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

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

It’s (almost) come home

Ring the bells, dance in the street and rejoice. Non league football is admitting fans – albeit at reduced numbers and with social distancing measures in place. In one small way football has come home. The incumbent Tory government has got football very wrong, very often. Since the Covid pandemic kicked off we have had; Matt Hancock, the world’s smarmiest prick (Undercurrent Awards 2020) scapegoating … Continue reading It’s (almost) come home

Sussex Football Roundup Saturday 03 October

Whilst the Premier League saw perhaps the most absurd weekend of its history it was pretty much service as usual down in Sussex Non League. First off, they say that the more things change the more they stay the same, and it would seem that such is correct, for whilst the world is changing at an ever greater pace, Lewes FC are still absolutely rubbish. … Continue reading Sussex Football Roundup Saturday 03 October

Sussex Football Roundup Saturday 26 September

Over the weekend many of Sussex’s non league teams held their first Covid-secure league games, and it would seem successfully so. Club staff and hardy volunteers all did their bit to ensure that games went ahead in Whitehawk, Lewes, Eastbourne, Peacehaven, Burgess Hill, Horsham, and Littlehampton but to name a few, and for this they deserve enormous credit. Undercurrent was at Lewes v Brightlingsea for … Continue reading Sussex Football Roundup Saturday 26 September

When Whitehawk went to Guernsey

Written by Josh Boyd All images (Including header) by Tom Barlow Brown: Instagram: @Tom_BBrown // Web: TomBarlowBrown.com About 20 minutes after a triumphant viewing-deck-pint on a ferry heading south from England, two of our group were head-in-hands sea sick. The boat, now in the English Channel proper, rocked from side to side, the horizon dipping above and below the giant windows. Spread out amongst rows … Continue reading When Whitehawk went to Guernsey