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PostPosted: Wed Sep 27 2017 5:54 pm 
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Ashton United (A)
Match scheduled for Saturday 30 September - kick-off time: 15:00

Hurst Cross Stadium
Surrey Street,
Ashton-under-Lyne,
Greater Manchester,
OL6 8DY

Link to opponents official website:
http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/ashtonunited

Live updates will normally be available via the HTFC Twitter page at
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Details of previous games with these opponents here:
http://hednesfordtown.com/statistics/opponent.php?opp=5

Please post match reviews on this thread only - duplicate threads will be locked or deleted

Enjoy the game!


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28 2017 9:01 pm 
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Manchester Branch will be chartering a tram to the game. My 7 yr old son's first away game: doesn't get much more glamorous than Ashton.

Now I just have to explain that both goalscorers and the bloke on the right wing he saw against Halesowen are no longer with us...

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28 2017 10:52 pm 
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Pitmanchester wrote:
Manchester Branch will be chartering a tram to the game. My 7 yr old son's first away game: doesn't get much more glamorous than Ashton.

Now I just have to explain that both goalscorers and the bloke on the right wing he saw against Halesowen are no longer with us...


Let's hope he sees the same result though (and I don't mean a home win), see you there.

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The Beerhunter wrote:
Pitmanchester wrote:
Manchester Branch will be chartering a tram to the game. My 7 yr old son's first away game: doesn't get much more glamorous than Ashton.

Now I just have to explain that both goalscorers and the bloke on the right wing he saw against Halesowen are no longer with us...


Let's hope he sees the same result though (and I don't mean a home win), see you there.


I got £20 home win at 5/6 odds, just over £15 in easy earnings

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 1:41 am 
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What has happened to the match preview?


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 6:25 am 
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I predict a 2-0 defeat.
0 shots on target.
James Wren man of the match.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 7:31 am 
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Match preview here: http://www.hednesfordtownfc.com/2017/09/ashton-united-a

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 8:34 am 
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thethumb wrote:
I predict a 2-0 defeat.
0 shots on target.
James Wren man of the match.


;)

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 8:38 am 
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sheriff wrote:
thethumb wrote:
I predict a 2-0 defeat.
0 shots on target.
James Wren man of the match.


;)


You two should start your own forum

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 9:56 am 
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thethumb wrote:
I predict a 2-0 defeat.
0 shots on target.
James Wren man of the match.


Still waiting for you to make your choice! :mrgreen:

http://www.htfcsa.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=3713

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 10:32 am 
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Bring a mac if you're going to the game, persisting down right now and probably up until kick off, although it's forecast to be dry during the game.

Should take a stud after the amount that's come down over the last few days.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 4:59 pm 
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ASHTON UNITED 1 - 2 PITMEN :scarf:

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 5:00 pm 
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sheriff wrote:
The Beerhunter wrote:
Pitmanchester wrote:
Manchester Branch will be chartering a tram to the game. My 7 yr old son's first away game: doesn't get much more glamorous than Ashton.

Now I just have to explain that both goalscorers and the bloke on the right wing he saw against Halesowen are no longer with us...


Let's hope he sees the same result though (and I don't mean a home win), see you there.


I got £20 home win at 5/6 odds, just over £15 in easy earnings

Betting on the result of a football match-mug's game eh


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 5:07 pm 
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thethumb wrote:
I predict a 2-0 defeat.
0 shots on target.
James Wren man of the match.

Hope you're not giving sheriff the benefit of your football knowledge


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 5:10 pm 
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abacus wrote:
thethumb wrote:
I predict a 2-0 defeat.
0 shots on target.
James Wren man of the match.

Hope you're not giving sheriff the benefit of your football knowledge




...but he wouldn't say no to twenty quid


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sheriff wrote:
The Beerhunter wrote:
Pitmanchester wrote:
Manchester Branch will be chartering a tram to the game. My 7 yr old son's first away game: doesn't get much more glamorous than Ashton.

Now I just have to explain that both goalscorers and the bloke on the right wing he saw against Halesowen are no longer with us...


Let's hope he sees the same result though (and I don't mean a home win), see you there.


I got £20 home win at 5/6 odds, just over £15 in easy earnings


Ooops


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 30 2017 5:40 pm 
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Perton Pitman wrote:
abacus wrote:
thethumb wrote:
I predict a 2-0 defeat.
0 shots on target.
James Wren man of the match.

Hope you're not giving sheriff the benefit of your football knowledge




...but he wouldn't say no to twenty quid



I was almost spot on until we conceded a late goal!!

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still £25 up not going to that shyte hole

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sheriff wrote:
still £25 up not going to that shyte hole



Good man, always look for the positives! :clap:


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So, the game...

After ten minutes there was only one team in it and it just looked a question of how many they would score. And the same at half time. Except, Ashton were the first team and Pitmen the second. Ashton should have gone ahead but didn't. After a disorganised start our 5-3-2 formation settled down and we completely dominated the game from then on.

Lawrie, Glover and Mbunga all missed several excellent chances and we really should have gone home with 4 or 5 goals. Not sure what to make of the overall performance as Ashton were woeful after the first ten minutes. However, their fans said they were missing half a team through injuries.

Crowd was a pitiful 150 odd despite the offer of a "foot long baguette with sausage". Even more pitiful was the sight of their "player"-manager who came on for the last ten minutes. Some of us are old enough to remember Brian Glover playing the games teacher in Kes. Brian was in better shape and had a better touch.

Shame that one or two players simply walked down the tunnel ignoring the supporters clapping them off. But a nice moment from Tom Thorley who high-fived our 7 yr son (who now has a 100% record watching Hednesford) at the end when walking off the pitch.

Amazing Vague Ashton United fact: their ground is one of the oldest in the world, staging games since 1879 (cue jokes about the facilities never having been updated (but at least they had lights in the toilets)).

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In Rob we trust.


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Pitmanchester wrote:
So, the game...

After ten minutes there was only one team in it and it just looked a question of how many they would score. And the same at half time. Except, Ashton were the first team and Pitmen the second. Ashton should have gone ahead but didn't. After a disorganised start our 5-3-2 formation settled down and we completely dominated the game from then on.

Lawrie, Glover and Mbunga all missed several excellent chances and we really should have gone home with 4 or 5 goals. Not sure what to make of the overall performance as Ashton were woeful after the first ten minutes. However, their fans said they were missing half a team through injuries.

Crowd was a pitiful 150 odd despite the offer of a "foot long baguette with sausage". Even more pitiful was the sight of their "player"-manager who came on for the last ten minutes. Some of us are old enough to remember Brian Glover playing the games teacher in Kes. Brian was in better shape and had a better touch.

Shame that one or two players simply walked down the tunnel ignoring the supporters clapping them off. But a nice moment from Tom Thorley who high-fived our 7 yr son (who now has a 100% record watching Hednesford) at the end when walking off the pitch.

Amazing Vague Ashton United fact: their ground is one of the oldest in the world, staging games since 1879 (cue jokes about the facilities never having been updated (but at least they had lights in the toilets)).


Some of our regular away fans enjoying visiting Ashton as it is "a proper non-league ground".


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Match report here: http://www.hednesfordtownfc.com/2017/10/ashton-united-1-2-hednesford-town-2

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Goals here, while we await Dan's longer highlights:

http://www.evostikleague.co.uk/match-in ... /1-2863406

Love the home no 11's reaction to the first goal...

Oh, it looks like that's all we're getting..... tough on Dan after all his hard work filming the game....


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Photos here

https://mobile.twitter.com/Hednesford_Town

This, in particular, is a wonderful sight


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Glyn wrote:
Photos here

https://mobile.twitter.com/Hednesford_Town

This, in particular, is a wonderful sight



Looks like a sniper has been busy from the stand behind the goal.


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PitmanKeith wrote:
Glyn wrote:
Photos here

https://mobile.twitter.com/Hednesford_Town

This, in particular, is a wonderful sight



Looks like a sniper has been busy from the stand behind the goal.


Image

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:-D :mrgreen: :clap:

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The one defender looks like he is doing 'the dying fly'


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