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« on: Monday, September 25, 2017, 18:24:07 »

New signing to be announced shortly.

Yep good heads up. We can now line up with a CB pair of Preston, Lancashire....  Smiley  a few years back and could have been Blackburn, Lancashire.  A place with 4000 holes, slightly less than our defence.
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« Reply #1 on: Monday, September 25, 2017, 19:27:09 »

Yep good heads up. We can now line up with a CB pair of Preston, Lancashire....  Smiley  a few years back and could have been Blackburn, Lancashire.  A place with 4000 holes, slightly less than our defence.

Add Gordon Atherton for a "red rose" back four
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« Reply #2 on: Monday, September 25, 2017, 19:54:48 »

Add Gordon Atherton for a "red rose" back four

I remember Gordon as a ginger haired wing half, didn't really settle so far south, you could chuck in Matt Heywood....
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« Reply #3 on: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 07:52:12 »

Don't forget putting in Garry Nelson in midfield.

Frank Warburton inside left.
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« Reply #4 on: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 08:23:49 »

Don't forget putting in Garry Nelson in midfield.

Frank Warburton inside left.

I'd stick Garry upfront, he scored at a decent rate for Plymuff and Charlton after leaving us.  Leigh Barnard for me in the mid
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« Reply #5 on: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 09:15:10 »

I'd stick Garry upfront, he scored at a decent rate for Plymuff and Charlton after leaving us.  Leigh Barnard for me in the mid

Nah we have already got Andy Caton to play up front! 
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« Reply #6 on: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 09:40:04 »

Can Gareth Whalley play? I think we all know the answer to that.

I wanted to say Dave Bamber (Bridge)
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« Reply #7 on: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 09:46:32 »

Nah we have already got Andy Caton to play up front!  

Bit of local knowledge there... I seem to remember Andy Caton playing with Paul Ince. Could we do a whole team of historic Lancashire... Tom Heaton in goal

                    Heaton

Blackburn, Preston, Lancashire, Heywood

        Ince, Atherton, Whalley

      Caton, Nelson, Warburton.

  I'd like a more recent player than Frank Warburton as I remember all the others.
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« Reply #8 on: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 10:30:10 »

Michael (Red) Rose on the bench.

Yeah, I know, but he was born in Salford.  Embarrassed
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« Reply #9 on: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 12:35:20 »

Beswetherick should be in lance but it's not
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« Reply #10 on: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 15:25:56 »

Beswetherick should be in lance but it's not

For some reason I always thought that sounded Cornish... maybe to do with his years at Argyle.  Harland sounds Lancs but isn't.
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« Reply #11 on: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 15:55:04 »

Bit of local knowledge there... I seem to remember Andy Caton playing with Paul Ince. Could we do a whole team of historic Lancashire... Tom Heaton in goal

                    Heaton

Blackburn, Preston, Lancashire, Heywood

        Ince, Atherton, Whalley

      Caton, Nelson, Warburton.

  I'd like a more recent player than Frank Warburton as I remember all the others.

I was about to pick you up there Reginald until I noticed the 'historic'....
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« Reply #12 on: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 22:55:42 »

On a side note on the photo of Preston with the scarf heís at a golf course, so assume thatís Highworth. Looks pretty well maintained and the flags are in the holes, is Power using it as his own private golf course?
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« Reply #13 on: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 10:38:58 »

I was about to pick you up there Reginald until I noticed the 'historic'....

Here's a puzzler, why should it be that we can find an XI of Lancastrian place names, but next to none for Yorkshire  Hmmm
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« Reply #14 on: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 11:26:34 »

Do you mean just ex Swindon (or current) or just across the board Reg?
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