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  1. I don't know if we are remembering the same incident, but Watford turned up about an hour late in the 1st leg of the semi final play off game in 88/89. They were stuck in traffic but played in their own kit which they changed into whilst on the coach. I think they were allowed a few minutes to stretch before we kicked off.
  2. Buckley is a similar size, weight and age to Phil Foden. From what I have heard, he performs like Foden in training which is why he is so highly rated and has been tied down. He has yet to show this level in matches other than in flashes. I have seen him play many times in the Under 23s and I can see why there is a buzz around him. Ultimately I think he plays too within himself, for want of a better description. He keeps it nice and tidy and safe the way Jason Lowe tried to. He needs a major shot of confidence instilling. He is a timid looking lad and is probably intimidated by
  3. In all honesty, this looks to be our strongest line-up to me. Nicely worked out. I'm really disappointed with Rothwell lately. He has so much talent but plays far too within himself. A potential matchwinner on his day though. I expect us to win this 2-0
  4. Some time around 1989 I was at The Blackburn Northern Cricket Club on a Saturday night with a couple of mates. We spotted ex Rover David Hamilton at the bar and got chatting to him. He was turning our for Chester City by this time if memory serves. We mentioned that our Sunday League team was playing a pre season friendly the following morning on the astro turf at Witton Park. kick off 10am. Astonishingly, he showed some interest in playing, and we kind of went along with it in a disbelieving way. Bugger me if he didn't turn up the next morning and play the full game. Great bloke an
  5. Yes Reid I think. I actually forgot Souness' promoted team when I made the lower league comparison. That team wasn't too shabby...
  6. Mickey Droy too. Martin Chivers at one time maybe?
  7. I remember watching the replay too. I was 8. Also too young to travel. Jim Arnold Branagan, Keeley, Fazackerley, Rathbone. Brotherston, Kendall, Parkes McKenzie Crawford, Garner. The above team must be the finest we ever fielded outside the top flight, and certainly in the third tier. Possibly rivalled by the 87/88 team Gennoe Price Hendry Mail Sulley Gayle Barker Ardiles Sellars Archibald Garner
  8. I have loved watching this for a few months now. ITV have obviously transferred their dusty old tapes to a shiny new digital format with excellent picture and sound. I am curious,as to how long this will run for. It is the 74/75 season at the moment. Does anyone here remember if Rovers featured at all on The Big Match that year? It was a couple of years before I started watching. I know we were promoted that year. Here's hoping!
  9. I reckon this lad might have scored a few for us if Howard Kendall hadn't sold him to Halifax. 😀
  10. "Men with heads filled up with sand" That rings true!
  11. I like Dolan a lot but he is deceptive. He is actually slower than he looks. His foot speed lulls you into thinking he is a quick runner but he isn't. He has a good initial burst over the first couple of yards which will stand him in good stead, but he isn't outright fast over twenty or thirty yards like a Rothwell or an Armstrong. I believe that this is why he has developed the step overs as he can't simply push the ball and run.
  12. But winter always came around, and made the growin' way too hard...
  13. Doing some more digging I found the below picture which is definitely on the boulevard and seems to be the same place if you look at the building behind and the wall to the right. Mystery solved?
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