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Firsts & Lasts


In this section you'll find a handful of programmes or commemorative issues relating to matches which, either by design or accident, are of some historical significance, and don't deserve to be 'lost' in the general lists !  The easiest method of listing these has been to highlight the club to which they relate with a brief description of the item and its signifcance, even though the programme may be from an away match.



Home programme v. Burnley, F.A. Premier League, May 6th 2018.  Arsene Wenger's last home game as Arsenal manager  -  £10



Home programme v. Torquay United, Nationwide League Division 3, May 5th 2001. Match was a final day 'relegation' decider which

saw the visitors survive, and the the home team relegated to the Conference  -  £10



Home programme v. Stevenage, League 2, September 12th 2020. Barrow's first game back in Football League  -  £10



Away programme v. Shrewsbury Town, League 2, August 8th 2009.  Burton Albion's first match in the Football League  -  £5



Home programme v. Lincoln City, Football League Division 4, August 15th 1970.  Cambridge Utd's first match in the Football League  -  £5


CARLISLE the Conference

Programmes from Season 2004-05.  Home issues, £3 each - Dagenham & Redbridge (20/11/04), Morecambe (2/1/05), Northwich (19/3/05), Scarborough (21/9/04), Stevenage (22/2/05), Tamworth (19/9/04), Woking (18/12/04), York (12/4/05), York (F.A Cup 4th Qualifying Round, 30/10/04). LDV Trophy Home issues, £2 each - Grimsby (28/9/04), Hartlepool (2/11/04).  Aways - Barnet (19/4/05, also covers Barnet's title triumph£5,  Burton Albion (16/4/05)  £3



Away programme v. Lewes, Blue Square South, August 11th 2007. First competitive match for Hayes & Yeading United following

merger of Hayes FC & Yeading FC  -  £5



Away programme v. Hillingdon Borough, Southern League, March 11th 1972. Last HUFC season prior to election to Football League  -  £2

Away programme v. Colchester United, Football League Division 4, August 12th 1972 (sl tr/sl grubby).  Hereford's first match in Football League  -  £5



Home programme v. Everton, F.A. Premier League, May 7th 2016.  Commemorative edition marking Premier League title  -  £10



Home programme v. Grimsby Town, League 2, March 11th 2017. "Emergency issue" in fold out poster format during Orient's financial crisis/relegation season  -  £10

Home programme v. Braintree Town, National League,  April 27th 2019.  Match at which Orient clinched Nationall League title and return

to the Football League, sadly proved to be last home game with Justin Edinburgh as manager  -  £10



Home programme v. Swansea City, F.A. Premier League, May 12th 2013.  Alex Ferguson's last home game as United manager  -  £10

Away programme v. West Bromwich Albion, F.A. Premier League, May 19th 2013.  Alex Ferguson's last game as United manager  -  £12



Home programme v. Southend United, Friendly, August 7th 1962.  Four page pre-season issue prior to Oxford's first season as a Football League club  -  £5


PETERBOROUGH UNITED.....1960-61, first season in Football League  -  £5 each

Home programme v. Millwall, Football League Division 4, 3/12/60.   Away programme v. Aldershot, Div. 4, 15/10/60



Away programme v. Peterhead, Scottish League Division 3, August 11th 2012. First League game for 'new'/reformed Rangers FC  -  £10



Home programme v. Wolves, Football League Division 4, August 15th 1987. Scarborough's first match in the Football League  -  £5



Home programme v. Watford, Football League Division 4, December 10th 1977. Southport's last season in Football League  -  £3



Home programme v. Millwall, F.A. Cup 6th Round, March 12th 2017.  Last F.A. Cup tie at 'old' White Hart Lane  -  £10



Home programme v. Gillingham, Football League Cup 1st Round,  August 16th 1977.  Wimbledon's first competitive home match as Football League club (and obviously first home game in League Cup)  -  £5



Away programme v. Watford, Football League Division 4, April 2nd 1977.  Workington's last season in Football League  -  £3


Home programme v. Chester, Football League Division 3, August 21st 1993.  Wycombe's first home match in Football League  -  £3


FOOTBALL LEAGUE CUP.....first season, 1960-61  -  £10 each

Brentford v. Sunderland,  2nd Round, October 25th 1960.     Cardiff v. Burnley,  2nd Round, 24th October 1960  

Arsenal v. Gillingham, 2nd Round, September 13th 1966.   4-page issue, Arsenal's first game in League Cup - £5



This page last updated   -   15/10/20


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