Posted by sean on July 10, 2007 at 9:34 pm in Bath City with No Comments

Simon the Gooner dared to come out and watch some real football this evening – Bath City v Cheltenham Town in a pre-season friendly. I met him at the local delicatessen as we both thought we would try some local pre-match pies. After eating, we walked down to Twerton Park and I picked up my season ticket. Look at it – beautiful.

With an hour to kill before kick off, we went into the club’s bar, Charlie’s, where Simon surprised me by ordering himself a bottle of Magners. I went for a bottle of the City Ale – after all, it’s been two months since I last tried some.

As for the game, it finished 4-0 to Cheltenham – absolute proof that you must not take pre-season friendlies too seriously – the result did not reflect the performance. City did well, and if it weren’t for the fact Cheltenham play their football three divisions higher, and have a fulltime squad, the result could have been a lot closer.

I should be off to Melksham on Thursday for an away friendly. Hopefully I’ll have some City goals to blog about.

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