Day: February 10, 2013

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 10/02/2013

The weather is almost starting to get back to normal, so this weekend sees the return of out non-league videos of the week, and six matches from the Blue Square Bet North, the Blue Square Bet South, the Ryman League Premier Division and the Premier Divisions of the Evostick Southern and Northern Premier Leagues. We kick off with the match between Stalybridge Celtic and a Worcester City team that is chasing a play-off place, and this is followed by a Kent derby from the Blue Square Bet South between Dover Athletic and Welling United. We continue the derby theme with a match from the Premier Division of the Ryman League between Enfield Town and Wealdstone, before finishing off with the matches between Cambridge City and Hemel Hempstead, and between between Blyth Spartans and Buxton. You can follow Twohundredpercent on Twitter by clicking...

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Is The Curse Of The Vaughans Striking Again In Malta?

It is said that those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat its mistakes, and it has become increasingly apparent in recent years that Stephen Vaughan and his gaggle of followers may be doomed to repeat their mistakes forever. The first current owner of a football club to fail the Football Association’s Fit & Proper Persons Test while the owner of the soon to be deceased Chester City, Vaughan is still serving an eleven year long disqualification from acting as a company director in this country, but this didn’t stop him from heading to the Mediterranean in the summer to have another go at running a football club with, as it is starting to look, predictable results. Football in Malta might not bring the riches that the game does in this country, but its clubs have access to European club football and its domestic top division, the Maltese Premier League, is competitive, with three divisions sitting below it. Floriana FC is one of its more illustrious members. Founded in 1894 – six years before the Maltese Football Association was formed – this is a club that has been the champions of Malta twenty-five times, won the Maltese FA Trophy on nineteen occasions and has played against the likes of Internazionale, Porto and Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Cup. Eyebrows were raised when the Vaughans (Stephen senior...

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