Showing posts from August, 2017

Away Ground Guide - AFC Telford United ( Tuesday 12 September 2017)

AFC Telford United New Bucks Head Stadium Watling Street Wellington Telford TF1 2TU

The stadium can hold 6300 supporters, with seating for 2200 and further covered accommodation for 2600.

Tickets & Admission AFC Telford United operate the following admission price policy for league games.
Adult £14 Concession £10 Youth (16-19) £5 Under 16 £3
When segregation is in operation, away fans are housed in the Frank Nagington (South) Stand, providing covered terraced accommodation for 1200. Seating is usually available for away fans in block A of the West Stand on request.
You can purchase tickets in advance for a game. You can call 01952 640064 for further information.
The New Bucks Head is situated to the northwest of Telford in the Wellington area, and is easily accessible by road and rail. The stadium is well signposted from Junction 6 of the M54 (Wellington/Telford West). The nearest railway station is Wellington(Shropshire). Regular buses run past the New Bucks Head from Telford town ce…

Away Ground Guide- York City ( Saturday 9 September 2017)

York City Football Club
Bootham Crescent
YO30 7AQ 

It's a few years since last we set foot in Bootham Crescent with the prospect of another hum dinger of a game against York City offering itself.
As games go, those twixt County and City tend to be packed with most things football fans look for and usually a touch more besides- expect this terms offering to be no exception to this rule !


Getting There By Car:

A1 from the South

M60( E&N) to J18
M62 to J29
M1 (North)
A1(M)to J44

  Continue onto the A64 sign posted York.
- Continue for round 10miles and take the exited onto the A1237.
- Go straight through 4 round abouts.
- On the 5th around about take a 3rd exit onto Shipton Rd/A19
- Continue on the A19 for around 2 miles and take a left onto Bootham Crescent

Car Parking

There is no parking at the ground and very limited street parking around the ground. The two nearest car parks are:

Bootham Row Car Park, Bootham Row, York, YO30 7BP


Tamworth 3 Stockport County 1 ( Vanarama National League- North) 28 August 2017

County flattered to deceive at the Lamb today, taking an early lead throughSam Minihan, beforesurrenderingsame seven minutes later, and then the game in a second half best forgotten. 

Despite County’s early dominance, and the shock of seeing the lead slip away, 1-1 at half time, with County playing towards their vocal support , looked to maybe be a reasonable platform from which to sneak 3 points in the second half, but it was not to be. 

Ostensively this was down to Reece Styche who capped an all action second half display with 2 goals, but County’s inability to impose their game on their hosts was also a cogent factor in my view.
One of the Styche strikes came via the penalty spot, but by that time, although we were building up some momentum, there was always room for Tamworth to believe they would get another. For a time though, it appeared that Ben Hinchliffe would keep County’s ship afloat as a string of saves from him kept Styche and company at bay. 

As I say however… was not to…