Sunday, 10 February 2013

12 January 2013 - Thackley v Scarborough Athletic

Matchday Programme
Emily Balding (1921 - 2012)

Competition : Northern Counties East League : Premier Division
Result : Thackley 1 v Scarborough Athletic 5
Attendance : 282

Can Thackley Complete A League Double Over The League Leaders?
What stories these trees could tell of Thackley's footballing history?

"The Dog Poo Fairy"

Thackley AFC
Dennyfield, on Ainsbury Avenue, the rural heartlands of West Yorkshire

"The Next Visitors"

"Behind Bars"

The Memorial Bench
Arthur Hylton : "Mr Thackley" - Secretary of Thackley A.F.C for thirty five years.

The Men On The Gate
Turnstile Operators, Programme Sellers, Comedians, Volunteers.

Inside The Thackley AFC Clubhouse

The highest attendance of the season (so far), 282 pre-match at Dennyfield. The two highest attendances recorded up to now both feature Scarborough Athletic. The other being 202 for the FA Vase 1st Round fixture back in October.  This is also featured here (see link in red).

Frank Brown
Lifelong "Seadog" who travels from his home in Leeds to most Scarborough Athletic away fixtures. Season ticket holder at Queensgate, he first fell in love with the club back in his childhood when he and his family used to holiday at the seaside resort.  Going to his first match as a youth, he's followed Scarborough through the non league days, then onto the adventures in the Football League and back into non league.  

Thackley Tunnel Ventilation Shaft

Overlooking Dennyfield, a disused railway ventilation shaft. These shafts were built to allow the smoke to clear from passing steam trains. One of two railway tunnels at Thackley, the southern one was closed in 1968.

"Father & Son"

"Scarborough Seadogs"

"Badge Cap"

Dennyfield - January 12th 2013

Thackley AFC 1 Scarborough Athletic 5
Rudy Funk and the Scarborough Athletic players all smiles after a second half goal blitz, including a Ryan Blott hat-trick sink Thackley.  The race for promotion at the summit of the NCEL Premier Division is gearing up to be one of the most exciting in years.  Only second half performances from the men from the East Coast will help to keep them in the frame when the season ends on April 27th.

"The Lights Are On ... "



Match Reports

Video Highlights

All Photography : ©fotografica137
Website Links To Both Clubs In The NCEL Panel At The Side

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