The Demise of Hartlepool, Chester, Macclesfield, Dagenham and Torquay?

This season in the National League many clubs have opened up about their financial troubles and have exposed the faults in how teams are run in the top tier of non league football. This has lead to many fundraisers such as the Hartlepool United just giving page, which has raised almost £85,000 to help save […]

Are professional clubs at a disadvantage in the National League?

There are a handful of Football League quality players in the lower leagues who are playing part time and have their own business or job on the side. Because their profession outside the game it is not financially viable for them to quit their day job and join a professional team who require full time […]

York City’s teenage goalkeeping prodigy Ryan Whitley is First Team bound

The goalkeeping situation at York City FC is still uncertain after Jon Worsnop and Luke Simpson conceded a combined total of eight goals against League One side Blackburn Rovers on Tuesday in a pre-season friendly. The Minstermen have not had a stable number one since the departure of Michael Ingham in 2016 and will be […]

Duo looking to impress on trial with York City

Yesterday York City FC’s twitter page posted a selection of photos from the first training session back. The usual faces: Sean Newton, Simon Heslop and Jon Parkin were all in attendance, but not everyone recognised the two new faces snapped at Wigginton Road Training Ground. Interesting to see Kaine Felix in training, also two players […]

How I started working with BT Sport

I’ve just finished my first year studying Media and Journalism BA (Hons) at Northumbria University and I will be going into second year with a years worth of work experience with BT Sport. What was my role with BT Sport? I worked on the National League Highlights Show which was broadcast every Sunday at 10PM […]

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 led […]

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. I […]

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 – £25,000 […]

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 clubs […]

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’d […]

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 Hungerford […]