With another FA cup journey about to begin this week, I dug out some old footage of one from the past. I found our ‘Match of the Day’ debut from 1999 when the BBC cameras got us all excited by turning up to feature our first round tie with Halifax Town.
Watch out for a shocking miss from Mike Newell (that phrase became all too common), delightful views of a 5,000 strong Belle Vue crowd and a host of familiar players, including Jamie Paterson, Steve Gaughan and Lee Butler who were in the visitors side.
Just to make it more authentic, I used some really clever editing techniques to make the footage look and sound like it is on an old vhs tape being shown on an old telly…
Doncaster Rovers FA Cup 1st Round, 30th October 1999 vs Halifax Town.