Sport: Top National League clubs push for short-term merger to finish season

Top clubs in football’s National League division may be able to finish the currently-curtailed season through a North/South combination league made of only those willing to participate. Members of Britain’s sprawling non-league pyramid voted to end the 20/21 season early, much to the chagrin of a great many clubs. The motion passed by a margin of 24-19, with the majority of the southern division wanting … Continue reading Sport: Top National League clubs push for short-term merger to finish season

Sport: Hastings boss labels league cancellation “laughable”

Hastings United boss, Chris Agutter, has labeled the decision to cancel another non league season as both “hilarious” and “laughable”. Hastings United have now led the Isthmian south-east division at two separate points of cancellation, denying them a fair go at promotion. Agutter, quite understandably, is not happy about the latest voiding. “If you don’t laugh about it, you’d cry,” he said to the Hastings … Continue reading Sport: Hastings boss labels league cancellation “laughable”

Sport: National League North and South season cancelled

Clubs from the National League North and South have voted to declare their respective seasons null and void. Football clubs from the National League North and South divisions have voted to render their respective seasons null and void, and immediately cancel all remaining fixtures. The results of the league-wide vote were announced on Thursday night, a suitable majority having been reached. The National League proper … Continue reading Sport: National League North and South season cancelled

Sport: Lewes chairman questions Govt non league support

Lewes FC Chairman, Stuart Fuller, has questioned the Government’s handling of a non-league support fund. Stuart Fuller, Chairman of Sussex non league club, Lewes FC has raised a number of issues with the DCMS’s Winter Survival Package for British spectator sport. The financial support fund has been cut from £14m to £10m with zero explanation, and many non league clubs have been left totally in … Continue reading Sport: Lewes chairman questions Govt non league support

Sport: Southwick FC is coming home!

Southwick FC has won the battle to return to its home stadium, Old Barn Way. Southwick FC will be returning to its home stadium, Old Barn Way, after resolving a leaseholder dispute with Adur District Council. Tony Kybett, Chairman of Southwick Football Club (1882), said: “We are absolutely delighted that we have been given the opportunity to return to our home at Old Barn Way … Continue reading Sport: Southwick FC is coming home!

Tier 3 rule change paves way for Non League football return

A limited number of fans in Tier 3 areas will be able to spectate non-elite sporting events, according to new guidance from the FA. The FA has announced that a limited number of spectators will be permitted to stadiums currently under Tier 3 restrictions, helping to pave the way for the return of Non League Football as soon as January (in theory). “We have today … Continue reading Tier 3 rule change paves way for Non League football return

Titus Bramble Championship GW8: 2020: A Draft Odyssey

Gameweek seven was an oddity of our times. The wildfires of chaos that typify our modern life were extinguished by the forces of rationality and reason. Real Shepperton beat Karius Fan Club, Muschampions ground out another win, the Red imps fell back to lesser ways and an imperious AVERAGE performance brought Sporting CSB back to earth. Whether or not the Titus Bramble Championship can turn … Continue reading Titus Bramble Championship GW8: 2020: A Draft Odyssey

Whitehawk FC appoint Ross Standen as first team coach

Whitehawk FC have appointed Ross Standen as first team manager to replace Jude Macdonald with immediate effect. The club have appointed the former Horsham assistant manager and Lewes co-manager following a 3-0 defeat to Cray Wanderers in the FA Trophy. Behind Standen in the dug out will be Stuart Tuck and Tony Coade. Tuck, a former skipper of Brighton & Hove Albion, was previously assistant … Continue reading Whitehawk FC appoint Ross Standen as first team coach

Titus Bramble Championship GW7: Draft finds a way

Gameweek six was one to forget for a great many reasons: The goals dried up, all the big lads blanked, Real Shepperton lost, VAR decisions ruined ties and the spirit of fair play was seemingly abandoned for a weekend – all equally awful occurrences. The Titus Bramble Championship was not safe from the chaos of real life and threw up a stomach full of bile-covered … Continue reading Titus Bramble Championship GW7: Draft finds a way