The Old Den wasn't a pleasant place for a City fan to be that afternoon
My one and only visit there was to see Lenny Glover score to beat Millwall in the FA cup in 1969 . On the way out the ground I was more worried about being trampled by the numerous police horses in the crowd than being attacked by Millwall fansIt was never a pleasant place to be. It was our second visit there in a couple of weeks, we also lost there on boxing day. A game I only got to at half time. But at least they let me in for free to see us lose.
It was never a pleasant place to be. It was our second visit there in a couple of weeks, we also lost there on boxing day. A game I only got to at half time. But at least they let me in for free to see us lose.
Yep, I was there having caught the train to (what I now know) as S Bermondsey.30 years ago today we lost 2-1 at Millwall in the third round of the FA Cup. It was our 6th successive 3rd round exit.
We were winning as late as the 86th minute but with Ramsey and Walsh sent off in a utterly foul atmosphere, we eventually lost to two late goals.
The Old Den wasn't a pleasant place for a City fan to be that afternoon. I remember running for my life. I've been looking for a video of the game but can't find one.
My one and only visit there was to see Lenny Glover score to beat Millwall in the FA cup in 1969 .
I went back to the ‘New Den’ about 8-9 years ago as I worked by the ground.
I worked with a bloke who I had worked with previously and always suspected he was a ‘bit of a geezer’.
Anyhow the ****er ground me down and I agreed to go with him and sit with his mates on the home end.
we scored and I swear my eyebrow didn’t even flicker.
Then a bloke in the rue in front of me got up, turned round and stared at me, followed by him shouting ‘alright Leicester?’
I nearly followed through and didn’t know quite what to do. My Millwall ‘mate’ said as it was close to half time we should leave in the interval.
whistle blew and we got up, as did about 50 others surrounding me, oooya bastard, I was ducking bricking it, anyway we walked down to the concourse and the ones around us came over, they had beers with them and had bought me a pint.
My mate as it turned out was part of the Millwall Firm and had primed them all that I was with him.
I have NEVER been so shit scared in my whole ducking life.
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