Hampton & Richmond Borough vs Dartford

Saturday 10th October 2020, 1500 Kick Off Hampton & Richmond Borough vs Dartford The Build Up Regular readers of this website will know that I have been delighted to take up the role as Hampton & Richmond’s Club Photographer this season, and as such, have been making fewer entries on these pages.  I felt that... Continue Reading →

Ashford Town (Middx)

Tuesday 25th August 2020, 1945 Kick Off Ashford Town (Middlesex) FC vs Hampton & Richmond Borough FC The Build Up The pre-season friendlies are coming thick and fast now, and with the change in government guidelines (did they actually change, or did the FA just interpret them differently?) fans are now officially allowed back in... Continue Reading →

Sutton Common Rovers FC

Monday 10th August 2020, 1945 Kick Off Sutton Common Rovers vs Tonbridge Angels The Build Up Last time I put a match report on here, things looked a little bit different.  As I watched Chertsey Town dispatch Ashford Town (Middx) back in February, people were predicting that drastic action would need taking to offset the... Continue Reading →

Player Interviews – Berti Schötterl

Name:  Berti Schötterl Club:  1.FC Lokomotive Leipzig Position:  Goalkeeper Age:  25 Instagram:  @berti_schotterl Twitter:  @BertiBFG The life of a footballer can be a transient one.  It requires an awful lot of mental fortitude, along with a healthy dose of adaptability, and the ability to make big life decisions with confidence.  Few players know that as... Continue Reading →

Player Interviews – George Essuman

Name:  George Essuman Club:  Margate Position:  Centre Back Age: 24 Twitter:  @George_Ess5 Lockdown has been a difficult time for many, but has also presented opportunities.  With the pace of life slowing, and many activities – including football – grinding to a halt, it has offered a chance to take stock, to be introspective, and really... Continue Reading →

Player Interviews – Luke Cairney

Name:  Luke Cairney Club:  Hungerford Town Position:  Goalkeeper Age:  28 Twitter: @LukeCairney2 Whenever a non-league club draws Football League opposition in the FA Cup, there’s always one tired cliché that gets trotted out by the commentary team.  “Look at that, the left back’s just taken the ball off Johnny Big Potatoes – he’s a postman during the week!”  For those... Continue Reading →

Hampton & Richmond Borough

Tuesday 28th January 2020, 1945 Kick Off Hampton & Richmond Borough FC vs Slough Town FC The Build Up My first non-league match of the new decade was supposed to be out in Essex on this cold and windy Tuesday, but due to the continued weird prioritisation of the County Cups, Billericay Town vs Havant... Continue Reading →

Maidstone United

Tuesday 10th December 2019, 1945 Kick Off Maidstone United FC vs Chippenham Town FC The Build Up Annoyingly, considering it’s actually my favourite league to watch, I haven’t managed to get to a Vanarama National League South fixture since April – and with Christmas rapidly approaching, I couldn’t let that continue in the New Year. ... Continue Reading →

Hungerford Town

Friday 19th April 2019, 1500 Kick Off Hungerford Town FC vs Bath City FC The Build Up With work having taken me overseas again, I’d struggled for matches recently.  The only games I had managed to attend were Dunston UTS vs Ashington (I know the North isn’t overseas, but it felt like a different country... Continue Reading →

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