Monthly Archive: June 2011

Doing It For A Good Cause: 16/06/2011 0

Doing It For A Good Cause: 16/06/2011

We have two worthy causes for you today as part of our new weekly feature on charities related to football. Should you be doing something for charity that is related to the game, feel...

A Domain Name Dispute At Kings Lynn 31

A Domain Name Dispute At Kings Lynn

When The Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk awarded the lease to The Walks stadium to the Chapman family last year after the collapse of Kings Lynn FC, this can hardly be...

Those We Have Lost: Feethams, Darlington 4

Those We Have Lost: Feethams, Darlington

Next up in our series on the lost football grounds of Britain, comes one of the most poignant stories of all. Darlington left Feethams for The Reynolds Arena in 2003, leaving behind a home...

Those We Have Lost: The Dell, Southampton 6

Those We Have Lost: The Dell, Southampton

Tom Tully surely performed a double take when he happened upon the match report from Southampton’s final stand at The Dell. Having written so many tales of glory for Roy of the Rovers, he...

Is It Time To Re-Organise Non-League Football Again? 10

Is It Time To Re-Organise Non-League Football Again?

The events of the weekend in the Football Conference have re-opened a debate within non-league football that has lain dormant for several years, in spite of increasingly contradictory geographical arrangements starting to become more...

Supporters Direct Lose Their Funding 26

Supporters Direct Lose Their Funding

Football is a passionate sport. It’s played by passionate people, and followed by passionate people, and without such people, the sport would not thrive the way that it does – as Jock Stein famously...

Hopelessly Romantic: Remembering Works Teams 4

Hopelessly Romantic: Remembering Works Teams

When a football legend parts from the game either through retirement or death, ink splatters as tributes are furiously written to consider the man’s style of play, his memorable moments on the pitch, his connections with his...

The (Conference) North/ South Conundrum 11

The (Conference) North/ South Conundrum

When is Worcester further south than Gloucester? When did Bishops Stortford become a northern town? How is it right for a part-time football team to travel 8,000 miles a season? Welcome to a geography...

Ups And Downs At Livingston 3

Ups And Downs At Livingston

Franchise or Brave New World? It’s now sixteen years since Livingston moved from the Meadowbank Stadium, changed their name and their town. Alasdair Sim writes on a rollercoaster ride. The ‘death knell’ for Livingston...