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When Mathematics Became Cool...

Steve Mitchell’s latest contribution to the ‘Got , Not Got’ blog…

It was around September 1984, a new school year had started and all of us fourth years looked forward to more mind numbing lessons at Deincourt Comprehensive. 603 more words

The Most Surreal F A Cup Tie Ever

Third Time Round… and More to Come

I’ve been to three Cup Finals with United at the Empire Stadium, Wembley, winning the Double on each occasion and, whilst I was never blind to the manifest flaws of the decrepit old pile, I am thankful for the experience of taking part in such an historic occasion. 2,868 more words

I Was There

Former copper joins Anfield

Monday, November 7 – 1977
Steve Ogrizovic, the 6ft. 4in. former policeman, yesterday became the latest of a long and illustrious line of goalkeeper to leave Chesterfield when he signed for… 40 more words

Liverpool

Saltergate - The Demolition (Part 3)

From 12th May to 20th June 2012 we have returned to Saltergate a number of times to take photographs of the on going demolition of Chesterfield’s former home. 584 more words

Football

Saltergate - The Demolition Continues


On Monday 7th May my Dad visited Saltergate, the former home of Chesterfield FC, to see the continued demolition of the ground. The difference is clearly visible now with the Main Stand now nothing but a shell and the roof of the Kop has been removed. 218 more words

Football

Saltergate - The Demolition Begins


On Thursday 5th April I returned to Saltergate for the first time in almost 2 years to see how the ground looked after the start of the demolition process. 511 more words

Football

I [heart] Saltergate

When the makers of The Damned United were searching for locations suitable for the adaptation of David Peace’s novel, one of their tasks was to find a contemporary football ground which could represent Derby County’s Baseball Ground as it looked in the early 1970s. 604 more words

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