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Leeds@ Grimsby 1982

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1mickylyons
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Anyone got any stories from that weekend I was only 10 at the time went to the game and it was the only time I can remember seeing away supporters everywhere on the way to the ground not sure how many Leeds fans where there but must have been in excess of 8k. I used to live Humberstone Rd near Grant Thorald Park and walked to the game with a school mate by the time we got to Sidney Park we had to hide our scarves as we eneded up in amongst dozens of Leeds fans. The reason I have brought this up I just read a story from a Leeds fan about that game and he says he got chucked through a pub window on the Saturday by a GY fan who says a Leeds fan had done the same to him the night before it must have been mayhem?
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i remember loads of them trying to storm the gates at the pontoon entrance
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Some got in the Pontoon but the ones I saw got a good hiding as they were so drunk they could barely walk. Possibly mixing their drinks with substance, they were completely stoned.The main group who caused mayhem had apparently stayed overnight in some local derelict warehouse and had been drinking the entire time.
Lots of cars vandalised around the ground I seem to remember.


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If I remember rightly the Fisherman's Pub on Sea View Street had most of it's windows smashed.


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I was there with the wife in the Ponny,

It was a planned attack before KO they were in all the stands and when the No1 pop song of the time " come on Eileen "  came over the tannoy that was the signal to start,

They did not get any joy in the Ponny but it was a while before it calmed down in the other stands,

My wife had not seen anything like it and was very frightened,

When the bloke next to us lit a ciggerate she asked him if she could have one and she did not smoke,!!!

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I remember some of them being as far inland as Trinity Rd , Cleethorpes getting beer from the off license.

A guy i worked with in later life told me he and his well known associates had spent that morning driving around Cleethorpes in a van deploying rapid action guerrilla tactics against the yorkie scum.



                                                  
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Think there might have been a footy match as well.
Final score 1-1
Also Osmond stand had the back kicked in.
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I remember shuffling out of the Pontoon via the Imperial corner and as the crowd slowed down approaching the gate  Leeds fans in the upper tier of the newly opened Whatever it was called in those days Stand throwing seats down into the crowd. Sitting ducks we had nowhere to go.
Bank holiday weekend and the Yorkie scum had been in town on the ale for at least two days - who schedules these matches FFS?
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There were a significant number who came on the Friday night..a lot of whom slept in the shelters on the seafront or on the beach. I can back Moosey's view about the beer off on Trinity. Two of my mates got attacked in Cleethorpes cemetery. There were small gangs all over randomly attacking anyone...whether or not they were going to the match.  I think it was the first game the new Findus stand was open for. I went to pick up my season ticket and there must have been a hundred Leeds sat in the car park.There were a lot of Leeds fans who didnt get in or who got chucked out who went down the passages in Blundell Ave and amused themselves by throwing bottles over the fence.


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I didn't actually go to the game but this was before the A180 link from the M180 at Barnetby Top had opened so most came in via Laceby Bypass and the Spar (or Tates as it was back then) at Nuns Corner got absolutely ransacked by a couple of coachloads of Leeds "fans" who stopped there early in the day.



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