WATCH: 1996/7 FA Trophy semi-finals

Gary Crawshaw lobs Woking goalkeeper Lawrence Batty

Now then, who’s feeling glutton for punishment this week? We’ve had a rummage around the archives for something to watch when we really ought to be working and we’ve managed to find this little gem from 1997. It’s the story, as the title suggests, of how we managed to lose to Woking in the FA Trophy Semi-Finals. Well, we managed to lose thanks to a combination of bad defending and Clive Walker’s bloody annoying habit of scoring against us.

And, while we remember, there’s the issue of Gary Crawshaw’s 45-yard lob as described on our Why We Bother page. The issue being that it wasn’t 45 yards. Nor was it ‘arf…

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BoroGuide runs the show around here, and has done since that glorious summer of 2002. We're not sure why it was so glorious; maybe it's the delirum of reliving David Seaman watching Ronald Eeeeenyo's lob drift over him. That and Boro' reaching the FAT final at Villa Park – not Wembley.


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