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It Was Ten Years Ago Today; Point of Return

In a corner of South Yorkshire the 10th May is Sir Francis Tierney Day. He won’t mean much to many who reside more than ten miles from the chimney at Peglers Works (except perhaps supporters of Crewe and to a lesser extent Notts County) but Franny Tierney will always hold a special place at Doncaster Rovers. His knighthood is not official, it was bestowed on him not by Her Majesty but by the Pop Stand, and it remains as a longing acknowledgment of him scoring THE goal in Doncaster Rovers’ history. The goal that returned the club to the Football League five long years after our status of one of the 92 had been ground out of us due to one man’s spite. Continue reading It Was Ten Years Ago Today; Point of Return