THE WEEK THAT WAS
March 22 – 28
March 23, 1893: The Manchester City v Lincoln City match kicks off at eleven minutes past three. The final score was Manchester City 11 Lincoln City.... 2. March 23, 2003: Inverness Caledonians’ victory v Celtic brings the newspaper headline; ‘Supercallygoballisticcelticareatrocious’’ March 24, 1931 A Welsh Cup replay match between Lovell’s Athletic and Shrewsbury creates receipts of... £14! March 26, 1965: After a 1-0 home defeat by Exeter, the Workington chairman ED Smith walks into the dressing room and pins up the following week’s teamsheet. Manager Keith Burkinshaw resigns immediately. March 27, 1935: The Wales v Ireland match is refereed by Dr Bauweus, of Germany, the first time an official for a home international is chosen from outside the United Kingdom. March 28, 1903: Brentford player Arnold Warren is given hard labour for fighting with team-mates in a public house. On his release, he quits the game and becomes a cricketer, playing for Derbyshire from 1905 until 1920 taking 900 wickets.