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I was on that one, then when we got to Blackpool station, instead of a police escort to the ground,

we were welcomed by the army, who walked us on the promenade guns and everything to the ground.

think they were only ta but it looked good.

I can remember after game when they marched us back to station down one of side streets with B&Bs down each side of road and The Wednesday chants went up and everyone went rushing to windows wondering what was going off.

Next chant "Get your boobies out for the lads!!! lol

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I remember the intercity owl to Portsmouth 83/84 I think stood on the uncovered away end and it pissed it down all day....think we won 2-1....when the game was over the coppers told us the train had broke down , so we had to wait..i think an hour passed (still weeing it down)...no train...a bit of moaning by the wednesdayites and they moved us to the home end which was covered...I think about half an hour later our train was ready  , when got to the station we found out we had no train heat....which ther trying to fix...another 30 mins passes and the train starts to move . , the train clears the platform and trains stop again...copper tells us a train has derailed at the next single ahead of us.....its now about half 8 on a Saturday night and we are about 100 yards out side Portsmouth station ....we get back to Sheffield at about 2am wet through and smelly ...I gets home to my house about 2.30am and I have to wake my folks up...I get a clip round mi lug hole and grounded for a week for being late home..jon%20mcclure.png...I was 14...

I was on that - 16 at the time.

Won it with a Megson goal - played Brighton away the week before? so got the two ICO tickets with a discount.

Folk playing cards in their keks with jeans drying on the luggage racks - freezing - Me dad stayed up though as he'd heard about the problems on radio sheffield.

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Never even heard of these, (only 22) sounds like a reight laugh! some of these story's sound class.

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Heres a few tickets I have from the Inter City days

 

Newcastle - they walked us up from the station with a police escort. The natives weren't happy that day

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Promotion season - I stood up all the way

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I think this is Hull City away

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Heres a few tickets I have from the Inter City days

 

Newcastle - they walked us up from the station with a police escort. The natives weren't happy that day

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Promotion season - I stood up all the way

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I think this is Hull City away

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A lot cheaper in those days as well

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Did football specials used to drop off at Wadsley Bridge?

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Did football specials used to drop off at Wadsley Bridge?

Other clubs did for quite a while.

Always made it interesting when they had to walk past Gate and Travellers.

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Remember going to Huddersfield and the return trip taking three and a half hours due to the cord been pulled on numerous occasions amongst other naughty things

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Thommo, yeah back in the day He was like, Marc Bolan on steroids Anyone seen him recently?

Regularly. Went to leeds with him last season. Had a few beers in town a few weeks back before Forest game Top top lad and Wednesday through and through

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Other clubs did for quite a while.

Always made it interesting when they had to walk past Gate and Travellers.

I can remember catching a special to sunderland from wadsley bridge sometime around 73 ish.

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Regularly. Went to leeds with him last season. Had a few beers in town a few weeks back before Forest game Top top lad and Wednesday through and through

Good to hear, say high to him from me when you see him next He'll know me as Oxford Sam

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Thommo, yeah back in the day He was like, Marc Bolan on steroids Anyone seen him recently?

he was in rawsons for Leeds game

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The disco train was called the league liner, don't know if we ever got allocated it.

 

Went on the ICO a few times.

 

Ones that spring to mind are Newcastle when Shelton scored a late winner, bricked windows as far south as Darlington.

Man Utd new years day when we beat them 2-1

Highbury for the FA Cup semi with Brighton

Villa Park for the FA semi with Everton

Shrewsbury

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Got a bit of a mystery here - this is a Ticket from the football special days. But I cannot work out where this was going or when

 

The date seems to be either 31 May 1981 or 1991 - but thats outside the normal football season. Did they print the wrong date?

 

Can anybody suggest what this game was

 

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Got a bit of a mystery here - this is a Ticket from the football special days. But I cannot work out where this was going or when The date seems to be either 31 May 1981 or 1991 - but thats outside the normal football season. Did they print the wrong date? Can anybody suggest what this game was attachicon.gif1981-05-31 Away Train Ticket.jpg

Tuesday 1st May was Huddersfield away, won 1-0.

Maybe the stamper got twisted one too many notches from 1 to 31?

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Sorry, thought it said 84 at first. We played Watford away 2nd May 1981 so maybe slipped two extra notches by mistake?

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Sorry, thought it said 84 at first. We played Watford away 2nd May 1981 so maybe slipped two extra notches by mistake?

 

might have been 11 May 1991  Oldham Athletic. Did we run a train that day?

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