Posts Tagged "Histon"

ITV’s FA Cup Disgrace

By on Feb 5, 2009 in Latest | 7 comments

It’s Wednesday night, and a taut Merseyside derby between Everton and Liverpool is deadlocked at 0-0. With three minutes to play in extra time and the possibility of the first ever competitive penalty shoot-out between the teams looming large, ITV suddenly and inexplicably cuts to an advert break. Down here on the south coast, the advert break merrily plays a...

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Match Of The Week: FA Cup Second Round – Histon 1-0 Leeds United

By on Nov 30, 2008 in Non-League | 0 comments

Three times they have been the champions of England. FA Cup winners thirty-six years ago. Leeds United’s mere presence in the early rounds of the FA Cup is a powerful symbol of how far from grace they have fallen in recent times. In contrast, ten years ago Histon were a village club playing in the Eastern Counties League. Their rise towards the top of the Blue...

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Rumour, Counter Rumour & Market Confidence

By on Sep 29, 2008 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

Another week, and another batch of rumours concerning the financial well-being of clubs in the Blue Square Premier. Fortunately, at least some of the rumours flowing around over the last seven days or so appear not to have too much meat on them, though they do help to perpetuate the understanding (which comes close to being a myth) that non-league football is in a...

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