Posts Tagged "Gloucester City"

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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In Exile: Gloucester City’s Lessons In Groundsharing

By on Jun 5, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

As part of 200%’s series about Britain’s lost football grounds we look at Gloucester City, a club without a home ground since 2007. Unlike many other club’s in their league Gloucester City own their own ground, its just they can’t use it at the moment. They haven’t been able to play at Meadow Park for almost four years. The Tigers weren’t the victims of property...

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Daylight (Bank Holiday) Robbery: the cost of policing a non-league game

By on Apr 20, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

A £3k policing bill looks set to spoil Gloucester City’s weekend but is it justified? Football hooligans, they are on the rise in parts of Europe (some of the blogs about Russia are particularly scary) but in the Blue Square North? Really? There have been a few well documents ‘issues’ this year – Nuneaton v Telford, Stafford v Telford – but nothing outside the...

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The Start Of Gloucester Citys Long March Home Begins Here

By on Feb 16, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

After four years in enforced exile following the catastophic floods of 2007, Blue Square North club Gloucester City could be heading back to their home town. Jenni Silver brings up to date with the latest developments. It’s the news Gloucester City fans have been waiting for – a planning application for a new ground is on its way, set for submission in the next two...

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