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Nantwich Town vs Witton Albion. 3 years 11 months ago #31

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Watched the highlights on Dabbers TV via YouTube last night. The first goal was unlucky, Rob had to try and clear it otherwise their player probably would've scored anyway. The second could've been prevented, the ball travelled quite a distance from the corner flag to the edge of the area and the scorer was left on his own. Our first goal from Rob was excellent, the penalty was finished clinically by Williams. His attempt from the halfway line was also really unlucky. Their winner seemed to bounce as Calvin Hare dived to save it. On another day, we probably would've won but they adapted to the conditions better.

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Nantwich Town vs Witton Albion. 3 years 11 months ago #32

Yes Rob found himself in a no win situation with the first goal. It did make me think though, has a Witton player ever scored at both ends in the same half of a game before? I certainly don't recall it ever happening in my time watching the Albs. Great quiz question for the future.......
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Nantwich Town vs Witton Albion. 3 years 11 months ago #33

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PRITCH scored, gave away a penalty and got sent off all within two minutes!!
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Nantwich Town vs Witton Albion. 3 years 11 months ago #34

WHS wrote: PRITCH scored, gave away a penalty and got sent off all within two minutes!!
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At both ends? That was my question....
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Nantwich Town vs Witton Albion. 3 years 11 months ago #35

The answer is our old centre half Chris Nichol (1966-1968) when he was playing for Aston Villa v Leicester March 1976. He scored twice for Villa and two own goals for Leicester. Still a record never to be beaten
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Nantwich Town vs Witton Albion. 3 years 11 months ago #37

midland red wrote: The answer is our old centre half Chris Nichol (1966-1968) when he was playing for Aston Villa v Leicester March 1976. He scored twice for Villa and two own goals for Leicester. Still a record never to be beaten


Good answer and a very interesting fact. I still reckon yesterday could be a first for Witton Albion in our entire history though (one of our players scoring in both goals in the same half of play) or, if not, it can't have happened more than a few times surely. Over to Chad!

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Nantwich Town vs Witton Albion. 3 years 11 months ago #38

Not our day. We move on. Can't understand why you would build a stadium for a winter sport with no cover for the fans. Soulless place. Pie was awful £2.20 for the smallest pie I've had at a ground. And £3.40 for a pint of John smiths. Your avin a laugh. No wonder there were few home fans. But as usual the Wittoners made the away trip fun and enjoyable. UTA
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