Carshalton Athletic v Haringey Borough – 9 February 2019

Carshalton Athletic v Haringey Borough
In late summer I made the trip into Essex to watch Haringey Borough play one of their first away games in the Bostik Premier Division against Brightlingsea Regent. This was in the days before their famous FA Cup run, before several appearance BBC television, before YouTube videos about the club and before their Boro had started using goal gifs. The…

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Barnet v Brentford – 28 January 2018

Barnet v Brentford
It’s not unusual to see flashing lights hovering in the faint orange sky of London at night. They are usually planes in the distance or occasionally a police helicopter. As I weaved along the thin concrete path that dissects Barnet FC’s training pitches there was an unfamiliar light in the sky. It remained steady in one place over the ground.…

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FC Romania v Ashford Town – 19 January 2019

FC Romania v Ashford Town
FC Romania, enjoying their first season in the Isthmian League, welcomed Ashford Town to Theobalds Lane. Could the continue to distance themselves from the relegation battle or would the visitors maintain their promotion push? The full blog is available on the Bostik League website. [color-box]Score: 0-2 Competition: Bostik South Central Division Ground: Theobalds Lane Attendance: 60 Ticket: £8 Programme: £2…

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Barkingside v Leyton Athletic – 12 January 2019

Barkingside v Leyton Athletic
"Just think, if you'd scored that penalty you'd be 3-1 up now", hollered Barkingside's experienced goalkeeper. The target of his factual outburst was Leyton Athletic's young striker, Rujorn Tuitt. His penalty didn't miss the goal by much, but it's trajectory saw it clear the final bend of the running track and finish up somewhere on the highest set of concrete…

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