"ANLY 11 ROONDS TO WEMBLEY NOW!"
It took 'The Bad Blue Boys of Dunston' just 3 minutes to take the lead against North Ferriby who sit 2 leegues higher in the pyramid system!
Liam Brooks opened the scorin' at *'The Dunston Rocket-less End' with a fine headed goal from close in! (*There used to be a tower block behind this end and it looked like a space rocket---since demolished!)(hence Rocket-LESS!)
|SPOT THE INVISIBLE ROCKET BEYOND THE TREES!|
It woz still 1-0 at half time but the hosts increased their lead through a Scott Heslop shot and a penalty which woz successfully convorted by Mark Fitzpatrick (see top photo)
|"WHERE'S THE BAALL GONE!?"|
The visitors pulled one back through Jamie Forrester, but 'The Bad Blue Boys' completed the 'giant killin' when Liam Thear added a 4th goal in the 86th minute!
Attendance: 300 (estimated, including aboot 20 Ferriby committee men and fans)
Dunston gan into the 2nd qualifyin' roond draw, where they could meet Stockport , York or (god forbid!) hEREF😮RD!
After the match we heeded for 'The Royal' boozer doon the road from the groond for the celebratory hootch, az the Dunston clubhouse woz packed to the rafters! ('We' bein', 'Me','The Silver Fox' and 'Grumpy Stumpy on the Scrumpy'!)
|THE ROYAL---PAINTED IN BLACK 'N' WHITE STRIPES OF COURSE!|
PS: Aa got completleee mixed up with wot roond woz bein' played---aa thought it woz the 2nd preliminary roond---when in fact it woz the forst qualifyin' roond!😯
This woz 'The Bad Blue Boys' 3rd FA Cup tie, havin' beaten Hebburn in the Extra Preliminary roond and Pontefract in the Preliminary roond!