Category Archives: England

Grantham 4 Barwell 1

Grantham Town 4 Barwell 1 (24th March 2018) A modern ground, based around an athletics track, located on an industrial estate…it didn’t sound too promising, but it was OK actually. I could hardly complain. It was my choice, after all, … Continue reading

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Ossett Albion 3 Clitheroe 0

Ossett Albion 3 Clitheroe 0 (17th March 2018) Bloody cold – that’s the main summary of yesterday’s day out. Braving “snow-mageddon” weather forecasts and newspaper headlines, which all but predicted the start of a new ice age, with polar bears … Continue reading

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Faversham 2 Molesey 1

Faversham Town 2 Molesey 1 (13th January 2018) A late change of plan, mainly due to lethargy and not fancying a long trip up to Ilkeston on a dull and grey day, had me switching to the significantly shorter option … Continue reading

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Totton 0 Taunton 4

AFC Totton 0 Taunton Town 4 (6th January 2018) The cold and a touch of laziness dictated that Totton, about an hour away by car, was about as far as I fancied going this day. A visit to Totton’s ground … Continue reading

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Aveley 1 Grays 1

Aveley 1 Grays Athletic 1 (26th December 2017) Only 15 miles separate Aveley from Billericay’s ground that had been our noon kick-off venue, but the prospect of Boxing Day sales traffic at the nearby Thurrock Lakeside shopping mall meant a … Continue reading

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Billericay 1 Thurrock 0

Billericay Town 1 Thurrock 0 (26th December 2017) Another Boxing Day, another double-header, this time in Essex, around the other side of the M25. I’d been to Billericay before, but since then the ground has been completely rebuilt, and the … Continue reading

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Dunstable 0 Basingstoke 6

Dunstable Town 0 Basingstoke Town 6 (16th December 2017) Sometimes you have to feel a little bit sorry for some clubs. After a cheery greeting at the turnstile and programme stall, you walk into the modern clubhouse with welcoming barstaff … Continue reading

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Darwen 2 Runcorn Town 2

Darwen 2 Runcorn Town 2 (12th November 2017) Football fans can be an absurdly nostalgic and sentimental bunch. Little more so than regarding the early years of football, where fans have a strange attachment to the early pioneers of the … Continue reading

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Lye 0 Stourport 1

Lye Town 0 Stourport Swifts 1 (4th November 2017) With it being my turn to drive, and the prospect of a long trip north next weekend, this was something of a wimp out option, with trips to Goole, Grantham, Corby … Continue reading

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Brackley 3 Blyth 1

Brackley Town 3 Blyth Spartans 1 (21st October 2017) Going to non-league football, there’s a moment where you know the weather has turned, going from pleasant to not pleasant as the winter nears. Each fan probably has their own yardstick, … Continue reading

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