Day: February 19, 2012

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 19/02/2012

After a couple of weeks off, we can finally get back to some matches from this weekend’s football and we have a variety of competitions for you today. First up, we have a match from this weekend’s FA Vase between Whitley Bay, who have won the tournament for the last three years in a row, and West Auckland. Next up, we have the match between Wrexham, who are chasing the title in the Blue Square Bet Premier, and Hayes & Yeading United, who are fighting to keep their heads above water at the other end of the table. After this is a match from the Premier Division of the Evostik Northern Premier League between FC United of Manchester and Frickley Athletic, and finally we have a match from the Premier Division of the Ryman League, between Bury Town, who are chasing a play-off place, and another team struggling to avoid relegation, Harrow Borough. Our thanks go to all of those that record, edit and upload these videos. You can follow Twohundredpercent on Twitter by clicking...

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Match Of The Week: Liverpool 6-1 Brighton & Hove Albion

There’s history here, you know. When Liverpool were the kings of English and European football, Brighton & Hove Albion had a curious habit of being able to dump them out of the FA Cup. They did it at Anfield on the way to Wembley in 1983, and then again at The Goldstone Ground the following year. Times have changed since then, of course. It’s more than two decades since the league championship last ventured to Merseyside, and over that time Brighton have been to hell and back. As of today, however, they remain on upward trajectory. The new ground is completed and ready for expansion, if or when required, and the team sits in ninth place in the Championship table – still well in touch with a play-off place. Which Brighton & Hove Albion team will turn out at Anfield this afternoon, though? Gus Poyet’s team have had a hint of the Jekyll & Hyde about them this season, with the Doctor Jekyll that beat Sunderland in the League Cup and Newcastle United in the last round of this competition having to be balanced against insipid performances against lower division sides in the cup over the last couple of years or so. It’s not just the historical record that gives Brighton reason for unlikely optimism this afternoon, though. They gave Liverpool a considerable run for their money when the...

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