The second Yorkshire Football Weekend did not start well. Once arriving in South Emsall with around an hour to go before kick-off we discovered the local pub at the station “The Plough” was temporarily closed. Gasping for a pint we decided to head towards the ground.

After a delightful ten minute stroll in the sun Norman and I arrived at the Tech 5 stadium, home of Frickley Athletic. Establish back in 1910 as part of the Frickley Colliery, the mines may be gone but there was still a very nice quaint feel about the club as we entered the ground.

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Quickly finishing our pint, Norman and I realised we were having a drink next to four members of the “English Defence League” not the sort of people you want to converse about your favourite Indian restaurantor if they enjoyed India v Pakistan in the cricket. It had looked like such a nice pub pre-match.

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