Non-League

The Right Stuff: Luton Town FC Speaks Up For Supporter Involvement

The Right Stuff: Luton Town FC Speaks Up For Supporter Involvement

By on Mar 17, 2014 in Latest, Non-League | 6 comments

As winter finally gives way to the springtime, the sun continues to shine on Luton Town. The clubs sits thirteen points clearat the top of the Conference Premier and, whilst few at Kenilworth Road would be considering to assume promotion back into the Football League a completely done deal just yet, a last minute equaliser at Cambridge United in a match that might...

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Turning The Tide On 3g Pitches

Turning The Tide On 3g Pitches

By on Mar 7, 2014 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

It may be coincidence or it may not be, but at the end of a winter that has decimated the non-league football calendar it has hardly felt like much of a great surprise that the cold winds of financial difficulty have been blowing through the bank accounts of some semi-professional clubs of late. We have already lost Eastwood Town of the Northern Premier League, and...

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The Death – And Potential For Rebirth – Of Eastwood Town FC

The Death – And Potential For Rebirth – Of Eastwood Town FC

By on Feb 26, 2014 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

In the overall scheme of things, the resignation of a football club from one of the myriad of leagues that make up the non-league pyramid is unlikely to even warrant a footnote in the story of English football. Yet there are lessons that should surely be learned from the protracted collapse of Eastwood Town Football Club, lessons that other clubs at that level of...

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John Still, The Knowledge & Luton Town’s Renaissance

John Still, The Knowledge & Luton Town’s Renaissance

By on Feb 12, 2014 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

There are many aspects of pride to being a football supporters, some of which are laudable whilst others are less so. At the less extreme end of this spectrum is the pride of being the supporter of a club in the Football League. It’s a club that – along, of course, with the Premier League – only ninety-two clubs can be members of, and losing that...

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Goole AFC Captain Karl Colley’s Afternoon Of Folly

Goole AFC Captain Karl Colley’s Afternoon Of Folly

By on Jan 27, 2014 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

The vast majority of non-league football clubs – it might even be argued all of them – spend their lives at some distance from the glare of the national media, and when one does make national headlines, it’s as likely as not that it will not be a story that said club would not want to be in the limelight for. So it was over the weekend for Goole...

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Stockport County: Walking A Tightrope

Stockport County: Walking A Tightrope

By on Jan 7, 2014 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

There comes a point in football at which even the most precipitous falls start to slow and reverse themselves, and there has been no other club in England in recent years that has spiralled in a downward direction as dramatically as Stockport County Football Club. Twleve years ago, the club was playing its football in the Championship, but one financial diasaster...

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Time For The Fish To Come Home: The Return Of Fisher FC

Time For The Fish To Come Home: The Return Of Fisher FC

By on Dec 12, 2013 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

For a long time, the Surrey Docks Stadium in Bermondsey has been one of East London’s sorrier sights. Although only built in 1982, it fell vacant when the football club that called it home, Fisher Athletic, moved away in 2004 to ground-share at Dulwich Hamlet, and the fortunes of the club and its former home came to mirror each other over the subsequent years....

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