THE WEEK THAT WAS

Sep 8–Sep 13

The Football League Paper - - LEAGUE TWO -

Septem­ber 8, 1973: Read­ing trainer Jimmy Wall­banks be­comes the old­est per­son to be ‘booked’ at the age of 64 when he en­ters the field of play with­out the ref­eree’s per­mis­sion in the match against Hartle­pool.

Septem­ber 9, 1984:The Span­ish League plays Am­a­teurs and youth play­ers in an ef­fort to get fix­tures played as the pro­fes­sion­als go on strike.

Septem­ber 11, 1973: Ed­die Kelly of Arse­nal, who pulled off his shirt and threw it at the bench after be­ing sub­sti­tuted against Le­ices­ter three days ear­lier, runs out for the match with Sh­effield United bare-chested.

Septem­ber 12, 1919: After beat­ing New­port away on the Thurs­day, the Wat­ford team de­cide to stay over for their match at Swansea on Satur­day but can’t find a ho­tel, so they sleep in rail­way wait­ing rooms.

Septem­ber 13, 1958: At one stage of Swansea’s 5-0 vic­tory over Sun­der­land, the ball is kicked out of the ground and later re­turned by an irate lady who claims it smashed two panes of glass in her green­house.

Septem­ber 13, 1999: An allfe­male set of of­fi­cials, Wendy Toms, Janie Framp­ton and Amy Raynor, takes charge of the Con­fer­ence match be­tween Kid­der­min­ster and Nuneaton.

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