CLUB FIRSTS (as St.Nicholas, Town or Borough)
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4. CLUB FIRSTS (as St.Nicholas, Town or Borough)


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CLUB FIRSTS (as St.Nicholas, Town or Borough);

First Ever Game: Hinckley Parish Church & Institute 1 Nuneaton St.Nicholas 0 – 19.10.1889.

First Ever Home Game: Nuneaton St.Nicholas 0 Coventry Alliance 3 – 23.11.1889 (at Higham Lane).

First Ever Goalscorer: T.Smith – 26.10.1889 (away v Burbage Wanderers).

First Game at Manor Park: Nuneaton Town 1 Atherstone Town 0 – 1.9.1919 (Friendly).

First Goalscorer at Manor Park: H.Ford – 1.9.1919 (v Atherstone Town).

First Game at Liberty Way: Nuneaton Borough 2 Coventry City 2 – 17.7.2007 (Friendly).

First Goalscorer at Liberty Way: Gavin Cowan – 17.7.2007 (v Coventry City)

First FA Cup Game: Nuneaton Town 2 Brierley Hill Alliance 3 - 16.9.1899 (Preliminary Rnd).

First Birmingham Senior Cup Game: Walsall 4 Nuneaton Town 0 – 23.10.1911

First FA Amateur Cup Game: Nuneaton Borough 2 Stafford Old Eds 0 – 25.9.1937.

First FA Trophy Game: Nuneaton Borough 7 Ellesmere Port Town 0 – 13.12.1969.

First Floodlit Game: Hednesford Town 5 Nuneaton Borough 2 - 5.10.1953 (B’ham Senior Cup)

First Home Floodlit Game: Nuneaton Borough 3 Leicester City 1 – 25.10.1965 (Friendly).

First Midland Floodlit Cup Game: Worcester City 6 Nuneaton Borough 2 – 22.8.1966.

First Live TV Game: Nuneaton Borough 0 Bournemouth 1 – 15.12. 1993 (FA Cup 2nd Rnd Replay).