only in the same...

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