Truro Citys Unexpected £700,000 Headache

By on Jun 27, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

The end of last summer didn’t work out too well for Kevin Heaney, the property-developing owner of Blue Square Bet South side Truro City, when his attempts to by Plymouth Argyle out of administration failed after repeated promises to come good with the money for the purchase never came to fruition. And this summer may well end up coming to an unhappy end for...

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100 Owners: Number 94 – Mazhar Majeed (Croydon Athletic)

By on Jun 18, 2012 in History, Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

It is very seldom that a non-league football club makes the headlines of a national newspaper for any reason other than a surprise result in the FA Cup, but at the start of the 2010/11 season exactly this happened to Croydon Athletic of the Ryman League Premier Division when The News Of The World reported a covertly recorded interview, beginning a chain of events...

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Time For Darlington To Prepare For Life In The Northern League

By on May 26, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

The first round of this years AGM Cup was completed with the FAs initial announcement of which clubs will be playing in which division next season, then, and the two most significant losers are two clubs are that have been appearing on the pages of this website more than most over the last year or so: Darlington and Kettering Town. The initial proposals confirm that...

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The AGM cup 2012 – Mystic Rhys predicts

By on May 21, 2012 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

It’s the end of the season, and York City have won the final playoff game to secure their return football league. Now, the process of positioning teams in various leagues will begin in a process jokingly referred to as the AGM Cup. Always controversial, the Football Conference AGM decides who gets placed into various leagues in the Conference system (Conference...

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Match of the Weekend 4 – The Conference Playoff Final – York City 2 – 1 Luton Town

By on May 20, 2012 in Latest, Non-League | 17 comments

“We’re a Football League club, how good is that?” – Gary Mills’ reaction to York City’s return to the league was typically unshowy, embodying the calm, quiet way the Minstermen have gone about their season. There were no tears, no whoops of delight and not much in the way of a wild celebration, just an acknowledgement of how much...

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