Let me see. May 1990. The last programme before Mike Bateson's arrival. Mod Dec: League Leaders in Double Glazing.
Dave Smith's notes were, as ever, idiosyncratic. But maybe not in quite the same league of those of Colin Murphy at around the same time. "Hats off to the past, coats off for the future" must have been another of Dave's little sayings.
A trophy for Torquay United! Winners of the Western League Combination Cup. I think I'm right in saying that was some type of reserve league for Western League clubs. And us. On which basis it may well have been a pretty poor show if we hadn't have done the double.
I suspect there are a few misspellings in that Pioneer League under 12s team. Did Chris Reid (Channel Tigers) become Chris Read (Nottinghamshire and England)? The ages tally.
Mark Coombe still available for sponsorship. I believe he advertises in the Stoke Gabriel programme these days as Haldon Financial Ltd: "a safe pair of hands for all your financial needs".