Posts Tagged "Histon"

A Rash Of Non-League Cancellations Causes More Than Mere Disruption

By on Nov 27, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

The postponement of matches has become, in recent years, something of a rite of passage for any non-league football club on the point of financial collapse. It has become an apt metaphor for the state of a club – in such a desperate position that it is unable even to pay to get to an away match or raise a team – and its significance hasn’t, in...

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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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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 Week: Histon 0-0 Altrincham

By on Dec 6, 2009 in Latest, Non-League | 4 comments

In football, as in so many other areas of drama and entertainment the lion’s share of popular discourse centres on the moments of high excitement and controversy when, as anybody that regularly goes to matches will be able to tell you without skipping a beat, these are the moments that we define our experience by precisely because of that rarity value....

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Sign My Son & I Might Lend You Some Money

By on Nov 15, 2009 in Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

In the olden days, local aldermen and dignitaries would be the people that kept football clubs going. These butchers, bakers and candlestick makers were far from perfect – they were often autocratic, completely insular and frequently treated the supporters of their clubs like dirt – but, for the most part, they partly ran their clubs for the honour of...

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