Lincoln United

Lincoln United (26)Saturday 2nd January 2016 12.00
Evostik One South
Lincoln United 1 Leek Town 2 HT: 0-1 Att: 167 Ent: £7 Prog £1 Coffee £1
Danylyk (pen) 35, Grice 80 : Norris 90

from Ashby Avenue

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Basford United

Basford United (11)Tuesday 27th October 2015 7.45pm
Evostik Division One South
Basford United 1 Newcastle Town 1 ht: 1-0 att: 104 Ent: £6 Prog: £1.50 Coffee: £1
Grantham 34 : Mills 59

from Greenwich Avenue (pictures here)

Basford United (1)Basford United hail from the New Basford area, north of Nottingham. Between  Kimberley and Arnold who are not people, but small towns with East Midlands League football clubs. This season, with few new clubs left to choose from locally, Nottinghamshire has become the new focus; a fatted non-league calf, full of juicy morsels to pick off.

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DSC04510Tuesday 13th October 2015 7.45pm
Evostik Division One South
Tividale 1 Basford United 1 ht: 0-1 att: 108 Ent: £7 Prog: £2 Coffee £1
Wright 65 : Grantham 24

from The Beeches (picture here)

Tividale (2)The Beeches was the last of the Black Country grounds I had left to visit at step six or above. I make it my 21st Black Country ground, with some licence on boundaries. Going south now, I just have a couple left in Birmingham (Pilkington XXX and Highgate), before I’m looking at Coventry and Worcestershire for my closest ground going south. Continue reading “Tividale”

Loughborough Dynamo

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Evostik One South from Nanpantan Sports Ground
Loughborough Dynamo 3 Chasetown 2 ht: 1-1 att: 102

Munn 31, Watson 69, 90 : Haynes 20, Wellecomme 54


Loughborough is a medium sized town in Leicestershire, population c 60,000. It is home to the largest bell foundry, John Taylor bellfounders and appears in the doomsday book. Notable people include Coronation Street’s Roy Cropper (David Neilsen) and high jumper Ben Challenger (who happens to be the son of Showaddywaddy drummer Romeo Challenger – random). The University probably does better with respect to name dropping, being renowned for its sporting credentials – graduates include Seb Coe, Clive Woodward, Paula Radcliffe, Steve Backley and Lawrie Sanchez. Continue reading “Loughborough Dynamo”


Date: Tuesday Feb 01 2011
Ground: Farley Way Stadium
Comp: Evostik Div One South (step four)
Match: Quorn 0 Leek Town 1  HT: 0-1

 : Gibson 9

ATT: 101
Additional: Entrance £7.00, Programme £1.50

Farley Way Stadium in pictures

Ground Statistics (marks out of 10 – maximum 40)
Character 5, Structures/Terracing 5, Hospitality 7, Backdrop/Scenery 6
Total 23 Continue reading “Quorn”