Tag Archives: Shots

Come on you Reds!

It was a bit of a disappointing Boxing Day. Weatherwise, it started grey and went downhill from there. I think it was making up for the beautiful Christmas Day. However, the biggest disappointment of the day was Bob’s lack of … Continue reading

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The pigeon of Torquay

It being a bank holiday Monday, there was football on today. The (not always but sometimes) Mighty Shots were due to travel to Torquay for their latest game. Nicktor fancied a day out, explaining to Dawn that he was only … Continue reading

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Footings and football

Tonight I went (with Nicktor and Bill) to my twelfth football ground, Prince’s Park. While this is nothing when compared with Nicktor (or Bill’s for that matter) tally, I reckon it’s not a bad total over about ten years. It … Continue reading

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The Regency Club

Tonight, Nicktor, Bill and I travelled across to watch Aldershot play Barnet at their new ground, The Hive. We set off early in order to avoid the traffic. There was a bit of a disagreement between Bill and the satnav, … Continue reading

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Unexpected joy

I think I’ve mentioned before that the mighty Shots are not so mighty this season. Each game I’ve been to has been, to put it mildly, rubbish. The sort of form that makes you question your support. Tonight we played … Continue reading

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Flutterbies and Cansfields

As I was chatting with mum and dad this morning on Skype, there was a lot of butterfly action on the hebe and buddleia. I managed to get a photo through the office window, which I sent to them (they … Continue reading

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Real support

Aldershot have not been having the best of seasons. Having dropped down into the relegation zone of League 2, the manager was sacked and a new, fresh approach was implemented. Tonight I watched this new approach in action. We played … Continue reading

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Return to Middlesbrough

Ever since going to Middlesbrough last weekend, I’ve wondered why they seem to be missing an ‘o’. Surely, it should be ‘Middlesborough’…but it’s not. Typical of the wonderful, variant English language. And it was like I was back there today, … Continue reading

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Being a football fan

Tonight was the perfect Nicktor Night. I was saying to Mirinda on the weekend that to be perfect, a Nicktor Night should include dinner at a pub over a few pints, a trip to the Rec to see Aldershot play, … Continue reading

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It was 20 years ago today…sort of

20 years ago (last Sunday) Aldershot Town Football Club disappeared. It had run into massive financial difficulties (there were no wages for months before the end) and had to cease operations. It was a seriously sad day for a lot … Continue reading

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