Tag Archives: Northern League Day

No F**cking Swearing OK? – Non League Football and the Language Barrier

Constantly rising ticket prices, millionaire players isolated from their fan base and alleged racist incidents are just some of the reasons football fans are feeling apathetic toward the professional game at present.  At times like this non-league clubs need to … Continue reading

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Northern League Day – Ryton v Billingham Synthonia

After much anticipation and explaining to friends and colleagues exactly why I was  going to watch Ryton & Crawcrook Albion on a warm spring day, the first Northern League Day was here.  The fact that typing Northern League Day rather … Continue reading

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South Shields v Norton & Stockton

After being thoroughly underwhelmed by England’s performance against the Welsh on Saturday I decided to give the friendly against Ghana a miss and take in some Northern League action instead. A quick peek at the fixture list showed me that … Continue reading

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From Seaham Red Star to Newcastle United

Every few weeks it seems that another youngster is being linked with a move to a top Premier League club after being identified in the media as ‘the next big thing’. In most cases these youngsters have played a handful … Continue reading

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