Hitchin Town are going at full tilt in unexpected return to action

By Chris Dunlavy

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IF you want to understand what six months of pent up energy and frustration looks like, ask poor Bedford FC.
On Wednesday night, the Step 6 side faced Hitchin Town’s Under-19 college team in a friendly and got a nasty shock when several of the Canaries’ first team turned up.
“We run a college program and Bedford had asked for a game,” explains Hitchin boss Mark Burke. “We thought ‘Great idea –a bit of experience against an adult team’.
“Before we...

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