Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

City Can Upset United, Says Ord; UNIBOND NORTH

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

City Can Upset United, Says Ord; UNIBOND NORTH

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FORMER Sunderland and QPR star Richard Ord believes his Durham City side can produce the shock of the season in the Premier Division tomorrow.

Without a point from 28 games, Ord takes his young guns into the lions' den which is Gigg Lane, the home of rebel fans' club FC United of Manchester.

FC United average crowds of 2,000, but Ord believes his inexperienced side will rise to the occasion rather than be overawed.

He said: "I fancy us to pick up our first point, and it would be great to do so in front of the biggest crowd most of the players will have played in front of.

"FC United are a big club who are moving through the leagues, but we gave them a good run for their money at the Esh Stadium.

"We also did well for a large part of the game against promotion-chasing Boston United last week, and we will head for Bury with nothing to lose. …

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