First Team Star
Sep 4, 2019, 3:46 PM
Location: Stocksbridge, Sheffield
Team(s): Sheffield United, Sheffield Eagles, Kendal Town
Post #27 of 39
Also at this game, not much to add to a comprehensive report. Programmes were available at £1 for those who wanted them and I saw one guy trying to buy some of other people. He eventually came round to the stand side gleefully saying he'd managed to snaffle three.
I think it could have been a poster of this site, now where's he from?
Pretty good effort it was as well.
We'll be, as we are, when all the fools who doubt us fade away.
Junior Team Sub
Sep 4, 2019, 8:40 PM
Location: North Nottinghamshire
Team(s): Mansfield Town, Blidworth Welfare, Everton, Ground hopping.
Post #29 of 39
Chesterfield (0) 2 v Halifax (2) 3
Proact Stadium, Chesterfield
Refreshments available in concourse under north stand
Att: 3844 (481)
Ground: 4 single tier all seater stands, home fans in main stand west with dug outs in front, with a row of hospitality bats at the rear, and town end south stand behind goal, away fans in east stand opposite to main stand and north stand behind goal
Chesterfield: blue Shirts, white Shorts, blue Socks
Halifax: lime green Shirts, grey with lime green trim Shorts, lime green Socks
1st half, Halifax kick off towards south Stand
9 goal Halifax
33 goal Halifax
Half time 0 - 2
2nd half Chesterfield Kick towards south Stand
47 goal Halifax king (10)
50 goal Chesterfield (36) Fondop
57 sub Chesterfield (8) Weston on (18) McGlashan off
60 sub Halifax (10) C King off (20) J King on
73 sub Chesterfield (4) Yarney on (26) Hollis off
80 Sub Halifax (17) MacDonald on (11) Silva off
82 sub Chesterfield (21) McKay on (19) Boden off
88 yellow Halifax (6) nolan dissent
89 goal Chesterfield (7) Rowley
90 yellow Halifax (8) Earing
4 min added
Full time 2-3
Halifax move top of the league on goal difference to 2nd placed Woking, Chesterfield remain in relegation zone, with no win yet in the league, and 1 point from bottom club Chorley,
New Grounds: 6
New grounds: 3(newest: Barry Town Utd Jenner Park Barry Wales)
(This post was edited by Syd on Sep 4, 2019, 8:45 PM)
Junior Team Star
Sep 4, 2019, 9:18 PM
Team(s): Chesterfield FC
Post #30 of 39
Prelim Round FA Cup Replay
Premier Plus Stadium
St Neots Town 3 - 1 Godmanchester Rovers HT 2 - 1
Adm £7/5. Prog - online only. Att 231
I managed to miss the kick off of this game owing to finishing work late meaning I cut it too fine to get parked up, with many others double parking up the grass verges and on double yellow lines. The club car park was over flowing, and the immediate P&D car park next door was also full. The local school was heaving, leaving me the option of the surrounding streets of a new housing estate.
The ground itself is very clean and tidy. A brick built clubhouse/smaller bar/tea hatch is fronted by the main seated stand. Terracing behind each goal, and access and standing behind the dugouts.
A hat trick saw the hosts through to the next round on Saturday. It was an evenly matched game, and I shall watch St Neots' progress through the FA Cup, in case I can plan a better timed visit later in the season.
2018 -19 season. 7 new grounds.
2019 -20 season 17 new grounds.
Newest ground visited Sharpenhoe Road, Barton Rovers, Southern League Division 1 Central, Level 4
Chelsea Transfer Target
Sep 4, 2019, 11:34 PM
Location: The Premier League town of Bournemouth
Team(s): AFC Bournemouth, Verwood Town, Sunderland
Post #31 of 39
FA Cup Preliminary Round Replay
AFC Stoneham 1-3 Winchester City
Admission £5 - Programme £1
Visitors secured a home tie with Taunton Town in the next round despite playing all but the first two minutes of the game with 10 men after what looked like a 50/50 challenge saw the Stoneham player sent to hospital and and the Winchester player shown a straight red card for an elbow. The visitors opened the scoring in the 12th minute and added a second before half time. The hosts pulled a goal back midway through the second half and extra time looked very much a possibility until the visitors made the tie safe with a last minute winner. Despite the large crowd the barbeque at the far end wasn't in use and all hot food at the tea bar ran out before half time.
First Team Star
Sep 5, 2019, 2:20 PM
Location: Leigh, Lancashire
Team(s): Hibernian, Bolton Wanderers, Atherton Collieries & Leigh Centurions RL
Post #32 of 39
Bolton Wanderers 1 Bradford City 1 (Bradford win 3-4 on penalties)
We knew there would be a positive reaction from our fans to simply remaining in existence last week, but also the appointment of Boltonians Keith Hill and David Flitcroft as manager and assistant manager respectively. However, I don't think anybody could have expected nigh-on 9,000 home fans to turn out for a game such as this one, to the extent that kick off was delayed for 10 minutes because of crowd congestion and not one but two extra stands - one of them only minutes before kick off with people still flooding in after 15 minutes - were opened compared to the original plan.
An incredible 'onion peeler' of an atmosphere as Bolton's young charges - average age of 19 - had what is likely to be their final run out as a team before recent reinforcements come in to the team after this weekend's Bury-related free weekend.
The positivity and energy of the crowd was beyond infectious and the place erupted when Bolton - 13/1 to win with some bookies - went in front on 8 minutes. Bradford's much more experienced side did hit the woodwork on a couple of occasions and had one cleared off their line, but even their equaliser was met with roars of encouragement from the home crowd. If this sort of attitude continues for the season then the UniBolt is going to be a special place to watch football this season.
Chances at both ends went unrewarded and the game went to penalties, with the Bradford keeper preventing sudden death penalties and earning a bonus point for his side after saving Bolton's fifth penalty from 17 year old Adam Senior.
Despite the result, the kids in white were predictably cheered from the pitch and it all bodes well for the future. It'll certainly be worth keeping an eye on a few of these kids, not to mention the FA Youth Cup.
Free parking for the night (normally £7) on the club car parks but I stuck with my usual spot on the retail park and was home within 30 minutes of leaving the ground rather than being stuck in the predictable queues from the main car parks.
(This post was edited by Leyther_Matt on Sep 5, 2019, 3:34 PM)
Reserve Team Sub
Sep 5, 2019, 2:24 PM
Team(s): Aston Villa Peterborough Sports
Post #33 of 39
Salford city 2 Aston Villa u21 0
90/92 just spurs and West Ham to do,nice ground liked they opened all 4 stands Iím sure atmosphere is great for a decent turn out easy bus ride from Manchester x43 around 20 minutes,£10 normal prices seems a bargain for league games,
Qatar World Cup bid member!
Sep 5, 2019, 6:59 PM
Post #34 of 39
Hellenic League Division One East
Milton United (2) 2 v 4 (3) Holyport
Admission £2 Concessions , Free Programme , Attendance 41
New Grounds Season 2019/2020 = 7
Last New Ground : Milton United 3rd September 2019
Man City Transfer Target!
Sep 5, 2019, 10:31 PM
Post #35 of 39
Flackwell Heath 3-1 Reading City
Adm: £6 prog £1
Att: official 77
Directions/Facilities: regular here - the ground is tatty but charming and the bar keeps a decent Rebellion of which they are quite proud. Seems local character 'Billy' - long-standing (mostly ) bar-man has been banished outside to help with the food/tea and H/T refreshments. May just be a temporary re-alignment of staff ?
1-0 30' ball half cleared fired back in by Heathens no 7 & skipper - somewhat against the run of play; the young City side were moving the ball around well and FH were hanging on a bit.
1-1 40' pen trip on the edge of the box - hotly disputed but officials stayed firm - even from the far side of the pitch there appeared to be a huge element of 'dive' - but there could have been contact.
2-1 RGC were pressed back with the introduction of Richardson and started to commit more fouls resulting in a free kick from the right, forced in from close range.
Previously in charge of City in their former guise of Highmoor/IBIS; Heathens' Player Manager, Marcus Richardson, brought himself on for the last 20' to disrupt City's defense. It had an almost immediate effect - the big fellah entered the fray with the game gripped at 1-1 - his very presence caused the young City defence to panic and give away a succession of free-kicks around the box.
The floated cross was expertly cushioned in from close range by him, with several defenders 'hanging' off him, trying to hold him out - but this is close to the NL equivalent of trying to block a charging Rhino.
Sadly not much later, he 'chased' a through ball (ironically he was well offside anyway) and 'something went', requiring him to be subbed off with about 5' to go.
From where I stood it took about three to carry him off!
- there goes their Plan B for next Sat, when they are away at Dartford-based Sutton Athletic in the FA Cup.
3-1 on the break deep into injury time, forward (Khalid Simmo no 11) ran clean through fired past keeper.
Man City Transfer Target!
Sep 9, 2019, 4:59 PM
Location: Stourbridge, Charmouth
Team(s): Stourbridge, Welton Rovers
Post #38 of 39
Maiden Newton & Cattistock 1 Bridport A 3 (Dorset League Division 2) Att: 22 h/c f&n
Super game. The home side took an early lead but a fine hat trick from the Bees' Ollie Hoole saw them home confortably in the end. Good standard, good referee and good level of sportsmanship, as expected.
Home is The Kennel, in Cattistock, which is a simple affair with permanent dugouts, a sloping pitch and distant clubhouse with a bit of cover - but what a magnificent setting, and a perfect evening on which to enjoy, culminating in a wonderful sunset behind the church tower. Great stuff.
First Team Star
Sep 10, 2019, 12:23 AM
Location: A Town in Mid Sussex
Post #39 of 39
Another at Sherwood Colliery 0 v 1 Loughborough Dynamo FAC Prelim Replay Admission £5 Prog £1 Att 341/418
Henfield Bee decided to come here and we had a good drive arriving early enough for me to get a programme, there didn't seem many available at 7pm. Sat in the clubhouse until 7.30 before beating the queues to get in. Sat on the far side of the ground. Ground and game as described by other posters, Sherwood missed a great chance early on which could easily have set them up to upset their visitors. Journey home ok apart from M1 Closure Jnc 15 - 14, instead of following diversion we went over to M40 to continue journey south arriving home approx 1.20am.