THE WEEK THAT WAS
February 21 – 27
February 21, 1957: Bad day in Dundee. United lost 8-2 to Berwick Rangers while Dundee lost 6-4 at home to Motherwell. February 22, 1997: Bournemouth’s Jimmy Glass saved a penalty from Brentford’s Bob Taylor. It was the London club’s first spot-kick for eight months. Their last was also against Bournemouth when Glass saved from Taylor. February 23, 1976: Kettering Town were told to remove the logo from their shirts advertising a local tyre company. February 24, 1906: Charlie Buchan sold one of his school books, for which he was beaten, to raise money to attend the Arsenal v Sunderland game. He later played for both clubs. February 24, 2004: Bournemouth’s James Hayter came on as sub v Wrexham and scored a hat-trick with goals in the 86th, 87th and 88th minutes. Sadly his parents missed the goals as they had to catch the last ferry to the Isle of Wight. February 25, 1967: Tommy Alden, of Highgate, was struck by lightning and killed in a match v Enfield. February 27, 1943: The Victory International between England and Wales was refereed by George Reader, an ex-pro. It was the first time this had happened for an international match.