The End Is Nigh For Kettering Town

By on Oct 6, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 8 comments

At Nene Park this afternoon, the fat lady cleared her throat. After all of the drama of the last fifteen months, it will be this afternoons Southern League Premier Division match against Bashley that will be remembered as the match at which the bells began to toll for Kettering Town Football Club. After one hundred and forty years, only a miracle can save them now....

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One Positive And Many Negatives For Truro City

By on Oct 2, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

It took until the first match of October, but at least the players of Truro City have something to be proud of this evening. A 2-1 win against Bath City at Treyew Road lift the team, which was docked ten points earlier this season after collapsing into administration, into a points tally for the season. They remain at the foot of the Blue Square Bet South table, but...

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Kettering Towns Problems Continue To Mount

By on Sep 30, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 10 comments

At what point does it become right and proper to start reading the last rites for a football club? We have written extensively about the travails facing Kettering Town over the last few weeks or so, but the last seven days or so have seen a succession of misadventures which can lead us to only negative conclusions – that time is up, and that it has been proven...

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Is This How It Ends For Kettering Town? With A Benny Hill-Esque Chase?

By on Sep 25, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 7 comments

There sometimes comes a point at which a football club in trouble passes beyond parody and into what we might at a cursory glance even consider to be satire. That moment, we would contend, came yesterday morning for Kettering Town Football Club when several of the clubs players, who had requested a meeting with the clubs owners over – and there is more of a...

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Are Truro City Bringing Us The First Relegation Of The New Season?

By on Sep 2, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

A crowd of 329 people turned out at Treyew Road yesterday afternoon to see Truro City beat Boreham Wood by two goals to nil in the Blue Square Bet South, but it seems unlikely that events on the pitch made for too much of the discussion amongst the clubs supporters. As has seemed to frequently been the case over the last year or so, goings-on in the boardroom have...

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Newport Countys Dream Start To The Season

By on Aug 30, 2012 in Latest, Non-League | 6 comments

References to lottery tickets are a well worn trope in the world of those who support those clubs that habitually live below the games breadline. On the whole, those that have come up trumps with those multi-million to one odds have tended to steer clear of football, but one club has bagged itself a Euromillions winner, and even this is just another moment of note...

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Match Of The Week: The FA Cup – AFC Sudbury 5-0 Ilford

By on Aug 26, 2012 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

The earliest rounds of the FA Cup could, for those participating, be considered to have a small amount of nuisance value about them. Clubs seeking to build a little rhythm to their league seasons find that the cup interjects every two or three weeks or so, and those that are successful can find themselves with a backlog of cancelled fixtures that can cause major...

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Kevin Heaneys Bankruptcy Raises More Questions Than It Answers

By on Aug 24, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

After everything, it was a simple tweet from BBC Cornwall that confirmed the end of Kevin Heaneys ownership of Truro City FC, but even this grand finale wasn’t what many people had expected. After all the talk of winding up orders from creditors, investment groups that didn’t wish their identity to be made public, threats from unpaid players to walk away...

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