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Why Does Ground Grading Always Come as a Surprise?

It’s that time of year again. No, not when I write my now seemingly annual article (sorry, I’ll try and get back to it!), but rather the time when clubs anxiously await their fate as to which division they’ll be competing in the following season. Why, though, does it always come to this? Read the rest of this entry

Preview: Big Night in National League

Tonight sees some big games involving teams at both ends of the Vanarama National League. Read the rest of this entry

Gutsy Guiseley Grab A Point At Chester

Whilst there’s little of the heady drama of Saturday’s last-gasp 2-1 victory at Macclesfield Town, it seems Chester F.C. will hold on for a hard-fought if slightly fortuitous three points. Guiseley, backed by a small but vocal away support are pressing, but cannot seem to force the ball over the line. Then, the latest in a succession of sloppy mistakes appears within the Chester defence. Liam Boyes is left unmarked to gobble up a rebound from inside the six yard box, and calmly slots home to level it. But it isn’t over yet… Read the rest of this entry

The Non League Podcast is Back for 2015-16

With the new season drawing ever nearer, episode 75 of the Non League Podcast is now available to download.

There’s only one item on the agenda for the show: predictions. That’s right, Kristan, Rob and myself lay down our choices for who we think will win each of the twelve divisions from Steps one to four.

We would love to hear your thoughts on our predictions, aswell as hearing who you think will be top of the various piles in ten months time. Get involved by leaving a comment below, or get in touch with any of us and the show on Twitter (links below). Alternatively, email undertheleague@gmail.com.

We are looking forward to the coming season, it’s going to be an absolute cracker in every division!

To listen to the latest episode, just head over to the podcast’s website, where you can also download the show. You can also subscribe to us on iTunes. If that’s your preferred medium, please leave us a rating and review, as it helps us find new listeners.

Contact us on Twitter:

The show: @NonLeaguePod

Kristan: @kwisstan

Rob: @RabidRobo

James: @undertheleague

The Blue Route: Eastleigh F.C. in the National League

Dave Burin looks back at Eastleigh’s first season in nonleague’s top division. Read the rest of this entry

Vanarama National League: Exciting Future or Unnecessary Rebrand?

The announcement on Easter Monday regarding the rebrand of the Conference has left me uncertain – and somewhat concerned – about the future of the top three divisions of nonleague football. Read the rest of this entry

Non League Podcast Episode 70 Out Now

The latest episode is now available to download or listen to online. Read the rest of this entry