Saturday, 29 December 2012

19 December 2012 - Rotherham United (Reserves) v Stoke City (Reserves)

A slightly different entry to the No Clash Of Colours featured matches.
A Central League Cup fixture between Rotherham United and Stoke City. Rotherham United (Reserves) play their home matches here, at Roundwood Stadium, home of NCEL Premier League club, Parkgate.

In the distance, the steel works from which Parkgate FC take their nickname. A former works football team,  formed in 1969 as BSC Parkgate. BSC denoting British Steel Corporation, they then changed their name to R.E.S Parkgate in 1990,. In 1994, they then changed their name, this time to Parkgate FC, as they are known now. 

Competition : Central League Cup
Result : Rotherham United (Reserves) 3 Stoke City (Reserves) 1
Attendance : Not Given
Venue : Roundwood Stadium, Parkgate FC

Twenty years ago, In 1992, Parkgate installed floodlights to the Roundwood Stadium.

Steve Evans - Rotherham United Manager

The following photographs feature Jane Simms, referee and on the FIFA International List Of Assistant Referees. No Clash Of Colours will soon be running a feature on Jane and that of women's football.

The Steelworks of Parkgate light up the darkening skies beyond Roundwood. The Rotherham United training pitches in the foreground.

Steve Evans (Rotherham United Manager) & Albert Dudill (Parkgate FC Chairman)


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