ALLIANZ RIVIERA: Nice And Quiet

The prospect of any World Cup is always mouth-watering but this summer’s Women’s World Cup filled me with particular excitement. I’d only just started watching women’s football a year ago, so this would be my first experience of a female international tournament. I really looked forward to increasing my knowledge of all the players, managers, federations and all their respective histories… and, having been on … Continue reading ALLIANZ RIVIERA: Nice And Quiet

My Football Hiatus

When Wrexham lost their play-off eliminator in early May, it kick-started a spiral of football apathy in my life. My initial gripe was aimed at the National League – an archaic divisional set-up where success is limited, referees are timid and financial disparity isn’t questioned. In our 1-0 extra-time defeat to Eastleigh, all these unfair aspects were raised as we were condemned to a 12th … Continue reading My Football Hiatus

FC HALIFAX TOWN | A Blue Easter Monday

When Wrexham entered 2019 with a record of three defeats in the whole season, many fans were looking at the Easter Monday game against FC Halifax Town as the match that clinches our National League title. Even I allowed myself to dream, as I pictured our supporters running on to the pitch at The Shay after Shaun Pearson’s header secured our return to the Football … Continue reading FC HALIFAX TOWN | A Blue Easter Monday

HEREFORD FC | Flagging Up Problems

Before this season, Hereford FC had only lost 10 league games in their entire history after gaining three successive promotions as the phoenix club of Hereford United. However, the Bulls have now more than doubled that tally following a season of struggle in the sixth tier. Peter Beadle – who took them to the National League North from the Midland League Premier Division – was … Continue reading HEREFORD FC | Flagging Up Problems

SHEFFIELD UNITED | Drawing Out The Season

As the football season heads into its final months of existence, there are fewer and fewer games with actual stakes. However, if one were to attend a match where promotion or relegation is still a possibility, every minute can dictate how an entire season concludes. The stakes couldn’t be higher. Sheffield United’s EFL Championship clash with Millwall had much on the line for both teams. … Continue reading SHEFFIELD UNITED | Drawing Out The Season

LEYTON ORIENT | A Sickening Defeat

The National League title race is reaching its conclusion but there are still several teams who fancy their chances of winning the division and claiming the one automatic promotion place. Wrexham and Leyton Orient are two of the teams battling for top spot and they faced each other in an early kick-off live on BT Sport. For Wrexham, they knew a win in East London … Continue reading LEYTON ORIENT | A Sickening Defeat

STOCKPORT COUNTY | Anticipation Blossoms

Whenever I think about which club’s fans have suffered the most in recent years, I’m always drawn to Stockport County’s. A decade ago, County supporters were backing a team in League One. However, three relegations in four years took the Hatters into the sixth tier of English football and they’ve struggled to make themselves real promotion candidates since. Last season, though, things began to click … Continue reading STOCKPORT COUNTY | Anticipation Blossoms