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Simon Hahn

Lifelong sufferer following Darlington FC from League Two to the Northern League. Freelance Sports and data journalist. Living for 3pm on Saturday.

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Non League
The National League playoff finals preview
09:00 Saturday 11th May 2019

This weekend, the playoff finals take place in the three National Leagues. North, South and Premier. Which three sides will gain promotion? National North: Chorley v Spennymoor Town There has already been plenty of drama in the National North…

Non League
Gateshead: The latest club on the brink due to an unfit owner
15:00 Wednesday 8th May 2019

It's becoming an all too common problem in football in England; owners making a mess of clubs. Gateshead’s fans are the latest to suffer the devasting effects since being bought by Dr Ranjan Varghese, but what…

Non League
National League North Play-offs
09:00 Wednesday 1st May 2019

Non-league football has almost finished now for the summer. All the regular season action is done and dusted, but the most important games still have to be played. It’s play-off season, here is my look at the mouthwatering National…

Non League
Stockport County one win from redemption
12:00 Saturday 27th April 2019

Up and down the country there is a host of teams who have been through hard times in recent decades. The one that has been through more than most, Stockport County, are on the verge of taking a huge step towards redemption. One game…

Non League
Can Mariners sail to a fourth consecutive promotion?
17:00 Friday 19th April 2019

South Shields were relegated to the Northern League Second Division, the 10th tier of English Football, in 2013. Financial problems meant they had to play away from their home ground for two seasons. New Chairman Geoff Thompson turned…

League Two
Imps, Stags face off with League One football at stake
15:00 Monday 18th March 2019

We are getting to that stage of the season where every game is vital unless you're stranded mid-table.  In League Two, everything is still up for grabs. At the top, five teams battle for the three automatic promotion places. Mansfield…

League One
Should the EFL Trophy be this season's most anticipated cup final?
15:00 Friday 15th March 2019

Domestic cup finals are losing their significance in modern day football, where Premier League positions and the Champions League are the main priority. However, one showpiece this year is guaranteed to be huge for both clubs, and…

Non League
National League North title race a three-way thriller
09:00 Wednesday 6th March 2019

With less than two months to go in the National North season, the title race remains wide open. Three sides gun for the title and the sole automatic promotion place. Who will take the crown? In recent years, the National North became a…

Womens Football
Durham WFC set for biggest match in their history
17:00 Friday 1st March 2019

Durham’s women have reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup for the second time in their history and will host Chelsea in March. They have already punched above their weight in recent years, but how far can they really go? The Women’s…

Non League
Why Steve Watson left Gateshead to manage York City
17:00 Thursday 14th February 2019

The former Newcastle player Steve Watson has jumped ship from Gateshead in the National Premier top ten to York City of the National North who are fighting near the bottom. Why has he made this switch? After players careers come to an end they…

Non League
David Beckham final piece in Salford City jigsaw puzzle?
15:00 Thursday 31st January 2019

The final piece of the Class of 92 ownership of National League side Salford City was completed this week, when the biggest name of all, David Beckham joined. Can the former Manchester United #7 help kick The Ammies to that next level? Salford…

Fa Cup
FA Cup Fourth Round, which teams can spring a cup upset?
12:00 Friday 25th January 2019

The FA Cup takes centre stage again this weekend, but can any of the minnows left in the competition reach the last 16?  At this round last year, only three sides outside the top two divisions were able to progress, but can any of them…

Non League
Are Torquay United finally on their way back up?
17:00 Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Relegation battle after relegation battle, but finally have Torquay United turned a corner? They currently sit top of the National South. The football landscape is changing all the time and while a lot of the traditional powerhouses of the…

National League title race: Who's in the box seat?
17:00 Monday 14th January 2019

With the 2018/19 season well past the halfway mark, the race is heating up to see who will win the National League and claim a spot in the Football League next season. Non-League football can be unforgiving, nearly all the divisions have two…

Premier League
Newcastle United's New Year's Resolutions
09:00 Saturday 5th January 2019

Newcastle United’s 2018 has been far from great. While the Magpies maintained their Premier League place in 2017/18, off the field disputes again dominated their summer and diminished their prospects for 2018/19. Here are four issues…