THE WEEK THAT WAS

The Football League Paper - - LEAGUE ONE - FRANK GRANDE

Jan­uary 31, 1996: Nicky Holmes of Brad­ford City re­fuses to leave the field when the man­age­ment wants to sub­sti­tute him v Crewe Alexan­dra. Seven min­utes later, he scores. Fe­bru­ary 1, 2003: Sun­der­land score three own goals in just over 30 min­utes in their match v Charl­ton Ath­letic. Nick Proc­tor puts through his own net in the 29th and 31st minute while Stephen Wright does the same in the 24th. At this stage Charl­ton have not had one shot on goal. Fe­bru­ary 2, 1907;Af­ter los­ing to Brent­ford in the FA Cup, Mid­dles­brough suf­fer fur­ther hu­mil­i­a­tion when the chara­banc they are trav­el­ling in to the sta­tion, loses a wheel! Fe­bru­ary 2, 1971; Graziano Landoni of Parma FC re­fuses to say good­night to his coach af­ter a match and is fined 1,000,000 Lira (£670). Fe­bru­ary 3, 1969; Chelsea beat Pre­ston North End 2-1 de­spite go­ing be­hind in the 90th minute. Both Chelsea’s goals come in ex­tra time. Fe­bru­ary 5, 1966; When Den­nis Shiels re­places Brian Bates in the Notts County side dur­ing the league match v Lin­coln City, they be­come the last League club to use a sub­sti­tute.

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