Posts Tagged "Crawley Town"

Evans & Crawley Town: Very Little Season Of Goodwill

By on Dec 29, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

Seldom has there been a less savoury title for a specific football match than The Split Testicle Match, but this is the name that has been given to the Boxing Day League Two match between Crawley Town and Gillingham, in which the visiting side’s┬áChris Whelpdale suffered an injury, of which only the most cursory of descriptions may have sent many males wincing...

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Bruce Winfield

By on Mar 23, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

The death of Bruce Winfield on Monday at the age of sixty-one marks the end of a short spell as the co-owner of Crawley Town, but supporters of the club are paying lavish tribute to a man that reinvented the club in the last months of his life. After several years of seemingly perpetual financial crisis, Winfield’s revolution began at the start of July. Since...

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Match Of The Week: Manchester United 1-0 Crawley Town

By on Feb 19, 2011 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 18 comments

Perhaps we should spare a thought for the ordinary supporters of Crawley Town. The thousand or so die-hards that have been going to Broadfield Stadium for a few years have had a tough time of it over the last few seasons and they may well believe that they, if no-one else, have earned their day in the spotlight. It’s also worth pointing out that support for...

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FA Cup Match Of The Week: Torquay United 0-1 Crawley Town

By on Jan 29, 2011 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 16 comments

When a non-league club gets as far as the Fourth Round of the FA Cup, the goodwill shown by supporters of other clubs often transcends league and occasionally even local rivalries. Not so this year. Crawley Town have an excellent chance of making the Fifth Round of the competition, but there is at best a feeling of ambivalence surrounding this FA Cup run. This,...

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Match Of The Midweek FA Cup Special: Crawley Town 2-1 Derby County

By on Jan 11, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 16 comments

When the full-time whistle blew at Broadfield Stadium this evening with Steve Evans gesticulating at the referee in the background over the amount of time added on at the end of the match, there was an outpouring of joy and delight that the stadium has probably never seen before. It would probably not, however, be overstating things to say that this joy was only...

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