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TheCultOfIanTunnacliffe
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« on: August 01, 2020, 05:38:01 PM »





2005: Martin Matthews.


2020: Peter Crook.


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"It was just two world class players going for a 50/50 ball."

John King's description of a crunching tackle on Ossie Ardiles in the FA Cup Third Round tie at White Hart Lane: 10th January 1979.
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2020, 05:44:39 PM »

Iím just gutted thereís no video footage of that OG at Kettering in 2005, I have never seen a more classic example of the genre in 30 years of watching us.
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2020, 05:46:36 PM »

Iím just gutted thereís no video footage of that OG at Kettering in 2005, I have never seen a more classic example of the genre in 30 years of watching us.

And the absolute bedlam in the Alty end.
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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2020, 08:53:56 PM »

2020: Phil Parkinson
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« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2020, 06:21:20 PM »


Iím just gutted thereís no video footage of that OG at Kettering in 2005, I have never seen a more classic example of the genre in 30 years of watching us.



In the frustrating absence of any video footage, here's a photograph of that sublime Alty moment:




If you fancy reliving that day back in May 2005, then here's a gallery to browse through (and the chance to spot a few famiilar faces in the Alty away support, quite a few of whom are sadly no longer with us):


http://www.kipax.com/gallery/index.php?album=FOOTBALL/369/


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"It was just two world class players going for a 50/50 ball."

John King's description of a crunching tackle on Ossie Ardiles in the FA Cup Third Round tie at White Hart Lane: 10th January 1979.
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« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2020, 10:53:12 PM »

Thanks Cult
It has just reminded me just how close to David Birch I was with my 10 year old son ! Not the best place to stand, but he needed to see over the hoardings
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Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong.
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