Posted by sean on April 21, 2007 at 6:50 pm in Bath City with No Comments

Bath City have done it – they’re champions after beaten Yate 2-1. What a day!

The first half was terrible. At half time we were trailing 1-0 and were all worrying about bubbles bursting. The second half was the turnaround. City equalised, and as news filtered around the ground that promotion rivals, Team Bath, were losing we all started to believe again. Promotion became a reality when City scored the winner.

It wasn’t long before the referee blew his whistle to mark the end of the match. This sparked a mass pitch invasion. Hundreds of City fans scaled the metal barriers, climbing onto the dry, dusty pitch, to congratulate their players.

The champagne, which has been on ice for so long, finally came out and the party started. Players, fans and City backroom staff, all partying at Yate’s tin hut of a ground.

The coach journey home was equally erratic, with the driver celebrating the victory by giving us a tour of Bath city centre, sounding the coach horn at every opportunity, leaving tourists and Bath residents looking rather scared.

“… and I spanked her like this”

Craig Davidge now has a statue in his honour

Going up!!!

“That’s why we’re champions!”

Pitch invasion!

“Champagne! Champagne for everyone!”

“He’s ugly as fuck, but he’s taken us up”


Jim Rollo – pissed already!

“We’ll never play you again!”

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