THE WEEK THAT WAS

The Football League Paper - - LEAGUE TWO -

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.

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