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Lights go out on big night

PUBLISHED: 10:53 27 March 2009 | UPDATED: 13:30 03 July 2010

Gorleston's 125th anniversary match against an FA Representative side was abandoned on Wednesday due to floodlight failure at Emerald Park.

The lights went out 10 minutes before kick-off and although electricians eventually restored power the game had to be stopped, with the FA side leading 1-0, when the problem returned.

Gorleston's 125th anniversary match against an FA Representative side was abandoned on Wednesday due to floodlight failure at Emerald Park.

The lights went out 10 minutes before kick-off and although electricians eventually restored power the game had to be stopped, with the FA side leading 1-0, when the problem returned.

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