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LookBackInAngers
November 20, 2014, 2:27pm
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Great night! We led a  charmed life that night but that spirit now would see us promoted.The Anfield win a few years later was different in that you could feel it was going to happen although perhaps not in the way that it did.Back in the league we may get chance to make history again.
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November 20, 2014, 3:22pm

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Great night! We led a  charmed life that night but that spirit now would see us promoted.The Anfield win a few years later was different in that you could feel it was going to happen although perhaps not in the way that it did.Back in the league we may get chance to make history again.


Yeah, the Anfield win was totally different. We gave Liverpool a good game that night but that night at Goodison was pretty unbelievable really. I think the corner count was something like 20 to 0 and apart from Wilkies goal, I think the only other shot we had was a weak effort by Steve Foley. They absolutely murdered us that night but Batchy and Chris Nicholl were in "thou shalt not get past" mode that evening.


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November 20, 2014, 3:32pm

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Reminds me of the night we beat them at BP.
Mike Brolly's name was headlines on the back page of the national papers the next morning.  
The atmosphere that night was awesome.


I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
Brian Clough.
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November 20, 2014, 5:04pm

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That is the problem for us older guys,

We have seen our lads beat the likes of Chelsea, Man City, Spurs, Everton, Liverpool, Newcastle Sunderland, ect ect ect,

Now we struggle to Beat Nuneaton, Southport and Altrincham.


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November 20, 2014, 5:58pm
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That was in the days when they used to value the League/Carling/Milk/Rumbelows Cup and field full strength teams.
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November 20, 2014, 6:07pm
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Les - please keep putting stuff like this on Fishy
My cup's half full - I want to be reminded of our great victories and great teams

It was a grreat night out – one of the best - and one of my favourite and most atmospheric grounds

They had 28 corners to our one I seem to recall; we had golf balls rained down on us from lovely people in top stand; a police horse was driven through Mariners fans for no reason (I remember woman and childen in tears); and me and three mates played ‘We're’ gonna win the cup one day’ all the way home on permanent loop on a cassette recorder... literally refusing to turn it off and ending up in hysterics

No one liked us and we didn’t give a sh*t!!
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GorgeousGeorge
November 20, 2014, 7:17pm
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Reminds me of the night we beat them at BP.
Mike Brolly's name was headlines on the back page of the national papers the next morning.  
The atmosphere that night was awesome.


This was also the night that 'sing when your fishing' was born.  I remember clearly the Evertonians in the covered corner singing it while the majority of the main stand laughed.  Happy days.
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I have this news paper upstairs , I was there , wonderful night and had our bus windows put through too .


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