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The road to the CONIFA World Cup, wherever it may be...
12:01 Monday 25th November 2019

The New Year is almost upon us! Time for resolutions that will be immediately broken, fleeting sentiments of goodwill to all and bickering aplenty about what the recently passed decade is officially called (the tens? The tenties?). One…

Non League
Playoffs winners may be denied promotion in FA non-league structure
09:00 Thursday 28th June 2018

Governing bodies aren't the most popular things in football at the moment. In keeping with that, the FA continues to make very questionable decisions in non-league football. To be fair, season's end is always a major headache. Restructuring…

Champions League
Buffon's abuse chronically damages grassroots game
21:00 Friday 13th April 2018

Gianluigi Buffon’s veneer of class was punctured in lamentable fashion when his side were eliminated from the Champions League in admittedly cruel fashion. You don’t need reminding what happened, but Buffon’s reaction at the…

Move the grassroots game to summer
09:30 Wednesday 14th February 2018

Grassroot football is the source of Britain's footballing obsession. Without the ability for anyone, regardless age, ability, or location, to pick up the ball, (well, you can't pick up the ball, but you know what I mean), join…

European Football
Five UEFA clubs who sell young, compete high
09:00 Tuesday 7th November 2017

Fans are passionate, owners pragmatic. To survive, most clubs develop and sell young talent. Here are five that thrive by selling young and competing high. Fans know how important an academy is for a club. Evertonians derived more pleasure…

Non League
FA Cup First Round - The ties to look out for
15:00 Friday 3rd November 2017

After months of qualifying, the FA Cup first round is finally here. Shocks have already taken place - which sides will continue to create fantastic stories this weekend? League One and League Two club's join the 32 non-league sides that have…

Non League
The Jamie Vardy V9 Academy showcases talent outside the Football League
13:21 Tuesday 24th October 2017

Jamie Vardy and his team at the V9 Academy have been on the hunt for the talent in the Non-League game. Their aim was to find players that can make it as a professional, but did they manage to find talent outside of the top four divisions in…

Fa Cup
FA Cup fourth qualifying round preview
16:30 Friday 13th October 2017

The final qualifying round for the FA Cup takes place this weekend with several ties that standout and some fantastic storylines. The fourth and final qualifying round sees the National Premier sides enter the competition. Here are the fixtures…

England National Team
5 ex-Premier League players in Non-League football
20:00 Tuesday 10th October 2017

King's Lynn has secured a deal for ex-Premier League striker Grant Holt. Here are 5 other former top-flight stars currently playing Non-League football. Paul Konchesky The 36-year-old defender is now employed by Billericay Town in the Isthmian…

Non League
Non League Day: 07/10/2017
20:00 Friday 6th October 2017

This Saturday is national Non League Day to promote the lower levels of football and showcase local clubs across England. While it is the international break this weekend, there has never been a better time to support your local club.…

Non League
Darlington manager Martin Gray resigns to take over at York City
09:30 Tuesday 3rd October 2017

National North club Darlington's manager Martin Gray resigned on Sunday. Within the hour, York City had announced him as their new boss. York City and Darlington have both spent most of their footballing history at the bottom end of the Football…

Non League
FA Cup 3rd qualifying round preview
20:30 Friday 29th September 2017

North East sides looking to spring further shocks Northern League ninth tier sides Newcastle Benfield and Shildon, along with Evo-Stik Division One side South Shields all produced shocks and will fancy their chances of doing so again in the…

The mystery of the England national team system
16:00 Friday 8th September 2017

Look at the England under-17s, one of the premier teams in the world. This year, England won the under-19 and under-20 European Championships and World Cup respectively this past summer. Once again, hype and optimism surrounds the national…

Non League
Jarrow's Northern League venture begins with defeat
13:00 Monday 7th August 2017

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…

Non League
Salford City v Darlington opening day preview
10:00 Saturday 5th August 2017

Finally, the opening weekend of the season is here and in the National North two of the heavyweights face off. Salford City takes on Darlington in an eagerly anticipated clash. Non-league football gets underway again on Saturday and the National…