Lunchtime karaoke, bells and petanque as Glen Wilson takes a trip to the seaside.
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More FA Cup! Newcastle Davey got us a Whitley programme signed by two of Bay’s Wembley FA Vase heroes. He could write “Pooooooh” all over this site for all we care but, as it happens, he’s better than that. Whitley Bay 2-0 Marske.
In some ways, the FA Vase is the real FA Cup, the still beating heart of the damaged football pyramid. When the FA Cup started, communities were, obviously, more localised than now, they were the sporting equivalent of a royal street party
After Saturday’s warm up of watching our adopted Dulwich Hamlet try to get promoted we’re off to Wembley to watch our kind of adopted Northern side try to win the FA Vase. Again. How many professional players do you know who’ve played at Wembley? It’s a select club. This chap has, twice, and will be doing so again on Sunday. He’s scored too, an even more select band. 2010 was quite a season for Football Pubcast’s ‘Man Of The Year’ and Whitley Bay midfielder Paul Robinson and we had a chat with him about … errr … football … and I didn’t even make any Neighbours gags.
FA Vase weekend. A long trip to Poole for me, even longer for Whitley Bay fans. Daffodils, Fabio Capello, late goals, and the continuation of a quite unbelievable run.
Whitley Bay, 23 games Not Out in the FA Vase. A legend in our eyes, modushopperrandom’s Graham Yapp agreed to do us a piece on the continuing saga of Whitley Bay’s record-breaking FA Vase run. And this despite us being at fault for sending him all that way north. He really is too kind and indeed too good…
No, I also can’t believe I had the gall to keep that appalling headline … THE FA Vase final was perhaps always going to be the most likely source of season finale for therealfacup
As I Tweeted after the game, this game annoyed me. Immensely. For several reasons. For several reasons. I wrote my original match report on the Sunday and it was, essentially, a hatchet job on the Chertsey fans. I thought better of publishing the match report and thought I’d give it a few …
FA Cup winner, Ossie Ardiles will be at Hertford Town on Friday, along with the coveted jug itself.