News Update 10/01 | 1874 Northwich F.C.

News Update 10/01

Brian Edge pens news from around the club.

Question: What do 1874 fans do in their spare time when 1874 don’t have a game?

Well one of our fans almost went to the top of the world! And obviously Ashley Dobell just had to take his 1874 “colours” with him:

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Hopefully, over the coming months we will bring you more pictures of 1874 supporters from around the globe

Watch this space

Ashley is one of a number of 1874 supporters who take advantage of our Match Day Programme Reservation service – so ensuring that he does get his hands on each home games’ programme even if he can’t make the game. Interested in putting your name on the list? Then just let Brian Edge know.

I can already tell you that in our next two programmes there are a number of really interesting articles penned by James Wood and as well as articles on “attendances” and the “Championship run in” there is an excellent two-part in depth interview with Ian Street so make sure you get a copy of the programme at each of our next two home games because you will not find this information from anywhere else!

ARE YOU A MEMBER/OWNER OF 1874 YET?

If not then we can advise that a membership form and – if required – a standing order form can be accessed on our website by clicking on “Become an Owner” on the top right corner. Silver membership can be paid by 12 monthly payments or a one off annual payment.

Also payments can be made by online banking arrangements. Details of this are contained within the membership forms.

Also as advised previously your membership secretary Tony Fallows will be present (just inside the ground near the turnstiles) at both of our next two home games (18th and 25th) to speak with anyone wishing to renew their membership or become a new member

Very soon Tony will be very busy pulling together all the necessary to allow the distribution of share certificates to all adult members

SUPPORTERS PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR DECEMBER 2013

Have you voted YET? If not, then don’t worry you still have time to cast your vote. Voting slips will be available at the friendly game away to Ashton Athletic tomorrow. Alternatively votes can be cast by emailing trust@1874northwich.com or by texting the Club on 07975 679624. When texting, please make sure that you include your own name. The closing date for email/text votes is Wednesday 15th January and the presentation to the winner will take place on Saturday 18th January before our fixture against Northwich Flixton Villa.

SHORT OF A PROGRAMME?

We know that a good number of 1874 fans like to keep a copy of every HOME game programme that we play and also SOME like to make sure that they can also get hold of a copy when we play away.
Well, as advised previously, we do still have a few copies of EVERY home game we have played this season (INCLUDING THE VERY FIRST GAME v OLDHAM BOROUGH) but we have also been advised that we have the following AWAY programmes to hand:
Away at Nelson – 1 copy; Away at Oldham – 1 –copy and Away at Widnes – 4 copies
IF YOU WISH TO BUY ANY OF THESE THEN PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH BRIAN EDGE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE ( contact details are below after the Birties Pie Reservation article)

BAMA DAY – Saturday 25th January – v ECCLESHALL

Please keep spreading the word – and tell your friends, neighbours etc PLEASE TALK THEM THROUGH THE EXPERIENCE AND ENJOYMENT of watching 1874 NORTHWICH in action –

BIRTIES PIE ANNOUNCEMENT – BIRTIES PIE ANNOUNCEMENT – BIRTIES PIE ANNOUNCEMENT – BIRTIES PIE ANNOUNCEMENT – BIRTIES PIE ANNOUNCEMENT – BIRTIES PIE ANNOUNCEMENT

Following a good deal of panic re: the supply of Birties Pies on 1874 Match Days at The Barton Stadium we are pleased to announce that FOR ONE GAME ONLY – BAMA DAY SATURDAY 25TH JANUARY FANS WILL BE ABLE TO RESERVE THEIR PIE!
YES folks that’s correct – you read it right – IF YOU WANT TO MAKE SURE OF HAVING YOUR BIRTIES DELICACY ON THE 25TH THEN YOU CAN – SIMPLY BY ORDERING IT IN ADVANCE – TEXT OR PHONE BRIAN EDGE ON 07711 505414 OR E-MAIL: brian.edge2@btinternet.com to reserve your pie before FRIDAY 24TH JULY and it will be reserved for your collection BEFORE 3.15PM on the Day (If you don’t meet this obligation and the pie isn’t later sold then you will still HAVE to pay for it – fair enough?)

1874 RUN BY THE FANS FOR THE FANS

 

 

And finally some excellent reading matters here for the football fan:

Why the Glazers’ ownership of Manchester United is to blame for their transformation into mere mortals
http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/glazers-ownership-manchester-united-blame-2996033#ixzz2pi8Aaz2M

Who is the best Chairman in British Football?
http://www.football.co.uk/manchester_united/who_is_the_best_chairman_in_british_football__rss4555636.shtml

EU probe into Swansea City

http://www.footballeconomy.com/content/eu-probe-swansea-city

Winter of Discontent (Hull, Coventry) –a particular good read IMO

http://twohundredpercent.net/?p=25124

The hedge fund and the football club
http://twohundredpercent.net/?p=25101

Phil Thornton: “Football is a gangster’s game and it always has been”
http://www.newstatesman.com/sport/2014/01/casual-state-mind-football%E2%80%99s-counter-culture

Leeds United Supporters Trust – the must read interview
http://hereisthecity.com/en-gb/2014/01/02/leeds-united-supporters-trust-the-must-read-interview/

Deadline looming for Tranmere Rovers Trust’s £500k buyout
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/deadline-looms-tranmere-rovers-500k-6450208

 

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