Posts Tagged "Bishops Stortford"

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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Non-League Videos Of The Week: The FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round

By on Oct 30, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

This weekend, the FA Cup reached its final qualifying round and the introduction of the clubs of the Blue Square Premier adds a little extra spice to the competition as well. Everybody that took to the pitch in this competition at the weekend went into their match knowing that a live appearance on ITV and a sizeable pay day could well be on the cards if they could...

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The Twohundredpercent Pre-Season Predictions: Conference North

By on Aug 11, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

Last year was pretty clear cut in the Conference North, Alfreton were pretty much definitely going up despite having a ridiculous backlog of games, the play-off places were fairly clear early on and Redditch were dropping like a stone from around February time, but this season it looks set to be a bit closer at both ends of the table and closer still in the middle....

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The (Conference) North/ South Conundrum

By on Jun 12, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 11 comments

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 lesson, Conference style. The outpouring of angst over Bishops Stortford being shifted from the Blue Square North from the South has been so great it has almost...

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Rushden Expelled From The Football Conference

By on Jun 11, 2011 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 28 comments

The non-league football AGM cup had been eagerly awaited, but the early results have still come as a bit of a shock. Rushden & Diamonds were expelled from the Football Conference this morning, a decision that will have ramifications throughout the non-league game. Southport, who finished in fourth from bottom place in the league and were to be relegated into the...

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