Tag: Durham City

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 Covid-19 test. Following FA protocol, the team were expected to quarantine for 14 days, meaning the rearrangement of their opening Northern League fixtures and the forfeiture of their FA Cup Extra Preliminary tie away to Sunderland RCA.

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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 

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