Category: The Ball

High Noon For Darlington 2

High Noon For Darlington

At the end of yesterday, Darlington FC remained alive albeit on life support. Today, however, stories started to emerge which threaten to fragment an increasingly fractious fan-base as the matter of this club’s survival...

DC United: But For How Long? 7

DC United: But For How Long?

Stadiums function a great deal like shoes. Wear a pair for too long and the shoelaces begin to fray, the outer sole wears thin, and the inner sole starts to emit a smell generally...

Truro vs The Taxman: A Happy Ending? 2

Truro vs The Taxman: A Happy Ending?

Shortly before 12.30pm today @TruroCityTweet declared ‘ALL CLEAR FOR CITY -TAX BILL PAID IN FULL’ (their capitals not mine but worthy of shouting nonetheless) and it seemed in light of the current cloud of...

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 15/01/2012 0

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 15/01/2012

This week’s non-league videos of the week features four matches from the Second Round of the FA Trophy. With only thirty-two teams left in the competition at this stage, the scent of a Wembley...

Match Of The Week: Lewes 1-1 Kingstonian 0

Match Of The Week: Lewes 1-1 Kingstonian

It has been a difficult week for those running Lewes Football Club. The arrival of former manager Steve King back at The Dripping Pan raised an eyebrow or two when he returned to the...

Blackburn Rovers: When Owners Turn Chicken 10

Blackburn Rovers: When Owners Turn Chicken

One emerging problem with the “benefactor model” of club ownership is “what happens next?” Blackburn Rovers have struggled with this problem since their 1990s benefactor, steel magnate Jack Walker, died in 2000. And current...