21 - 28 De­cem­ber

The Football League Paper - - LEAGUE TWO -

De­cem­ber 21, 1946: Swin­don travel to QPR for a Di­vi­sion Three South match by train but it is foggy. They com­plete the jour­ney by trol­ley bus and, to cap it all,lose 7-0. De­cem­ber 21, 1981: Not Brad­ford Brad­ford Cityaand Not-ting­ham For­est want to beat the ter­ri­ble weather so they ar­range to play a match in Jersey, but it is a can­celled can­celled be­causeof a wa­ter­logged pitch! De­cem­ber 24, 1892:A good rea­son why no games are played on Christ­mas Eve – thethe Sec­ond Di­vi­sion match be­tween Walsall and Boo­tle at­tracts just 500 spec­ta­tors!

De­cem­ber 25, 1940: Alot of play­ers play two games over Christ­mas dur­ing WW2, but Len Shack­le­ton plays for Brad­ford PA the against Leeds in Leeds in the

morn­ing and then Brad-ford City v Hud­der­s­field in the af­ter­noon. De­cem­ber 25, 1954: Three­d­if­fer­ent Rochdale play­ers scored own goals in a 7-2 de­feat at Carlisle. De­cem­ber 26, 2009: Stu­art Pearce of­fers to spon­sor the num­ber three shirt that he used to wear for the next ten years at his first clubWeald­stone. De­cem­ber 27, 1960: Ply Ply-4mouth­mouth­beat­Charl­ton6-beat Charl­ton 6-4 to avenge the de­feat they suf­fered by the same club and by the same score­line the day be­fore.

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