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Why the Northern League Matters to Me #16

On Saturday 12th March, Birtley Town travelled to Division Two rivals Crook Town. After the game, Northern League Day spoke to both managers. “The commitment we’ve got towards the Northern League is immense. It’s my work life and my social … Continue reading

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Ground Guide: Millfield, Crook Town.

Northern League Day fixture: Crook Town v Guisborough Town. There used to be a time when over 10,000 fans would squeeze into Millfield for a big Cup game; these days the crowd is closer to 100 fans. But at this … Continue reading

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Northern League Haiku

To mark World Poetry Day, a few thoughts on the world’s second oldest football league in seventeen syllables or fewer. Turin. On the pitch Eleven Durham miners Run rings around the world. The goalkick bounces. “Mine!” he yells, his eyes … Continue reading

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What has the Northern League ever done for us?

#2 Nottingham Forest Speaking about David Platt, a great man once said: “He’s learned more about football management than he ever imagined. Some people think you can take football boots off and put a suit on. You can’t do that.” … Continue reading

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