THE WEEK THAT WAS

The Football League Paper - - LEAGUE TWO -

April 18-24

April 18, 1993: At the end of the Ar­se­nal v Stoke Coca-Cola cup fi­nal. Steve Mor­row, who had scored the Gun­ners win­ning goal is lifted up by cap­tain Tony Adams, dropped and suf­fers a bro­ken arm.

April 19, 1969: Keeper Peter Grotier makes his West Ham de­but in a 0-1 de­feat by Spurs. In the eight days pre­vi­ous he has played for the youth, the ‘A’ and twice for the re­serve teams.

April 19, 2004: The Afghanistan na­tional team is dis­banded when nine of the side dis­ap­pear on a tour of Italy and make their way to Ger­many look­ing for asy­lum.

April 20, 1974: The last Am­a­teur cup fi­nal is played be­tween Bishop’s Stort­ford and Il­ford – Stort­ford win­ning 4-1.

April 21, 1930: A 3-0 win over Queens Park Rangers means Brent­ford have won ev­ery one of their 21 home games in Di­vi­sion Three South.

April 22, 1959: Goal­keeper Vic Rouse of Crys­tal Palace be­comes the first di­vi­sion four player to win an in­ter­na­tional cap when se­lected to play for Wales v North­ern Ire­land.

April 24, 1996: Ice­land field 35-year-old At­nor Gud­johnsen against Es­to­nia. He is re­placed in the sec­ond half by his 17year-old son Eidur.

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