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Watch Neil Boothman's FA Cup montage

On Saturday 17th September, FC United take on Woodley Sports in the FA Cup with Budweiser 1st Qualifying Round at Gigg Lane, kick off 3pm.

Our intrepid reporter and amateur cameraman Neil Boothman recalls last season’s exciting Cup run with his own action montage.

Neil says: "They say that if you can remember the sixties you weren’t there. That could well be true but at my age I can’t recall whether I can remember the 60s or not.

"However, there is one night that I shall remember long after I’ve forgotten what day to go to the post office to collect my pension or even work out which shoe to put on which foot.

"You all know which one I’m on about, it’s the night that many compare to Barca ’99 or Rotterdam ’91. The night that a ’pub team’ took on a third division club, the night that had fireworks going off inside, outside and on the pitch.

"The Rochdale night can be ours again. All we need to do is believe in our club and the (non-sponsored) shirts that run their collective hearts out for us.

"So prepare for another rollercoaster of an FA Cup run. The lows of nearly being knocked out by Norton and Stockton Ancients, the highs of ... well pretty much the whole of the rest of the cup campaign.

"I can’t wait for it to start again a week on Saturday against Woodley Sports and I doubt anyone wants to miss out this time round. For those that want reminding of last season’s run I managed to put a few clips together of my own film. I hope you enjoy them."

To watch Neil’s video click here.

First Posted ~ 18:58 Fri 9 Sep 2011
News ID ~ 3757
Last Updated ~ 01:47 Tue 16 Feb 2021