Posts Tagged "Kingstonian"

Missing Leatherhead Away: The Moral Dilemma Of Not Going To Matches

By on Dec 8, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

“Rites of passage” tend to involve teenagers and revolve around love and/or sex, certainly in the Hollywood films that I know about. Being a non-league football fan, I missed that particular rite of passage completely, along with pretty much every other interesting rite of passage you could think of. I mean no disrespect the former Isthmian League club, but nothing...

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Video Of The Week: Non-League Special

By on Nov 14, 2010 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

We’re returning this week to a theme that we touched on a couple of weeks ago, with highlights from some of the matches played in the non-league game over the last few days. We kick off with a top of the table local derby from the Ryman League Premier Division that was played last Tuesday night between Sutton United and Kingstonian. A crowd of not far short of...

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Something Personal About Colin Lippiatt

By on Oct 18, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

We didn’t quite realise just how much of an event it was until we arrived at the ground itself. St Albans City had finished in second place in the 2005/06 Blue Square South table behind big-spending Weymouth, but the team had hardly set the local populace alight (the average home crowd for that season remained less than 600 and the club didn’t record a...

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The Khoslas & Kingstonian: Out Of Administration And Into The Fire

By on Oct 9, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

Until two days ago, I was viewing this article as an exercise in exorcism, writing about Kingstonian’s post-administration travails and my inglorious part in them. Handily, it was also going to be an article that didn’t require much research as I was, largely, “there at the time.” But the end of Kingstonian’s first post-administration ownership regime had parallels...

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Non-League Week: A Cautionary Tale – Kingstonian, Adminsitration Trend-Setters

Non-League Week: A Cautionary Tale – Kingstonian, Adminsitration Trend-Setters

By on Sep 3, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

It was the blind leading the blind when a local radio station called on me one autumn Friday in 2001 to comment on my club Kingstonian’s descent into “administration.” Much of the interview through which I semi-bluffed my way centred on how administration did not equate to liquidation. If only I knew then what I know now. What little I did know came from reading...

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