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Jarrow’s Northern League venture begins with defeat

On the first Saturday in August, there were no games being staged among the first five levels of English football within the Tyne and Wear area, but a visit to Jarrow FC on South Tyneside proves that entertainment can be served in the lower tiers of the pyramid structure at a venue where club officials and volunteers have worked tirelessly ... Read More »

The Hardy Park Irregulars

When his visa comes through, Bastian Schweinsteiger will be going to Chicago. That shouldn’t be an issue unless Donald Trump chooses to insult Angela Merkel further. I’ve written—more than once–on the German’s struggles to get a game at Manchester United despite performing well in his rare opportunities. I would love nothing better than to see him play in person. Unfortunately, the nearest ... Read More »

The beauty of playing Sunday League Football

Having played and Coached in the beautiful game at Amateur level for the past 15 years and having experienced highs, lows, injuries, quality, severe lack of quality and just plain stupidity, I can safely say that when I eventually retire playing the game I will miss it immensely. Read More »

The English coaching problem

Football. A sport we invented, made popular and shared with the rest of the world only to be shoved down the pecking order and watch the rest of the world play it better than us. It’s the same story at every Championship’s for England, the build up to the tournament is perfect and it ‘will be ours this time’ but ... Read More »

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