Posts Tagged "Newport County"

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 18-03-2012

By on Mar 18, 2012 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

Cup finals are in the air for our Non-League Videos Of The Week for this week. In the FA Trophy, a place at Wembley was at stake as the second leg of the semi-finals was played between Luton Town & York City, and Newport County & the only non-Blue Square Bet Premier side left in the competition, Wealdstone. York City led 1-0 after their first leg at...

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Bananas, Banter And Blowtorches – The Julian Alsop Story

By on Apr 25, 2011 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

Shortly before 5pm this afternoon a 37-year-old man burnt a pair of football boots in a field in Gloucestershire and in doing so brought the curtain down on an illustrious career spanning more than 20 years and almost as many clubs. Julian Alsop headed home a last-minute equaliser in Bishop Cleeve’s Zamaretto South and West season finale against North Leigh shortly...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: Blue Square Premier Special

By on Feb 28, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

This morning’s non-league videos of the week come from the Blue Square Bet Premier. Last weekend saw the quarter-finals of the FA Trophy, which involved a number of clubs from the fifth division, all of which left clubs that had already been eliminated from that particular competition to get on with the important job of accumulating points in the league. Our...

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Newport County: Back Where They Belong

Newport County: Back Where They Belong

By on Mar 16, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

This season was supposed to be a tough in the Blue Square South, if you listened to the pre-season pundits. Chelmsford City had missed out in the play-offs and were anticipating another championship challenge, Woking, with Wembley appearances and FA Cup giant-killings still comfortably within living memory and had been arguably surprisingly relegated from the Blue...

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The Fall And Rise Of Newport County AFC

The Fall And Rise Of Newport County AFC

By on Jan 13, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 10 comments

Today is a good news day. Lewes Football Club has paid HMRC and dodged the bullet of their winding up order. It’s time, then, to take a look back just over twenty years to the death of Newport County AFC, and how they rebuilt to a position from which they might just get promotion back into the league from which they were expelled in the first place. Which...

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