Yes we lost 6 on the trot earlier in the season, then won 5 on the trot for the first time in 15 years.If we win this we will have gone about it in a very strange way, Has anyone else had a run of 5 wins in the same season as they suffered 5 defeats on the trot as we did in November?
I dont know for definite but we may have won 6 or 7 in a row in the 96/97 season when we nearly got to the Premier league.Our 5 on the trot is the first time in 11 years since the Micky Adams days... not sure when we last won 6! Probably the glorious 1954 side or something!
Last time we won 6 we ended up winning 10 which is our biggest run in our history, didn’t do us much good think we ended mid table. A typical lower league club achievement.Our 5 on the trot is the first time in 11 years since the Micky Adams days... not sure when we last won 6! Probably the glorious 1954 side or something!
Stevenage neck and neck with Vale for this trophy now
It can come down to which game finishes first on the day two “clinch” it, otherwise it’s shared. The latter is the epitome of mediocrity so obviously has to be a possible outcome.Quick question on the rules on this. If we remain tied does it come down to closest to 0 goal difference or do we share it? I think in theory we could clinch this in 2 games time maybe sooner depending on games in hand above.
It would be a laugh if it had happened today where snow would have denied Vale the trophy by finishing later than other teamsIt can come down to which game finishes first on the day two “clinch” it, otherwise it’s shared. The latter is the epitome of mediocrity so obviously has to be a possible outcome.
no it won't - we are going to beat Orient and our GD is nearer to zero than yours - it's ours to lose nowDon’t think it can be won this Saturday, but a defeat for both Grimsby and Southend and a win for Mansfield practically gives the trophy to Mansfield
If you beat Orient then you’ll still be able to get into the play offs. You’ve played a game less and therefore aren’t in the running at the moment.no it won't - we are going to beat Orient and our GD is nearer to zero than yours - it's ours to lose now
*edit - if Walsall draw with Col U and the bottom 2 lose do they not win it on Saturday if FGR and Newport draw or win their games?
I think all clubs between 16th and 20th are still mathematically able to get in the play-offs or be relegated. Maybe?The winners of this are the first team who can't be promoted or relegated. As a different take. I wonder who will be the last team that can go up or down?
Have we already past that point?
I doubt we will win our last 5 games but the max we can get if we did was 68 which wouldn't be enough to make the play offs. I dont know how we are going to play in these final 5 games we might continue to perform well and finish around 10th or we could play like were on the beach with nothing to play for and barely pick a point up and finish 19th. It will probably be somewhere in between that and we end up about 14th with 60 points.
The home loss to Fleetwood 2 1 and Burton 4 nil were what pissed me off always serve up aload of shit in the last few games of the seasonFrom listening to Clarke he does seem to have a born winner attitude. I.e. he’d always play to win, can’t imagine how he would react if we get one of those real end of season can’t be arsed efforts like at Cambridge, Home to Walsall, Swindon’s or the pathetic effort at Barnet to see Lincoln relegated which caused Grew to blow.
If we make changes it should only be the dead rubbers for both sides such as Bradford and likely Mansfield. Grimsby, Barrow and Carlisle if still in the various battles from play offs or relegations we should go at full pelt to keep integrity.
I was chuffed for example Burton won when we lost 5-0 at home to Walsall so it didn’t send them up as that would have been a disgrace with the effort we put in.