First club to score decides birthday night out
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First club to score decides birthday night out

A group of football fans from Derby have arrived back home after a weekend away, the venue for which wasn't decided until just after 3 o'clock on Saturday.

They decided to pick a birthday break through football scores and travel to wherever the first goal was scored.

Reading FC were the first team to score with a John Swift free-kick, which gave the Royals a second-minute lead.

Brad Ahlfors and Daniel Baxter were two of the magnificent seven who hatched the plan. They told 5 live's Adrian Chiles that the spontaneous trip to Reading was a great way to celebrate their friend’s birthday.

"It was a good night, I'm not too sure what time we got in. I think we got in at 6 o'clock in the morning. It was very spontaneous, just the way we like it.”

  • 23 Aug 2016
  • From the section UK