|"PARTICK THISTLE NIL!"|
'The Toon' are of course off to Scotland in 10 days time to play Motherwell @ Fir Park in wor forst pre season friendly, but in the meantime anothaa Scottish Premyaa Leegue side are playin' in the north east today, when newly promoted Glaswegian side Partick Thistle play 'The Heedbangers' of Gatesheed @ New Ferens Park, Durham @ '3 bells'!
Comedian Billy Connolly, who of course hails from "Glasgey" famousleee used to caall then 'Partick Thistle Nil' az they were so bad! < (Billy waz born less than 2 miles from Firhill Park, where Thistle play)
'The mad-sad groundhopper' HAZ seen 'The Heedbangers' play Thistle before, way back in 1970 @ Redheugh Park, Gatesheed when they won 5-0 in a friendly! (The last game aa ever saw there before some 'tosser(s)' bornt the wooden main stand doon!)
Az av got nowt betta to de today, a'm gannin doon with
'Tex Taylor' in mee 'canny tranny' to watch the game!
They've got a 'canny clubhouse' and a few Jocks will be in attendance ne doubt!
Admission prices for this game are unknown, but we de naa that 'The Heed' match programme iz priced @ £1:50
('Geordie Times' match report to follow later!)