Tales Of The Unexpected

Kidderminster Harriers 1-3 St Albans City Well, what a weekend. A quick look at the weekend’s results to follow, but first… I’ve noticed an enormous increase in the amount of people stopping by here over the last 48 hours. Hello, all of you. Just out of interest, I’d be terribly grateful if you could let me know how you all ended up here. It’s all very confusing. I was up at 5.45 yesterday morning to go to Kidderminster, and was it worth it? Well, what do you think? An hour on the train to London, then three hours on the coach to Birmingham, then another forty-five minutes in the train to Kidderminster, helped along with half a bottle of gin. That’s what it’s all about. It would be something of an understatement to say that I was less that confident about yesterday’s match. St Albans have been less than inspiring in pre-season, and Kidderminster are a strong team – they have former Wolves and Derby man Dean Sturridge leading their attack. This is the sort of match that the Saints seemed, to me, destined to lose. They’d only ever beaten two Conference teams before (Telford United in 1993 and Gravesend in 1981, both in the FA Cup, in case you were wondering), and with nineteen part-time players in a more-or-less professional league, they’re amongst the favourites to go down...

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