Groundhop Kicks Off UCL Season

The non-league season was up-and-running again this past weekend and what a way to kick things off, with the United Counties League Groundhop weekend, including several, Nottinghamshire clubs. Seven games took place over this past weekend, Friday-Sunday (28-30 July), and there was high attendances, and plenty of goals, ‘hoppers’ getting more than their money’s worth…

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UCL Groundhop Starts New Season

Groundhopping, a hobby which involves an individual(s) attending matches at as many different venues as possible, individuals who partake in this are known as groundhoppers, hoppers, or travellers. It is a pastime associated with football-related events and has been growing since the 1980s, with several leagues dedicating full weekends to such an occasion, and again,…

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Hucknall Gain Promotion

Hucknall Town, who finished the regular season in fourth place, have been promoted to the United Counties League Premier North Division following a second successive penalty shoot-out win, on Saturday afternoon. Having dismissed Bourne Town, away, 4-2 on penalties (following a 1-1 draw), the previous weekend, the Yellows proceeded to see off Birstall United, 5-3…

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Newark Too Strong For Pinchbeck

Newark & Sherwood United 4-0 Pinchbeck United (United Counties League Premier Division North) 19.11.2022 Player-manager, Jonathan D’Laryea, is two-from-two as manager of United Counties Premier North high-fliers, Newark & Sherwood United, after The Highwaymen followed up their FA Vase win over Blackstones, with a comfortable, 4-0 win, over Pinchbeck United. The visitors, in the bottom…

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Kimberley See Off Skegness

As one tournament was edging towards its closure at the weekend, than the non-league scene, up and down the country, was beginning in earnest, and, for Nottinghamshire, their clubs in the Uhlsport United Counties and Toolstation Northern Counties leagues, got their respective campaigns up-and-running. There’s plenty to shout about this season as well, several sides…

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Cup Draws Made In UCL

A plethora of clubs from Nottinghamshire make up that of the United Counties League, and, ahead of the fixtures being announced in mid-July, the Step Five and Step Six league have announced the opening round draws for their Knock-Out Cup, and Reserve Cup competitions. Although no sides from the county are in the latter of…

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Linby Shootout To Cup Success

Cup finals and play-off drama has been the main feature across the Nottinghamshire non-league scene over the past few days, with the Central Midlands League having two cup finals involving local sides. Midweek would see the Abacus Lightning Floodlit Cup between Sherwood Colliery Reserves and Retford United, whilst a lazy Sunday afternoon had Linby Colliery…

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Retford & Newark Reach Trophy Final

Central Midlands League Premier title challengers, Newark Town and Retford United, will contest this season’s Nottinghamshire FA Senior Trophy final, on Saturday 10 May, at Basford United, after both sides won their respective semi-finals on Saturday afternoon. The CML pairing took care of the remaining Nottinghamshire Senior League duo of Ruddington Village and Awsworth Villa…

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