Posts Tagged "Blyth Spartans"

Ugly Scenes: A Bad Day In The Conference North

By on Nov 6, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 4 comments

Remember, remember the fifth of November – well, some Conference North fans would probably rather not remember a Saturday speckled with nasty incidents which hardly cover the league in glory. Accusations of racist abuse on the field, alleged violence and a goalkeeper sent off for throwing a firework into a stand (no really) have left a grubby stain on the...

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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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