Posts Tagged "St Albans City"

Match Of The Week – AFC Wimbledon 3-0 St Albans City

By on Apr 26, 2009 in Non-League | 8 comments

In the morning came the doubts and the what ifs. What if half-time comes and Hampton are five up at Maidenhead? However unlikely it seemed, there was no mathematical certainty to Wimbledon’s promotion into the BSP until five o’clock but, back in the real world, everyone knows that the game is already up. On a bright, sunny spring afternoon, they come to...

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Match Of The Midweek: St Albans City 0-0 AFC Wimbledon

By on Mar 11, 2009 in Non-League | 4 comments

The stutter, then, is becoming a full-blown wobble. A couple of weeks ago, it looked as if the championship race in the Blue Square South was all but over, but AFC Wimbledon have now drawn their last three matches, scoring just one goal in that time, and have away matches against second placed Hampton & Richmond and fourth placed Eastleigh yet to look forward...

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In Praise Of… “The Beautiful Game? Searching For The Soul Of Football”, by David Conn

By on Jan 23, 2009 in Latest, Opinion | 9 comments

In November 2001, I (as was my wont at the time) made the short journey from my flat in the centre of St Albans to Clarence Park to watch The Saints play Basingstoke Town in the Ryman League Premier Division. It was an uninspiring match – a flattering 3-1 win – but more concerning was that, rather than being able to settle down to watch the results come...

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Living Vicariously Through The FA Cup

By on Nov 8, 2008 in Non-League | 3 comments

As I hurtle unstoppably towards my late thirties, I tend to find that there is less and less to look forward to. Birthdays long ago became a cause for reflection and with an ever increasing desire to be able to say, “Whoaah! No more of these! Can’t we just stop right where we are?”. Without children of my own, Christmas Day usually finds me...

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In Praise Of… The St Albans City Club Video (1991/92)

By on Sep 19, 2008 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

It seems almost difficult to believe now, but there was a time when, if you saw the football on the television, that was it. You’d see the goals once, maybe twice, and then they’d disappear into the vaults of the BBC and ITV, only to resurface once or twice at random intervals on the likes of “On The Ball” and “Football Focus”. In...

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