The Beeches – Following Tividale FC

The Beeches is a new independent documentary film that captures the rituals and atmosphere of a non-League matchday On the fringes of the city of Birmingham is a community struggling to keep themselves afloat. But that could change with the hopes of a promotion for Tividale Football Club. This short documentary follows the volunteers who keep…

From the other side: A traveller’s tale from Halifax

From the FC Halifax website, courtesy of Rob Brown: Aldershot’s Recreation Ground is one of our favourite places to watch football and their reprieve from relegation at the end of last season was very much welcome. The club operate a soft segregation policy which allowed the 70 or so travelling Shaymen the freedom to wander…

Torquay: Things to do, places to see…

For others like me who have chosen to spend Bank Holiday weekend on the English riviera and taking in our evening win there, here are just a few things you could spend your time and money on. JUNGLE JOURNEY ADVENTURE GOLF Perfect for budding adventurers aged from 3 to 83, Jungle Journey Adventure Golf is…

Danny Hunter ‘sad’ after ‘abysmal’ 407 attendance

Boreham To Tears FC chairman Danny Hunter says he may reduce his investment in the club after a “laughable” crowd of 407 saw their defeat by Sutton on Saturday. The National League side have averaged 655 fans over three home games so far. Taking away season-ticket holders and travelling fans, Hunter said there were only…

The why’s and wherefore’s of our dwindling support

The original question on ShotsWeb asked why our attendance of 1,539 versus FC Halifax at the weekend was so low and 500 or so down in contrast to our opening home fixture. At first I thought it inconsequential but as the discussion gathered pace, I learned some interesting facts and figures that put some meat…

Harrogate Town

CNG Stadium Capacity: 4,108 (Seated 600) Address: Wetherby Road, Harrogate, HG2 7SA Telephone: 01423 210600 Pitch Type: Artificial 3G Club Nickname: Town Year Ground Opened: 1920 The CNG Stadium has seen quite a sizeable investment in its facilities and this has continued into 2019 with two new terraces and a small seated stand being erected….

Fowler ‘grateful’ for Searle’s faith

ALDERSHOT TOWN defender George Fowler admits even he is surprised to have got as many minutes under his belt as he has in the past few weeks after being out for eight months with a knee injury. The former Ipswich Town centre-back, pictured right, injured his knee while stretching for a ball in training last…

91: June – Genius (1994, Squealer Records)

    June was a wonderful and unique band; a fortuitous confluence of music, craft and chemistry from a special time and place. Hailing from Chapel Hill’s vibrant music scene of the 1990’s, June was never that quaint little musical mecca’s loudest, coolest, most experimental or even most popular band. But out of the dozens…

National League Review: 17/08/2019

AFC FYLDE 1-4 WOKING Newly promoted Woking’s flying start to the National League season continued with a thumping win at AFC Fylde. Fylde stopper James Montgomery could not prevent Dave Tarpey’s exquisite 17th-minute free-kick opening the scoring at Mill Farm and the visitors doubled their lead six minutes before the interval when Kane Ferdinand nodded…

Aldershot Town 1-1 FC Halifax: The luck of the draw?

Aldershot Referee:Ben Speedie Attendance:1,539   Had the Shots won this game and in particular after that stellar first-half performance that was unrecognisable from Tuesday, the headline I mentally prepared would have been “happy days are here again”. And the northern tithead in the home end who got himself ejected would have been an icing on…