Category Archives: Previews

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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A Look Ahead in the FA Vase

It was a mixed draw for the eight Northern League sides left in the FA Vase, with the pick of the games at Spennymoor and Whitley Bay. When the third round ties are played on December 3rd, 1,351 days will … Continue reading

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Midweek Results

A second half goal from ex-Middlesbrough and Shildon forward Dan Hawkins gave Bishop Auckland a hard fought derby win over Spennymoor Town in front of 428 fans. The defending champions missed a 10th minute penalty and were denied by an … Continue reading

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Gosforth Bohemians Comedy Night

Gosforth Bohemians officially unveiled their renovated clubhouse before yesterday’s 2-1 home defeat to Cramlington Town. “Enjoyable day,” tweeted Newcastle fan Peter Whitfield, “fairy cakes and coffee at half time!” The club are now organising a comedy night for Tuesday 13th … Continue reading

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Non League Day

The second Non League Day falls on September 3rd this year. England’s Euro 2012 qualifier in Bulgaria the night before means a blank weekend for fans of Newcastle United, Sunderland and Middlesbrough – and the perfect opportunity for non-league teams … Continue reading

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Friday Night Football

It’s a far cry from Appleby Park, arguably the finest non-league ground in north-east England and once the regular venue for crowds of 3,000 and more, but Ralph Gardner Park – or more accurately the Daren Persson Stadium following last … Continue reading

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Northern League Fixtures 2011-12

The opening day game between two-time defending champions Spennymoor Town and last season’s runners-up Consett promises to be just one of the many highlights of the Northern League 2011-12 season. Whitley Bay welcome Dunston UTS to Hillheads while Guisborough Town … Continue reading

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