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Tipped for Glory 2014-15: Conference Premier

July 19, 2014



The new season is almost here! It’s been a summer of football, with the World Cup in Brazil filling the void until the real business of the nonleague season begins again. Most teams are now at least two weeks and one game into their preseason programme, and attention begins to focus on the second weekend […]

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Should Salisbury City Be Reinstated?

July 13, 2014



This summer has been one of the messiest I can remember. Clubs folding, reprieves, relegations and transfers between divisions have all meant that the situation has got muddier and muddier, and the kerfuffle surrounding Salisbury City just adds to that. Everything seemed to be going pretty well down at The Ray Mac. A good young […]

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Gray To Become A Gooner?

February 17, 2014


Andre Gray Luton

We have seen plenty of nonleague hotshots make the step into the Football League, and even the Premier League, in recent years. Jermaine Beckford, Jamie Vardy, Kwesi Appiah, Joe Lolley and Dwight Gayle are just a few of the semi-professional stars to go full time as they chase their footballing dreams. However, according to Football […]

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Stoppage Time Drama At Deva

February 13, 2014


Skrill Premier

FC Halifax made the trip across the Pennines to take on Chester FC in a battle of relatively new clubs. Both have had their trials and tribulations in recent times, with both clubs now in a new guise after their previous entities went belly up. Happily, though, both The Blues and The Shaymen have enjoyed […]

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Burr Leaves Kiddie

January 7, 2014


Kidderminster Harriers

Kidderminster Harriers have announced that Steve Burr has left the club with immediate effect. In a statement on the club’s website, the board thank Burr “unreservedly” for his efforts whilst in charge, but will be making no further comment on the matter.

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Hockaday Pays Price For Poor Form

October 24, 2013



David Hockaday left Conference Premier club Forest Green Rovers this week by mutual consent after four years in charge. The club has gone through an awful run of form recently, losing their last four league games, and seven of their last eight. Not great for a side many – including me – had tipped to […]

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Aldershot Town: The Return To Non League

August 9, 2013



Shots fan Carson Flack makes his UTL debut with a look ahead to the coming season for Andy Scott’s team.

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John Askey Appointed New Silkmen Boss

June 5, 2013

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Askey & Sodje

The wait is over. Sixty two days after sacking Steve King the Macclesfield Town board have finally confirmed his replacement, with the announcement that club legends John Askey and Efe Sodje will take over the roles of manager and assistant manager respectively. It truly is a managerial “dream team” presuming your slumber is met with […]

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Waiting For God.

May 19, 2013



At the end of the 1940’s the acclaimed novelist/poet Samuel Beckett wrote what many people believe to be his finest work – Waiting For God – a play centered around a couple of Macclesfield Town FC supporters who pass their time on an internet message-board patiently awaiting the news that former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler […]

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Brodie Joins Hometown Heed

May 16, 2013


Richard Brodie

Gateshead have announced the signing of striker Richard Brodie on a one year deal after he was released by League One side Crawley Town. The prolific frontman has joined his hometown club, after having a trial with Hartlepool United. Brodie’s move to Crawley made headlines in 2010, as the reported £275,000 transfer from York was […]

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