York City to play Grantham Town in pre-season.

Grantham Town have announced that they will play York City in the George and Marge Freeston Memorial Trophy. They will also host Mansfield Town and Nottingham Forest the week after. In Brief Established in 1874 Grantham Town play in the Northern Premier League Premier Division, the seventh tier of English football. Hailing from Lincolnshire the clubContinue reading “York City to play Grantham Town in pre-season.”

York City’s Recent Signings – My Say

Recently York City have announced that two players have signed new deals for next season and they have re-signed Michael Rankine who comes in from last seasons relegation rivals Guiseley. After some discussion on twitter I thought I’d give more detail on my opinions and rate the signings out of five. Adriano Moké I wasContinue reading “York City’s Recent Signings – My Say”

Are Leyton Orient FC Going Bust?

Leyton Orient are due to start the 2017/18 season in the Vanarama National League, however press reports suggest that their is a real possibility that the club may fall into the same fate as newly wound up Ilkeston FC. Amidst rumours on social media and contradicting opinions on the matter I thought I’d do aContinue reading “Are Leyton Orient FC Going Bust?”

Who is Brody Robertson? – Alfreton Town’s New Striker

Today Cleethorpes Town have confirmed that striker Body Robertson has left the club for National League North side Alfreton Town; following former director of football John McDermott to Derbyshire. Robertson helped Cleethropes to a Northern Counties East League Premier title as well as the Lincolnshire Senior Trophy this past season at The Bradley Football Development Centre. He also ledContinue reading “Who is Brody Robertson? – Alfreton Town’s New Striker”

Non-League Players Stepping Up

Since the likes of former Non-League stars Jamie Vardy and Michael Antonio making the step up to the Premier League many EFL clubs are now looking towards the National League to find the next hidden gem. The National League season only finished two weeks ago however players are already on the move to bigger clubs. IContinue reading “Non-League Players Stepping Up”

How much are York City players worth?

So as I’m looking on to next season I thought I’d check out the current crop of players York City have and how much they are worth according to tranfermarkt.com. A lot of players are on one year deals so obviously they would be allowed to go on a free. However the players who areContinue reading “How much are York City players worth?”

Non League Finals Day: All you need to know

On Sunday Wembley will be host to Macclesfield v York City and Cleethorpes v South Shields in the FA Trophy and FA Vase. The Non League Finals Day will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1HD/4K from 11:30AM. FA VASE: Cleethorpes v South Shields Kick off –  12:15pm Last years winners – Morpeth Town Prize money – £25,000Continue reading “Non League Finals Day: All you need to know”

Non League’s biggest stadiums

There’s a few non league teams who’s grounds have the capacity to hold more than some premier league stadiums. Many of these teams have dropped from the football league or just bizarrely play at big stadiums. I thought I’d share some the largest grounds across non league football, giving some background and history on the clubsContinue reading “Non League’s biggest stadiums”

York City players free to leave following relegation

As Gary Mills has officially signed on for another year at Bootham Crescent his next job is no doubt figuring out who he wants to keep for York City’s 2017/18 season in the National League North. I expect a retained list to be published once the FA Trophy has concluded, however until then I thought I’dContinue reading “York City players free to leave following relegation”

Ricky Miller: The next non league sensation

Since Jamie Vardy exploded onto the scene in the top flight last year, wining the Premier League in the process, football league clubs have invested their interest in non league to find the few hidden gems waiting for their big opportunity. In recent years non league players Kristian Dennis, Andre Gray, Joe Lolley, Harry BeautymanContinue reading “Ricky Miller: The next non league sensation”

National League South Playoffs: Preview

The National League South is composed of 22 teams, all in close proximity compared to the north and many teams surrounding the capital. Maidenhead United sealed automatic promotion ahead of Ebbsfleet United this season with 98 points. In bizarre fashion this year two teams were disqualified from the National League South playoffs: Poole Town and HungerfordContinue reading “National League South Playoffs: Preview”

National League North Playoffs: Preview

After a 42 game season and 9 months of football the National League North has come to a close for the 2016/17 season. After Darlington lost their appeal to compete in the playoffs this year, up stepped 6th placed Chorley who filled the last remaining playoff place. The teams competing in this years National League NorthContinue reading “National League North Playoffs: Preview”