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Wednesday 1 March 2017

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

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.

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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