Non-League: Bamber Bridge Left Stranded After Bus Breaks Down, Get Escorted To The Pub Via Tractor (Photos & Video)

Chris Wright

16th, August 2016


Photo: @Alan_Bateson/Twitter

After toiling to a goalless draw with Scarborough Athletic in the Evo-Stick First Division North on Saturday afternoon, the fine folks at Bamber Bridge FC were all set to make the long trip home when their team bus conked out.

Suddenly finding themselves stranded in the Yorkshire countryside some 120 miles from home, Bamber Bridge did what any self-respecting non-league football team would do and flagged down a passing tractor to escort them to the nearest pub.

Here’s how the evening unfolded, as per the Twitter timeline of team associate/fan Alan Bateson…

Amazing. And they say football is losing its soul.

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