Edward VIII, Farnborough Air Show, Guildford City, Lingfield, Mytchett Centre, post box, Rudolph Hess
Saturday 19th July 2014 ko 15.00
GUILDFORD CITY 1 (Baker 27) Spencer missed penalty 70
LINGFIELD 2 (O’Hara 41 Abraham 80)
Att c20 at the Mytchett Centre
Programme – Don’t be daft
I’m not sure why City opted to play this away from the Spectrum Centre, perhaps athletics takes precedence in July. Either way it offered up the chance to watch a game at a location not normally used for Saturday football to my knowledge. Mytchett is near Farnborough, it’s where Rudolph Hess was imprisoned in Camp Z in 1941. The camp had been specially set up for his arrival with heavy security and bugging devices, and he stayed there for 13 months.
This would have been a completely run-of-the-mill pre-season friendly but for one detail, and that became obvious when nearing the ground I espied something in my rear-view mirror. Continue reading