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buford t justice

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What was your first ever Batley game?

24 November 2014 - 12:27 PM

Been thinking recently how quickly time seems to pass by, and tried to recollect how long ive been following the club.

 

If memory serves me right, the first game i attended was West Hull at home in the Regal Trophy in 1989, it was November and I remember having my first ever Bovril that day from the souvenir / burger van at the top end of the ground on the grass bank with the ten foot drop behind it (those were the good old days before health and safety)

 

I recall we won the game comfortably and I left with 2 new sporting heroes in Mark Scott and Paul Geary, frostbite and a love of bovril and have been a regular ever since.

 

So 2015 will be my 26th year as a Gallant Youth / Bulldog - you get less for murder these days!

 

Anyone else remember their first match?


A missed opportunity

22 November 2014 - 06:42 PM

Went to the Batley lights switch on tonight, the town was heaving, have not seen that many people in the town in a long time.

Fox's giving away biscuits, local group advertising their panto, even the church opposite the market opened its doors giving away tea and coffee and filling their collection plate.

I was handed leaflets for a Bradford season ticket and a Giants one, and saw kids lining up to have photos with the Huddersfield Town mascot.

Absolutely no presense from our club at a huge event in the town.

And we constantly debate why we cant get people through the gates.

Very dissapointing.

Summer bash fixture

20 November 2014 - 09:01 AM

Dewsbury on Sunday 24th 1245 kick off.

Club mascot

19 November 2014 - 10:58 PM

Came across this picture for the summer bash on facebook.

All the mascots look good, in full kit all matching.

Then theres ours, in a shirt from 2013 with red shorts that dont match and look like they came out of lost property.

Whats going on? The national media see these photos - doesnt portray our club very professionally.

Forum advertising concern

13 November 2014 - 09:33 AM

Saw the below ad when browsing the forum the other day - in light of current troubles, is it really appropriate?

Never known any religious group advertise in this way and it left me a little uneasy.

Any moderator care to comment why this has been allowed?