Tuesday 7 November 2017


Posted '1:15pm bells' Tuesday 7th November 2017
Updated 'high noon bells' Wednesday
DE JONG (edge of box in grey) SCORES FROM A FREE KICK
 @ OLDHAM IN 2014 (We lost 2-1!)

Wor U23s are in action twice this week with trips ower the Pennines to Boundary Park, (tooneet) and Prenton Park, Tranmere (v The Liverbirds U23s on Friday)

Az we've said in the past, if we've been to a groond before, then we will give it 'a miss' for resorve/junior games, so 'yours trueleee' wont be there and will be 'at graft' instead!

The forst game iz in The Checkatrade Trophy group stage 'D' and the game on Friday iz in The Premyaa Leegue International Cup!

Prenton Park, the home of Tranmere Rovers woz mee 100th groond to watch The Toon way back in 1991 and Oldham's Boundary Park (groond 53) haz been visited on numerous occasions! (The last one a pre season friendly in 2014)

Wednesday update
A'm afraid tih tell yiz this, but wor U23s were hammered 4-1 at Old'im last neet, makin it TEN conceded in the last 2 games! (6-0 at Villa last week)
We were 1-0 doon after 13 mins (Byrne), 2-0 doon after 61 mins (Doyle), and 3-0 doon, with anothaa effort from Byrne just a minute later!
The home side went into a 4-0 lead by the 70th minute through Doyle and wor anly consolation woz a heeded goal by Aarons 10 minutes later to make it 4-1---
The crowd woz 1,107 which included around aboot 50 NUFC mad-sad groundhoppers, who were given free pies to eat! (do they not 'fink' we are fat enough!)
We  now exit The Checkatrade Trophy in 2nd bottom place!

Mee forst ever visit to Boundary Park woz 38 years ago and a'v 'dug up' the archive match report from that game in 1979
It's a 'CLASSIC'!
(see below)

Fink (the mad-sad groundhopper!) 

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