Fulham v Oldham Athletic – 6 January 2019

Fulham v Oldham Athletic
It’s that time of the year again. The FA Cup Third Round. The zenith of discussion about how the FA Cup has lost its magic and appeal. Moany nostalgia aside, it’s quite obvious to anyone who watches football that the world’s oldest domestic football cup doesn’t provide the same kind of financial incentives that a good Premier League finish, or…

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Harrow Borough v Beaconsfield Town – 18 December 2018

Harrow Borough v Beaconsfield Town
Who says men can’t multi-task? I was engaged in a delicate three-way operation. Looking up at the electronic screen that would let me know what platform the 18.56 to Gerrards Cross would leave on while simultaneously eating a fragrant Chicken Royale and glancing at my phone for updates on waterlogged pitches. As the Chicken Royale, coated from end to end…

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