Wednesday, 5 December 2018

THE TOON U21s 1 MACCLESFEEELD 1 (TOON WIN 5-3 ON PENS)

Posted 'high noon bells' Wedinzday 5th December 2018

"I'M JUST A HALF TIME SUPPORTER!"

The Toon's youngins progressed to the last 16 of The Checkatrade Trophy when we beat bottom of the Futbaall Leegue side Macclesfeeeld 5-3 on pens after the score woz level 1-1 after 90 minutes

Yours truely saw the forst half from the middle section of The East Stand and then listened to the 2nd half on mee truck radio az aa had to gan to work at 8 30 bells and drive to Manchester! (honest!)

NUFC took the lead through Elias Sorensen who toe poked home at The Gallowgate End followin a cross from Liam Gibson to send the 1,000 plus Toon fans into raptures! (Whey polite applause, anyway!)

'The Big Maccs' had a noisy followin' and numbered aboot 50 who were stuck in the Leazes/ East Stand corner of the groond! (Below in the far corner)

Az soon az the half time whistle sounded aa rushed to the exit gate az aa had to gan to work for '8:30 bells'---and then onward across the Peninnes!

The game woz live on Radio Newcasil and former Toon 'dinosaur' John Anderson woz the co commentator!
Aroond aboot the Darlington area of the A1M, Macclesfeeeld equalised in the 85th minute through Scott and penalties beckoned after 90 minutes!

Luckily for me the radio crackled on az I approached Scotch Corner and 'Ando' told us that Harker had blocked Maccs 2nd penalty---we scored aall 4 of wors through Bailey, Roberts, Gibson and Watts and it woz left to Sangre to score the 5th penalty to send us into the next roond!

A very strange evenin for me ---watchin the forst half and listenin to the 2nd half!
But aa HAD to 'show mee face' az a'd nevaa seen The Toon play Macclesfeeeld before!
The last team to play at St James' who aa hadn't seen there woz Linfield way back in 1966 in a friendly, which we won 7-2!
That's why aa HAD TO GAN!---even if it woz just for half a game!

Aa got back from 'Manc-land' at '4 am bells', grabbed 5 hours kip and then got up again to de 'this piece' and heed for Liverpool on the train at '1:30 bells' for wor game at Evertin tooneet---Its 'aall go' ---Isn't it just!

To be continued!---watch this space!

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