Play-Offs: The Best Invention Ever

“The best invention ever”, were the words used by Leyton Orient chairman, Barry Hearn, to describe the play-offs. Quite a statement, considering his comments came in the wake of his team’s defeat to Blackpool in the third division play-off final in 2001. Indeed, since its inception, over 100 clubs have competed in over 400 play-off […]

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Manchester City 1999

After a dramatic late comeback in the League One play off final at Wembley, the Manchester City team anxiously watch on as the game against Gillingham is settled on penalties. Step up Nicky Weaver, time to become a hero and send the blues back into the 2nd tier of English football.

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