2020/21 – Esh Winning 2 v 4 Chester-le-Street

West Terrace, Northern League Division 2, 8/10/20, 22/10/20 Entry – Both Free Attendance – 121 Hot Dog, Diet Coke, Lemonade, Coffee – £5 Pint and Orange Juice – £4 Esh Winning Football Club Founded – 1967 Nickname – The Stags Honours – Ernest Armstrong Memorial Cup 2007–08 Random Fact – The club were formed as Esh …

2020/21 Ryton and Crawcrook Albion 2 v 5 Crook Town

Kingsley Park, Northern League Division 2, 14/10/20 Entrance – £5 and free Attendance – 119 Chips, Coffee, Juice, Crisps – £4.20 Pint – £2.20 Ryton and Crawcrook Albion Football Club Founded – 1970 Nickname – RACA Honours – Northern Alliance Division One – 1996/97 Random Fact – The club are more than just a Northern …

2020/21 Consett 5 v 1 Bishop Auckland

Belle View, Northern League Division 1, 13/10/20 Entrance – £5 and £2 Attendance – 150 Diet Coke and Dairy Milk- On the house Pint – Too short notice to manage one pre-game Consett Association Football Club Founded – 1899 Nickname – The Steelmen Honours – Northern League Division Two – 1988–89, 2005–06. Durham Challenge Cup …

2020/21 Tow Law Town 1 v 0 Willington

Ironworks Park, Northern League Division 2, 10/10/20 Entry -£4 & £2 Attendance – 80 Sausage and chips/coffee/Diet Coke – £5.20 Pint and Diet Coke – £3 Tow Law Town Association Football Club Founded – 1890 Nickname – The Lawyers Honours – Northern League Division One – 1923–24, 1924–25, 1994–95. Northern League Cup – 1973–74 Random Fact …

2020/21 Carlisle City 3 v 0 Birtley Town

Gillford Park, Northern League Division 2 , 3/10/20 Entry – £4 and £2 Attendance – 78 Match Ball Sponsor – £25 Coffee and crisps – £2 Pint and a coke – £3.30 Carlisle City Football Club Founded – 1975 Nickname – The Sky Blues Honours – Division One 1991–92 Random Fact – Formed in 1975 by …

2020/21 – Easington Colliery 4 v 1 Redcar Athletic

The Welfare Ground, Northern League Division 2, 1/10/20 Attendance – 105 Entry – £5 Coffee and Chips and Gravy – £2.80 Pint – £2.80 Easington Colliery Association Football Club Founded – 1913 Nickname – The Colliers, Green Army Honours- Wearside League -1929–30, 1931–32, 1932–33, 1947–48, 1948–49, Wearside League Cup 1932–33, 1945–46, 1961–62, 2009–10 Random Fact …

A Fitbawbags Guide to Fitba Literature # 7 – The Fifty Book Challenge- The Supplementary Cast

Now that I am home the challenge is over. Set the bar a bit too low at fifty as I manged over another half as many on top . Then again I was away for longer than I expected. I definitely excelled myself though. No doubt about it. Seventy six fitba books read in one …

Inane Ramblings of a Fitbawbag # 9 – 200 Days and The Corona Effect

You will have to excuse the obscenities, but two hundred days without a game is fucking ridiculous. Since 1991 when my fitba viewing career started this is easily the longest period without a game by a long shot. Even during my playing days there were Dons games in the mix and sometimes watching my pals …

The Inane Ramblings of a Fitbawbag # 8 – Voetball, van der Ark and Vitesse.

Part 1 The Netherlands, not Holland as the common misconception goes. A tremendous and a somewhat underrated country. Many people choose to take their jollies in hotter climes. I however cant really be bothered with the sun these days. This maybe down to me being spoiled throughout my working career what with currently being stationed down in …

A Fitbawbags Fitba Bucket List

Everyone has a to do list of sorts, not a paint the garden gate or dump shite at the skip type. Countries or cities that tickle their fancy, bands they would like to see, retire early, skydive, have kids, run a marathon or whatever. The content can be a complete miscellany of things. Whether it …