Tag: FA Vase

Two sides of the coin

I TRAVEL a lot to watch football, on business and just for the hell of it. Mostly, I return home enriched by the experience, but sometimes, I am just thankful to be back. On occasion, football lets you down, but you pay your money and take your chance, […]

Wembley beckons for Clee Town

FOR THE second season running, a team from Cleethorpes is playing on Non-League finals day. Last season, Grimsby Town, whose ground is in Cleethorpes, lost in the FA Trophy final, this year, the club that bears the Lincolnshire coastal town’s name will run out in the FA Vase […]

Underdog day afternoon

THE THICK-THIGHED, bearded man sat on the train from Wembley Stadium, Morpeth colours draped around his ample torso. He was grinning, for his team had pulled off a shock in winning the FA Vase. He struggled to keep awake for the short journey back to Marylebone, a day […]