Lowestoft's date with destiny

IT'S the biggest game in Lowestoft Town's 121-year history, on one of the world's greatest football stages.The Trawler Boys from Crown Meadow and their thousands of fans throughout Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex are heading to the capital for what they will hope will be a Wembley party to remember.

Mike Bacon

By Mike Bacon

IT'S the biggest game in Lowestoft Town's 121-year history, on one of the world's greatest football stages.

The Trawler Boys from Crown Meadow and their thousands of fans throughout Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex are heading to the capital for what they will hope will be a Wembley party to remember.


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Under the new Wembley arch, Lowestoft's day of destiny will be decided against Blackpool-based Kirkham & Wesham, in the FA Vase final, and excitement in the Suffolk town could hardly get higher.

Almost 14,000 Lowestoft fans are descending upon the capital, many from fellow league rivals, reunited in one cause, as the Ridgeons League goes Wembley crazy.

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It's sure to be a day to remember, it's sure to be a day for heroes and villains.

Whatever happens, it's a day never to be repeated in Lowestoft's grand history.

Come on you Blues.

FA Vase preview, pages five, six, seven and eight

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