He might have been talking about a goalless draw with Scunthorpe but in his soft, quiet, slightly questioning intonation, you could hear the distant sound of waves lapping quietly on a peaceful shore, and the plaintive cry of gulls soaring above a sun-bathed coastline.
It must be the fabled magic of the cup that made me travel the 150 odd miles to National League Bromley on a Tuesday night. I don’t know why, but as I watched the Bromley fans spill onto the pitch at the Mem when their equaliser went in I knew I wanted to go to the replay.
October got off to a bad start for the Gassy Lassies. Our showpiece first home game at the Estádio da Leaze was dramatically postponed at the last minute due to Forest of Dean Ladies failing to raise a side.
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