Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

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Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby mikeS » Wed May 01, 2019 12:41 pm

Footage from ATV on the game featuring Brian Moore’s head, Mick Docs tackle, and a Burnley win at Highfield Road in the wonderful 1970s.
https://youtu.be/zZHCyrPh1Bc
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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby CaptJohn » Wed May 01, 2019 1:05 pm

Wow! You forget what was allowed in them days. Some X rated tackles going in by today's standards.

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby Spike » Wed May 01, 2019 1:26 pm

I went on a Ribblesdale coach

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby Sausage » Wed May 01, 2019 1:39 pm

Even though he was 28 years old at the time, Tommy Hutchison looked about 55. Hard as nails though.

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby cricketfield73 » Wed May 01, 2019 1:44 pm

I was also at this match.
My favourite era.
My favourite Burnley strip.
My favourite pitchside vehicle - the Invacar.

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby Buxtonclaret » Wed May 01, 2019 2:26 pm

Just before my 18th.
Stayed up in Rawtenstall the night before, and got a coach from Haslingdon.
Think it was an Althams one.

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby whalleyclaret » Wed May 01, 2019 4:40 pm

by the looks of it Hutchison didnt wear shin pads! Ouch!

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby joey13 » Wed May 01, 2019 4:44 pm

Brilliant

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby Top Claret » Wed May 01, 2019 5:48 pm

I attended the game. What on earth was Stevo doing for the Coventry goal.
Heaton, Pope and Hart would have saved all three goals. Awful keeping by both sides

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby mkmel » Wed May 01, 2019 5:56 pm

CaptJohn wrote:Wow! You forget what was allowed in them days. Some X rated tackles going in by today's standards.


Can you imagine Ron Chopper Harris or the late Tommy Smith playing today

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby claretfern » Wed May 01, 2019 5:59 pm

Think it's been said before on here. With the players we had that season, It was a travesty we ended up going down.

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby Tricky Trevor » Wed May 01, 2019 7:14 pm

I loved Ray Hankin and there are very few of his Clarets goals about so that was a treat for me.

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby LS7 » Wed May 01, 2019 8:54 pm

Was Tommy Hutch not wearing shin pads ? When did shin pads come in?

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby Buxtonclaret » Wed May 01, 2019 9:52 pm

LS7 wrote:Was Tommy Hutch not wearing shin pads ? When did shin pads come in?


Can't ever remember George Best wearing them!
Quite a lot of players didn't.

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby mikeS » Wed May 01, 2019 11:24 pm

The Football Museum have some 1880s era shin pads on display which look like thick blocks of wood shoved down your socks.

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby Siddo » Thu May 02, 2019 8:23 am

Watched the City and Fulham games after this. We played some nice football, City built from the back, only 3 staff in the dug outs, and keepers were bloody brave!I was on 2 of those games and I have to say that given todays methods and facilities, those players should make the transition modern day football.
Loved the adverts pitch side. Watneys, Ford Consul, Visionhire, van Heusen shirts, Warners holidays...brilliant.

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby RammyClaret61 » Thu May 02, 2019 8:49 am

I was on the open end that day.

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby IanMcL » Thu May 02, 2019 1:25 pm

Plenty of skill, despite conditions.

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Re: Coventry v Burnley 1975-76

Postby Vino blanco » Thu May 02, 2019 1:31 pm

The first time I went to Highfield Road was to watch our youth team in the semi final of that famous youth cup winning campaign.


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