Monthly Archive: August 2011

Scotland’s Non-League Clubs Given a Non-Chance 1

Scotland’s Non-League Clubs Given a Non-Chance

With this week’s focus properly set to the non-league game, it seems appropriate to also delve into Scottish non-league football. Perhaps unfairly at times, the Scottish game generates comparisons in several footballing matters to...

The Decline Of Terrace Wit 8

The Decline Of Terrace Wit

We’ll be giving over a lot of time to the non-league game over the next few days on Twohundredpercent out of deference to Non-League Day, which is to be held this Saturday. We’ll have...

Non-League Videos of the Week: 28/08/11 2

Non-League Videos of the Week: 28/08/11

With the leagues in full swing there have been goals galore this week, up near the top of the pyramid Fleetwood were beat by Barrow in the week, finally conceding their first goals of...

Dipping A Toe Into The Welsh Premier League 3

Dipping A Toe Into The Welsh Premier League

Cardiff City supporter Neil Mace lives next door to The Cardiff City Stadium, so the Welsh Premier League isn’t something that had previously occurred to him as a good idea. Last weekend, however, he...

Food For Thought At Forest Green Rovers 1

Food For Thought At Forest Green Rovers

After another close shave with relegation last year Forest Green Rovers have enjoyed a decent start to the season, they’ve picked up a few points, turned down an offer from Luton for striker Reece...

Europa League Matters: A Calm Rather Than The Storm? 2

Europa League Matters: A Calm Rather Than The Storm?

As the results began filtering through from the different corners of Europe as Europa League matches concluded, a feeling that this tournament means something, despite its marginalisation as UEFA’s second class competition, was also...

Yesterday In Plymouth, Part… Umm… 1

Yesterday In Plymouth, Part… Umm…

Yesterday in Plymouth, Argyle’s lead administrator Brendan Guilfoyle said an incredible thing… no, wait, I know he’s been saying incredible things since the start of Argyle’s spell in administration in March (and some Luton...

“My Favourite Match”: A Cry For Help 23

“My Favourite Match”: A Cry For Help

I have been watching football for thirty-two years, now. It seems scarcely credible, but it is a fact nevertheless. Like most of you, I have seen hundreds – possibly thousands  – of matches, but...