Ashington AFC, Bobby Charlton, Football League, Jack Charlton, Jackie Milburn, Non League, Portland Park, Shildon, Steve Harmison, Woodhorn Lane
With the football season over prematurely due to the Coronavirus Pandemic I’m in the unusual position of actually having this blog up to date! So to keep the content coming, and for something to do, I’ll do some old grounds and games where there’s a story to tell.
Saturday 27th January 2007 ko 15.00
Northern League Division One
ASHINGTON A.F.C. 0
SHILDON 2 (Emson 5 Ord 8)
“Northern Ventures, Northern Gains” 30p
Quite often you hear football referred to as a religion. I’m not religious in the slightest but it isn’t a phrase I’m comfortable with, football is a sport after all. But in the Northumberland colliery town of Ashington I’d argue that football comes as close to being a religion as it can, and the evidence is there for all to see. Continue reading