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Video: Fans watch FA Cup match while pub burns down behind pitch

Published 05/12/2015 | 16:26

Fire rages at the near by Sixfields Tavern as play continues during the FA Cup second round match at Sixfields Stadium, Northampton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday December 5, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Northampton. Photo credit should read: Paul Harding/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or
Fire rages at the near by Sixfields Tavern as play continues during the FA Cup second round match at Sixfields Stadium, Northampton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday December 5, 2015. See PA story SOCCER Northampton. Photo credit should read: Paul Harding/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications

An FA Cup game between Northampton and Northwich Victoria played on despite a pub burning down right beside the pitch today.

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Northampton, who had won seven wins in their last eight games in the Northern Premier Division One, saw off Northwich 3-2.. The blaze broke out at the nearby Sixfields pub and firefighters are currently at the scene.




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