Day: September 2, 2012

Non-League – And Welsh – Videos Of The Week: 02-09-2012

The first Saturday of September brought a full round of non-league matches, and we have highlights of five of them for you in this weeks Non-League Videos Of The Week. Our first match comes from the Blue Square Bet South. You may have been reading a lot on this site about Truro City recently, and our first match features their home league match against Boreham Wood, which was played yesterday at Treyew Road. Our second match comes from the Blue Square Bet North, and is the match between Altrincham and Histon. Next up come two matches from the Ryman League. First up is the Premier Division match between Hastings United and Bury Town, and then we see the artificial pitch of the Gallagher Stadium for Maidstone Uniteds Division One South match against Corinthian-Casuals. Last but not least we have a match from the Welsh Premier League, which was played on Friday night between Airbus UK and Bala Town. Our thanks go to those that take the time to record, edit and upload these videos. You can follow Twohundredpercent on Twitter by clicking...

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Are Truro City Bringing Us The First Relegation Of The New Season?

A crowd of 329 people turned out at Treyew Road yesterday afternoon to see Truro City beat Boreham Wood by two goals to nil in the Blue Square Bet South, but it seems unlikely that events on the pitch made for too much of the discussion amongst the clubs supporters. As has seemed to frequently been the case over the last year or so, goings-on in the boardroom have been hogging the headlines at this particular club, with Fridays announcement that it is to enter into administration throwing the future of Cornwalls most successful non-league club into doubt. Yet this decision is not particularly surprising. Much of the news coming out of Truro City FC has been building towards this situation, but it was, of course, completely avoidable. The clubs announcement on the subject came on Friday afternoon, ahead of the hearing of a winding up order brought by HMRC which was to be heard on Monday over an outstanding tax debt of £15,000. The only assumption that can be drawn from this timing is that the club had no way of paying the amount of money outstanding and that to seek to defer the hearing would have merely been postponing the inevitable. The club had previously confirmed that it had secured funding to pay its players wages until the fifteenth of September, but new chairman Chris Webb has...

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