Signs of Insanity


Herts Senior Cup, 1st Round
Hadley FC v Watford FC
Tuesday, 3rd December 2013, 7.45pm
Parkfield (Potters Bar Town FC)
Entrance £6, Programme £1
Distance 52 miles, Attendance 84
Whilst the oldest county cup is Cheshire’s – conceived five years after Watford Rovers FC and four after Hadley FC – the “Hertfordshire County Football Association Senior Challenge Cup” is the oldest running Association Football cup contested within our county. Taking only a six year break for The Great War, this great cup came back with a bang when Leavesden Asylum (insanely their third of four titles)beat Welwyn (well no wins actually).
More interestingly than the history of the cup, just prior to this momentous asylum victory, inmate Aron Modrke Kozminski passed away. Banged up for “solitary vices” Kozminski got a free-transfer from Colney Hatch Lunatic Asylum to the mighty Leavesden where, it amuses me to…

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