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Things you remember when you started going to Hillsborough

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10 minutes ago, sherlyegg said:

The End is Nigh man, wonder what happened to him?..

 

He ended up being right...:ph34r:

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Late 60's, the aroma of pies\bovril and cigars. UTO.

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Ask this again in 20-30 years and you'll get this...

 

 

 

"Programmes 3 quid guy"

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1 hour ago, sherlyegg said:

The End is Nigh man, wonder what happened to him?..

 

Cedric, lived at Wisewood, died a few years ago.

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The bloke outside the cafe shouting "Hot Pies Inside."

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My first memory is that loads of people used to tear paper up like confetti and throw it up in in the air when the players came out. Nobody does that anymore 

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Toilet Rolls no one throws them  now..first game back we should all bring one and launch them..

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Standing at the front of the Lep dangling the silk scarf that was tied to my wrist over the wall. 

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1 hour ago, penrhyn bay owl said:

The smell of the burger n hot dog vans 

Used to get there early and park up doing a bit of work in the car. A battered old transit used to come and unload a few of those old equally battered hot dog stands. They were filthy. Scruffy blokes with a dirty white coat on used to come to push them around . Always had a fag on.

 

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Does anyone else remember the narrow corridor in the South Stand?

 

Ran the whole length I think.

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Remember the old guy selling The Star who used to sit behind the goal , Kop end in his white smock.

 

When Wednesday scored he used to throw his flat cap in the air and catch it about half a dozen times accompanied by a thunderous Raaaaaaay from the Kop every time he caught it.

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Also that really weird pub type bar under the south stand...………..it had wallpaper and everything.

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My Dad taking me to the players entrance behind the South Stand. Giving my autograph book to the commission-ere. Then getting it back ten minutes later signed by Springett Johnson Curtis McAnearny Swan Kay Finney Fantham Shiner Froggat and Wilkinson.

Plus a few names I’d never heard of at the time. Young Gibson O’Donnel and Quinn.

Treasured it for years.

 

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Being treated to a pad for my seat in big games on the north

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Used to meet my school  mates on the kop and if the game was dull looked over to the South uncovered where my teenage dream ,Julie Clayton sat.

End of most  matches walked back to Greno,just got back in time for the Green Un to arrive.

 

 

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The crush to get the Football Special bus back to town.

The smell of fags and matches.

Walking through the middle tunnel on the Leppings lane end to be greeted by a vast football stadium

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The smell of cigars and cushions thrown on the pitch 

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52 minutes ago, 31Dec1966 said:

Used to get there early and park up doing a bit of work in the car. A battered old transit used to come and unload a few of those old equally battered hot dog stands. They were filthy. Scruffy blokes with a dirty white coat on used to come to push them around . Always had a fag on.

 

Dirty barstewards, should have sold bat soup, much more the healthy option

 

1 hour ago, keefdave said:

Cedric, lived at Wisewood, died a few years ago.

Bloody ell, he was/ looked 70 in the late 60's..can't be the same end is nigh man..can it?

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