Showing posts from June, 2020

Help the Hatters Update- June 2020

The writer , whilst in lockdown mode for the duration, was aware that Help the Hatters have been busying themselves inside Edgeley Park recently, observing social distancing norms of course, whilst generally setting about   keeping the fine old stadium up to scratch . So, mask, gloves etc in bag , along with camera, and the old hack made his way to EP , for the first time for 3 months, more than a little tentatively .  The recipients of the prestigious Queens Award for Voluntary Service were raring to go , and awaiting orders from a pensive looking gaffer John Gaskin circa 10 am! A quick look around revealed just how hard the group have been working inside our spiritual home. For starters painting was well underway under the Danny Stand roof, the walk area was partly taped off to protect work already done.  It was good to see also that the Danny Stand Disabled Area had received a lick or three , and even better to note that the paint used

Jim Fryatt

Jim Fryatt Sadly we can report that a true County hero Jim Fryatt died earlier today following a long illness. Jim was a real County great, and merely stating that he   scored 29 goals in 50 games, over season 1967-68 and a short spell in 1974-75 does not even begin to tell the full story of this most impressive footballer and man! Jim will be badly missed, by all in the County Family, and we send our deepest condolences to Jim`s wife Val and children Sean, Nicola and Ed at this sad time. hedgegrower