North Ferriby United are one game short of “outdoing Pele”

It’s the second leg of the FA Trophy semi-finals this weekend and while Wrexham and Torquay square up in the battle of the former Football Leaguers, North Ferriby United and Bath City resume battle after drawing 2-2 at Twerton Park in the first leg. The prospect of returning to Wembley – North Ferriby reached the FA […]

King’s men v the Quakers: An enjoyable case of North v South

If you’re a southern-based non-league club, it’s seldom you entertain a northern team, unless you have a long run in one of the FA competitions. It’s even more rare to come up against a team from the north-east of England. What’s more, playing host to a club with some form of Football League heritage is […]

Wembley resembles tumbleweed junction on Trophy day

Just 18,000 people saw the FA Trophy final at Wembley, a second-half stroll for Cambridge United against Gosport Borough. The attendance doesn’t sound impressive, but it’s probably five times the combined average gates of the two participants. But 18,000 in a cavernous Wembley that still had space for the entire populations of two small towns […]