Halesowen Town Back On The Edge

By on Mar 8, 2011 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

It had been hoped that, when Halesowen Town of the Zamaretto League Premier Division entered into administration in September of 2009 that their problems might finally be starting to come to an end. The club exited administration after having been bought by the brothers Graham and Godfrey Ingram (Godfrey was a former player with Luton Town, just in case the name is...

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Match Of The Week: Whitehawk 5-0 Whyteleafe

By on Mar 6, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

At the Withdean Stadium this afternoon, all the fun of the fair was on display, with two goals in the last few minutes and a win that keep Brighton & Hove Albion at the top of League One. This success is well deserved, but there is a knock-on effect of sorts going on just up the road at Whitehawk. Promoted from the Sussex County League at the end of last season,...

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Generous George And Other Acts Of Random Football Kindness

By on Feb 27, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

It sounds like a plotline one of those football films – the non-league minnows, who are playing for free, have their coach trip for a huge away trip to the other side of the country paid for by a generous stranger. But that is just what happened to Redditch United this week. Generous stranger, and massive Blyth Spartans fan, George Robson was the one behind the...

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FC United’s Home Feels Another Step Closer

By on Feb 24, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 8 comments

Ah, man, you read The Book of Exodus and you’d think Moses and the Israelites had it bad. They fled Egypt, which was wise given the current political turmoil over there, and mooched about the wilderness for forty years before God gave them a bit of land to call their own, and they all settled down to do whatever it is they did. Compared to us at FC United they had...

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Match Of The Week: Manchester United 1-0 Crawley Town

By on Feb 19, 2011 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 18 comments

Perhaps we should spare a thought for the ordinary supporters of Crawley Town. The thousand or so die-hards that have been going to Broadfield Stadium for a few years have had a tough time of it over the last few seasons and they may well believe that they, if no-one else, have earned their day in the spotlight. It’s also worth pointing out that support for...

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Light At The End Of The Tunnel For Mansfield?

By on Feb 18, 2011 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

It is probably a reflection on the autocratic way in which most football clubs are run that when a chairman actually seems to be acting in a way that is beneficial to his club and his supporters, it can almost feel counter-intuitive. What, one could be tempted to think, is his ulterior motive? In the case of John Radford, the chairman of Mansfield Town, the answer...

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The Terror Of The Terras: Yes, It’s Back To Weymouth Again!

By on Feb 17, 2011 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

On Saturday, Weymouth beat Salisbury City by two goals to nil in the Zamaretto League Premier Division. It was a significant moment for the Terras. Having started the season under a ten point deduction for entering into administration towards the end of last season, they had spent the whole of this season rooted to the bottom of the table but this win – their...

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The Start Of Gloucester Citys Long March Home Begins Here

By on Feb 16, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

After four years in enforced exile following the catastophic floods of 2007, Blue Square North club Gloucester City could be heading back to their home town. Jenni Silver brings up to date with the latest developments. It’s the news Gloucester City fans have been waiting for – a planning application for a new ground is on its way, set for submission in the next two...

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