IT MIGHT not have been a classic, but Hitchin Town’s narrow win against Cambridge City was a reminder of the well-worn old wives tale that title-chasing teams don’t always play well as they continue to accrue vital points. “We are getting the results, but we are not yet firing on all cylinders,” said Canaries manager Mark Burke. “I know we have more in the tank to come.” But the 1-0 win, secured in the fifth minute of added time by a sublime finish from Callum Donnelly, made it nine games unbeaten in the Southern League for Burke’s team. “It’s a … Continue reading Lights…camera…action?

GOTP Non-League Special: Hitchin Town’s Top Field drama

NON-LEAGUE Hitchin Town’s battle to keep their ancient Top Field ground has taken many twists over the course of the past year. Game of the People has covered most of the main events, including a controversial interview with the club’s landlords. It seems to have gone quiet at the moment, but Game of the People can now provide a review of a momentous year in the life of the club, and the town of Hitchin. August 2014: Check-out time? Another twist in the Hitchin saga The tale of Hitchin Town and their atmospheric old ground took a new twist this … Continue reading GOTP Non-League Special: Hitchin Town’s Top Field drama