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No, we are banned, I am banned, we’re all banned. I am not surprised they’ve made this decision as they always threw all blame at us, however, I think 5 or so people that caused issue, who the club took action again, means all Leighton supporters get banned? I think that’s completely out of order and unacceptable and look forward to seeing the outcome against Eynesbury. 
 

Saturday was a fantastic day to be a Leighton Town supporter off the pitch, amazing support and brilliant to see so many faces enjoying watching their local side. The support was brilliant. On the pitch, we were okay, worked hard, just the first 15 minutes let us down. Connor should’ve come on earlier yes, however, it would’ve been difficult for even him to make an impact. 

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Think Bradford Town could be the limit of the run. Checking this morning, they are top of their league and have won 9 of the last 10 in the league. would love to go this game but apparently it is

AlwaysLeighton - How do you think Joes feels about losing Webby, it's a big body blow to him isn't it, hopefully he will come on here later to tell us and also how he plans to replace him at Bell Clos

Leighton Town made the trip to the Recreation Ground on Saturday 26 September 1992 for a 1992/93 Diadora Isthmian League Division Three fixture, having won the South Midlands Premier Division the seas

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48 minutes ago, AlwaysLeighton said:

No, we are banned, I am banned, we’re all banned. I am not surprised they’ve made this decision as they always threw all blame at us, however, I think 5 or so people that caused issue, who the club took action again, means all Leighton supporters get banned? I think that’s completely out of order and unacceptable and look forward to seeing the outcome against Eynesbury. 

It's the world we live in now 🙄 #Ajudgedreddworld😉

Hope Leighton Town stuff em!

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On 01/03/2020 at 21:11, Rhodes said:

I have only just seen the video from the shocking scenes at the Eynesbury Rovers v Leighton Town FA Vase Fourth Round tie, I initially thought it was just handbags at dawn but it really kicked off big time didn't it, like the good, sorry, bad old days of the 1970's:

AlwaysLeighton - Eynesbury Rovers don't want a repeat of these scenes at Hall Road tomorrow evening which is understandable but I gather Leighton Town identified and dealt with the handful of trouble makers that day who turned out to be some local 'chavs' didn't it. It appears Eynesbury Rovers Chairman Matt Plumb has held a grudge ever since 11 January and has possibly planned for this moment as the League game at Hall Road last season wasn't played, it's surprising as I always thought Mr Plumb was a reasonable man and actually felt sorry for him when Mark Ducket stabbed him in the back, coincidentally shortly after the FA Vase 4th Round tie in January.

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13 hours ago, Rhodes said:

AlwaysLeighton - Eynesbury Rovers don't want a repeat of these scenes at Hall Road tomorrow evening which is understandable but I gather Leighton Town identified and dealt with the handful of trouble makers that day who turned out to be some local 'chavs' didn't it. It appears Eynesbury Rovers Chairman Matt Plumb has held a grudge ever since 11 January and has possibly planned for this moment as the League game at Hall Road last season wasn't played, it's surprising as I always thought Mr Plumb was a reasonable man and actually felt sorry for him when Mark Ducket stabbed him in the back, coincidentally shortly after the FA Vase 4th Round tie in January.

Yes, the club did do that and handed out lifetime bans from the club to certain individuals, so I’m told.

I understand they don’t want a repeat of those scenes, neither does our club. You’ve got to remember that Eynesbury are not blameless in this. Their own supporters didn’t exactly cover themselves in glory and let’s not forget just how badly Eynesbury prepared for a game of this stature. Neither are Leighton of course, but Eynesbury are not perfect or victims in this. They need to start taking some responsibility.

Mr Plumb said a few things to the local paper I don’t agree with as well as a few things online after the game, therefore, I don’t think he’s a pleasant bloke. 

Ducket quitting just 3 days later will always be a funny moment to be a Leighton Town fan!

Hope we win 4-3 tonight and Ashton Campbell scores the winner again.

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5 minutes ago, AlwaysLeighton said:

Yes, the club did do that and handed out lifetime bans from the club to certain individuals, so I’m told.

I understand they don’t want a repeat of those scenes, neither does our club. You’ve got to remember that Eynesbury are not blameless in this. Their own supporters didn’t exactly cover themselves in glory and let’s not forget just how badly Eynesbury prepared for a game of this stature. Neither are Leighton of course, but Eynesbury are not perfect or victims in this. They need to start taking some responsibility.

Mr Plumb said a few things to the local paper I don’t agree with as well as a few things online after the game, therefore, I don’t think he’s a pleasant bloke. 

Ducket quitting just 3 days later will always be a funny moment to be a Leighton Town fan!

Hope we win 4-3 tonight and Ashton Campbell scores the winner again.

collective blame,” 🤔

No need for it. Way over the top.

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1 hour ago, AlwaysLeighton said:

Mr Plumb said a few things to the local paper I don’t agree with as well as a few things online after the game, therefore, I don’t think he’s a pleasant bloke. 

AlwaysLeighton - Was it Mr Plumb who said things, I know Mark Ducket said the following and made it look like it was all about the Leighton Town fans but had Eynesbury Rovers held on to win the tie and go to Bradford Town in the next round it would have been a different story, mind you the trouble might not have happened then, we're not to know:

“I didn’t expect that at all, it was mental,” said Ducket. “I’ve never witnessed anything like it. As a football person I’ve seen most things in the game though, and this was a recipe for disaster.

It was basically 100-odd kids with flares chucking things and playing the hard man. I got my lads in close as I could see what was going to happen. I had a punch thrown at me, but that doesn’t bother me,

Seats were ripped out, the stand is damaged, the Portakabins are in a terrible state and parts of the pitch are still red from the flares, and we all had our families down there.

At the end of the day though, it was a great cup tie to be involved with and nobody died, we just lost an FA Vase tie. But we went to Clacton and won and didn’t do that. There’s ways of winning, and that isn’t it.

Fair play to the Leighton Town players as it was a great comeback, whereas we buckled and froze all over. I always tell a player there’s a reason they’re playing step five, and you have to question the commitment, desire and mentality.

We were miles off the pace, Sunday League. I made a few decisions which may have backfired, but you cannot account for the individual errors. We melted under the occasion and it’s a life lesson learnt.

Leighton won the game and you can’t take that away from them, but I never want to be in that situation again on or off the pitch.”

https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/sport/football/eynesbury-rovers-manager-reacts-shameful-17567856

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2 hours ago, Rhodes said:

AlwaysLeighton - Was it Mr Plumb who said things, I know Mark Ducket said the following and made it look like it was all about the Leighton Town fans but had Eynesbury Rovers held on to win the tie and go to Bradford Town in the next round it would have been a different story, mind you the trouble might not have happened then, we're not to know:

“I didn’t expect that at all, it was mental,” said Ducket. “I’ve never witnessed anything like it. As a football person I’ve seen most things in the game though, and this was a recipe for disaster.

It was basically 100-odd kids with flares chucking things and playing the hard man. I got my lads in close as I could see what was going to happen. I had a punch thrown at me, but that doesn’t bother me,

Seats were ripped out, the stand is damaged, the Portakabins are in a terrible state and parts of the pitch are still red from the flares, and we all had our families down there.

At the end of the day though, it was a great cup tie to be involved with and nobody died, we just lost an FA Vase tie. But we went to Clacton and won and didn’t do that. There’s ways of winning, and that isn’t it.

Fair play to the Leighton Town players as it was a great comeback, whereas we buckled and froze all over. I always tell a player there’s a reason they’re playing step five, and you have to question the commitment, desire and mentality.

We were miles off the pace, Sunday League. I made a few decisions which may have backfired, but you cannot account for the individual errors. We melted under the occasion and it’s a life lesson learnt.

Leighton won the game and you can’t take that away from them, but I never want to be in that situation again on or off the pitch.”

https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/sport/football/eynesbury-rovers-manager-reacts-shameful-17567856

Yes, I remember an article shortly after the tie, before Ducket quit. 
No, if Eynesbury hold on and win 3-1, 3-2 even, it never kicks off like it did. When you’re 3-1 down with 15 to go, surrounded by your mates, supporting your local team, and you win 4-3 in the 91st minute, then emotions run high.

I’d never change the score line for the world, my favourite live game of football, ever.

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1 minute ago, AlwaysLeighton said:

Well, not bad news on a Friday.

To be honest I can't say I'm surprised, Webby didn't seem to settle at Vauxhall Road did he, is it a straight swap for Connor Calcutt 😉

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19 hours ago, AlwaysLeighton said:

We’ll see. Would love to see them together up top to be fair! 

AlwaysLeighton - Yes, what a side on paper this afternoon but you made hard work of it against Potton United. Did Webby have his tail between his legs or was it like he had never been away:

Brad Kirkwood, Carl Resch, Tom Silford, Joe Fitzgerald, Connor Calcutt, Jordon Frederick(C), Archie McClelland, Tom Bryant, Alfie Osborne, Brian Foulger, Danny Webb. Subs: Dave Murphy, Sonny Newbury-Barr, Ben Pattie, Ashton Campbell, Ross Adams

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He didn’t give it very long, I know it was a hell of a big jump but unless it was immediately obvious he was way out of his depth this seems a bit premature. Unless of course he was told he wasn’t going to get a game. Great news for Leighton though. 

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22 minutes ago, View from the Boundary said:

My old work colleague Matty Bateman seems to have made the jump ok, scored for Hemel again today.

Yes, I saw that, he got man of the match. I'm not altogether sure what Lee Bircham was trying to do during pre-season as he brought everyone under the sun to Vauxhall Road, some players such as Webby haven't been able to get a look in including the pre-season friendlies when he was always on the bench.

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15 hours ago, View from the Boundary said:

My old work colleague Matty Bateman seems to have made the jump ok, scored for Hemel again today.

Definitely some players who can make that jump, many have. Certainly some players around playing some way below their level. 

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On 30/10/2020 at 21:33, AlwaysLeighton said:

Well, not bad news on a Friday.

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Great news for Leighton Town FC.

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Over 50 photographs, courtesy of Joanna Ginger, from Bedfont & Feltham v Leighton Town on Saturday 30 August 2014 in a 2014/15 FA Cup Preliminary Round tie, whilst Leighton Town were still a Southern League Division One Central Club, Combined Counties League Division One Bedfont & Feltham disappointingly won 3-2:

Bedfont & Feltham 3-2 Leighton Town FA Cup 30th Aug 2014

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1 hour ago, Rhodes said:

 

Bedfont & Feltham 3-2 Leighton Town FA Cup 30th Aug 2014

Luke Craig 🔝 was Bedfont & Felthams answer to Beckham 😉

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On 08/07/2020 at 00:27, Rhodes said:

A third album to the two posted earlier with more photographs from the 2017/18 Wolverhampton Sporting Community v Leighton Town FA Vase Fifth Round tie on 10 February 2018 which Leighton Town won 4-3 in thrilling fashion, it seems like the only photographer not at Pride Park that day was David Bailey

This had to be one of the most historic wins for a SSML Club, literally going into the lions den with so much at stake and coming away with a 4-3 win: 

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On 02/05/2020 at 01:46, Rhodes said:

Over 100 photographs from the Leighton Town v 1874 Northwich FA Vase Sixth Round tie at Bell Close on 24 February 2018: 

What a photo, 1874 Northwich brought a huge following to Bell Close didn't they;

Town battle to get an equaliser

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On 14/05/2020 at 18:37, Rhodes said:

A different and better album to that posted earlier with nearly 200 photographs from the Leighton Town v 1874 Northwich FA Vase Sixth Round tie at Bell Close on 24 February 2018 which 1874 Northwich won 1-0  

Yet another album unearthed, and better still, to those posted earlier with nearly 400 photographs from the nail biting Leighton Town v 1874 Northwich FA Vase Sixth Round tie at Bell Close on 24 February 2018 which 1874 Northwich won 1-0:  

2017/18: Leighton Town v 1874 Northwich (24.02.18)

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Slough Town v Leighton Town again, at Holloways Park on Saturday 23 October 2010, in a Southern League Division One Central fixture from 2010/11, Leighton Town won 1-0 with a last minute goal from Jack Copson and they enjoyed a good season playing the likes of Arlesey Town, Aylesbury and North Greenford United, finishing in seventh position:

https://sloughtownfc.net/reports/4664

23-10-10 Slough Town v Leighton Town

 

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Photographs from Slough Town v Leighton Town yet again, at Holloways Park on Saturday 30 March 2013, in a Southern League Division One Central fixture from 2012/13, Slough Town won 5-1 with Leighton Town's consolation goal coming from Jack Downes, it was a disappointing campaign with Leighton Town finishing second to bottom but were reprieved from relegation:

Slough keep up promotion challenge | The Official website of Slough Town FC - latest news, photos and videos

30-03-13 Slough Town v Leighton Town

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