Tag Archives: Ryton

The Good Agent

Andrew Watchman is a FIFA licensed football agent. He’s also a genuinely lovely bloke. When we asked for people to sponsor the publicity posters for April’s Northern League Day, Andrew and the ever helpful chaps at Corona Furniture Store were … Continue reading

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Lenny French: A Ryhope Invincible

For many of north-east England’s less celebrated clubs, the 2010/2011 season was one that will endure long in the memory. Whitley Bay lifted the FA Vase for the third consecutive year, Spennymoor Town played some sublime stuff en route to … Continue reading

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Grassroots International: Northern Leagues United

As part of the build-up to April’s first ever Northern League Day Japanese football fan Mike Innes wrote this post about Cobaltore Onagawa, ruminating not just on the after-effects of the recent tsunami but also on Cobaltore’s integral part in … Continue reading

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Ever Onwards

It is, I suppose, the $1 million question: was Northern League Day a success or wasn’t it? For Ryton and Whickham, whose decision to kick off at 11.30 enabled people to take in two games in a day, the answer, … Continue reading

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Northern League Day in Pictures

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Ground Guide: Kingsley Park, Ryton.

Although Ryton Football Club has only been in existence since 1970, the town’s links with football stretch back a lot longer. Howard Kendall, Everton legend and former Manchester City and Athletic Bilbao manager, was born here in 1946, following in … Continue reading

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