Who was there the last time

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Who was there the last time

Post by Makka Pakka » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:50 pm

we kicked off a game to win a championship?

May 1991, I was in the little bit of terracing to the left of the west stand. Was usually in the tin shed but it was so chocca, couldn't get in.

22 years, blimey.
"At a meeting held at the Grammar School on Friday last - Mr Phillip Wood M.A., in the chair - it was resolved to form an Association Football Club for Darlington and neighbourhood. The opinions of those present were so unanimous as to the desirability of this step, that a committee was formed to complete the organisation of the club, and Mr Craven, 17, Garden Street, was appointed secretary pro tem." - The Northern Echo, Monday 23rd July 1883

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by m62exile » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:50 pm

Tin shed, great day.

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:51 pm

In the tinshed and ran on the pitch with a few other fans, they wasn't many of us mind ;)

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by Bogratsteve » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:51 pm

Yep I was there, even had a full head of hair then

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by tdk1 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:51 pm

I was on the South Terrace. I was eight, and I sat on my Dad's shoulders when Kevan Smith lifted the trophy.

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by loan_star » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:52 pm

Tin shed for me, was slightly merry too after a few in the Quaker Centre beforehand!

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by botrash » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:52 pm

Sadly, 1991-92 was my first season.

This has been a long time coming!!

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by uncovered » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:52 pm

Tin shed for me. 22 years, holy bolony! Do u reckon it will be ok if I run onto the pitch this time?

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by quakerray » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:53 pm

yeah we were there, great days. 22 years,how time flys

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by joejaques » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:54 pm

uncovered wrote:Tin shed for me. 22 years, holy bolony! Do u reckon it will be ok if I run onto the pitch this time?
Only if you're still capable of running off with the stewards on your heels, I'm certainly not. :roll:
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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by PaulMJohnson » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:56 pm

I was in the East stand.

Can't quite believe it's 22 years ago. A lot changed since then.

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by Big Tim » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:02 pm

Who did we play, score etc?

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:02 pm

Big Tim wrote:Who did we play, score etc?
Rochdale 2-0, it's on You Tube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXlIS8V0XaY

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by Makka Pakka » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:09 pm

I'll have a go at all the managers since from memory:

Frank Gray, Billy McEwan, Paul Futcher, Alan Murray, Hodgy, Jim Platt, Hodgy, Gary Bennett, Tommy Taylor, Mick Tait, Hodgy, Dave Penney, Colin Todd, Steve Staunton, Simon Davey, Mark Cooper, Martin Gray.

Caretaker stints: Ray Hankin, Eddie Kyle, Craig Liddle, Martin Gray

Did I miss anyone?
"At a meeting held at the Grammar School on Friday last - Mr Phillip Wood M.A., in the chair - it was resolved to form an Association Football Club for Darlington and neighbourhood. The opinions of those present were so unanimous as to the desirability of this step, that a committee was formed to complete the organisation of the club, and Mr Craven, 17, Garden Street, was appointed secretary pro tem." - The Northern Echo, Monday 23rd July 1883

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by chiltondarlo » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:09 pm

East stand paddock for me, I can picture the Polam Lane end erupting when we scored, more worrying I was just shy of 15 years old!
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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by tdk1 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:10 pm

Makka Pakka wrote:I'll have a go at all the managers since from memory:

Frank Gray, Billy McEwan, Paul Futcher, Alan Murray, Hodgy, Jim Platt, Hodgy, Gary Bennett, Tommy Taylor, Mick Tait, Hodgy, Dave Penney, Colin Todd, Steve Staunton, Simon Davey, Mark Cooper, Martin Gray.

Caretaker stints: Ray Hankin, Eddie Kyle, Craig Liddle, Martin Gray

Did I miss anyone?

Only if you count Ryan Kidd.

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by Hilly » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:12 pm

Makka Pakka wrote:I'll have a go at all the managers since from memory:

Frank Gray, Billy McEwan, Paul Futcher, Alan Murray, Hodgy, Jim Platt, Hodgy, Gary Bennett, Tommy Taylor, Mick Tait, Hodgy, Dave Penney, Colin Todd, Steve Staunton, Simon Davey, Mark Cooper, Martin Gray.

Caretaker stints: Ray Hankin, Eddie Kyle, Craig Liddle, Martin Gray

Did I miss anyone?
You could probably throw Maddo in for one of the caretaker stints too.

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by broadsexile » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:14 pm

I was. South Terrace, next to the away fans, and I couldn't really see Kev Smith lift the trophy because TDK had already played the unbeatable younger brother card to nick the prime vantage point.

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by broadsexile » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:15 pm

Was Ray Hankin a caretaker?

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by Quakerade » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:16 pm

God that video brings back some great memorys was their and also at the battle ground of Scunthorpe the week earlier, been following Darlo since the late sixties and have seen many ups and downs, lets just hope this is the start again of more ups than downs.

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by fozzovmurton » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:17 pm

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by Quakerz » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:18 pm

I was in the Tin Shed.

Crowd was 9,240ish from memory.
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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by Mikeski » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:21 pm

I had to work that Saturday but I was there the year before at Welling. I was 16 - It's been a long, long time.

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by Darlobaz79 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:23 pm

I was in the East Stand

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by BlackandwhiteBOB » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:27 pm

1992 was my first season. Looking forward to seeing some Darlo history.

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by StevieMardenboro » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:34 pm

One day we will watch Darlo in the 4th division again. One day we will have a home gate of 9,000 plus again.

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by The Lincoln Quaker » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:42 pm

Was in the tin shed. Couldn't beathe as I was squashed in as it was packed. Quality day. Good times back then

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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by davidcorks 40yard OG » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:45 pm

Twas in the Tin Shed
90 when we won the confrence@welling & on the pitch givin it large :thumbup: vs Rochdale 4th division championship 91 :thumbup:


Fuck me i'm getting old :roll:
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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by davidcorks 40yard OG » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:48 pm

botrash wrote:Sadly, 1991-92 was my first season.

This has been a long time coming!!
Nightmare season lol
Without Prudhoe we would have let 150 in that season :thumbdown:
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Re: Who was there the last time

Post by notgnilrad » Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:50 pm

I was 20 when we won the 4th Division against Rochdale, was it Gray who scored the first with a penalty or did he get the second, was their with my g/f not with her now split up a few months later.

So that was the best time of my life :lol:

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