THE WEEK THAT WAS
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.