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I'd like to thank Notts County for their decision to call tonight's game off - with no consideration for the travelling fans.

For goodness sakes we are only just over an hour away - surely this decision could have been made before 5pm when most people were setting off?

I understand the covers were taken off at 2pm and have seen photo's of the pitch then - it was never going to be playable.

Mind you, let's not forget this was the same club that allegedly sent the replay tickets to Don Valley.

Will I be travelling there again next Tuesday? Oh, I expect so.....


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Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 11 2012

Time: 8:26PM

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You're very welcome! Though in Notts County, you thanking the wrong people for calling the fixture off.
StuTNB
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11/12/2012 20:42:00

Why did they have to wait for the referee to get there before they looked at the pitch? I know that someone phoned up from Rotherham and asked the club if there was a pitch inspection due and they were told 'no, all is well, the pitch is playable.' That was about 4 o'clock. Surely they could have got a local referee to have a look? Because, from what a County fan has told me, there was no way that game would take place
Millie Miller
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11/12/2012 22:07:00

http://www.nottscountyfc.co.uk/news/article/cup-match-postponed-538739.aspx The pitch inspection at 4.30pm by the match official said the pitch was ok.
StuTNB
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12/12/2012 00:45:00

Fair enough Stu. In that case you are correct, the match official has to be taken to task over this - I hope your club, and ours, do something about it
herringthorpe
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12/12/2012 08:14:00

 

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