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Ray Simpson / 14th January 2021

Darlo and me -- Ian Carter

Darlo and me -- Ian Carter

Profile of a Darlo fan

Ian Carter


With the help of lifelong Darlington fan Paul Hodgson, today we're kicking off a new series called Darlo and me.

Paul has been chatting to Ian Carter:


Name: Ian Carter

Occupation: Civil Servant

Number of years you’ve supported Darlington: 50

First match seen:  V Barnsley 70-71

What was the score? 0-0

Most memorable home match: V Hartlepool 81-82

What was the score? 5-2 to Darlington – Alan Walsh scored four.

Most Memorable away match: Welling 89-90, when we clinched the GM Vauxhall Conference title.

What was the score? 1-0 to Darlington

Favourite all time manager(s) Cyril Knowles/Brian Little

Favourite all time players(s): Alan Walsh/Marco Gabbiadini

Favourite current player(s): Adam Campbell

Favourite Darlington ground: Feethams

What are your hopes for this season? To reach the play-offs