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… Read More »Carshalton Athletic v Haringey Borough – 9 February 2019
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… Read More »Barnet v Brentford – 28 January 2018
Just before half time, a powerful shot fizzes along the wet turf. The keeper is unable to stop it. The ball nestles in the bottom corner and the away fans go wild. Well, it looks like they do. I can’t quite tell as the Southern Rail WiFi is a bit… Read More »Brighton & Hove Albion v West Bromwich Albion – 26 January 2019
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.
As the cold spread to my unmentionables I looked around to see how the rest of the crowd were coping with the January chill. To my surprise, I was the only person watching the game on the far side of Harlow Town’s modern ground – the side that on another… Read More »Enfield FC v Sporting Bengal United – 15 January 2019
“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… Read More »Barkingside v Leyton Athletic – 12 January 2019