Through the turnstiles: Crawley Town v Luton Town

NEW TOWNS are invariably dismissed by middle Englanders as soulless developments, functional rather than aesthetic. Basildon, Harlow, Stevenage and Hemel Hempstead all fall into this category, towns full of roundabouts, underpasses and organised retail therapy. You sometimes forget that Crawley is also a new town, as defined by the New Towns Act 1946. So should we really be that surprised that this is the home of a Football League club? Not really, because it has over 100,000 people for a start. Like Stevenage, it has plenty of folk who love their football, although with its close proximity to London and … Continue reading Through the turnstiles: Crawley Town v Luton Town