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Story posted: Monday, 8th January 2001

The long and the short of it!
Story courtesy of Glenn Brookes - Burton Mail
John McGinlay may be ready to roll up his sleeves and work for the Gresley Rovers cause. But when he takes to the field in a playing capacity the manager's arms stay covered up.
For the former Scotland and Bolton Wanderers striker has a superstition - one which has meant a bit of extra work for Rovers' kit manufacturers TAG.

McGinlay has never played in a short-sleeved shirt and with the Moatmen not having any long-sleeved kit at the club it has meant TAG have had to make two additional shirts for the new boss - one in Rovers' traditional red and one in the away kit blue.

The Moat chief picked up his new shirts from TAG in Burton. Said McGinlay: " It is just a superstition. I have always worn long sleeves - even in the summer. When I arrived at the club and the chairman told me they only had short sleeves I said 'you're kidding me'. I guess I'm just a softie - I mean honestly, a Jock from Inverness in long sleeves!"
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  Team P GD Pts
12 Loughborough Dynamo 29 -15 31
13 Spalding United 25 -7 30
14 Lincoln United 25 -12 30
15 Newcastle Town 25 -12 26
16 Market Drayton Town 26 -22 26
17 Carlton Town 21 0 25
18 Kidsgrove Athletic 23 -11 25
19 Romulus 28 -30 25
20 Sheffield FC 25 -11 24
21 Gresley 24 -16 24
22 Peterborough Sports 27 -16 23

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Bedworth United
Sat, 27th Jan 2018, 3.00pm (Away)
Spalding United
Sat, 3rd Feb 2018, 3.00pm (Home)
Carlton Town
Sat, 10th Feb 2018, 3.00pm (Away)
Lincoln United
Sat, 17th Feb 2018, 3.00pm (Away)
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