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2018-19 Name Changes, Mergers & Closures

 

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chrisby
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Jun 11, 2018, 11:45 AM

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So, basically, you can call yourself what you like (within the bounds of common decency). But, from posts elsewhere, the FA still have to give the name-change the go-ahead, and have in the past not accepted certain names. And, presumably the whole point of the exercise in the first place, the general awareness of HI/RC has already been raised considerably!

But I guess if you can call yourself Hashtag United, then pretty much anything will doSmile.


aicwhu
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Jun 11, 2018, 1:11 PM

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I see facts should not get in the way of a good story

The Olympic Stadium , unfit as it is for football , nonetheless is as far as I know in the London Borough of Newham made up of the old West Ham and East Ham Boroughs and specifically in the bit which was West Ham

The Boleyn it is true however stood approx 50 yards outside the borough boundary in the old East Ham for which apparently West Ham the football club will never be forgiven.


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bakis
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Jun 11, 2018, 4:23 PM

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You're surely not suggesting that Guildford was regarded as a city for several hundred years before the building of its mid C20th cathedral? The dioceses of Guildford and Portsmouth were carved out of Winchester in 1927, Southwark having been created earlier also from part of that vast diocese which, unlike Lincoln among others, escaped changes in the time of Henry VIII.


Richard Rundle
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Jun 11, 2018, 5:19 PM

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Newton Poppleford have pulled out of the Devon & Exeter League

Source - D&E League tweet


mick
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Jun 11, 2018, 6:35 PM

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There is no forest in Nottingham,


Are you suggesting The Nottingham Inclosure Act of 1845 got things wrong ?

Strange that no one has corrected the matter in the last 170+years.


Wheelbarrow
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Jun 11, 2018, 7:13 PM

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There is no forest in Nottingham.


Apart from The Forest Recreation ground. Where the club first played.


windydcfc
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Jun 11, 2018, 7:14 PM

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Knypersley Vics have resigned from the Staffs County Senior League


Matty
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Jun 12, 2018, 3:24 PM

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How many Greeks in Blyth Spartans line up?


jrev61
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Jun 12, 2018, 7:33 PM

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How many Greeks in Blyth Spartans line up?


Sparta was actually in modern day Turkey.



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Matty
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Jun 12, 2018, 7:49 PM

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How many Greeks in Blyth Spartans line up?


Sparta was actually in modern day Turkey.


That's where concentrating on Science and skipping history gets you now Cyprus?


Matty
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Jun 12, 2018, 7:53 PM

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Given some of Ergogans latest rantings is modern day Turkey an oxymoron? Oh politics sorry!


windydcfc
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Jun 12, 2018, 10:28 PM

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Bradford Park Avenue are reverting to there original name of Bradford(Park Avenue)AFC http://thebootifulgame.co.uk/...r-name-change-badge/


scottywalds
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Jun 12, 2018, 10:42 PM

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Bradford Park Avenue are reverting to there original name of Bradford(Park Avenue)AFC http://thebootifulgame.co.uk/...r-name-change-badge/


But they aren't the same club, so it wasn't their original name...


ladderman
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Jun 12, 2018, 10:42 PM

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Are they still pretending they were formed in 1863?


kirby knitters
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Jun 12, 2018, 10:56 PM

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Can hardly be accused of claiming past glories but a totally pointless exercise all the same.!


bakis
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Jun 13, 2018, 10:49 AM

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Will some folks have to visit to get a bracketed tick?


shimtoan
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Jun 13, 2018, 12:08 PM

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Are they still pretending they were formed in 1863?

and wasn't their name Bradford FC, and weren't they a Rugby Union club before until 1895 when they started playing Northern (now League) and the Association game? Then they went purely football in 1907 when they joined the Southern League?

They only became Bradford (Park Avenue) in 1907 to distinguish themselves from Bradford City.

So a return to the original name would see them purely as Bradford FC



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doktorb berske
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Jun 13, 2018, 12:27 PM

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Will some folks have to visit to get a bracketed tick?

Only if you count clubs, rather than grounds ;)



I count as a groundhop whatever I feel appropriate.

Reserves? Yes, why not?
Friendlies? No problem.
Bracketed ticks? Come on in, I say.

"I tried to organise freedom,
How Scandinavian of me!"


steveking
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Jun 13, 2018, 12:29 PM

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How many Greeks in Blyth Spartans line up?


Sparta was actually in modern day Turkey.

Someone'd better tell the Greeks.


paulh66
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Jun 13, 2018, 1:34 PM

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Tiptree Park and Colne Engaine have merged to become Tiptree Engaine.


Sarumio
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Jun 13, 2018, 1:57 PM

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Tiptree Park and Colne Engaine have merged to become Tiptree Engaine.


Tiptree Engaine doesn't make any sense! Why do clubs do this?

Engaine is part of the name of the village of Colne Engaine.

If Lyme Regis and Bridport merged - they wouldn't call themselves Bridport Regis.

Can't they just have a logical name like Tiptree & Colne/Colne Engaine.

Tiptree Engaine does not exist and thus does not make any sense!


robgrillo
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Jun 13, 2018, 4:57 PM

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There's already a Bradford FC in the WRCAL :)



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Steveb
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Jun 13, 2018, 10:28 PM

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Workington Athletic are reported to have folded after winning the Cumberland County League. They suffered a mass exodus of players to Whitehaven Amateurs.




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bigjmc
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Jun 14, 2018, 12:26 AM

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Plus the fact they've not played at Park Avenue for nigh on half a century and never will do as the former pitch now houses a gym and changing rooms and nets for the adjacent cricket ground which is having a wedge of investment to try and tempt Yorkshire back. As kirkby k says 'a pointless exercise'


bigjmc
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Jun 14, 2018, 12:36 AM

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Surely Reading actually has to be a city, for them to call themselves that?

There is no forest in Nottingham, I have not come across any moors in Solihull recently, Newport is not a county, none of the various Wanderers or Rovers seem to do any wandering or roving any more and there was precious little athleticism on display in Oldham last season. I suggest this argument is a red herring. Smile


No but Solihull did merge with Moor Green so although thre aren't any moors in the vicinity I think that makes it a valid name.

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