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Billericay Town: A rising force or just a celebrity toy?

Billericay Town

The signing of Jamie O’Hara has brought Billericay Town to national attention recently. Owner Glenn Tamplin’s statement of intent regarding his investment in the club has given them what promises to be fleeting fame. Read More »

My Trip to the New Manor: Ilkeston F.C. vs. Frickley Athletic

In my travels to various football stadia, until now I had never visited a Non-League ground therefore never bearing witness to the magic of the intensely local game. Realising the error of my ways, I descended down to Ilkeston F.C, Derbyshire for my first ever seventh tier game. Read More »

South Shields heading to Wembley for FA Vase Final

South Shields celebrate a trip to Wembley in pursuit of the FA Vase.

Northern League side South Shields are all set for their Wembley date with destiny after semi-final glory on Saturday. In the second leg of their FA Vase semi-final, Shields beat Coleshill 4-0 to win the tie 6-1. They will meet Cleethorpes Town in the final in May. Recent History The current South Shields is the third form of the club, ... Read More »

FA Trophy: The semi-final draw analysis

Non-League Finals Day

The draw took place this week for the semi-finals of the FA Trophy with five sides remaining in the competition. Are Lincoln City on the brink of two trips to Wembley? Read More »

The rise of Salford City and the Class of 92

In March 2014, Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Nicky Butts, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes bought Evo-Stik Division One North side Salford City with the intention of taking the club to the Football League. Read More »

York City continue to slide into the abyss

York City was defeated 3-1 at home on Tuesday evening to local rivals Gateshead, as they look set to become the latest club to slide down the leagues. 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 rise of AFC Fylde

Many may not know, or have even have heard of AFC Fylde, however, the small club located in the Borough of Fylde (near Blackpool) have taken huge strides since their creation in 1988. Multiple promotions, as well as relegations, haven’t made it an easy going ride for the current National League North side. But now after consolidating their place in ... Read More »

Why Getting Out of the National League Will Only Get Harder.

Getting a side promoted from The National League (still known as the Conference to most) is one of the hardest jobs in football. One solitary automatic promotion spot is available to the Champions, with the rest of the top five thrown into the playoffs. Read More »

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