Tag: Bury

26th April 1997- New Division Two, Watford 0 Bury 0

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BSAD image The end of a best-forgotten era. If the announcement of the takeover of Watford Football Club before the game brings new hope to supporters, then the match itself was a stark reminder of how much work remains to be done. Elton’s return, along with the presentation of the ‘player of the season’ award to Kevin Miller just seconds before kick-off and the obvious need for three points, gave the pre-match atmosphere a distinctly surreal air of expectation and celebration. By the end of the first half, it was flat as a steam-rollered hedgehog – such are the sedative powers of our brand of football…

English Division Two Table »
Blackpool 3-2 Bristol Rovers
Bournemouth 2-1 Wrexham
Bristol City 3-1 Plymouth Argyle
Crewe Alexandra 1-2 Chesterfield
Millwall 0-2 Gillingham
Notts County 1-1 Burnley
Peterborough United 0-1 Luton Town
Rotherham United 0-2 York City
Shrewsbury Town 0-2 Preston North End
Stockport County 2-1 Wycombe Wanderers
Walsall 1-0 Brentford
Watford 0-0 Bury

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5th March 1986- FA Cup Fifth Round, Watford 1 Bury 1

The game was postponed from 15th February.  Bad weather meant this was the first competitive game we’d played since 6th February.  However GT did take the team down to Devon, which wasn’t affected as much by the snow and ice, to play a friendly in mid February against Exeter City which we won 4-0.

In the programme Tim Adams discusses the possibility of a Super League, which had been talked of since England’s World Cup win, and considers the teams that might be involved.  Interestingly Chelsea aren’t even mentioned in the article despite appearing twice in the ‘Super League Contenders’ tables.

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