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ATHLETIC I

LumARY PAw
SATURDAY
v
13th September 1969
PORT VALE Kick-off 3-15 p.m,

etth Bebbington, scorer of


di goals in Athletics Ane
3 win over Ltverpool on
~esdaynight Is porsibly^ln
s bast season at Boundary
vk,
eith, pictured right con-
sting a cross with Kevin
Began in the Scunthorfi
atch; he asked for a rnove
!cause he wants a higher
ade of football.
he gaes, and Athletic fans
111 be sorry t o sea him
ave Keith wiU be the third
ayer of the Year t o rnove
m
9
. Boundary Park in 3
3SOllS.

i ~ c a r e e rBoundary
~t Park
oU$h not as long as some,
is certainly been distin-
tished. His exciting brand
football and willingness
' fight for every ball have
ade Keith a firm favourite
Ith the fans.
veryona at Bowndary Park
111 wish him WPN.

Tuesday September 16th : Latics v Colchester U. k.o.7-30 p.m.


Sat. Sept. 20th : Reserves v Fleetwood Res (Lancs. Lge.) k.0. 3-15 p.m,
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THE BOUNDARY BBJLEErfIN
by PAWL DOHERTY P
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EITH BEBBINGTON wants to leave Latics. And the directors don't intend
standing in his way-subject, of course, to the transfer fee which any club
offers for his services being within the realms of reason.
It is always disturbing for a club to have an unsettled player. But in Keith's
case the reason for discontent is understandable. He feels that after three very
mixed-up years at Boundary Park it is time to aim at a final fling in a better grade
of soccer.
You cannot fairly criticise any man for that better things lay ahead. We were all
'
wanting to improve himself and this is why convinced. But football remains the greatest
the Club have decided lo accept the situation &amble of all time, and the hopes never
in phlegmatic fashion. Manager Jack materialised.
Rowley has presented his point, but the Keith never really materialised as the
;l determination of the former Stoke City wing forward threat he was purchased as.
forward has not been broken down. HIS form fluctuated wildly at times. UntiI
True, a club cannot be dictated to by its last year, determined to make an impression,
players, but the Board have analysed the he was the most imposing forward I wit-
situation and believe that on this occasion nessed in the Third Division. Little wonder
there would be no useful purpose served by the fans recognised that Keith had finally
standing in the player's way. "We assent to produced the goods he is capable of and
his transfer" said the Club statement voted him the Player of the Year.
"because we feel that in this particular case So, with the mixed-up seasons behind
it would be wrong to stand in the way of a him, Keith feels in the mood for better
player who wants to be back in a better
grade of football."
things.
It means that Latics have two players
w
What is to stop any player putting forward open-to-offers. Remember, utility forward
, that same reason? Nuthrn~, absolutely Reg Elore, who has been occupying the
nothing. But as one irrate manager said at right wing berth for most of the past year,
on6 time in the vast to his temperamental was also transfer-listed several months ago
young star : "You want a transfer . . . who -though not at his own request. The Club
( the hell do you think will buy you". are prepared to llsten to offers for Reg, and
Now Keith gets the chance to see whether at the time of writing there was hint that
any other club feels he will fit into better some developments could take place.
status, In this instance I would say there's But today isn't all departure news. The
every ~hance. Certainly from the displays
ai
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he put in for Latics last year-and in my
coaching staff has been increased with the
addition of John Dyson, who has been
own opinion, from the ability he has always handling junior team affairs in the current
proved to possess-there should be no absence of Peter Seddon on holiday.
serious shortage of takers. John has had a lof to do in the past with
His loss, when it happens, will be a sad Chadderton F.C., the local amateur club,
one for Latics. Keith, now 26-years-old, has and has had a long-standing affection for
showed himself extremely capable in a mid- Latics. Probably resulting from the fact
field role (which he occupied for a long that his father, Jimmy Dyson, was a
I stretch last year) and just as dangerous when Boundary player in the Thirties when he
operat~ng as a striker, the evidence con- was known to all and sundry as the Club's
tained in his place as top scorer last season. penalty king.
No club can afford to part with its better Now ~t'sJohn's turn to be spot-on (ouch.)
players. But neither can a club make a He wilI assist in a coaching capacity and
happy mamiage with an unhappy partner- also play a prominent part in the scouting
and Keith's attitude has not suddenly section, utilising the many local contacts he
developed overnight. has in junior football. We hope he has a
H e came to Latics from Stoke at the start happy stay.
~f the 1966-67 campaign firmly convinced One club coach very much in the public

A
_-=.=-- man!: games. N o t rensational form, we
. ..- . is \Valt Joyce. who has been
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.
_
- - r ~ ~ r e - rof
s the young reserves
- . . - - =- =..2 c.i last season. However. the
know. but four of !he opening matches
have been away from home - and the
.
. .
- _...
-:sen urpent in the senior t e a m defence has proved firm enough tc-concede
. .
-..- - -. .- --'
. h e injury absencc of Alan only one goal in these mrttches.
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1 x 2 iValr has had to step back
. . . - ~ = : g u e limelight.
~
Only Port Vale, our visitors today, have a
better defensive record on away trips. they
- i :I-:?: really conlplain at that-it put have vet to have a goal punched past them.
.,--.
z :-.,1 money In his pocket last week I wi!! resist the crack that today should
. -.-
.Z ' 2 ~ i c k e d up winning bonus on his make ttn for it? though privately we all
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---:" -,pearance. the victory a t Lincoln. hope il does.
.
.-..
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.. :iere could be a lad pressing for The Fourth D i v i ~ i o n has a vcry grim
-. - . ;:z:re half slot. Teenage Grah;im
..---
_ ... e.: had a sample of what to expect
look about it a t present with.cill the teams
being tightly grouged. Latlcs. with six
: i c received his first call-up t o the noints. a r e three points short of sharing
. .. :op-strength line-up for the mid-week
.
bottoyu place. Yet by the same n ~ l e . they
-._::i. -gainst Liverpool in the Lnncashire al-e thre: points short of shariny top-of-the-
.=-. --
. .. Cup. H e was pro111oted along with tnblr. It would appear that this time there
.-:.:::-old goalkeeper Sohn Fitton, a n 3 a r e going to bc n o runaway promotion
.- - -
?lsyers had the satisfaction of being hopes-and I feel that onlv Southend
- - 13- w i n n i n , ~side-a - 3 success being United have pot the strength a n d edge t o
-ST.-=.I bl- a Les Chapman hat-trick and a knock my prediction sideways.
:- . .:=. more from Rebbinglon. Port Vale niunt b r encouraged with the
r .i ;:sar from this selection thlit manager unbeaten record thrv hold. although in
-
- .. =.. -,has got both bogs in mind f o r up- three a u u y matches they have mustered one
;-: :,-. t n d now that h e h:~s seen them on goal. Still. it has been sufficient to capture
..
- . - l-tter companv he c:in assess \vh-n them three noints. s o they can command
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debut should present itself. evervbody's respect this season.
. - 1 -;;.. lads. They deserve it since both While we have not encountered Port Vale
-. .. -. r:i:ed very hard through the junior for n few seasons therr should be one face
- - i I? earn this recogn!tron. instantly recognisable in their mnks. Eric
:-12 more Latics nursue the Senior Cup. hIagee ,. . . a name still fresh in Lutic
- --:i: the set-back recently with a I-il nlenlorles since he was freed during the
.. 5 .1 ?n llanchester United's ground it summer. T h e Irishman had IS Leaeue
- - ..~- ->~ 4 - that
, the reserves were h o t o n the games in the tangerine colours last season.
- -i the Lnncashire League title. There's which produced three ?oak. H e seems t o
L ! c n wav to go yet, and considering 11a)~e settled well a t his new club, a n d n o
1 - i :t..-xsc againct United-a rather unlucky dou9t he \rill be try in.^ t a prove the point
- - =--.-
- .,as the first blot on a fine start t o the tcday. Whatever the outcome. please extend
..
z - 5 ??. there's every reason for optimism. t'7e ex-Glenavon forward a \varni greeting
-
. ~-
. .?t Lenpue team are lying ,quietly. but . . . and then ~ e t t l ehack to enjoy today's
- . comfortably, with six Dornts from as Same.

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i which are as follows:
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£75 THREE HIGHEST SCORES - SOCCER
92 1.0.U'~. AT lo/-
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46 CHANCES TO WIN 20/- IF YOUR NUMBERS ARE CONSECUTIVE
PLUS THE VERY POPULAR 'Y" DRAW
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HOW ABOUT THAT THEN P
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By the way, we do require MORE AGENTS to sell these tickets to help the club,
So rally round you sgpporters.
HELP US T d HELP YOUR FAVOURITE TEAM TO GET TO THE 'M)P.
After the match today why not get in touch with "Bernie" at the club oBces and get
-11 the details--or a t la King Street.

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below and return it to the club.

Name .........................................................................................................

Address ............................................................................................................................

Tel. No. (if any).....................................................


Lcri<?r!cCup Re.ser1.e Teoetrri~ L~IIc.\.C11p F..4. Cu,
Plciyr~l Goals Pla!m' Goals Played Goo/.>. Plo!,ed Gc
BRIGHT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Bo\\'IE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
BLAIR ..............................
B I N G N A .............................
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BE~RDAI.I.. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
ELICKLFY (Xpp.) . . . . . .
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HENRY(App.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HOOLICKIN
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SCHOFIELD.......................

MULHOLLAND (Am.) ....


MEUZIES
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League Subs. : BINGHA~T


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League Cup Subs. : F~ULKNE( 1R)
Reserve Team Subs.: CRUMBLEHULME (1): HOOLICKIN
(1): HENRY( 1 ) : MENZJES
(2)

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PEN PICTURES-PORT VALE A-R
KEITH BALL-Had two spells with WaIsall and one with Worcester
Vale it: November 1968. Sound and reliable.

1 -ON
CLINTON BOULTON-Helped Stoke to win the English Schools Shield in 1962 apd
Joined Vale as an apprentice and made his League debut in 1%4-65. Nighly
full back.
WILSON-Ever-present last season and has now made over 200 senior app

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Signed in November 1963 from Stoke City. Consistent full back. Born in Sc
JOHN KING-In his second term with Port Vale, signed on a free transfer from Tranmere
Captain last season, was the mainstay of defence. Tough and quick player.
ROY SPROSON-b-orthy of a chapter in Vale's history. First signed in 1949-50. Has given
loyal service ever since. Played 7'66 first team games before the start of this season.
JOHN GREEN-Mid-field player with First Division experience. Eight seasons with Black-
pool and joined Vale in 1967. Went to Vancouver for a season and back at Vale in 1968.
/ ERIC MAGEE-Recent signing from Oldham Athletic whom he joined for £5,000 from
Glenavon three seasons ago.
BOBBY GOUGH-Versatile young player signed by Vale last season after trial. Previously
with Walsall.
KEN WOOKEY-In his first season with Vale, having been signed on a free transfer from
Newport County in the close season. Had spent seven years with Newport.
JOHN JAMES--Hails from Stone, StafEs. Former defender converted into a bustling
forward last season. Ungainly yet effective.
TOM McLAREN-Hard working robust Scot from Edinburgh. Normally a forward.
Joined Vale after extended trials two seasons ago.
MICK MORRIS-Londoner who turned pro wi,th Orford United in July 1964. Joined Vale
three years later and has proved effective In mid-field and attack.

FOOTBALL LEAGUE DIVISION FOUR


HOME AWAY
Goals Goals
P W D L F A W D L F A P t s
PortVaIe ....................... 6 2 1 0 7 1 .... 1 2 0 1 0 9
YorkCity ..................... 6 3 0 O 6 0 .... 1 1 1 4 7 9
Aldershot ....................... 6 2 1 0 6 2 .... 1 1 1 3 4 8
Brentford ........................ 6 1 1 0 2 1 .... 2 1 1 4 3 8
Wrexham ...................... 6 3 0 0 9 0 .... 0 1 2 0 4 7
GrimsbyTown ............ 6 1 1 0 2 0 .... 1 2 1 5 4 7
Southendunited .......... 6 2 0 1 6 3 .... 1 1 1 5 5 7
Colchester United ............ 6 2 1 0 4 1 .... 0 2 1 6 7 7
kunthorpe United ............ 6 2 1 1 6 4 .... 1 0 1 3 4 7
Chesterfield .................... 6 1 0 1 3 1 .... 1 2 1 2 2 6
OLDHAM ATHLETIC. 6 I 0 I 4 3 .... 1 2 I I 1 6
Darlington .................... 6 1 1 2 3 5 .... 1 1 0 3 2 6
Newportcounty ............ 6 2 Q 1 4 2 .... 0 2 1 1 4 6
Chester ............................ 6 1 1 1 6 4 .... 1 0 2 3 - 7 5
Workington .................... 5 2 1 1 4 2 .... 0 0 1 0 3 5
NottsCounty ................ 6 1 2 0 3 2 .... 0 1 2 1 3 5
CreweAlexandra ............ 6 2 1 1 6 3 .... 0 0 2 1 6 5
Hartlepool United ............ 6 3 .... O 0 2 0 5

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6 1 3 0 5
PeterboroughUtd. ........ 6 2 0 0 3 1 .... 0 1 3 2 6 5
SwanseaTown ................ 6 1 2 0 3 1 .... 0 1 2 2 8 5
LincoInCity .................... Q 0 3 1 6 7 .... 0 1 1 1 3 4
Bradford ........................ 6 1 2 0 4 2 .... 0 0 3 1 7 4
Exeter City ..............., 6 1 0 1 4 2 .... 0 1 3 0 6 3
Northampton Town ........ 5 0 2 0 1 1 .... 0 1 2 2 7 C

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LATICS' BLUE AND TANGERINE POOL
Week +THREE HIGHEST SCORES $75 (Brom, Saturday, August 30)
Nos. 21 and 47 with any ONE of Nos. 4 5 6 10 12 14 23 37 38 40 46 and 48-14 GOALS)
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2. D. Rhodes, 1 Fishwick Street, Hollinwood. Agent 123
3. Mrs. Jones, 16 Briar Avenue, Barrowshaw, Oldham. Agent, J. Wood
4. H. Martin, 52 Beech Strxt, Shaw. Agent 180
5. Mrs. M. Coward, 28 Withins Road, Oldham. Agent 144
6. P. Hall, 14 B o d m ~ nClose, Royton. Agent 155
6 winners-each receives d16-134
Week &LINE PRIZE $25 (Grey, SaWday, August 23)
NO CLAIMSS-Carfied forward to September "V" Draw
AUGUST "V" DRAW
Three winners at E10-0-0
1. Mrs. P. Lake, 56 Buckstones Road, Shaw. Agent 227
2. Jeffrey Livzey.
3. M. Seddon. 26 Eeaves Lane, Chadderton. Agent 214
Five winners a t $5-0-0
1. M. Smith, 220 Greenacres Road, Oldharn. Agent 175
2. P. Cross, 9 Turf Close, Royton. Agent 63
3. A. Sinkinson, 40 Eaves Lane, Chadderton. Agent 21
4. Mrs. E. Middlebrook, 42 Fourth Avenue, Limeside. Agent 333
5. E. Garnetl, c/o Agent Agent, W. Whlttaker, 41 Eden St., Oldharn
The money in the September "V" Draw now totals f25. The Draw
to be made in the Boundary Club on Saturday, September 27.

HALF-TIME SCORES
Burnley v. Arsenal Barrow v. Mansfield Town
Chelsea v. Wolves BonrnemolEth v. Torquay U l t e d
Coventry City v. Crystal Palace Brajford City v. Luton Town
Everton v, West ~ a United
& Bristol Rovers v. Fulham
Manchester United v. Liverpool Bluy v, BarnsLey
Newcastle Utd. v, Derby County Doncaster ROY. v, Tranmere Rov.
Notts Forest v. S o u t h m p t ~ Gillingham v. Roehdale
Sheffield Wednesday v. Leeds Utd. Orient v. (Brighton
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;Stoge~v;Sun~e~ani Plymouth Argyle v. Halifax Town


Spurs v. Manchester City Shrewsbury Town v. Southport
West Brom Albion v. Ipswich Town Stockport County v. Reading
Birmingham City v. Sheffield Utd. Walssll v. Rotherham United
Cardiff City v. Leicester City Aldershot v, Wrexham
Huddersfield Town v. Blackpool Brentford v. Swansea Town
Hull City v. Bolton Wanderem Chester v. Notts County
Middlesbrough v, Bristol City Chesterfield v. Newport County
MUwall v. Cariisle Utd. Colehester United v. Crewe Alex,
Norwich City v. Charlton Athletic ......... Exeter City v. Workington
Portsmouth v. Queen's Park Rangers ......... Grimsby Town v, Scuathorpe Utd. .........
Preston v. Blackburn Rovers ......... Northampton Town v. Darlington .........
Swindon Town v. Oxford Utd. ......... Peterborough Utd, Y. Lincdn CTty .........
Watford v. Aston Villa ....... Southend United v. Hartlepool UU. .........
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MANAGER'S NUIES -e
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T'S VERY funny how fortunes of football clubs chang6. Tab t


h eaac? Qb i ~ u r
Ion thatown,blackour day 3a M e n
three teams were doing very well until Saturdg, A-
all lost, as those of you who witnessed the defeat by
United on our own ground after gaining a wonderful point at

After the Scunthorpe game, Barry Gordine was big enough LV admh @UC he
had let the side down and he apologised to the boys, but he was not t
to blame, there were other msmbers of the team. This was a game th
never have lost.

On Saturday the team went to year-old and an 18-year-old, and they '
Lincoln knowing that they could not did very well to beat the visitors 5-2,
afford to lose, as they had to get the whilst in the reserve side that beat
two lost points back, and to many Morecambe Reserves at home 2-0, we
peoples surprise, won by 1-0, although had two 16-year-olds.
in the last five minutes Lady Luck was This youth policy is a long term
on our side. This was something of a
policy, which should pay off in the
change, The press did not give us a
future, and it's the first team that has
good write-up, which brings us to our
to do well to encourage you supporters
Lancashire Senior . Cup-tie against
to come and watch them, and so give
Liverpool at Boundary Park on Tues- the Club the cash to carry on, and we
day last. Although certain reporters must have your support if the Club is
were at the game, only two National
to prosper. A winning team gets a
papers had anything in about the good following here in Oldham, not
match.
like Blackburn, who are doing very
The match was a very good one, with wsll, but still cannot attract much more
plenty of good football and our boys than fourteen thousand fans. I am
did not let big money players show sure that if we were in their position
their values and our two youngsters, we would have bigger attendances.
Fitton in goal and Graham Schofield at
My final words are to you loyal fans
Centre Half, had very good games, and
if they keep u p their present improving who came to the Tuesday Cup-tie and
form, they will be knocking at the first gave the team such wonderful vocaf
team door, s o you see our youth policy support, please start off where you left
off when the boys run o i t tont to the
is paying off.
pitch for today's game and may-you be
In last Saturday's "A" team game cheering them off the field1 m c e again
against Crewe at home, I played five at the end- qf th,e 90 minutes.. -
15-year-olds, four 16-year-olds, a 17-
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AGUE 4th DIVISION
-15 p.m. except where stated
I 1PChesterfieId
l&Bradf ord P.A.
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H
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A
2l-Southend Un4.ted ......... A
............... A .....................
. 13-Southport [Lm p ) ......... A
IbNeWporf County ............ H
1-5
3-0
2&-Chester
30-Aldershot
31-Brentf ord .................. H
H
.................. A
U--WorW#on .................. A 0-1 ~ p r i l &Northampton ............
1CNorth.mpton Town ......... A 0-0 ............
[ 33-Sennthorpa United ......... H 1-3
-7-Peterbornugh
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& +Lincoln City ...............A 1-0
1.3-Port. Vale .................. H
United ...... H
I 16-Colchester
2O-Crewe Alexandra. ......... A
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OB. PHarrtlepool .................. A 1969
Aog. 9-ChorJey Reserves ............ H
&Newport County ......... A
lb1EoIton W. &A- ............... A
1 1 S w a n s a Town ............ H l!k&lry *Asy ..................... H
l&Ekentford .................. A 23-Tranmere Rovers "Ay7...... H
25-Aldershot .................. H 2 7 4 o r k y Reserves ............ A
Nov. l-Grimsby Town ............ A 30--ester Utd. "A* ...... A
a-york city .................. H Sept. 6--M0T~ambe R ~ B ~ R & ......
s H
16-F.A. Cup (1) 13-MmchestW C. "A" ...... A
20-Fleetmod Reserves ... H
252-meter City ............... H
27-Bksckpool "A" ............ A
2f3-Peterborough ............ A Oct. 4--Southport Reserves ... R
2 9 4 e s t e r f i e l d ............... A ll-Morecambe Reserves ... h
Dec. %-League Sup sern.-f3nal l&l?reston N.E. "A" ...... H
6 F . A . Cup (2) 25-Fleetwood Reserves ... A
13-Port Vale .................. A Nov. 1 4 t o c k p o r t Reserves ... H
20-Lincqln City ............... H 15-Everton "A" .........,.....A
2 L B u r y "A" .................. A
26-Workington ............... I1 2GLiverpooI ",4" ............H
27-4cunthorpe ............... A Dec. &-Burnley "A7' ............... A
1970
.................. 13-Blackpool "A" ............H
Jan. 3-Wrexham A 20-Roehdale Reserves ......A
(F.A. Cup, round 3) 1970
10--Crewe Alexandria ......... IE Jan. 3-Balton W. "A" ............H
17-DarJington .................. A 10-mewe Alex. Res. ......... A
17-ManChester U. "A" ...... H
. 2 P B W o r d P.A. ............ H 3 1 4 0 ~ p o r Reserves
t ...... A
31-Hdepool .................. H Feb. 7-Mwchester C. "Ao ...... H
Feb. 7 4 w a n s e a Tawn ............ A 1 P T r a n m e r e R. "A" ......A
I 1 P N d t s Counky ............ H 21-Burnley "A" ...............H
21-York City .................. A 28-Preston N.E. "A" ......A
28-Grimb Town ............ H Ma. 7-Eveon "A" ...............H
......... 14--liverpool "A" ............A
Mar. 3--Southend United
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H
21-Rochdale Reservw ......H
7-EMer City
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A April 443Imckport Resewea ...A
ll-F.A. CUD Wnal
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