Yearly Archive: 2008

Blyth Spirit 1

Blyth Spirit

Even though the FA Cup has regained some of its sheen over the last couple of years, the new financial realism of the modern game tends to take its toll on any pretensions of...

Buying & Selling 4

Buying & Selling

Those of us that spend the majority of our time watching lower league or non-league football have no involvement in the awful process and uniquely undignified process of buying tickets. Outside of the Premier...

There’s No Business Like Snow Business 1

There’s No Business Like Snow Business

It is always surprising when it snows in England, and the fact that it takes everyone by surprise causes a few problems. The trains, which seem to have been designed to only run properly...

Exodus From Genesis 2

Exodus From Genesis

Without wishing to blow my own trumpet too much, there are times when I think that perhaps this site should renamed, “Well, I Warned You That This Would Happen”. What is more surprising is...

Frozen Out 3

Frozen Out

Looking at the average attendance tables for the Ryman League Division One North doesn’t make for especially happy reading if you are interested in the well-being of the non league game in North-East London....