Tuesday, 20 December 2011

'DOUBLE SAD' MAD-SAD GROUNDHOPPERS NEWS FOR THE FA YOUTH CUP & NORTHUMBERLAND SENIOR CUP DRAWS

Updated '2:40 pm bells' Wednesday 21st December 2011
IT'S WATFORD @ ST JAMES' IN THE NEXT ROOND!


The draw for the fourth roond of the FA Youth Cup waz made @ 'high noon bells' @ Wembley last Friday---and I have to tell yoo that we have been drawn @ HOME to Watford, the team we beat in the 1985 Youth Cup final! (a side that included 'Gazza') 
*It iz nuw conformed that the tie will tek place on Thorsday 19th January 2012 @ St James' Park, kick off '7 bells'

The full draw waz az follows:

Bolton v Soothampton
Charlton v Leicester
Cardiff v Stevenage or Spors
QPR v Everton
Readin' v WBA
Stoke v Brentford
Bornley v Ipswich
Blackborn v Bristol R or Coventry
Swindon v Man C
Forest v Wigan
Norwich v Chelsea
Portsmooth v Swanzee
Man U v Derby
THE TOON v Watford
WHU v Brighton
Peterboro' v Fulham

(ties to be played by Saturday 21st January 2012)

'The NUFC mad-sad groundhoppers' 'dream' of a trip to Brighton's new groond will have to be put on hold 'til the next roond at least (the anly groond we havvent been te, of teams left in the competition!)



The draw for the Northumberland Senior Cup  semi finals meeenwhile took place on Saturday and disappointingly---(again!)----we didn't get Team Northumbria away az was hoped, (az we havvent been there eetha!) but instead drew the canines of Bedlington @ home, while Team Northumbria drew Newcastle Benfield at their Coach Lane base! (there's aalways next season---isnt there!?
(both ties to be played by 2nd April 2012)

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TEEEM NORTHUMBRIA AWAY? ---NO GO!

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