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Non League
Jersey Bulls pick up the Invincible standard from Liverpool
13:01 Saturday 7th March 2020

Who’s that club flying high at the top of their table, unbeaten and destined for a league title? No, it’s not Liverpool (I did say unbeaten, after all) it’s Jersey Bulls! The newly formed club is distinguished in two ways;…

Non League
Does York City lead the National North through smoke and mirrors?
12:00 Saturday 7th March 2020

With less than two months to go, preseason favourites York City lead the National North. Much of the campaign unfolded as a two-horse race between York City and surprise package King’s Lynn Town. However, the Minstermen may have…

Non League
Can Barrow AFC beat the odds and win promotion back to the Football League?
12:00 Wednesday 4th March 2020

With less than two months to go in the season, the National League is down to a two-horse race for the title with a place in the Football League at stake. The current surprise leaders are Barrow AFC. Can they continue their fairytale…

Non League
Can Hashtag United clinch back-to-back promotions?
16:30 Saturday 22nd February 2020

Across non-league football, a host of clubs divide opinion. The main culprits are new owners who splash the cash with little concern for the club's traditions or long-term health. Hashtag United are not such a club but they remain controversial.…

Welsh Premier
How does the Cymru Premier compare to English non-league?
17:00 Saturday 18th January 2020

How good is Welsh football, actually? A recent suggestion from former Wales international Malcolm Allen that Wrexham should join the Welsh pyramid sparked debate of the Cymru Premier’s quality. Some proclaimed it stronger than the National…

Reviews
Book Review - The Long, Long Road To Wembley
19:01 Friday 10th January 2020

It started with a photo. An old black and white image of bygone days. A window into Bromley FC’s history when, on a glorious day at Wembley in 1949, Bromley lifted the FA Amateur Cup. That day, they became kings of non-league…

Non League
What awaits Bury in the North West Counties League?
12:01 Tuesday 31st December 2019

A phoenix club, Bury AFC, have applied for a place in the North West Counties League. But what can they expect if they do start in the ninth or tenth tier of the English football pyramid? The North West Counties League has divisions…

Non League
Can Ethan Walker live up to his reputation?
19:00 Wednesday 25th December 2019

Ethan Walker was 16 years and 156 days old when he made his league debut for Preston North End. While his peers were busy revising for their GCSEs or settling into their first year at college, Walker was running out onto the Deepdale turf to…

Non League
How will Glenn Tamplin's hands-on ownership affect Romford?
12:00 Friday 22nd November 2019

Money, it's a gas Grab that cash with both hands and make a stash New car, caviar, four star daydream Think I'll buy me a football team I don't know if Glenn Tamplin is a Pink Floyd fan but he took the first verse of Money to heart,…

Non League
Notts County Not Adjusting to Non-League football
12:00 Tuesday 24th September 2019

Ranking among football's founding clubs is a big enough responsibility without any added pressure. Notts County bears that labour of love every single day. Not exclusively on match days when the fans let them know, but every millisecond.…

Non League
Can Spennymoor Town become the latest side to reach the National Premier?
15:00 Monday 26th November 2018

The North East has always been known for its passion for football, from Newcastle United down to Blyth Spartans. One team that has largely gone unnoticed on the National radar is Spennymoor Town. Spennymoor United folded in 2005. The club…

Reviews
Book Review: And Sometimes the Dog was Busy
17:00 Thursday 22nd November 2018

For a book with a narrow focus, “And Sometimes The Dog Was Busy” has a lot to say about finding your way in life. On the other hand, maybe you don’t want to listen. If you’re just looking for anecdotes about playing…

Non League
Hashtag United proving the doubters wrong in non league
17:00 Monday 5th November 2018

The YouTube football club created by Spencer Owen announced its intention to join the non-league pyramid early this year. That decision left many unhappy. Three months into Hashtag United's latest adventure, have they won people over?…

Fa Cup
FA Cup fourth qualifying round: Where will the shocks come?
09:00 Saturday 20th October 2018

The final instalment of FA Cup qualifiers takes place today. Which sides are most likely to produce shocks and earn a spot in the first round proper? The FA Cup's fourth qualifying phase is one of the biggest days on the non-league calendar.…

Non League
Can National Premier new boys Harrogate Town win promotion to the Football League?
10:00 Saturday 22nd September 2018

Harrogate Town is certainly a club on the rise under manager Simon Weaver. The Sulphurites currently sit atop the National League. Can the newly-promoted side produce a shock by gaining back-to-back promotions? Since Weaver took over, Town…