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    Bob Peake: 2011/12 in China. Looking at final day on my tablet. Battery ran out on 90 mins. Went to mattress pondering my United had been champs. Devastated the subsequent day…

    No longer certain which is worse. Going via that ache there after which or having the glory taken away from the subsequent day?

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    SMS Message: Paul Caddis’ final minute header v Bolton, conserving Birmingham up and in the smash saving the club from liquidation, with pure limbs following. from Jack Blenkiron

    Paul Caddis’ final minute header v Bolton, conserving Birmingham up and in the smash saving the club from liquidation, with pure limbs following.

    Birmingham City

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    The day a police dog saved Torquay….

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    There could perchance well also additionally be few stranger tales than this one. Factual?

    SMS Message: Final day of the season!! 9 Can also 1987: Police Dog chunk saves Torquay United from league football relegation! We had been 2-0 down at half-time – David Platt scored one of them for Crewe! Recovered to 2-2. Seconds to transfer… The police handler used to be staring at the crowd however the dog saw Torquay defender Jim McNichol running towards it and perchance belief I was attacking his handler, and he went straight for the player!! Ouch!! player down for approximately five minutes and it used to be in the time added on for the wound that Paul Dobson scored the diagram, 3-2 have confidence shut that intended Lincoln bought football league space relegated as an different of TUFC!!! from Andy Finch, Torquay

    Final day of the season!! 9 Can also 1987: Police Dog chunk saves Torquay United from league football relegation! We had been 2-0 down at half-time – David Platt scored one of them for Crewe! Recovered to 2-2. Seconds to transfer… The police handler used to be staring at the crowd however the dog saw Torquay defender Jim McNichol running towards it and perchance belief I was attacking his handler, and he went straight for the player!! Ouch!! player down for approximately five minutes and it used to be in the time added on for the wound that Paul Dobson scored the diagram, 3-2 have confidence shut that intended Lincoln bought football league space relegated as an different of TUFC!!!

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    Matt Luscombe: As a Wycombe fan, the greatest final day of the season ever used to be a 3-0 have confidence shut away at Torquay in 2014 to have confidence away from falling by the wayside of the Football League.

    James: Survival Sunday 2011. Wolves fan, so we went from hope to despair to jubiliation in 90 minutes. Whata crazy final day.

    Martin Stevenson: 2003 SPL final day with simplest golal incompatibility between the Oldschool Firm. Both video games KO the an identical time and both teams scoring 11 between them. Awesome.

    Rangers had been the champions by the methodology, with one diagram more than Celtic. Now, that’s tight!

    Rangers have confidence shut title

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    Hugging Frank Skinner!

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    John: My favourite final-day second would be West Brom’s gigantic get dangle of away, swapping shirts with Pompey followers and hugging Frank Skinner.

    Dom: Northampton’s relegation fro League One (09) used to be painful. Lost at Elland Avenue on the final day. Started subsequent season with Maclesfield (h)

    Chris Swann: Dismay, heartache, pleasure, relief, tears of enjoyment. When Newcastle beat West Ham 2-0 to have confidence up on the final day of the season.

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    SMS Message: Barnsley fan right here, my final day memory is Huddersfield away in 2013. We could perchance overwhelmed Hull the old week at home, stopped them going up and gave ourselves a combating likelihood, however both teams perchance wished one thing from this sport to have confidence up. Finished 2-2 after we could perchance led twice, listening to Crystal Palace had scored against Peterborough in the final minute and going crackers. Palace won to have confidence us up and both sets of followers shouting YORKSHIRE! YORKSHIRE! YORKSHIRE! at the inevitable pitch invasion. Unbelievable day! from Jordan

    Barnsley fan right here, my final day memory is Huddersfield away in 2013. We could perchance overwhelmed Hull the old week at home, stopped them going up and gave ourselves a combating likelihood, however both teams perchance wished one thing from this sport to have confidence up. Finished 2-2 after we could perchance led twice, listening to Crystal Palace had scored against Peterborough in the final minute and going crackers. Palace won to have confidence us up and both sets of followers shouting YORKSHIRE! YORKSHIRE! YORKSHIRE! at the inevitable pitch invasion. Unbelievable day!

    Barnsley followers

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    Robin Laing: 37 years in the past the day long gone by, on the final day of the season, Jim McLean’s Dundee United visited city competitors Dundee and beat them 2-1, with targets from Ralph Milne and Eamonn Bannon, to have confidence shut the Scottish Premier league for the first time of their historical previous. What a day!

    Will Pride: Portsmouth worthwhile the league Two title on the final day resulting from assorted outcomes going our methodology and us worthwhile our sport six-one.

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    Ticket Fridlington: Lincoln City 1986/87 – 1st group relegated to the conference. A police dog bit a Torquay United player so their sport over ran City’s; the inevitable came about as Torquay scored in the added-on time to place Torquay on diagram incompatibility! Terrible!

    Ouch…

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    Christian Germaine: Jonas Gutierrez saving Newcastle on the final day of the 2014/15 season after having battled with testicular cancer.

    What a second… someone bought a more emotional second than this?

    Jonas Gutierrez

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    SMS Message: seventh Can also 2016. Bristol Rovers vs already relegated whipping boys Dagenham. We wished to higher Accrington’s consequence who had been at home to Stevenage. After conceding early we snappy equalised via Billy Bodin. We then spent the subsequent 75 minutes battering the Dagenham diagram however simply couldn’t gain a technique handed Daggers keeper Cousins who used to be having an absolute worldie. Up steps left support Lee Brown to put away the rebound, along with his simply foot that I’m not certain he’d ever extinct earlier than, after Matty Taylor hit the put up in the 92nd minute. A pitch invasion happens at FT however we had been composed waiting on the Accrington consequence. When it got right here via as 0-0 the direct which rippled across the pitch used to be one thing I will take note forever. Cue an impromptu avenue celebration on Gloucester Avenue. from Anon

    seventh Can also 2016. Bristol Rovers vs already relegated whipping boys Dagenham. We wished to higher Accrington’s consequence who had been at home to Stevenage. After conceding early we snappy equalised via Billy Bodin. We then spent the subsequent 75 minutes battering the Dagenham diagram however simply couldn’t gain a technique handed Daggers keeper Cousins who used to be having an absolute worldie. Up steps left support Lee Brown to put away the rebound, along with his simply foot that I’m not certain he’d ever extinct earlier than, after Matty Taylor hit the put up in the 92nd minute. A pitch invasion happens at FT however we had been composed waiting on the Accrington consequence. When it got right here via as 0-0 the direct which rippled across the pitch used to be one thing I will take note forever. Cue an impromptu avenue celebration on Gloucester Avenue.

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    When it comes to drama, this second at Brentford must be lovely excessive up there…

    SMS Message: My group, Doncaster Rovers (2nd at Kick Off), went into the final sport of League One at Brentford (third) with all of it on the line. Within the final minute – ranking at 0-0 – files got right here via that Bournemouth (1st at KO) had drawn so if either Donny and Brentford scored they would be champions. Lawful seconds later, Brentford had been awarded a penalty. Extremely, when it used to be in the smash taken, not simplest did the ball hit the bar however the ball ended up popping out to Billy Paynter who used to be on the half methodology line praying! With simply about no one in front of him, he ran forward simplest to sq. it to club legend Jamie Coppinger who slotted home in front of us disbelieving followers. Entirely amazing – not simplest had the crossbar saved us from the playoffs (I did feel for Brentford once the dust had settled) however simply seconds later we had been League One CHAMPIONS 2012/2013! from Craig, Kent

    My group, Doncaster Rovers (2nd at Kick Off), went into the final sport of League One at Brentford (third) with all of it on the line. Within the final minute – ranking at 0-0 – files got right here via that Bournemouth (1st at KO) had drawn so if either Donny and Brentford scored they would be champions. Lawful seconds later, Brentford had been awarded a penalty. Extremely, when it used to be in the smash taken, not simplest did the ball hit the bar however the ball ended up popping out to Billy Paynter who used to be on the half methodology line praying! With simply about no one in front of him, he ran forward simplest to sq. it to club legend Jamie Coppinger who slotted home in front of us disbelieving followers. Entirely amazing – not simplest had the crossbar saved us from the playoffs (I did feel for Brentford once the dust had settled) however simply seconds later we had been League One CHAMPIONS 2012/2013!

    Brentford v Doncaster

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    Anthony Kelly: Michael Thomas’ final-gasp diagram for Arsenal in 1989 against Liverpool will constantly for me be the most emotional and enduring final-day second.

    Consume: Worst second – Wimbledon going 2-0 up. Greatest second 1 – when Graham Stuart made it 3-2. Greatest second 2 – 2 Michael Thomas!

    Positively an Everton fan there Consume…

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    That Agueroooo second will obviously are residing lengthy in the memory…

    Nonetheless, for folk who take note pre Premier League days, Arsenal’s 1989 title triumph at Anfield used to be arguably some distance more dramatic.

    On the final day of the season, Arsenal travelled to Anfield desiring to have confidence shut by two targets to have confidence shut the title. Something else much less and Liverpool had been champions.

    The Gunners went 1-0 up in the second half earlier than Michael Thomas waltzed into Arsenal folklore with a unhurried, unhurried second.

    Cue THAT somersault and ridiculous scenes in the away cease.

    Arsenal

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    SMS Message: 95-96 season. Brighton 1 York City 3. York wished a jabber have confidence up and needed to replay on a thursday in the support of closed doors after Brighton followers wrecked the pitch on final day of season! York won 3-1. from Anon

    95-96 season. Brighton 1 York City 3. York wished a jabber have confidence up and needed to replay on a thursday in the support of closed doors after Brighton followers wrecked the pitch on final day of season! York won 3-1.

    SMS Message: That Aguero diagram: bittersweet for me because it intended I was simply pipped to the put up in my mates’ delusion football league by 2 facets. Alternatively, the yellow card he received for taking his shirt off intended I won the work league by 1 level. from Leo Meggitola

    That Aguero diagram: bittersweet for me because it intended I was simply pipped to the put up in my mates’ delusion football league by 2 facets. Alternatively, the yellow card he received for taking his shirt off intended I won the work league by 1 level.

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    No longer all people has gigantic recollections though…

    Phil Thompson: The ecstasy and despair of the final minutes of the 1998/99 season as a Scarborough fan, when Glass scored for Carlisle to seal our destiny.

    Paul: Jimmy Glass. Enough said.

    David: Jimmy Glass – final kick of the season to have confidence your group in the Football League. Would not get dangle of great nearer than that.

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    When which that you just can perchance be talking about final-day survival though… is there to any extent extra dramatic legend than Carlisle fending off the fall out of the football league in 1999?

    Final minute. Put to be relegated. Goalkeeper ratings the winner. Jimmy Glass turns proper into a Carlisle legend.

    The keeper used to be simplest on mortgage moreover….. no doubt a movie is in the offing?

    Carlisle United

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    What a textual order right here is from Sam. Mountainous effort

    SMS Message: Final Day of league 1, 2014/15: My Colchester United have confidence regarded certain to transfer down for nearly all of the season and need a have confidence shut simply to have confidence a hope of staying up. Preston on the assorted hand were rocking league 1 and want to match MK Dons consequence (vs already relegated Yeovil) to transfer up. 3000 Preston followers plod appropriate down to Essex (all in a truly garish yellow) with my Colchester looking not doubtless to have confidence up… MK Dons meanwhile depart roaring forward (3-0 at half time I mediate?) adding on the strain to Preston. Outcomes for Colchester launch to transfer their methodology, vivid that a have confidence shut will have confidence to composed have confidence them up now. 60th Minute, George Moncur wins a penalty for the U.s.a.after a nefarious by the Preston GK. The 3/4 of the stadium erupts in pleasure, however no – Chris Porter blazes it over the bar. Almost certainly it’s miles not truly our day, perchance we’re going down. The Preston followers on the assorted hand are getting very twitchy and agitated, with MK banging the targets in. 82nd minute, lengthy ball drilled into Porter’s chest who controls it and lays it off to Moncur. Time stands composed for every and each of the United followers, earlier than he slots it home, 1-0! What preceded used to be the longest 10 minutes of my life however nothing can beat the direct when the final whistle used to be blown! What a day! from Sam

    Final Day of league 1, 2014/15: My Colchester United have confidence regarded certain to transfer down for nearly all of the season and need a have confidence shut simply to have confidence a hope of staying up. Preston on the assorted hand were rocking league 1 and want to match MK Dons consequence (vs already relegated Yeovil) to transfer up. 3000 Preston followers plod appropriate down to Essex (all in a truly garish yellow) with my Colchester looking not doubtless to have confidence up… MK Dons meanwhile depart roaring forward (3-0 at half time I mediate?) adding on the strain to Preston. Outcomes for Colchester launch to transfer their methodology, vivid that a have confidence shut will have confidence to composed have confidence them up now. 60th Minute, George Moncur wins a penalty for the U.s.a.after a nefarious by the Preston GK. The 3/4 of the stadium erupts in pleasure, however no – Chris Porter blazes it over the bar. Almost certainly it’s miles not truly our day, perchance we’re going down. The Preston followers on the assorted hand are getting very twitchy and agitated, with MK banging the targets in. 82nd minute, lengthy ball drilled into Porter’s chest who controls it and lays it off to Moncur. Time stands composed for every and each of the United followers, earlier than he slots it home, 1-0! What preceded used to be the longest 10 minutes of my life however nothing can beat the direct when the final whistle used to be blown! What a day!

    Colchester v Preston

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    Speaking about ‘gigantic escapes’, BBC Football simply currently ran a vote on the Premier League’s finest.

    The winner used to be Leicester City becoming simply the third Premier League side to be bottom at Christmas and have confidence away from relegation.

    Ok – it wasn’t on the final day, however drama then any other time.

    You will be in a effect of residing to witness the outcomes of that vote right here.

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    Ben Orr: Climbed a tree in the Scottish Highlands to get dangle of radio reception for Everton’s gigantic get dangle of away in 1994. Worried for 2 assorted forms of drops.

    Si: Purchased to be the Everton v Wimbledon sport in 1994. 2-0 down and a tall possibility of probabilities for Wimbledon. Crikey. Horrible listening on the radio.

    Joe Hill: Everton’s gigantic get dangle of away 93/94. I was 16 and had the commentary on the radio. I originate not mediate I’ve been that terrorized since. Til the subsequent time.

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