Posted by Tony Hutton
Well here we are back at the time of Edward Heath's three day week. Power cuts and no floodlit football allowed so many games took place on Wednesday afternoons including two notable games which I attended.
WEDNESDAY 16TH FEBRUARY, 1972 Attendance 18,176
UNDER 23 INTERNATIONAL AT THE BASEBALL GROUND, DERBY
ENGLAND 2 (Channon 2) SCOTLAND 2 (Dalglish 2)
Parkes (QPR); Mills (Ipswich), Robson (Derby); Hudson (Chelsea), Booth (Man City), Blockley (Coventry); Thomas (Burnley), Channon (Southampton), Macdonald (Newcastle), Keegan (Liverpool), Currie (Sheffield Utd);
Hunter (Kilmarnock); Brownlie (Hibs), Donachie (Man City); Jardine (Rangers), Connelly (Celtic), Buchan (Aberdeen); Carr (Coventry), Macari (Celtic), Dalglish (Celtic), Bone (Partick Thistle), Hartford (WBA);
Referee:- T.H.C. Reynolds (Wales)
WEDNESDAY 23RD FEBRUARY 1972 Attendance 36,996
FRIENDLY MATCH AT HILLSBOROUGH, SHEFFIELD
SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 0 SANTOS (BRAZIL) 2 (Nene, Ferreira)
Grummitt; Rodrigues, Clements; Prophett, Holsgrove, Pugh;
Sinclair, Craig, Joicey, Sunley, Sissons; subs Thompson, Potts, Mullen.
Cejas; Paulo, Ze Carlos; Orlando, Leo, Oberdan;
Manoel Maria, Nene, Edu, Pele, Ferreira; subs Ramos Delgado, Rildo, Alcindo.
Referee:- G.W. Hill, Leicester