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  2. Here's one for Motty, sorry Karen, which hugeIy famous cricket pIayer has trod the haIIowed AmpthiII Park turf for the opposition, that is Wayne Larkins for Long Buckby in a United Counties League Premier Division fixture on Saturday 5 December 1981. Bedfordshire born and bred Larkins aIso pIayed for WoIverton Town, Buckingham Town and WeIIingborough Town:
  3. Please note that we have arranged the following matches; Saturday 25th June home v Knebworth Town FC (Trialist Game) Clubhouse unavailable for this match Saturday 2nd July home v Harlow Town FC Saturday 9th July home v Baldock Town FC Saturday 16th July away v Cuffley FC Saturday 23rd July home v Biggleswade Town FC Tuesday 26th July home v Bovingdon FC Saturday 30th July away v Foxtons FC Regards Kevin Secretary LGCEagles
  4. Great …we could get Peter Crouch…. The only man tall enough to reach Nathan’s punts…..
  5. An interesting team sheet from a friendly between Ampthill Town and a Watford XI from the 1981/ 82 campaign, the likes of Graham Taylor, John Barnes, Ray Train and Wilf Rostron have trod the hallowed Ampthill Park turf then:
  6. Many congratulations to Dunstable Town for lifting the SSML Sportsmanship Award this season, as voted by Match Officials, presumably PetetheGreek voted for them then and not New Salamis:
  7. A team sheet from, wait for it, then South Midlands League Premier Division Stotfold v Corinthian League Erith & Belvedere in the FA Amateur Cup First Round, at Roker Park on Saturday 10 January 1959. Crook Town lifted the trophy that season, beating Barnet 3-2 in an exciting Final at Wembley, they also won Finals in 1962 against Hounslow Town and in 1964 against Enfield:
  8. A great team photograph of Stotfold with all their recently won silverware, congratulations to them:
  9. A few additions highlighted, more to follow: Saturday 2 July Huntingdon Town v Lutterworth Athletic (kick off 3.00pm) Friday 8 July Stotfold v Bedford Town (kick off 7.45pm) Saturday 9 July Bedford v Leighton Town (kick off 3.00pm) Milton Keynes Irish (appeal pending) v Biggleswade FC (kick off 3.00pm) Tuesday 12 July Aylesbury Vale Dynamos v AFC Dunstable (kick off 7.45pm) Bovingdon v Leighton Town (kick off tbc) Saturday 16 July Amersham Town v Aylesbury Vale Dynamos (kick off 3.00pm) Aylesbury Vale Dynamos Development v Berkhamsted Raiders (kick off 3.00pm) Biggleswade FC v Biggleswade United (kick off 3.00pm) Cockfosters v Northwood (kick off 3.00pm) Leighton Town v Hayes & Yeading (kick off 3.00pm) Leverstock Green v AFC Dunstable (kick off 2.00pm) ProChance FC (Leicester) v Lutterworth Athletic (kick off 3.00pm) Tuesday 19 July Amersham Town v Leightown Town (kick off 7.45pm) Desborough Town v Lutterworth Athletic (kick off 7.45pm) Flackwell Heath v Aylesbury Vale Dynamos (kick off 7.45pm) Saturday 23 July Bournemouth FC (Poppies) v Harpenden Town (kick off 3.00pm) Ellistown v Lutterworth Athletic (kick off 3.00pm) Leighton Town v Enfield (kick off 3.00pm) Tuesday 26 July Leighton Town v AFC Dunstable (kick off 7.45pm) Northwood v Harpenden Town (at Rectory Park, kick off 7.00pm) Thame United v Aylesbury Vale Dynamos (kick off 7.45pm) Wednesday 27 July Biggleswade FC v Stotfold (kick off 7.45pm) Saturday 30 July Berkhamsted v Leighton Town (kick off 3.00pm) Jersey Bulls v Risborough Rangers (kick off tbc)
  10. Oh ye of little faith! Any minute now, Andy, we'll discover that Lovely Stuff is in fact Joe Thwaite - winner of the £184m Euromillions jackpot - who has decided to provide Andy with a £10m 'war chest' this summer!
  11. This week's other Non League Show previewing the FA Vase FinaI between Littlehampton Town and Newport PagneII Town: The Non League Football Show / 20th May 2022 - Non League Finals, Littlehampton Town & Boston United (audioboom.com) A busy week in non league so we start with the Non League paper round-up. Jon Couch helps go through a vast array of stuff including the FA Trophy final, the FA Vase final and the National League Play-Offs which get underway on Monday. Before all that though on Saturday its the National League Step 2 play-off finals as we find out who will join Gateshead and Maidstone United in promotion to the top tier for next season. Plus we chat about some of the many managerial changes and swaps that have happened this week. Phil Annets gives us the stats on the FA Vase Final with his @FAVaseFactFile hat on and next up is a Chairman of one of those club’s in Sunday's final. Sounding relaxed and ready, Rob McAlees is the kind of Chairman you would think most managers and players would want to work under, they clearly do, as his joint management team seem on point and firmly part of the club and the thriving community at Littlehampton Town hoping to make further history this season. Back on the show for the second time this season is a manager involved in one of those play-off finals on Saturday, he’s switched clubs since we last spoke and got his new club into the play-offs making history already and now is one game from leading the club to a return to the top level of non league football. Paul Cox has had the necessary impact on Boston United since his arrival in January and with plenty of success and experience on his CV he is confident of a result but also has his feet firmly grounded.
  12. This type of thread will go the same way as last years, the year before and the year before that. Other clubs signing up players. What is ETFC doing? Waiting, not playing it’s hand, etc, etc.
  13. Interesting to note that Bishops Stortford have already signed-up most of their squad from last season, Lewes have secured the services of their front 3 once again (including the prolific Joe Taylor), and Hornchurch's Tom Wraight has committed for next season. We, meanwhile, will no doubt have to wait until the last of the friendlies to see who has signed-on for next term. Fingers crossed that Andy, Mario etc have been able to identify some fresh exciting talent for next season...?
  14. Earlier
  15. There is a God then, York City beat Boston United 2-0 this afternoon in the National League North Play-Off FinaI at the York Community Stadium which Karen wiII know weII, that wiII teach Professor Jonathan Van-Tam for what he put us aII through for two years during Covid: FA Cup: Prof Jonathan Van-Tam on his 50-year love affair with Boston United - BBC Sport
  16. 16/07/22 Cockfosters v Northwood (KO 3PM)
  17. Where do they play there home games these days?
  18. Savagebee - Welcome back, where have you been hiding. I believe London Tigers get money thrown, sorry, chucked at them left, right and centre by Local Councils and various other organisations within their wide catchment area, the Club is a registerred Charity and they have some good fund raisers onboard who know all the tricks of the trade: https://www.londontigers.org/
  19. 😮 How do London Tigers FC continue to survive in that league? 😮
  20. Scored 10 goals in 29 games for promoted Southall FC.
  21. 😮 You will never please everyone as they say.
  22. Will play pre season home games at there former ground in Brentford I believe.
  23. Just stumbled across this on Twitter , potentially a move for Jerry into NLS? Won’t be surprised if him and few others look to go higher . We need to try keep a hold of our players
  24. My understanding from afar is that too many players moving on to other clubs and Uni etc and the managers felt they may not get a competitive side together so did the right thing and made the decision early. It’s a shame but a club like Winslow lives year to year, until someone wants to put in stupid budget like some other clubs. I believe there has been some interesting applications already.
  25. Wow! There's some pretty good goals there, will be interesting to see who comes out top
  26. The HFCSA Membership will not be on sale until our first home pre-season match. In regards to the season tickets, I would imagine they would be on sale in pre-season.
  27. When will we be able to come down and renew our season tickets and also our membership how much will they both cost this season ????
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