Showing posts from January, 2015

Boston United 1 County 1 ( Conference North) 31 January 2015

I am unaware of what odds the bookies were quoting for today`s game, but with the rampant Pilgrims having disposed of Lowestoft, Colwyn Bay and the excellent Guiseley, the last 3 visitors to York Street ( I still refuse to call it the Jakeman Stadium),by scores of 5-3, 5-0 and 5-1 respectively, no one outside of SK3    gave County so much as the slenderest of chances of coming out of this clash of play off hopefuls, with anything. In the event, for a time ...leading by a Jack Ryan goal.....the white shirted blues looked more than likely winners. But.....close to half time, County were caught on the break and punished by a back post finish from Liam Marrs, which was the signal for much pressure from the home side thereafter. Thankfully however, some excellent County defending more than matched it-Lees and O`Halloran again topping the bill in this respect, but with the increasingly impressive Charlie Russell and constantly improving Chris Churchman not far behind. It was howe

Boston with Pride by Man in a Hat !

2 stop-over County trips in the same Month - this is the life! Boston here I come! And I’m going to be helping Jon on Pure FM again. Proud to be County I’ve made plenty of mistakes during my life, but deciding to follow County when I moved into the area isn’t one of them.   Editors Timely Intervention; No hat...a definite mistake! 1 minute I’m getting taken to my first game. A quarter of a century, a couple of tattoos & 4 top hats later, I’m trying to find somewhere to stay in Lowestoft in March. What happened? Well it’s your fault, you County Supporters. County Supporters all have something in common. The well-heeled, the less fortunate, the old, the young & everyone in-between. You all decided that following some soulless corporate brand masquerading as a football club wasn’t for you. Despite being bullied into conforming, & following a big team being far easier & a lot less stressful, you wanted something different, some

Alsager Town 0 County 2 ; ( Cheshire Senior Cup- R2) 27 January 2015

County`s run in the Cheshire Senior Cup continued when they overcame a spirited second half showing by Alsager Town to take the spoils with a 2-0 win at Woodpark Stadium, last night. The blues fielded a fairly strong team, and clearly took the tie seriously, taking the lead via well taken goals from Baker and Dennis fairly early on. Two nil to County at half time looked a fair return for 45 minutes work and was perhaps an indicator of even better things to come thereafter, but this never quite materialised thanks to a decent fight back by the home side after the break. Ormson in the County goal was never really troubled however, and this was largely due to the grip that the County back four of Jacobs, Fagbola, Hancock and Duxbury had on the Town forwards. It could easily have also been put down to how affective the midfield was as well, and in this respect Russell, Baker and Lofthouse, worked really hard throughout. Alsager made a fight of it in the second half as I s