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FA Cup Fourth Round Draw – Not Great for NL Clubs

January 5, 2014

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Just two Conference Premier clubs remain in this season’s FA Cup as we enter the fourth round stage, and by the time the ties get played, even they might not be left in the tournament. Both Kidderminster Harriers and Macclesfield Town got excellent home draws to take their third round ties to replays, but in […]

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West Midlands Non-League in the FA Cup: Do the three remaining non-league sides stand a chance?

November 13, 2013

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With Stourbridge, Tamworth and Kidderminster all still standing in the FA cup, all three sides face possible league opposition, so do they all have a chance of a possible giant killing? Kidderminster – Their first round tie was a comfortable 4-1 over Conference South’s ‘Original Giant Killers’ Sutton United, but it looked like they might have […]

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An FA Cup Experience To Remember!

October 31, 2013

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Guest blogger Alan Jessup-Peacock returns, writing about his beloved Concord Rangers’ cup tie at The Hive against Barnet.

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Beavers Progress With Emphatic Win

October 12, 2013

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Despite falling behind, Hampton & Richmond Borough will take their place in Monday’s Fourth Qualifying Round draw after a thumping victory against Southern Premier League Arlesey Town. The result ensures that Borough will be just one win away from the First Round.

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Midweek News Roundup

September 26, 2013

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There’s been plenty happening in nonleague football this week, so here’s a look at some of the stories that are making the headlines. Harrogate Town Deducted Three Points Conference North side Harrogate Town have been docked three points for fielding not one, but three ineligible players in a match against Oxford City. In what the […]

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Footballer Sent Off For Tackle!

August 28, 2013

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As the article title suggests, a footballer was recently sent off because of a tackle. Well, not a tackle so much as his tackle! The incredible story occurred during AFC Croydon’s FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round match with Collier’s Wood on August 17th. Louis Blake, making his debut for AFC Croydon, came on as a […]

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FC Clacton’s Day In The Spotlight

August 27, 2013

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This Saturday sees the Preliminary Round of the FA Cup take place, and once again BT Sports’ cameras will be in position at the Rush Green Bowl to document the events of the day as they unfold. Their first visit was just over a week ago, for our Extra Preliminary Round tie versus Essex Senior […]

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Is Steve King’s Dismissal One Of The Most Bizarre Sackings In Football?

April 4, 2013

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It has to go down as one of the most bizarre managerial sackings of the season. With just 5 games to go of the Blue Square Premier season, Macclesfield Town FC have sacked boss Steve King following their 3-1 loss to Grimsby Town FC. Steve King came in at Moss Lane in May 2012 following […]

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Macc Hatters!

January 6, 2013

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Conference Premier sides Luton Town and Macclesfield Town caused FA Cup upsets against Championship sides to progress to today’s Fourth Round Draw. Luton beat Wolverhampton Wanderers by the only goal, in a defeat that caused Wolves to sack manager Stale Solbakken. Alex Lawless was the hero for the Hatters, netting in the first minute of […]

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Hastings Heroes Win Shootout

December 13, 2012

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The lowest ranked team in the competition, Hastings United, and Harrogate Town of Conference North, met to fight for the right to make the trip to Championship side Middlesbrough in the third round of the FA Cup. Isthmian Premier side United earned the replay thanks to Jamie Crellin’s equaliser in the first game. Unfortunately, he […]

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