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Ground Hopper

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  1. Saffron Walden Town, who were formed 1872 in have resigned from the Eastern Counties League Division One. A brief statement on the Ridgeons League site reads.... "Saffron Walden Town Football Club have informed the competition that in view of various developments in recent weeks their financial situation means that they cannot guarantee to complete the season in the Ridgeons League and they have decided to withdraw now rather than possibly disrupt the league by having to resign during the season. The club intends to attempt to resolve various issues in order to consolidate its fi
  2. Only 11 out of the 104 clubs in England and Scotland will offer adults the chance to enjoy a day at the football for less than £20 during the new season reports a new BBC sport survey. A survey by the BBC Sport website of every club in the four English divisions and Scottish Premier League showed that fans in the north west have some of the cheapest deals available for matchday tickets. Clubs were asked for their cheapest and most expensive possible matchday adult tickets, as well as the prices for a cup of tea, a programme, and a pie in order to work out the price of enjoying a day a
  3. The FA Leagues Committee has created a Step 5/6 Review Group to look at a possible restructure of the current step 5 & step 6 leagues The Group held their initial meeting on 9th June 2011 and made a number of recommendations to the Leagues Committee which met on 14th June. In addition a Timetable was agreed. The main issues are set out below: • There was a commitment to restructure Steps 5/6. • The aim of the restructure would be to reduce the current Step 5 leagues to twelve for Season 2013/14. • After considering the current league structure across the whole country,
  4. The draw has been made for the Preliminary and First Rounds of the Evo-Stik League Challenge Cup. Preliminary Round Romulus v Kidsgrove Athletic Ossett Town v Brigg Town Rainworth Miners Welfare v Stamford Warrington Town v Cammell Laird First Round New Mills v Salford City Romulus or Kidsgrove Athletic v Market Drayton Town AFC Fylde v Bamber Bridge Coalville Town v Ilkeston Farsley v Durham City Goole AFC v Lincoln United Harrogate Railway v Garforth Town Lancaster City v Skelmersdale United Loughborough D v Hucknall Town Mossley v Curzon Ashton Ossett Albion v
  5. Round 1 Badshot Lea v Dorking Guildford City v Chertsey Town Horley Town v Camberley Town Mole Valley SCR v Colliers Wood United Redhill v Croydon Round 2 Ash United v Crystal Palace Badshot Lea or Dorking v Leatherhead Banstead Athletic v Godalming Town Carshalton Athletic v Raynes Park Vale Egham Town v Ashford Town (Middx) Epsom & Ewell v Sutton United Guildford City or Chertsey Town v Walton Casuals Horley Town or Camberley Town v Walton & Hersham Metropolitan Police v Farnham Town Mole Valley SCR or Colliers Wood United v Chipstead Molesey v Corinthian-Ca
  6. Having made the post about Dawlish Town, I did not expect to make another so quick Andover Town have now folded as well This is the statement on their website this morning. Another fine club of 127 years standing goes to the wall.
  7. The Toolstation Western League has issued a statement on Friday evening to all member clubs that Dawlish Town have withdrawn their membership of the League. The release reads: - “ We have received verbal notification that Dawlish Town have withdrawn their membership of the Western League. We have no further confirmed details. It will be necessary to rearrange the fixtures. We very much regret the loss of this senior club but had no option but to accept their resignation. KEN CLARKE Secretary " I wonder how many other teams could go out of non-league either before or during th
  8. Very interesting. I can see the Essex senior League being upset as they have been for a long time doubtful for their future. However there needs to be something decent at step 5 in Essex.
  9. All fixtures subject to change throughout the season. Saturday 6th August 2011 Premier Division Ash United v Wembley Badshot Lea v Banstead Athletic Colliers Wood United v Camberley Town Cove v Epsom & Ewell Farnham Town v Egham Town Hanworth Villa v Croydon Mole Valley SCR v Guildford City Molesey v Horley Town Raynes Park Vale v Dorking Sandhurst Town v Chessington & Hook United Windsor v South Park Division One Bookham v Worcester Park CB Hounslow United v Eversley Farleigh Rovers v Bedfont Sports Guernsey v Knaphill Sheerw
  10. Witney Town FC, first established in 1885, has been re-formed for the coming season to bring some much-needed positive news for local footballers and fans alike, following the demise of Witney Utd Ltd and the subsequent resignation of club chairman Steve Lake. Rising like a phoenix from the ashes, Witney Town FC will ensure that West Oxfordshire not only retains a high-profile club for both supporters and talented young players, but also raises money for good causes as a result. As a registered charity itself, the new organisation will fund two beneficiaries: the well-known Help for Heroes a
  11. Preliminary Round To be played week commencing 26 September 2011 Stourbridge v Evesham United Weymouth v Sholing First Round To be played week commencing 31 October 2011 Abingdon United v Oxford City AFC Hayes v Chertsey Town AFC Totton v Gosport Borough Andover v Hungerford Town Aylesbury v North Leigh Banbury United v Bedworth United Barton Rovers v Arlesey Town Bashley v Poole Town Bedford Town v St Neots Town Bideford v Tiverton Town Bishops Cleeve v Paulton Rovers Bridgwater Town v Taunton Town Chalfont St Peter v Beaconsfield SYCOB Cinderford T
  12. All fixtures subject to change throughout the season. Please check http://www.nonleague.co.uk/info/article/102-southern-division-one-south-west-league-fixtures-results/ for changes and results Saturday 13 August 2011 Andover v Thatcham Town Bideford v Bishops Cleeve Cinderford Town v Didcot Town Clevedon Town v Sholing Gosport Borough v Tiverton Town Hungerford Town v Bridgwater Town North Leigh v Mangotsfield United Paulton Rovers v Halesowen Town Poole Town v Stourport Swifts Taunton Town v Abingdon United Yate Town v Wimbor
  13. All fixtures subject to change throughout the season. Please check http://www.nonleague.co.uk/info/article/94-southern-division-one-central-league-fixtures-results/ for changes and results Saturday 13 August 2011 AFC Hayes v Leighton Town Ashford Town (Middx) v Northwood Barton Rovers v Bedfont Town Chalfont St. Peter v Bedworth United Daventry Town v Burnham Fleet Town v Biggleswade Town Marlow v Uxbridge North Greenford United v Woodford United Rugby Town v Chertsey Town Slough Town v Aylesbury St. Neots Town
  14. All fixtures subject to change throughout the season. Please check http://www.nonleague.co.uk/info/article/87-southern-premier-league-fixtures-results/ for changes and results Saturday 13 August 2011 Arlesey Town v AFC Totton Banbury United v Hitchin Town Bedford Town v Frome Town Chesham United v Barwell Evesham United v Bashley Hemel Hempstead Town v Leamington Oxford City v Redditch United St. Albans City v Cirencester Town Stourbridge v Chippenham Town Swindon Supermarine v Brackley Town Weymouth v Cambridge
  15. The initial matches in the Blue Square Bet Premier to be shown live on Premier Sports have been announced. August 2011 Friday August 12 - Forest Green Rovers v Stockport County Friday August 19 - Lincoln City v Wrexham Friday August 26 - Fleetwood Town v York City September 2011 Friday September 2 - Stockport County v Luton Town Saturday September 3 - Braintree Town v Lincoln City (7.00pm kick-off) Saturday September 10 - Mansfield Town v Newport County (5.15pm kick-off) Tuesday September 27 - Kidderminster Harriers v Grimsby Town October 2011 Thursday October 6 -
  16. All fixtures subject to change throughout the season. Please check http://www.nonleague.co.uk/info/article/52-blue-square-north-league-fixtures-results/ for changes and results Saturday 13 August 2011 Bishop's Stortford v Colwyn Bay Eastwood Town v Droylsden FC Halifax v Corby Gainsborough v Solihull Moors Guiseley v Hinckley United Harrogate Town v Altrincham Histon v Blyth Spartans Hyde v Worcester Nuneaton v Stalybridge Celtic Vauxhall Motors v Gloucester Workington v Boston United Monday 15 August 2011 Hinckley United v Gainsborough Worcester v Vauxhall
  17. All fixtures subject to change throughout the season. Please check http://www.nonleague.co.uk/info/article/59-blue-square-south-league-fixtures-results/ for changes and results Saturday 13 August 2011 Boreham Wood v Havant and Waterlooville Chelmsford v Truro City Dover v Dorchester Eastbourne Borough v Farnborough Eastleigh v Basingstoke Hampton & Richmond Borough v Bromley Maidenhead United v Tonbridge Angels Salisbury v Thurrock Sutton United v Woking Welling v Staines Town Weston-Super-Mare v Dartford Tuesday 16 August 2011 Basingstoke v Weston-Super-
  18. All fixtures subject to change throughout the season. Please check http://www.nonleague.co.uk/info/article/7-blue-square-premier-league-fixtures-results/ for changes and results Saturday 13 August 2011 AFC Telford v Luton Barrow v Tamworth Darlington v Braintree Town Ebbsfleet United v York Forest Green v Stockport Grimsby v Fleetwood Town Hayes & Yeading United v Alfreton Town Kettering v Newport County Kidderminster v Gateshead Mansfield v Bath City Southport v Lincoln City Wrexham v Cambridge United Tuesday 16 August 2011 Alfreton Town v Southport Ba
  19. All fixtures subject to change throughout the season. Please check http://www.nonleague.co.uk/info/article/80-ryman-division-one-south-league-fixtures-results/ for changes and results Saturday August 20th 2011 Bognor Regis Town v Chipstead Burgess Hill Town v Croydon Athletic Dulwich Hamlet v Whyteleafe Eastbourne Town v Sittingbourne Faversham Town v Worthing Folkestone Invicta v Walton & Hersham Godalming Town v Hythe Town Maidstone United v Whitehawk Merstham v Corinthian-Casuals Ramsgate v Crawley Down Walton Casuals v Whitstable Town Tuesday August 23rd 2011 Chi
  20. All fixtures subject to change throughout the season. Please check http://www.nonleague.co.uk/info/article/73-ryman-division-one-north-league-fixtures-results/ for changes and results Saturday August 20th 2011 Cheshunt v Great Wakering Rovers Grays Athletic v Ware Harlow Town v Romford Ilford v Enfield Town Maldon & Tiptree v Chatham Town Needham Market v Potters Bar Town Redbridge v AFC Sudbury Soham Town Rangers v Waltham Forest Thamesmead Town v Heybridge Swifts Tilbury v Brentwood Town Waltham Abbey v Leiston Tuesday August 23rd 2011 AFC Sudbury v Ilford Brentwo
  21. All fixtures subject to change throughout the season. Please check http://www.nonleague.co.uk/info/article/66-ryman-premier-league-fixtures-results/ for changes and results Saturday August 20th 2011 Aveley v Kingstonian Billericay Town v Leatherhead Canvey Island v Carshalton Athletic Hastings United v Wingate & Finchley Hendon v Concord Rangers Horsham v Bury Town Lowestoft Town v Lewes Metropolitan Police v Harrow Borough Tooting & Mitcham United v East Thurrock United Wealdstone v Margate Sunday August 21st 2011 Cray Wanderers v AFC Hornchurch Monday Augus
  22. All fixtures subject to change throughout the season. Please check http://www.nonleague.co.uk/info/article/117-evo-stik-division-one-north-league-fixtures-results/ for changes and results Saturday 13th August 2011 AFC Fylde v Garforth Town Cammell Laird v Bamber Bridge Clitheroe v Wakefield Curzon Ashton v Radcliffe Borough Durham City v Trafford Farsley FC v Lancaster City Ossett Town v Mossley Salford City v Warrington Town Skelmersdale United v Harrogate Railway Athletic Witton Albion v Ossett Albion Woodley Sports v Prescot Cables Tuesday 16th August 2011 Bamber Bridg
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