#Northern Premier League


Buxton 0-1 Morecambe: League One side progress to FA Cup third round

League One Morecambe overcame difficult conditions to beat a spirited Buxton 1-0 in the second round of the FA Cup. The seventh-tier side hit the post and had Morecambe on the back foot for most of the opening half hour before Cole Stockton calmly put the Shrimps ahead after a defensive mistake.
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Connah’s Quay Nomads backing for Shelter Cymru’s #NoHomeKit campaign

Connah’s Quay Nomads will join other clubs across the JD Cymru Leagues in showing support for the national #NoHomeKit campaign taking place across England and Wales. Shelter Cymru are asking clubs and fans in Wales to ‘ditch their home shirt’ for their games over the festive period to raise awareness of the housing emergency.
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Gavin’s Strachan’s happier Celtic days under Ange Postecoglou

Yesterday we got the news that the bookmakers had made Celtic coach Gavin Strachan the new leading candidate for the managers job at English League 2 side Hartlepool United. However as reported last night, Scottish football Journalist Alan Nixon then claimed that Strachan has turned down the opportunity in order to stay at Celtic Park.

Steve Chettle taking the positives from defeat for Basford

Rob Apter coolly dispatched a penalty late on after Matt Dudley was tripped by Ryan Wilson as a whole host of Northern Premier League fixtures succumbed to the adverse weather conditions. “I thought the performance at times was very good,” Chettle said. “I thought we were better today than we...
Sunderland Echo

Boldon CA and Hebburn Town count the cost of damage caused by Storm Arwen

Non-league clubs across the North East woke up to heartbreaking scenes after winds up to 90 miles per hour brought down fences, dugouts and, in some cases, stands and floodlights at their home grounds. Boldon officials confirmed the main stand at the Villa had been “ripped out its foundations” and...

Man Signs Everton Youngster Katia Kouyate On Football Manager Then Meets Him In Subway The Next Day

A teenager randomly bumped into Everton youngster Katia Kouyate in his local Subway this week, just hours after signing him on Football Manager. Owen, from Liverpool, is currently managing Northern Premier League side Prescot Cables on FM22 and, after reaching the first round of the FA Cup in his second season, Kouyate was available on a very reasonable £170-a-week contract.

Former Boston United winger receives gambling fine

Former Boston United winger Terry Hawkridge has received a fine for gambling. The 31-year-old - who began the season with the Pilgrims before joining Northern Premier League Basford United - admitted being in breach of FA Rule E8 - misconduct in respect of 35 bets placed on football matches between May 5, 2016 to March 15 2017.

Loan Deals For Defensive Duo

Two of Wanderers’ defenders have secured loan moves to National League North sides with Liam Edwards returning to Southport and Adam Senior heading to York City. Senior has been re-called from a successful loan at Northern Premier League side Ashton United to link up with the Minstermen for an initial month.
Sunderland Echo

Northern Goals: Managerial departures, new signings and a whole host of intriguing weekend fixtures on the agenda

We are joined by BBC Newcastle’s Paul Dixon and Heed Army Podcast’s Dave Gaddess to preview an action-packed weekend of North East non-league football. They give their thoughts on managerial exits at Newton Aycliffe and Billingham Synthonia, big FA Trophy ties for Morpeth Town, Dunston UTS and Marske and preview key games in the National League North, Northern Premier League and Northern League.