The times they are a changing

The times they are a changing

Imagine starting a local football site in the midst of a global pandemic? The introductions to each piece veer towards social commentary way more than intended, yet here we are once again. In the week the Prime Minister warned of significant restrictions for another six 

Brandon United 0-0 Whickham

Brandon United 0-0 Whickham

For this correspondent, the successful #LetFansIn campaign was a second return to watching football, having been lucky enough to take in Durham United and Durham FC friendlies before the FA put a stop to things. With a multitude of options, a late decision was made 

FA Cup draws

FA Cup draws

Despite the uncertainty that prevails around the return of fans to non-league grounds, the FA have today published the first two rounds of fixtures for the revamped 2020/21 FA Cup. The extra preliminary round is due to be played 1 September 2020 and the preliminary 

Time for the FA to step up

Time for the FA to step up

A warm summer Saturday in August saw a number of non-league teams up and down the land get their preseason campaigns underway. For years gone by this has been the same, yet 2020 has turned out to be anything but normal. Coronavirus has changed all 

Preseason round up

Preseason round up

As well as the Durham United victory over Shotton Colliery, a number of other friendlies took place around County Durham. Esh Winning took on South Moor AFC at West Terrace in a close game. Esh took the win with a first half penalty won and 

Football’s coming back

Football’s coming back

A Saturday afternoon in mid July in normal times would be peak pre-season friendly season for the grass roots game. With only sanitised professional football taking place, the regions non-league clubs were handed a timely boost when the FA today announced their proposal for a 

Footy in Durham

Footy in Durham

Firstly, thanks for stopping by. The aim of the site is for people to visit it, and by reaching this point, you’ve somehow been directed here. The site is something that has been pontificated over for many moons and finally became reality during the Coronavirus