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Northern Leagues United

Despite the unpromising forecast, the rain held off for Northern Leagues United. Unfortunately, for the writers’ team, their defence couldn’t manage the same with Whitley Bay’s Paul Chow and Paul Robinson, who between scored four of the fans’ six goals … Continue reading

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Northern Leagues United Raffle Prizes

Some of the donations so far: Two tickets to this season’s Blackburn Rovers vs Newcastle United / Sunderland game (the winner’s choice) including hospitality in Ewood Park’s Legends’ Lounge. Signed merchandise and tops from Sunderland,  Blyth Spartans, Whitley Bay, Spennymoor … Continue reading

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Northern Leagues United: The Writers

One of the finest squads ever assembled with lashings of attacking flair throughout the side, raw goalscoring ability up front, pace, creativity and stamina in midfield and a back four that remains completely impervious to opposition forays, Wembley heroes or … Continue reading

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Northern Leagues United: The Fans’ Team

Hit by injuries – captain Adam Taylor-Christensen damaged his ankle ligaments – work commitments and amnesia (Kevin Moore of UtdForNewcastle forgot the date of the game and arranged to go on a stag do instead), the Northern League fans, players … Continue reading

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Northern Leagues United Training: Birtley Town

The final training session before Saturday’s Northern Leagues United took place at Birtley Town last night. A mixed eleven of fans and writers spluttered through an hour-long session taken by Birtley boss Scott Oliver. We had been scheduled to have … Continue reading

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Northern Leagues United Pen Pics #16

Livingstone fan, football writer and qualified referee, Grant Russell covers all things Scottish sport for the frankly brilliant STV website as well as contributing regular pearls of wisdom on twitter here. Positions: I’m at my best (stretching the point) defending, … Continue reading

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The Other Northern League

Onagawa Supporters’ Mike Innes has, of course, featured in these pages before. Here he gives us a beginners’ guide to the Tohoku Shakaijin League, putting the plural into Northern Leagues United. As a visitor to ¡Viva Northern League! chances are … Continue reading

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