Tag Archives: Gateshead

Peter Mann and the Spirit of the North

A freelance writer for fanzines, matchday programmes and the BBC’s Non-League website, Peter Mann champions local football through his Spirit of the North site – which he hopes to turn into a magazine covering all levels of the game from … Continue reading

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Behind the Camera: Simon Barclay

A freelance sports photographer based in South Tyneside, Simon Barclay has covered games at a growing number of local non-league football grounds including Gateshead, Hebburn Town, South Shields and Boldon CA. ¡Viva Northern League! spoke to Simon about how he … Continue reading

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Why the Northern League Matters to Me #9

When I set up the 100 Football Grounds Club blog in the summer of 2006, it was originally intended as an online source for fellow groundhoppers to share their ground lists. However, I soon realised the need to add more … Continue reading

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