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I've been to Celtic Park on a Champions League night, difficult to be beaten.
I was there for the 97/98 Scottish Cup Final, to see Hearts beat the Huns 2-1...to be honest I was a bit worried as the area around the ground could be described as ropey, but after the final whistle there were Celtic fans rushing out of their homes to shake the hands of Hearts fans...bizarre!
 

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Same, my Scottish allegiance is to Hearts but to see top class football in a full raucous very impressive stadium is a wonderful experience.

Not a patch on the County Ground mind but decent nonetheless!!
it's not very often you see the words "Scottish" and "top class football" in the same sentence.
 

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I've been to Celtic Park on a Champions League night, difficult to be beaten.
Been to somewhere in Germany to watch some one Called Bayern Munich draw with a team from the North West of England who play in lge 1 these days
 

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Been to somewhere in Germany to watch some one Called Bayern Munich draw with a team from the North West of England who play in lge 1 these days
so you went to Germany to watch a Wigan match?
 

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Been to somewhere in Germany to watch some one Called Bayern Munich draw with a team from the North West of England who play in lge 1 these days
We've played Fluminese more recently
 

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Been to somewhere in Germany to watch some one Called Bayern Munich draw with a team from the North West of England who play in lge 1 these days
Lovely but completely irrelevant to the Celtic conversation.
 

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Ours is now all but done:

  • Tue 6th July – 5pm KO – Dundee (A)
  • Tue 13th July – 7pm KO – West Ham United (H)
  • Sat 17th July – tbc (H)
  • Sat 24th July – 3pm KO – Maidenhead United (A)
  • Sat 31st July – 2pm – Gillingham (H)
  • Tue 3rd August – 7pm KO – Heybridge Swifts v Leyton Orient XI (A)
Heard the missing home game will hopefully be Spurs, but they've not committed to it yet.

We've been told not to travel to the Dundee game as no away fans allowed etc. That won't stop a few of the more determined fans who will find a way in.
 

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Ours is now all but done:

  • Tue 6th July – 5pm KO – Dundee (A)
  • Tue 13th July – 7pm KO – West Ham United (H)
  • Sat 17th July – tbc (H)
  • Sat 24th July – 3pm KO – Maidenhead United (A)
  • Sat 31st July – 2pm – Gillingham (H)
  • Tue 3rd August – 7pm KO – Heybridge Swifts v Leyton Orient XI (A)
Heard the missing home game will hopefully be Spurs, but they've not committed to it yet.

We've been told not to travel to the Dundee game as no away fans allowed etc. That won't stop a few of the more determined fans who will find a way in.
It would be only fair. It's not as if anyone from Scotland travelled down to London without tickets yesterday....
 

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We’ve had the issue of our local games at Kidsgrove for example now going all ticket and limited capacity which will affect most clubs with the non lifting of restrictions which is a shame.
 

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Farnborough FC have tweeted that they’re hosting a friendly between Sutton and National League side Barnet on July 31st at 12pm
 

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Farnborough FC have tweeted that they’re hosting a friendly between Sutton and National League side Barnet on July 31st at 12pm
isn't it a nice feeling when you get to say "National League side" and you're talking about someone else....
 

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We've said that we'll be welcoming back 2000 fans for our 3 home friendlies - Apparently we need to do 3 pilot home games with no more than 2000. Home fans/Season ticket holders only.
 

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Our pre-season schedule in full

Tuesday July 13th - Brentford XI (at Farnborough FC)

Saturday July 17th - Maidstone United (away)

Tuesday July 20th - Haringey Borough (away)

Saturday July 24th - Aldershot Town (at Farnborough FC)

Tuesday July 27th - Dartford (away)

Saturday July 31st - Barnet (at Farnborough FC)
 

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Nottingham Forest at home Saturday July 17th but unsure if fans will be allowed.
 

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We have just announced a home tie against Rangers. 3800 allowed up to now
 

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We have got 3 pub teams followed by blackpool (A) and Cardiff city (A).
 

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We have just announced a home tie against Rangers. 3800 allowed up to now

Expect the dregs of society to travel down and defecate on your streets. Horrible set of fans.

And the Rangers fans aren't the best either. Ho ho.
 

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We’ve also got Sunderland at home and trips to Warrington and Stalybridge. Would be good to do one of the away games if they’re letting visiting fans in.

Hoping there might be a positive benefit from Rangers visit in terms of loan deals.
 

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We’ve also got Sunderland at home and trips to Warrington and Stalybridge. Would be good to do one of the away games if they’re letting visiting fans in.

Hoping there might be a positive benefit from Rangers visit in terms of loan deals.

You would imagine that might be the case given Gerrard is local. Not a bad link up to have.
 

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We’ve also got Sunderland at home and trips to Warrington and Stalybridge. Would be good to do one of the away games if they’re letting visiting fans in.

Hoping there might be a positive benefit from Rangers visit in terms of loan deals.
You'll probably end up with Andy Firth (goalie) on loan from them....
 

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Barnsley are paying a visit to The Crown Oil Arena, but behind closed doors.

Since they usually beat us several-nil, the lack of fans may not be a bad thing...
 

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No big games for Crawley....and to be fair...

Spurs & Hammers u23 are the nearest we get to a big club but lots of local clubs, Horley Town, Burgess Hill Town, Three Bridges (actually in Crawley) and so on. First game at Walton Casuals on Tuesday.

I'm expecting the games to be about team shape more than a work out. However we do have games on a Friday and Saturday (16 & 17 July) to push the old calf muscles.

Casey
 

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Just added another friendly at VP against Sheffield Wednesday on 27th July.
 

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Not that results matter a jot in these games but won our first friendly this afternoon at Kidsgrove Athletic 2-0.

Named a different team for each half and the first one had a triallist but no idea who he is.
 

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We've apparently got a behind closed doors friendly at Birmingham City on the 20th July. We've had a couple of players on loan from them in the last 2-3 years - so might be looking at someone with a view to a loan again.
 

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