Monday, 10 October 2011

TOON AALL STARS X1--1 v LIVERBIRDS AALL STARS X1--4

Posted '3:30 pm bells' Monday 10th October 2011
In a re-run of the classic 1996 4-3 game between Liverpool and The Toon at Anfield the two teams lined up again at Kingston Park for a charity match with 'King Kev' wor manager once more!

The Toon lost 4-1 with wor anly goal comin' from Steve Watson who latched onto an Alan Shearer through baall and he shot past veteran goalie Bruce 'handstand' Grobbelaar to give us the lead in the 7th minute.
The lead was short lived however and the 'Mickey Mousers' came back with two goals to lead at the half time break.

'Big Al' then missed a penalty for us on the hour mark, before two more goals from the visitors sealed the victory for them. 

Amongst those 'guestin' for The Toon were cricketer Steve Harmison, 'Run Geordie Run' 'runner' Mark Allison and fanzine editor and match organiser Steve Wraith who has printed some of mee archive stories in his 'Toon Talk' fanzine.
Attendance: a selloot 10,000! 

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