Durham City appoint Mulcaster

Durham City appoint Mulcaster

Durham City moved to appoint Northern League stalwart Peter Mulcaster as the replacement for Didier Agathe. Mulcaster has years of Northern League experience and has taken charge at Crook Town, Spennymoor, Bishop Auckland, Horden CW and Darlington Railway Athletic. Rumours had swirled that Tom Wade, 

Agathe leaves Durham City

Agathe leaves Durham City

Thursday morning brought confirmation that former Celtic winger Didier Agathe had left his role as manager at Northern League Division Two outfit Durham City. Agathe was initially announced as the new manager in April and was tasked with improving the fortunes of the club who 

Sunderland RCA 3-1 Durham City

Sunderland RCA 3-1 Durham City

It’s back. It had kind of been back for a bit, then went away again, then came back, but now it is properly back. Football. Competitive football. 178 days after Sunderland RCA won away at Whitley Bay and Durham City lost at Birtley, the two 

Durham City WILL go to the ball

Durham City WILL go to the ball

A bank holiday weekend is a long time in football, to paraphrase a few, and the last few days have been tumultutious for Durham City. On Thursday evening Mark Carruthers reported in the Sunderland Echo that one of the City players had returned a postive 

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 

The City not in the city

The City not in the city

After the highs of consecutive promotions and the lows of the withdrawal of their sponsor and two brutal seasons in the Unibond league, Durham City set up for the 2012/13 back in the Northern League Divsion One, the ninth tier of English football. City had 

A City, a United, an FC and an AFC – football in the City of Durham

A City, a United, an FC and an AFC – football in the City of Durham

A perennial argument amongst football trivia fans is which city can lay claim to being the largest without a football league club. Maidstone, Wakefield and Croydon all lay claim to this dubious honour depending on the qualifying criteria utilised. With a population of 65,000 the 

The chance of a lifetime

The chance of a lifetime

To say 2020 has been a strange year would perhaps qualify as one of the biggest understatements of all time. News reports of a pneumonia-type disease spreading in Wuhan in early January barely registered on most people’s radars, yet six months down the line Coronavirus 

3G or not 3G – How an artificial pitch nearly killed Durham City (part one)

3G or not 3G – How an artificial pitch nearly killed Durham City (part one)

When speaking to someone from south of York, the answer to their second question after telling someone you hail from Durham is usually “about fifteen miles south of Newcastle”.  However, whilst making the usual introductions one does at university, one knowledgeable chap’s second question was 

Tow Law Town, a sinkhole & Football Manager 2020

Tow Law Town, a sinkhole & Football Manager 2020

On New Year’s Day 2020 a YouTuber by the name of Jack (AKA @WorkTheSpace) started a new series of videos under the title of ‘Park to Prem’ with the aim of taking a non-league club through the divisions to the top flight of English football