Next in town: Maidenhead United

Attentions now turn to home matters and Saturday’s game at the Recreation Ground with the Shots locking horns with Maidenhead United. I’ll be glad of a home game; at least I’ve seen us win – though just the once. Four visits to Torquay, Barnet, Chorley and Harrogate have yielded six hours of football, no victory and hardly a sniff of a goal. This Saturday’s game … Continue reading Next in town: Maidenhead United

Boreham Wood 0, Aldershot Town 0

FULL-TIME: 0-0 90′ Mullings reaches the corner, heads it away and the referee blows his full-time whistle. 90′ (+1) The ball is initially cleared but the ball falls behind for another corner. 90′ There will be two minutes added time. 89′ Powell takes but Thomas does well to clear the danger. 88′ Great work from Powell and Panayiotou wins a free-kick in a dangerous position. … Continue reading Boreham Wood 0, Aldershot Town 0

The Bitterest Pill: Harrogate Town 1, Aldershot Town 0

  We didn’t deserve that. We really didn’t. Another set-piece conceded. Another goal conceded, worse than usual because we were left with little or no time to repair the damage. That is why, as the song goes, the bitterest pill is hard to swallow. Sure, we probably wouldnt have scored if we had played until the midnight hour (another Jam reference and there are more … Continue reading The Bitterest Pill: Harrogate Town 1, Aldershot Town 0

John Peel

John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist. He was the longest serving of the original BBC Radio 1 DJs, broadcasting regularly from 1967 until his death in 2004. John Peel was like the father I never had. His radio shows at 10pm from Monday to Friday … Continue reading John Peel

Fantasy Premier League Corner

Thought I’d make an entry on this as every year the Fantasy Premier League is a bane and pain for millions of sufferers. Unless you’re one of the few fortunates who just happen to pick the striker in form consistently enough or have an unquestionable hunch for the right captain. As I write, I am listening to the BBC 606 Fantasy Podcast and they’re discussing, … Continue reading Fantasy Premier League Corner

On the road again: Harrogate Town FC

    Harrogate Town v Aldershot Town: Warren Burrell focusing on points not goals Harrogate Town’s Warren Burrell admits that he’d love to repeat his goal-scoring heroics of last season when Aldershot visit the CNG Stadium on Saturday, but insists that three points are the real priority.   The versatile 29-year-old, currently operating as a holding midfielder, netted a sensational 38-minute hat-trick from centre-half during … Continue reading On the road again: Harrogate Town FC

“We’re the Sweeney, son” – a butcher’s at Guildford City FC

I always wondered why Guildford were dubbed The Sweeney – so I’ve been doing some digging. After visiting Poole Town on Tuesday and as a fan of non-league football and lower league grounds in particular,  it’s disappointing to find that Guildford are so poorly supported. The gate for their recent home game against Badshot Lea was just 68 and while they have a forum attached … Continue reading “We’re the Sweeney, son” – a butcher’s at Guildford City FC

FAC4QR: Poole Town 2 Hayes & Yeading 3

The lights went out on Poole Town’s FA Cup quest for another year… and quite literally! The lights failed twice causing two delays of around fifteen to twenty minutes while someone phoned the Electricity Board. But the first thing to say on what was an enjoyable night for me on my first visit to Black Gold stadium is that second half… didn’t the temperature drop! … Continue reading FAC4QR: Poole Town 2 Hayes & Yeading 3

Poole Town vs Hayes & Yeading

  Poole Town F.C, are a semi-professional team who play in the National League South, the sixth tier of the English football league system. Established in 1880, the team has had erratic  success at their level; they have never risen above non-League levels but once reached the third round of the  FA Cup.     They played at Poole Stadium until 1994 and have since … Continue reading Poole Town vs Hayes & Yeading