Day: January 6, 2013

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 06-01-2013

We kick off our non-league videos of the week this week with the FA Cup Third Round, of course, and Luton Town’s match against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Our second match comes from the Blue Square Bet North, where league leaders Chester were away against Bradford Park Avenue. We then have a match from the Premier Divisions of each of the Northern Premier, Southern and Isthmian Leagues. First up is the match between Stafford Rangers and Worksop, then follows the match between Cambridge City and St Albans City, and then the match between Harrow Borough and Wingate & Finchley, and finally we have a match from the Northern League between Bishop Auckland and West Auckland. Our thanks go to those who take the time to record, edit and upload these videos. You can follow Twohundredpercent on Twitter by clicking...

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The Luis Suarez Show Puts Mansfield Town In The Shade

Life isn’t fair and cheats often prosper. How unpalatable such statements are doesn’t alter how true they are, and it may be especially galling for the supporters of Mansfield Town that the valiant efforts of their team this afternoon will be overshadowed by a predictable row over the handled goal that eventually won a tumultuous FA Cup Third Round match for Liverpool this afternoon. Having conceded an early goal to debutant Daniel Sturridge, it might have been easy for the Blue Square Bet Premier side to have buckled and folded all together, but they kept their calm and put in a performance that is worthy of greater praise than it is likely to receive. Indeed, had their goal come ten minutes earlier, there is every chance that we would be talking about a replay and asking the question of how Liverpool had managed to fail to beat a non-league side club in the FA Cup. The headlines tomorrow morning, however, will all be about Luis Suarez, whose appearance from the substitutes bench and subsequent handled goal gave Liverpool a gap which proved to be too great for Mansfield Town to be able to bridge. In order to be able to properly assess whether this goal should have stood or not, we are charged with the tortuous task of referring back not only to FIFA’s Laws of The Game, but...

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