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11 Days Away in Search of Promotion.....and a few Beers , Part 3 by Man in a Hat

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11 Days Away in Search of Promotion...and the Odd Beer- Part 2 by Man in a Hat

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THE STOCKPORT COUNTY SUPPORTERS’ SAGA
The Stockport County Supporters’ Saga is faithfully reconstructed from the records created by Man-in-a-Hat during his epic 11 day mission to discover whether Stockport County could escape the clutches of regional football.
So, while you’re waiting for the fixtures to come out (Noon Wednesday 3rd July by the way), let me help you relive the final moments of last season through my experiences.
EPISODE V - A NEW HOPE
Not that long ago in a regional football league now far, far away…..
Stockport County had blown the chance of automatic promotion and were hurtling towards the play-offs.
We join Man-in-a-Hat as he wakes up in Chorley the day after the disastrous defeat at Victory Park.
Never Drink to Try to Forget (Sunday 21st April)
I’m very flat this morning (flat in mood, not flat in carriage).
Last night’s maudlin was alcohol induced, but this morning’s maudlin is born of cold hard facts. Due to their superior goal-difference, Chorley need just 4 points to w…