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Day: October 7, 2010

Hayes & Yeading United Prepare For A Change Of Venues

So many of the great non-league football grounds of London have been lost that it is becoming difficult to keep count of those that have been razed to the ground. Enfield, Wealdstone, Leytonstone, Ilford, Walthamstow Avenue, Hendon, Edgware Town, we could go on. It is starting to become quicker to name those that have survived. In a couple of years, another one seems likely to bite the dust as Hayes & Yeading United, currently of the Blue Square Premier, prepare to leave their Church Road home. Their old ground will be bulldozed and the club intends to move to its other home, which it intends to redevelop. That Hayes & Yeading have two homes is the legacy of their origins. The club was formed as a merger of Hayes FC and Yeading FC in 2007 and since then has been playing its matches at Hayes’ former home, while The Warren, the former home of Yeading, has been used for reserve and youth team matches, as well as for training and its social facilities. However, at a council meeting last month planning permission was granted by the London Borough of Hillingdon for one hundred and eighty-three dwellings to be built upon the Church Road site, which opened in 1920. The football club has negotiated a deal for the sale of the land with Barratt Homes, and it is now expected...

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Mungo S03E10

The Egggate scandal has completely consumed Scottish football this week, as a high-profile court case seeks to clarify whether or not Heart of Clachmaninshire’s sensational new star Eggo McCrackas really could have been born yesterday.  Out of an egg.  Laid by Mungo. Dotmund is an idiot. Click the image for full...

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