Victorian Values

Formerly owners of the Drill Field, one of the oldest football grounds in the world, Northwich Victoria were a solid non-league name until a series of events related to the ownership of the club plunged it into crisis. They lost their purpose-built new ground and eventually supporters left to form their own club, 1874 Northwich.

Northwich Victoria: The Drugs Didn’t Work For Jim Rushe

It has been, putting it lightly, an eventful few years for Northwich Victoria Football Club. Seasoned readers of this website may already be aware of the long-term troubles that the club had, having a new stadium that was considered an asset when it went into...

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A Fresh Start For The Supporters Of Northwich Victoria

The lengthy, drawn-out saga that has been Northwich Victoria Football Club reached something of a denouement this evening, with a vote taken by members of the clubs Supporters Trust to split from the old club and forge ahead to start their own from the start of next...

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Northwich Victoria’s Summer Of Discontent

It has been a difficult summer for Northwich Victoria Football Club, two months of ongoing rancour which remains seemingly destined to end in the eventual closure of a club that is two years shy of celebrating its one hundred and fortieth anniversary but has been...

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Northwich Victoria: Time To Step Away From This Sinking Ship

There is always something faintly pathetic about the list of creditors for a football club's proposed CVA. It's not so much the big creditors that sink the heart - after all, those that pour money into the black hole of a football club, for example, have paid their...

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Northwich Victoria: The 1874 Protests Come To Gigg Lane

Under normal circumstances, the last game of the season should be a cause for celebration for clubs near the top of their respective tables. On Saturday at Gigg Lane, however, FC United of Manchester's final game of the season against Northwich Victoria was met by...

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Time For A Fresh Start For Northwich Victoria Supporters

Seldom in recent years can there have been a greater contrast between a clubs performance on the pitch and the condition in which it finds itself away from it. Northwich Victoria, of the Premier Division of the Northern Premier League find themselves continuing to...

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Further Uncertainty At Northwich Victoria

There is, perhaps, no other non-league club that sums up the cycle of perpetual crisis in which so many smaller football clubs find themselves than Northwich Victoria, and there can seldom be a day that goes by during which supporters of the seemingly perpetually...

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Vics Back From The Brink. Again.

Football supporters perusing the website of the commercial and retail property company GVA Grimley might have recently spotted something that would take their fancy. "The property comprises a purpose built non-league football stadium. The stadium, its immediate...

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Football & Insolvency – A Rough Guide

This site could get rather repetitive over the summer if things don't calm down a bit. Northwich Victoria of the Blue Square North became the latest club to enter into administration, whilst rumours continue to circle a not inconsiderable number of other clubs. With...

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