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Podcast Episode 32

The latest episode of Non League Podcast is now available. In the show this week Kristan, Rob and myself have the following to discuss:

  • FA Trophy final review
  • Clubs in crisis. Again!
  • Game abandoned due to injury
  • Latest NL hotshot to move into the big time
  • Player/Team of the week
  • Managerial Merry-g0-Round
  • #hattrickwatch
  • And Finally

To download the show, or listen online, click here to go to the show website, or subscribe on iTunes. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with your stories or hattricks for inclusion in the show. If you enjoy the show, please leave a review for us on iTunes.

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Show: @NonLeaguePod

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Non League Podcast 29 Now Available

The latest episode of Non League Podcast is now available to listen to online or download. Titled “Root of all Evil”, the main talking point is the clubs currently in financial meltdown. Eastwood Town and Bashley feature prominently, while Stockbridge also get a mention as we look at the impact the weather has had on clubs.

Also in the show:

  • Relegated in February
  • The 53 year old goalscorer
  • Team of the Week
  • Managerial Merry-go-Round
  • Hattrick Watch
  • And Finally

You can listen to the show on the website, where you can also download the audio file. Alternatively, you can subscribe to the show on iTunes and never miss another episode. If you are a subscriber, please leave us a review, as it helps the show reach new listeners. For any comments, ideas or criticisms, email undertheleague@gmail.com.

You can also follow the team on twitter:

The show: @NonLeaguePod

Kristan: @kwisstan

Libby: @libsterclarke

Rob: @RabidRobo

James: @undertheleague

Premature Tweet Causes Embarassment

After thirty two games in which your team haven’t won, and you have seen only two draws, you could be forgiven for getting excited as that elusive three points edges ever nearer. However, for Droylsden FC, that excitement bubbled over into an embarassing twitter mishap.

Winning 2-1 at Barwell in the Northern Premier League Premier Division deep into stoppage time, the official twitter declared the full time result as a 2-1 win, which sparked mass celebrations among their followers. Dozens of retweets on the club’s account show just how much the result meant to supporters. Except for one rather important fact:

The game hadn’t finished!

Indeed, Barwell went on to ruin Droylsden’s day by scoring in the fourth minute of stoppage time to cause acute embarassment to the twitterer who had declared full time. In fairness, the person responsible (who is probably glad that they are anonymous right now!) wasn’t at the game, and was relaying match events on twitter that they were receiving via text message, including the incorrect final score.

The tweets showing Droylsden had won...

The tweets showing Droylsden had won…

And it wasn’t only the club that tweeted the mistaken win. FC United of Manchester, along with their FCUM Radio account, and The NPL Group all sent out messages relaying the result, leading to the awful realisation that the late equaliser had been scored, and an embarassing climbdown:

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IMG_4908In terms of the result, it will be a heartbreaking one for the team. Leading 2-0 until the final seven minutes, a penalty and that stoppage time leveller mean that it is now thriry three games since Droylsden last won, a run that stretches back to April 2013 and a victory at Colwyn Bay.

On a slightly happier note, Droylsden received many messages of support from fans of all clubs, and even gained lots of new followers.

Here’s hoping that next time they tweet that they’ve won, they actually have!