Podcast 174: Winning At Dominoes 5 – Accrington & Colne, Touched By The Hand of Burnley
It’s Tuesday morning, so it must be time for another edition of Winning At Dominoes, our weekly podcast in which I pull a story – or, in this case, two stories – from the history of the game and retell it. Lancashire is one of the ancestral homes of football in England, but its clubs have a long history of financial struggle, going all the way back to the nineteenth century. This week we have the story of two football clubs fourteen miles apart, who both collapsed financially under very different circumstances and were reborn – Accrington Stanley and Colne Dynamoes. Both clubs had dealings with one of the bigger clubs in the area when they were close to death, but even that club was a very different beast when one collapsed to when the other did.
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