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CyderInACan

It all kicked off in Bristol (Merged)

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2 hours ago, cityloyal473 said:

The book can't go out with that blatant spelling mistake can it?

No. But that is ok! Who is going to read it other than those that were there and later generations who want to no (yes that was deliberate!) Lets face it the first editions are worth the most and I want mine signed!!

The writer needs to cut his teeth and god bless him for having a go. Pointing out the difference between your and you're is pretty classless when all your saying is nah nah nah nah nah!

I want a copy so someone PM me when I can get one!

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So a hooligan will be profiting from being said thug??

Oh that's super eh. A sado that needs to show he is a "man" by being violent to other people regarding ******* football.

Pathetic.

 

 

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6 hours ago, Atticus said:

So a hooligan will be profiting from being said thug??

Oh that's super eh. A sado that needs to show he is a "man" by being violent to other people regarding ******* football.

Pathetic.

 

 

Would you read a book about how the Krays or the Great Train Robbers?

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6 hours ago, Atticus said:

So a hooligan will be profiting from being said thug??

Oh that's super eh. A sado that needs to show he is a "man" by being violent to other people regarding ******* football.

Pathetic.

 

 

I could be wrong here, but hasn't he just got accounts from members of the CSF, what happened back in the day etc? And he's just put it all together and made a book? I don't think he's an actual member, unless I'm mistaken. 

 

Either way, criminals over the years have had, as much as we hate it, fascinating stories to tell, and I'd be interested to know what happened back then, to hear accounts of what it was like, from the people involved. 

 

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On 01/07/2016 at 16:17, richwwtk said:

My views on firms/hooliganism are known on here well enough and I'm sticking to my vow to not get involved in arguments about it any more but the one thing I really don't get is the obsession with trainers. Are Adidas SL 72's a particularly rare one or something? What makes one better than another?

No Adidas SL 72's are not rare. I just particularly like them.

Rarity does play a part in desirability but it's more what floats your boat that is important.

I have a soft spot for suede trainers and like certain trainer shapes more than others. It is a bit of an obsession. Some people collect stamps, others spot trains. I collect and wear trainers. Some collect and never wear trainers.

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On 7/3/2016 at 04:32, REDOXO said:
16 hours ago, REDOXO said:

As the guy said perhaps memory is subjective.

However I got to the match stood on the side terrace with City fans behind the dugouts as I remember on the half way line  and saw a few people walk around from the other side and around behind the goal during the game, but they got nowhere close. Unless I don't remember what happened next because I was beaten senseless there was no actual fighting where we were standing while the match was in progress, if I missed pre match issues, I can not say as it seems I missed them. As you say lucky me! 

What I remember most about the day was the Daily Mail stating that Bristol City supporters had attacked a few Casuals fans and the state of thuggery in English football...A complete fiction in my recollection!

I have been to many games with more going on from what I saw, but if it was early who knows. My lucky day maybe!

 

 

You're right about there being no memorable bother while the match was in progress RO, but you evidently did indeed miss the pre match 'issues' - if you'd seen them you wouldn't have forgotten.

Maybe the 2 young lads who were attacked in the toilets were late arrivals as well, hence their naivety in thinking they could walk through that end to get to the bogs on the opposite side, all the while resplendent in their City scarves as well if I remember the reporting in the EP correctly.

I agree when you say you've been to many games with more going on - the riots at Swindon, Reading, Plymouth, and Newport for instance - and there were certainly games where City fans came away with more serious injuries - Luton at home, Cambridge and Bradford away - but for actual unimpeded fighting between 2 large groups charging at each other on an unfenced terrace Corinthian Casuals is up there with the worst I've seen. Certainly inside a ground anyway.

Have to add that motley collection of Millwall fans were the most bizarre bunch I've ever seen at a football match. Black and white and varying from a tubby 4ft dwarf to a skinny bloke who looked about 7ft. tall and every size and shape inbetween. From skinheads to others with shoulder length hair, the only thing they seemed to have in common was they were all really scruffily dressed. The sight of them entering the ground in 2's and 3's and us City fans gradually becoming aware of them as they grouped up to become 100+ strong and then just staring silently over at us to the increasing excited animation of some of our own fans was almost surreal, and in many ways those few minutes of growing realisation of what was to come were as memorable as the view of the ensuing battle itself.

All in all I'll always remember Corinthian Casuals for the trouble, but also for being a crap match with a completely unexpectedly nasty brooding atmosphere, and a pretty grim day all round.

 

 

 

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3 minutes ago, Nogbad the Bad said:

You're right about there being no memorable bother while the match was in progress RO, but you evidently did indeed miss the pre match 'issues' - if you'd seen them you wouldn't have forgotten.

Maybe the 2 young lads who were attacked in the toilets were late arrivals as well, hence their naivety in thinking they could walk through that end to get to the bogs on the opposite side, all the while resplendent in their City scarves as well if I remember the reporting in the EP correctly.

I agree when you say you've been to many games with more going on - the riots at Swindon, Reading, Plymouth, and Newport for instance - and there were certainly games where City fans came away with more serious injuries - Luton at home, Cambridge and Bradford away - but for actual unimpeded fighting between 2 large groups charging at each other on an unfenced terrace Corinthian Casuals is up there with the worst I've seen. Certainly inside a ground anyway.

Have to add that motley collection of Millwall fans were the most bizarre bunch I've ever seen at a football match. Black and white and varying from a tubby 4ft dwarf to a skinny bloke who looked about 7ft. tall and every size and shape inbetween. From skinheads to others with shoulder length hair, the only thing they seemed to have in common was they were all really scruffily dressed. The sight of them entering the ground in 2's and 3's and us City fans gradually becoming aware of them as they grouped up to become 100+ strong and then just staring silently over at us to the increasing excited animation of some of our own fans was almost surreal, and in many ways those few minutes of growing realisation of what was to come were as memorable as the view of the ensuing battle itself.

All in all I'll always remember Corinthian Casuals for the trouble, but also for being a crap match with a completely unexpectedly nasty brooding atmosphere, and a pretty grim day all round.

 

 

 

Yep the match was awful! I was just thinking about it when I saw your post, horrible bobbly pitch and all that train noise. Over 30 years ago. Why do we always show our age?

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I was at that match at Dulwich but with a different viewpoint to most of you. I went with my girlfriend who wanted a seat, so I bought tickets in the seated stand directly across from the covered terrace holding our fans. Did not witness any problems outside the ground, however I did notice a gang of up to a 100 at most starting to group behind one of the goals. City were out in force that day, to enjoy a day out in London and a few FA cup goals against a non league team, so our covered terrace was fairly full. The Millwall group then charged, probably expecting our supporters aka England v Russia to bolt, clearly our more vigorous followers had spotted the Millwall group , and it being terracing (not seats) had moved to that side of the stand. The Millwall group then got trapped in the corner of the stand and as it became more apparent they were taking a pasteing more City followers joined the attack. The problem then was that as no one had expected trouble at this match there were hardly any police or St john's there, so by the time police reinforcements arrived the Millwall thugs were in a bad way with some carried out on stretchers.

Despite this being a less than romantic date I've been married to the girl I took to the game that day for over 30 years, say ahh 

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3 hours ago, Grey Fox said:

I was at that match at Dulwich but with a different viewpoint to most of you. I went with my girlfriend who wanted a seat, so I bought tickets in the seated stand directly across from the covered terrace holding our fans. Did not witness any problems outside the ground, however I did notice a gang of up to a 100 at most starting to group behind one of the goals. City were out in force that day, to enjoy a day out in London and a few FA cup goals against a non league team, so our covered terrace was fairly full. The Millwall group then charged, probably expecting our supporters aka England v Russia to bolt, clearly our more vigorous followers had spotted the Millwall group , and it being terracing (not seats) had moved to that side of the stand. The Millwall group then got trapped in the corner of the stand and as it became more apparent they were taking a pasteing more City followers joined the attack. The problem then was that as no one had expected trouble at this match there were hardly any police or St john's there, so by the time police reinforcements arrived the Millwall thugs were in a bad way with some carried out on stretchers.

Despite this being a less than romantic date I've been married to the girl I took to the game that day for over 30 years, say ahh 

Ah! the first time I ever saw a Millwall brick,how can a newspaper hurt so much.

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5 minutes ago, Tall King Blox said:

Our ma called em firelighters !

I take it she wasn't a 'wall fan then.

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Burnden park circa 1975 was a corker........pre CSF but mayhem ( think the dates about right, might of been earlier )

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On 03/07/2016 at 04:32, REDOXO said:

Oh c'mon. Anyone who was actually at Dulwich knows nothing hardly happened for that game against Corinthian Casuals. Urban legend. Oh Yeah. The battle of Elm Park. You mean we rioted behind the goal and TC came on and said stop or we are taking our ball home. Hardly a battle. They all stayed away and left it to the Police to take it on. Millwall are just a bunch of noise at home. It's away they like to make a show. We sat in the home end and side a few times at the Den and the new den.   One game with CB radios a thousand years ago and more bloody legend about their turf. Just me!

Who remembers the four idiot Forest fans in the cup who got the living shit kicked out of them and half of Notts constable had to drag them out. You hear some on here and it was if they infiltrated the away end. Yeah four tossers with a death wish. God I could go on. 

Looking forward to to the book spelling mistakes or not. 

 

Your memory is rather poor as 2 good friends of mine ended up in hospital, 1 with serious knife wounds.

 

The year we all left school.

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5 hours ago, Grey Fox said:

I was at that match at Dulwich but with a different viewpoint to most of you. I went with my girlfriend who wanted a seat, so I bought tickets in the seated stand directly across from the covered terrace holding our fans. Did not witness any problems outside the ground, however I did notice a gang of up to a 100 at most starting to group behind one of the goals. City were out in force that day, to enjoy a day out in London and a few FA cup goals against a non league team, so our covered terrace was fairly full. The Millwall group then charged, probably expecting our supporters aka England v Russia to bolt, clearly our more vigorous followers had spotted the Millwall group , and it being terracing (not seats) had moved to that side of the stand. The Millwall group then got trapped in the corner of the stand and as it became more apparent they were taking a pasteing more City followers joined the attack. The problem then was that as no one had expected trouble at this match there were hardly any police or St john's there, so by the time police reinforcements arrived the Millwall thugs were in a bad way with some carried out on stretchers.

Despite this being a less than romantic date I've been married to the girl I took to the game that day for over 30 years, say ahh 

I think some of them would have suffered with gravel or cinder rashes!! If I remember rightly the side we were in had railway sleepers as terracing and the corner where it went right off was full of stones/gravel/cinders.

Most of this got thrown at our south London friends and then a few beatings were dished out. 

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2 hours ago, Portland Bill said:

I think some of them would have suffered with gravel or cinder rashes!! If I remember rightly the side we were in had railway sleepers as terracing and the corner where it went right off was full of stones/gravel/cinders.

Most of this got thrown at our south London friends and then a few beatings were dished out. 

Yes, for a minor non-league ground ,that side was very large (a sort of gravel and grass Bob Bank). I well remember the Wall marching round the open end like army ants, not missing a step, even though City were pouring down on them from a great height ( a bit like racing cyclists using the top of the velodrome to gain speed). The thing that sticks in my memory was the dust/gravel storm when the two mobs collided !

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21 hours ago, Nogbad the Bad said:

All in all I'll always remember Corinthian Casuals for the trouble, but also for being a crap match with a completely unexpectedly nasty brooding atmosphere, and a pretty grim day all round.

 

 

 

What an interesting thread this is.

Great points being made for and against buying this book. 

As it has already been pointed out in a previous post, many fans travelling to away games, were unaware of what was going on 'behind the scenes'.

I was normally on Coach 2 from 1981 until 1984 when driving to games became the favourite mode of transport. Coaches were taken to the ground and then given a Police escort on the return to the nearest motorway.  So, "Trouble, what trouble?" was the norm, Millwall being the exception.

The Millwall stoning of our CATS Coach and the subsequent slow return journey will always remain with me! Bizarrely, forgetting the incidents in the ground during the game, what I remember most is what happened before kick off/fence climbing!   Being a speedway fan, I went and looked around the remains of the track behind the Old Den!

I was at the Corinthian Casuals game but was standing on the other side. 

I must have been really naive during the 80's as I was unaware of the CSF. TV progammes were highlighting other 'firms' such as WHU's Inter City etc but I knew nothing about BCFC's 'firm'. 

I doubt if the Halifax away game in the early 80's gets a mention in this book. I'll always remember it for the couple of CATS coaches arriving at Shea At lunchtime.  Those that wanted,  took the nearest pub.....to drink!  4 pints of Webster Yorkshire Bitter later and I was ready for the match! At half time, we also took their home end but their fans took the away. No fighting was  necessary as we all walked around and through a gate! The Shea was also a speedway venue.  I was really happy!

As I said,  I must have been really naive. I think I'll have to buy the book!l

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On 3 July 2016 at 17:26, Nogbad the Bad said:

REDOXO I've seen you dismiss this before.

I was there and the fighting was some time before KO - if you have no memory of it I can only assume you weren't in the ground yet.

We were on the side terrace and watched as a motley group of perhaps 100 or so gradually assembled behind the goal to our left and stared across at us.

We didn't know who the hell they were but some City fans obviously did because when they started to slowly move across their terrace towards ours dozens of City fans charged down the terracing to meet them head on in the corner.

As Sir Colby says it's all subjective but to me scores of men punching and kicking each other until eventually separated by police is a fairly violent confrontation, and worthy of note.

A couple of other things that exemplify the goings on of the day: The EP reported on the Monday how 2 young City fans (15 year olds iirc.) were slashed in the toilet during the match, one of them hospitalised, after naively going through the Millwall fans to use the only facilities on the opposite terrace and being attacked inside. There were no bogs in our stand if you remember - most of us pissed down the bank behind the stand.

Also a friend of mine was arrested as we were leaving the ground (long story) and carted off in a police van. We had to find the station he'd been taken to and when we eventually found it, not only did we find out he'd been beaten up on the way ( a sign of the stress the police were under that day perhaps?) but also that he was amongst many detained during the afternoon.

To me it was a bloody rough match, with a horrible atmosphere outside afterwards, and if you managed to leave the ground, and the area, unaware of all the 'aggro', lucky you, but I can assure you it's no urban myth.

 

Only just seen this thread. 

Im with you on this Nogbad. Whenever I get asked the most frightening time supporting city through those hooligan years, it always surprises people that my answer is away to Corinthian Casuals at Dulwich Hamlet.

i can remember a young kiddy, about 13 years old, coming into a pub full of City and announcing we were all gonna get a hiding. We all laughed until we got outside and saw a load of tooled up Millwall fans. 

Me and a mate just ran into someone's back garden to escape. Once I'd seen baseball bats and knives I was out of there.

i also remember the guy who's face was like a patchwork doll on the coach home. We barely got a few miles before we had to drop him at a hospital he was struggling do much. 

There was certainly a brawl during the game too but nothing like what had gone on outside. I must admit, it was about a year or do before I watched City in London again. 

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@REDOXO 's point about not thinking much went on at Dulwich is quite interesting. It does depend on where you were and what time you were there at and before games.

ive arrived at pubs where everyone's talking about chaos a few minutes before and also heard about mass brawls after we left.

I remember once in a pub in Huddersfield, having some great banter with the locals, when us 4 City fans got up to leave, a policeman was at the door saying all fans had to stay inside as there was fighting going on and City fans were trying to attack the pub. We didn't like to say we were City fans, so just went back inside to our new found Huddersfield supporting chums. 

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29 minutes ago, ralphindevon said:

@REDOXO 's point about not thinking much went on at Dulwich is quite interesting. It does depend on where you were and what time you were there at and before games.

ive arrived at pubs where everyone's talking about chaos a few minutes before and also heard about mass brawls after we left.

I remember once in a pub in Huddersfield, having some great banter with the locals, when us 4 City fans got up to leave, a policeman was at the door saying all fans had to stay inside as there was fighting going on and City fans were trying to attack the pub. We didn't like to say we were City fans, so just went back inside to our new found Huddersfield supporting chums. 

I recall a similar thing at Aldershot of all places - we went in a Pub near the ground and it was full of Army and I am sure Gurhka's who must have been based there - it was really quite intimidating and they knew the 3 of us were City - but we were sort of "tolerated" - next thing we heard of loads of scuffles/sirens outside (and I think someone said fighting in the park unless my brain has really gone now) - and the people in the pub said - just stay in here and have a pint with us 

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Many rucks occurred away from the ground. Gas game at home in the 80's, a mob of City met at the Porthouse which was a regular meet for many. Next thing,  the Lamps turn up with a few vans (those in the know will know who the Lamps were). Many CSF pile into the vans after a mob of Gas were spotted in a certain pub by the Evening Post building. 

Little trip across town to the known pub and City charge the front doors, several hidings were dished out as Gas exited via the backdoor. Although this sounds thuggish, in the 80's, this was normal behaviour for many. A very well known CSF member no longer with us will remember this day, as well as a few on here maybe? It was a scary time going away in the 80's but that was all part of the buzz at football.  During the 80's, feelings ran seriously high between City and Rovers.

Some you win, some you lose also. Can remember waiting for a train at Bath to an away game, and approx a dozen Geordies were on the same platform.  I was on my own and came unstuck. That was life!

RIP Div. 

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37 minutes ago, GasDestroyer said:

Many rucks occurred away from the ground. Gas game at home in the 80's, a mob of City met at the Porthouse which was a regular meet for many. Next thing,  the Lamps turn up with a few vans (those in the know will know who the Lamps were). Many CSF pile into the vans after a mob of Gas were spotted in a certain pub by the Evening Post building. 

Little trip across town to the known pub and City charge the front doors, several hidings were dished out as Gas exited via the backdoor. Although this sounds thuggish, in the 80's, this was normal behaviour for many. A very well known CSF member no longer with us will remember this day, as well as a few on here maybe? It was a scary time going away in the 80's but that was all part of the buzz at football.  During the 80's, feelings ran seriously high between City and Rovers.

Some you win, some you lose also. Can remember waiting for a train at Bath to an away game, and approx a dozen Geordies were on the same platform.  I was on my own and came unstuck. That was life!

RIP Div. 

the slippery Saturday was another good one GD

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1 hour ago, GasDestroyer said:

Many rucks occurred away from the ground. Gas game at home in the 80's, a mob of City met at the Porthouse which was a regular meet for many. Next thing,  the Lamps turn up with a few vans (those in the know will know who the Lamps were). Many CSF pile into the vans after a mob of Gas were spotted in a certain pub by the Evening Post building. 

Little trip across town to the known pub and City charge the front doors, several hidings were dished out as Gas exited via the backdoor. Although this sounds thuggish, in the 80's, this was normal behaviour for many. A very well known CSF member no longer with us will remember this day, as well as a few on here maybe? It was a scary time going away in the 80's but that was all part of the buzz at football.  During the 80's, feelings ran seriously high between City and Rovers.

Some you win, some you lose also. Can remember waiting for a train at Bath to an away game, and approx a dozen Geordies were on the same platform.  I was on my own and came unstuck. That was life!

RIP Div. 

Remember the Porthouse/Clipper day well and piling in the back of those vans.

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9 hours ago, ralphindevon said:

@REDOXO 's point about not thinking much went on at Dulwich is quite interesting. It does depend on where you were and what time you were there at and before games.

 

...this is so true. I don't dispute anything in any of the accounts of the Corinthian Casuals match, but my experience, as a young student in London for the day, was that there was a bit of a Millwall contingent who made their ominous presence felt during the match, but not much bother…what I recall is our truly abysmal performance! But then I have managed to avoid trouble down the years…all very sedate...usually a spectator from afar, despite being at many of the matches mentioned in this thread. 

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On 01/07/2016 at 15:13, Bar BS3 said:

If anyone releases a book based on any subject, with the title spelt wrongly, it doesn't leave much hope for the rest of the content and surely makes a bit of a laughing stock of those involved. 

Unless you are Rovers, of course. They would be very "prowed" of the author. 

This......... its simple grammar and if not corrected is surely a gift on a plate to the prowed few ?

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On 05/07/2016 at 11:41, Markman said:

I recall a similar thing at Aldershot of all places - we went in a Pub near the ground and it was full of Army and I am sure Gurhka's who must have been based there - it was really quite intimidating and they knew the 3 of us were City - but we were sort of "tolerated" - next thing we heard of loads of scuffles/sirens outside (and I think someone said fighting in the park unless my brain has really gone now) - and the people in the pub said - just stay in here and have a pint with us 

Went in the far side from our end when they (we were told it was Pompey as there game was called off) steamed in the back of the stand. Went down to have a look, many of our lot wore Pringle etc but I had a flight jacket on (scooter boy at that time) so blended in with the mob by the tea hut. City mobbed up and ran up to the End , which cleared quickly and the Police escorted us across the pitch , with dogs I seem to remember. We were parked up away from the ground and missed everything after, didn't hear about it until long after.

I have a couple of pics that a mate took while on the pitch .somewhere, may try and post later.

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3 hours ago, rat23 said:

This......... its simple grammar and if not corrected is surely a gift on a plate to the prowed few ?

it's - sorry couldn't resist it as it was in a sentence about simple grammar!

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This thread got me thinking about old days.

Another great memory was when we played the Gas at Twerton Park one year.  Not the title decider night game when City fans tried to tear down the advertising hoardings but the one after that - I think? Game was all ticket, 6 of us went from TM and none of us had tickets!! We were in for an interesting day. 

Anyway big mob CSF in Bath pre game, looking for enemy. Noone around as per usual.

Good drink in Bath. Then walked to TP.  OB was crawling around the ground trying to prevent people getting in without tickets, etc. So just as we were about to give up, my mate says "what about the houses over looking the ground"?  "Someone might let us watch from a bedroom window". So we walk through the middle of all the Rovers fans as they went in the ground with no problems to get to the front of the houses. Mate sees a lady at her front door and quietly asks if any chance of a bit of bedroom action! 

After explaining what we were after/meant, she says "no problem" and let's us all in. Result!!

Prime view over 90% of the ground. Sorted! By now we were all pretty pissed.  City score to take the lead, 1-0. We erupted out of the bedroom window.  Now this is when things got interesting as the houses at Twerton back right onto the stand down the side of the pitch, where all the Gas were, so they heard us singing LOUD. So things start to get interesting.

Half time comes and my mate says "come on, let's go for a walk round the back garden, have a pee etc." Well we then all recognised an opportunity.  Over the garden back wall and we were then sat up on top the 10 foot high breeze block wall looking down on 5000-6000 gas.

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS at half time!! 

So 6 of us sat on this wall singing out aloud "Ole, Ole, Ole, Bristol CITY! 

You could of heard a pin drop for 5 seconds. Next thing all manner of stuff comes flying at us as we had to make a hasty retreat and take cover - back in the bedroom to watch the second half, before we got knicked for insighting a riot or something. Anyway I think they equalised and game ended in a draw but my memory is pretty bad nowadays. 

End of game came, we thought we would have problems as they Gas were bound to be waiting outside the row of houses for us. But as we walk out, the place was crawling with OB,few gas around but think they were still in shock, so the OB just chaparoned us back round to the City fans. If the OB were not there, we would have taken a hiding. 

What a day. Not to be repeated nowadays. 

 

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1 hour ago, HOMERSIMPSON said:

Can't be bothered to read every post, but is the auther really a Plumber?

Close, a painter and decorator. But is see what you were trying to do anyway....

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6 hours ago, BS4 on Tour... said:

it's - sorry couldn't resist it as it was in a sentence about simple grammar!

ha ha --oops and that is why i wont  be trying to get a book published

but i am sticking to my badly grammartised point   ;-) 

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Just saw this on Twitter, the bottom one is from the Post (I can see me :blush2: ) Both Reading 'that' year I think.

 

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This thread could go on forever now photos from old CSF days are being posted.  Here is one from a certain Sunday am amateur football match in Bristol ref Innes Court. Anyone remember this? Some of the faces on here are legends down AG 

 

 

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2 hours ago, 1960maaan said:

Just saw this on Twitter, the bottom one is from the Post (I can see me :blush2: ) Both Reading 'that' year I think.

 

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Remember this well,we were in the Reading side,on the right, with a large group of City.Police got fed up with the fighting and chucked us out,making us climb over the fencing.Never happen now Health & Safety !

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18 minutes ago, GasDestroyer said:

This thread could go on forever now photos from old CSF days are being posted.  Here is one from a certain Sunday am amateur football match in Bristol ref Innes Court. Anyone remember this? Some of the faces on here are legends down AG 

 

 

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Remember it well, my memory must be playing tricks because I don't recognise any of these faces

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On 03/07/2016 at 10:44, Slacker said:

 

 

2 hours ago, richwwtk said:

were enormous white bow ties included in the expected attire?

Only if they span around really really fast.Or squirted water.

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On 03/07/2016 at 21:54, Moor2Sea said:

St Andrews when we beat them 4-1 if memory serves me correctly was a bit of an epic. Think we upset the natives that day somewhat!

Assume the Warsaw matches will feature, as well as the awesome trip to the City Ground for that semi-final.

Millwall at home in the early 80's was the worst I've ever witnessed. Chaos.

Friendly or the Anglo Polish Cup?

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7 hours ago, harrys said:

Remember it well, my memory must be playing tricks because I don't recognise any of these faces

Give you a clue - Donald, Pino, et al

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12 hours ago, 1960maaan said:

The pics from Aldershot. I'm there somewhere :blush:

 

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Flat cap, pork pie hat or bloke clutching pole holding up the roof?

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2 hours ago, REDOXO said:

Were we not The InterCity Service Firm in those days? British Rail where are you now?

i always assumed that CSF was the same firm as ISF and it just got shortened over time. would be interested in the history of the name.

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