... there I was still fiddling about sorting out my gear - Garforth might have shocked us all by taking an early lead - but they didn't. Unfortunately I'm still fiddling about when Sam Madeley lobs the keeper for a 7th minute 1-0 lead for the home team.
From then on .. it wasn't quite a procession - OK 7-0 sounds like a procession, but credit to Garforth - they gave it their best shot - but it was more a case of "damage limitation" than anything else. To be honest it could/should have been double figures - but you can't complain !!! Pics from the game at
Mossley 7 Garforth Town 0
So - as mentioned before - today has been a day of painting/filling/tidying etc - we still have to live on this house so when the "Call to Stop" arrives we then have to clean up etc to make the house liveable (ha !) for another 24 hours ("wet paint warnings" everywhere !!!!).
And so to tomorrow - on early starts next week (0645hrs - aargh) - fortunately today Mrs Smiffy is in charge of tea - a touch celebratory in fact as small boy has got a job - starting tomorrow (yes we have bubbly as well) !!
Me .. knackered before the bloody week starts ... but looking forward to Tuesday when Mossley finally get their local derby game against Curzon Ashton in - it's been postponed several times so far (should have been August Bank Holiday Monday for Frith's sake !!!) - but I'm afraid it wins over Stalybridge Celtic v Harrogate Town on the same night.
Just hope I can get away with Ashton United v Ilkeston FC on Wednesday night as well (would be nice to see if any of my Ilson chums turn up on a dirty Wednesday night !) - might well involve serious "painting working" on Monday and a lot of promises for later in the week - we'll see ...)
... and can I just say !WELL DONE HYDE FC"on their cracking 3-1 win away at second placed Newport County ??? Yes I can ...
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