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Writers for Robson Pen Pics

On Sunday May 20th twenty-odd players of varying skill levels (mainly low) and ages (mainly high) from all corners of north-east England and beyond will come together for ninety minutes at Hebburn Town FC to raise money for the Sir … Continue reading

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Writers for Robson Pen Pics

Leicester fan, football artist, Polish football enthusiast and Northern Leagues United goalscoring hero, Ryan Hubbard is back to strike fear into the hearts of the opposition writers’ team. Joining him in the bloggers’ line up is James Williams, semi-dynamic midfield … Continue reading

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Writers for Robson: Player Pen Pics

Reporter for the title-winning ladies at Newcastle United Women’s FC, Stuart Dick describes himself as a defensive midfielder / goalkeeper, which probably means you should expect him to turn up wearing gloves and not do any running. Name: Stuart Dick … Continue reading

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Writers For Robson

Almost twelve months ago just short of 300 spectators, Birtley Town, Ryton and Crawcrook Albion and a motley assortment of Northern League supporters, bloggers, broadcasters and people who get paid to write about football came together by the Angel of … Continue reading

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West Allotment Celtic: Keeping Local Football Alive

Last season was a disaster for West Allotment Celtic: three managers in nine months and a first ever relegation for a club that was founded in 1928. This season – Allotment’s eighth in the Northern League – has been one … Continue reading

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The Demon Drink and the Northern League

Life throws up some glorious combinations: Lennon and McCartney, bacon and eggs, Xavi and Iniesta, Paul Chow and the FA Vase, Derek and Clive, Watson and Crick, Bunk and McNulty, and, not least, beer and football. Unless, in the latter … Continue reading

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Blank Saturday? Not in the Northern League

Although the 146th Tyne-Wear derby has been put back to noon on Sunday, there’s still plenty of local football taking place at 3pm tomorrow afteroon. The game of the day, undoubtedly, is the Northern League El Clasico, two-time defending champions … Continue reading

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