Posts Tagged "Droylsden"

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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Match Of The Midweek: Droylsden 1-1 Leyton Orient

By on Nov 29, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

For the intrepid visitor from East London to Droylsden this evening, that shiver running down the spine might not be entirely down to the bitter cold in the air tonight. The home side are, after all nicknamed “The Bloods” and the venue for this evening’s Second Round match in the FA Cup is The Butchers Arms, all of which rather calls to mind the...

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When The Lights Went Out (Revisited)

By on Dec 28, 2008 in Latest | 1 comment

It’s reassuring to come back from the Christmas break to find that the fallout from the much aborted FA Cup match between Droylsden and Chesterfield is still rumbling on. After the first match was abandoned due to fog with Droylsden leading by a single goal, the two sides drew 2-2 at Saltergate. Chesterfield were then winning the replay 2-0 when an electrician...

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The Strangest Cup Run Of The Year

By on Dec 17, 2008 in Latest | 3 comments

As noted on here last night, Blyth Spartans made it a record eight non-league clubs in the Third Round of this year’s FA Cup with their 1-0 win against AFC Bournemouth at Croft Park last night. That number could yet increase, considering that Droylsden have to replay their FA Cup match against Chesterfield after last night’s match against them was...

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