Sack Race

‘YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’RE DOING’ is every football manager’s nightmare chant. The supporters are no longer supporting. It’s a sure sign of frustration, if not disillusion, an ominous indication of what might come next: the sack. Even one of England’s most successful managers, Gareth Southgate, has recently spoken of the impact of disenchanted voices…

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Badgers & Tigers Flying High

There’s two, incredible, runs, going on in the Nottinghamshire non-league scene this season, at both Worksop Town (Northern Premier League East) and Retford United (Central Midlands League Premier North). Worksop, in winning 2-0 away to Pontefract Collieries, stretched their league record to twenty-three matches, and in doing so, shot-stopper Sebastian Malkowski, and his wall of…

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Teversal Eyeing Promotion

Alongside Central Midlands Premier North high-fliers, Retford United, Teversal, of the Premier South, have also put their name forward for promotion at the end of the season, and, with only one side currently being promoted from each of the two division’s, it’ll be a tough ask for Callum Harris’ side. Presently fourth in the division,…

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Night Match

Is there anything quite like a match at the City Ground on a winter’s night? Something about darkness intensifies the experience as senses shift into hyper-alert. Every smell becomes essence of, whether it’s fags, beer or burgers. Every sight gains another characteristic, from a black velvet, rippling Trent, to a stadium so illuminated it has…

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