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  1. Lifted from the other thread and over 100 photographs of Hertford Town v Oxhey Jets, at Hertingfordbury Park on Saturday 15 December 2012, in a 2012/13 SSML Premier Division fixture which Oxhey Jets won 7-0, surprise surprise Lewis Putman scored four of the goals with Stephen Brown, Warren Gladdy and Gavin Hart also netting. Oxhey Jets finished third in the table that season behind unbeaten Champions Dunstable Town and Aylesbury United who were both promoted to the Southern League, Lewis Putman was top scorer with 52 League goals in just 26 appearances:
  2. We don't appear to have a 'proper' thread for Oxhey Jets other than this one (see link) when Stuart Atkins took the reins back in May, he has done a good job thus far with the Club currently eighth in the table with games in hand on those above them, having lost just one League game. Lets kick off the thread then with photographs from a 2013/14 Herts FA Senior Cup First Round tie at Hitchin Town on Monday 4 November 2013, The Cold End was in attendance too (see link) so there is video coverage, Hitchin Town won 4-0: Oxhey Jets FC new First Team Manager. - Spartan South Midlands League Forum - Fans Focus - Non League football clubs The Cold End: CANARIES ON THE ROAD TO LETCHWORTH
  3. Savagebee - Yes, this was an interesting thread back in April 2013, just before Dunstable Town emulated the likes of Arsenal, Preston North End and AFC Wimbledon and went the entire SSML League season unbeaten as well as lifting the Challenge Trophy and Bedfordshie FA Premier Cup. Dunstable Town fan The Dog cordially invited members along to Creasey Park on Saturday 27 April for their final game of the season against Hatfield Town to witness the Club make the record and lift the Championship Shield, they won 2-0 and then went on to beat Codicote 3-2, a week or so later, in the Challenge Trophy Final at Preston Park with a certain person running the line. Anyway, following one or two initial congratulatory posts the thread descended into a slanging match and even Loosely, remember him of Southill Alexander 'fame', became involved, goodness knows why, Rebadiah Hongfield surprisingly commented that he didn't like Dunstable Town's fans however he didn't go into detail as to why not:
  4. Winslow Boy - You called this an absolute tragedy and you're not far off the mark, these unscrupulous developers who just have pound signs in front of their eyes and nothing more should be shot at dawn or hung drawn and quartered, they couldn't care a less about the beautiful game and the numerous iconic old stadiums we have sadly lost:
  5. There was a thread created a while back by the knowledgable Rebadiah Hongfield entitled 'SSML Player Loyalty' and I'm surprised it died a death after just three posts, his view was that he didn't think it was 'a big deal' and that it was part and parcel of Non League football, he went on to ask 'what actual benefit do you get from staying at a Club, especially at this level and it's the player's own personal time and choice, not a job'. I can't say that I agree with Rebadiah Hongfield because you have to have some loyalty as well as a conscience, you have to admire Lewis Putman at Oxhey Jets, and Jordan Brown for example at Eynesbury Rovers, who could choose to play at a much higher level and of course Matt Le Tissier will always be 'the benchmark' for loyalty at Southampton: SSML Player Loyalty - Spartan South Midlands League Forum - Fans Focus - Non League football clubs
  6. The Spartan - Are you involved at Icknield Way in any way, shape or form, as you will probably know Tring Corinthians were established in 1956 by Fred Evans who lived locally and they played in the Aylesbury & District League until joining Division Two of the SSML in 2005/06 where they have been ever since, never finishing above fourth. They were forced to leave briefly after eight games during the 2018/19 campaign due to lack of players, and their record was expunged, however thankfully they quickly re-grouped and returned last season under new Management. It would be nice to see the Club performing better and obviously at a higher level but that's not possible due to ground restrictions, like I said before had Colin Phillips not left Icknield Way towards the end of the 2015/16 campaign they would have possibly gone on to win Division Two the next season, Lee Groves took over but didn't stay very long before moving to Berkhamsted Raiders and Sam Sleck then took over so there has never really been any long term stability.
  7. A few photographs, match report and programme from Dunstable Town's disappointing 6-1 FA Cup First Qualifying Round defeat at Barking earlier this season, on Tuesday 22 September 2020: Match Centre: Barking v Dunstable Town - Tuesday September22nd 2020 (barking-fc.co.uk) Barking FC Dunstable Town FC - Flipbook by Barking FC | FlipHTML5
  8. Not SSML but almost 100 photographs from Spalding United v Eynesbury Rovers on Saturday 17 August 2013, in a 2013/14 FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round tie, United Counties League Premier Division Spalding United, who finished as Champions, won 4-2 with Lee Bassett and Ben Colmer netting for the visitors. Eynesbury Rovers were in the division below and were promoted that season, finishing second in Division One behind runaway winners Oadby Town:
  9. Yet another album unearthed, and better still, to those posted earlier with nearly 400 photographs from the nail biting Leighton Town v 1874 Northwich FA Vase Sixth Round tie at Bell Close on 24 February 2018 which 1874 Northwich won 1-0:
  10. An interesting Forum page on who is issuing at present and who isn't with the SSML included, Club's who didn't issue prior to the lockdown and who won't be after 2 December will lose money as groundhoppers won't touch them with a barge poll: Step 7 down. (Who is producing) :: The Football Programme Forum (footballprogrammecentre.co.uk) Index :: The Football Programme Forum (footballprogrammecentre.co.uk)
  11. The recently published Berkhamsted Living Magazine for Winter 2020 and guess who feature heavily, the Club never miss an opportunity for self publicity: Berkhamsted Living Magazine - Winter 2020 by Magazine - issuu
  12. Photographs from back in the day, and prior to the upgrade of the John Clements Memorial Ground, Codicote v Sandridge Rovers in a Herts Senior County League Premier Division fixture on Saturday 14 April 2007, Sandridge Rovers won 3-1:
  13. GRS67 - Yes, I remember you had a very good Youth set around that time, were you at this FA Youth Cup First Qualifying Round tie with Enfield Town the following 2007/08 season, on Wednesday 10 October 2007 athe White Lion Ground, Enfield Town won 3-0:
  14. So Joes must have' lifted it' from there then. The list includes Cup goals so it's rather misleading, a Premier Division Club often draws a lowly Division Two Club in the First Round of the Challenge Trophy and their leading striker will score five or six in that one game alone without breaking sweat. Also, as well as the Challenge Trophy and Premier Division Cup, Oxhey Jets were in the FA Cup, FA Vase, Herts FA Charity Shield, Herts FA Senior Cup, and SSML Senior Floodlit Cup that season with Lewis Putman scoring in almost every game.
  15. Obviously the so called 'Great One', Clement Temile, has to be right up there, not so much for his achievements but for the profile and huge prestige he brought to the SSML creating Worldwide publicity for the League. A former Nigeria International who was nicknamed 'the Cheetah' in his homeland for his incredible speed, some of you will no doubt recall that he was in line for the Nigeria National team Coach job following 1974 World Cup winner Berti Vogts departure in 2008 but just failed to get it, this was whilst he was with Kentish Town and took them to the Division One Championship that 2007/2008 season with Lee Scott, who idolised Clement, the Division's top goalscorer. All of that is just the tip of the iceberg as Clement is Father to former Israel International Toto Tamuz who settled in Israel from his native Nigeria and became an Israeli citizen , Israel came to Wembley in September 2007 to play England in a European Championship Qualifier and Clement was all over the National papers like a rash for weeks with the SSML always getting a mention in articles. Like I said, Clement didn't lift the domestic treble like Steve Newing and Del Deanus did at Edgware Town, or go unbeaten throughout a League season like duo Darren Croft and Paul Reeves at Dunstable Town in 2012/13, however in terms of the prestige and he brought with him then Clement has to be by far the best. This is the so called 'Great One' receiving an honourary award on the hallowed Cotlandswick turf on Saturday 3 May 2008 before the Division One Cup Final between Ampthill Town and Haringey Borough:
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