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by Canadian
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Talk Hitchin Town FC
Topic: Are you sitting comfortably? then I'll begin..........
Replies: 10
Views: 1657

Re: Are you sitting comfortably? then I'll begin..........

I was born in 1944----Benslow nursing home I believe. My paternal grandparents moved to Hitchin in1927 from Leytonstone. West Ham fans naturally. My grandfather became Works Manager at G W King of Stevenage. My grandmother took me to see my first HTFC game in 1952. An Athenian League game against Ha...
by Canadian
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Talk Football General
Topic: Stevenage stay up!
Replies: 1
Views: 691

Re: Stevenage stay up!

Hopefully they have learned some lessons and they can move onwards and upwards.
by Canadian
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Talk Football General
Topic: Stevenage relegation confirmed
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Re: Stevenage relegation confirmed

Their attendances over the last few seasons really did not justify Football League status. They used to be such a well run club, I wonder what the real reasons are for their downfall. I still have good memories of watching Stevenage play when I lived there in the mid 60's.
by Canadian
Fri May 08, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Talk Football General
Topic: History Today
Replies: 199
Views: 67917

Re: History Today

You may be ploughing a lone furrow but I am probably not the only one who reads "History Today" every day. I am convinced that I attended that 1961 game. Thanks Villager!
by Canadian
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Talk Hitchin Town FC
Topic: Prediction Game - Final Table
Replies: 16
Views: 6219

Re: Prediction Game - Final Table

Does anyone know anything about the winner ------- Jackie McDonald?
by Canadian
Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Talk Football General
Topic: What I've Noticed in Football - 2019/20
Replies: 6
Views: 4439

Re: What I've Noticed in Football - 2019/20

Stevenage to be relegated out of the football league to be replaced by -------------------------------Boreham Wood? (Ave. home attendance 712) Maybe their ground does not meet league requirements.
by Canadian
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Talk Anything Else
Topic: My Top TV Cops
Replies: 14
Views: 7248

Re: My Top TV Cops

The only TV cops I remember from over 50 years ago are Dixon and Charles Barlow (Stratford Johns?). C.I Barlow was a great character, both likeable and hateable at the same time.
by Canadian
Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Talk Hitchin Town FC
Topic: League Tables
Replies: 6
Views: 3007

Re: League Tables

Made me check the league table. With 13 games to go we will not be relegated even if we lose all our remaining games if the bottom clubs continue to earn points at their current rates. Conversely we cannot reach the play-offs even if we win all our remaining games and the top clubs continue to earn ...
by Canadian
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Talk Hitchin Town FC
Topic: John Gray AKA Hitchin John
Replies: 9
Views: 3271

Re: John Gray AKA Hitchin John

Truly sad news. Condolences to his friends and family.
by Canadian
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Talk Anything Else
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 0
Views: 2131

Happy New Year!

Luton-----Bottom
Stevenage----Bottom
HTFC------Having a crappy season and not yet out of the woods.

Sincerely. A Happy and Healthy New Year to everyone.