Eng­land crick­eter and Wat­ford fan Steve Finn is lov­ing the ti­tle race

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April 25 – May 1

April 25, 1931: In Read­ing’s last game of the sea­son at home to Bury, they score an own goal, miss a penalty, have a goal dis­al­lowed, lose 4-3 and are rel­e­gated! April 26, 1972: Alder­shot draw 0-0 with Ch­ester. It is their 22nd draw of the sea­son, in­clud­ing a run of five straight. April 26, 1986: The only case of two broth­ers be­ing sent off in the same match sees Colch­ester’s Tony and Tom English earn red v Crewe. April 27, 1974: John Hulme cap­tains Read­ing from the subs’ bench. He is in­volved in the toss up, then goes back to the bench and takes no fur­ther part in the game. April 28, 1979:While Brad­ford City beat Crewe 6-0, their re­serves beat Crewe re­serves by the same score. April 29, 1933: When Ever­ton reach the FA Cup fi­nal, Dixie Dean’s brother-in-law asks his firm for time off to watch it. He is re­fused but goes any­way... and re­turns to the sack! April 30, 1977: Derby are awarded a penalty v Manch­ester City, but the ground is cut up with all mark­ings gone. The ref­eree calls on the grounds­man with mea­sure and white paint. He makes a new penalty spot, which the home side score from. May 1, 1989: Dou­ble de­light for Maid­stone. They beat Welling 1-0 in the Kent Se­nior Cup while En­field beat Ket­ter­ing in the Con­fer­ence, hand­ing the Stones the ti­tle and pro­mo­tion to the Foot­ball League.

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