THE INANE RAMBLINGS FROM UP NORFF ‘NOWT SO QUEER AS YORKSHIRE FOLK’
BY KAREN BROWNE
The Views Expressed Are Solely My Own, Are Written Tongue In Cheek
And Should Be Taken With A Pinch Of Salt
Rain might have fallen across much of England on Saturday but it did little to dampen the spirits of football fans celebrating the 10th Non-League Day. Although not the original intention, it is now commonplace for clubs to offer ticket discounts on Non-League Day to...
Saturday saw the curtain come down on the first two month’s fixtures and once again some interesting tales from grassroots football in the Spartan South Midlands League. . SATURDAY’S HEADLINES Colney Heath continued their 100% league record. Buckingham United and...
With the late Autumn sunshine blazing down the Spartan South Midlands League served up another tasty treat for followers of grassroots football. . SATURDAY’S HEADLINES It was a clear case of ‘They think it’s all over …. It is now’ as late drama was in evidence at Vale...
Thoughts of a trip to the home of English football, Wembley Stadium, was the focus for 25 SSML clubs as they did battle in the Buildbase FA Vase looking to join Biggleswade United and Tring Athletic (both exempt) in the First Round Proper. . WEEKEND’S HEADLINES In the...
SATURDAY’S HEADLINES There were first league points of the new campaign for Potton United, Amersham Town and Bovingdon. Saturday brought about 120 goals from the 29 games (an average of 4.14 per game). St Panteleimon topping the charts with 7 while Newport Pagnell...
It was the turn of that other FA Competition, The Buildabase FA Vase, to take the spotlight at the weekend and for the competing clubs a more realistic chance to grace the hallowed Wembley turf. For two clubs, Park View and New Salamis, it was a first time entry in...
The weekend’s programme brought a mix of league and cup football, the latter bringing about more tears as dreams of playing in a cup final were to be banished for another year. . WEEKEND’S HEADLINES Twelve SSML side’s started in the FA Cup but come the end of the...
It was the turn of cup football to take centre stage midweek with the Spartan South Midlands League Challenge Trophy providing the focus for many clubs. Where would the cup shocks come from? .TUESDAY 20th AUGUST AND WEDNESDAY 21st AUGUST MIDWEEK HEADLINES Two acts...
Saturday league football was once again the focal point with 48 of the 56 SSML clubs in action. For these clubs it was a busy afternoon for the numerous hard working volunteers who work tirelessly off the field ensuring that these games take place. Several of the new...
Wembley’s ‘Twin Towers’ continue to beckon as four more SSML sides advanced in the oldest competition (alright I know it’s now an arch but somehow that does not have the same ring to it). . TUESDAY 13th AUGUST AND WEDNESDAY 14th AUGUST MIDWEEK HEADLINES...
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