Transfer Deadlines – Back to Grass Roots!

Tomorrow see’s Football’s mid season Transfer deadline and whilst everyone is talking millions of £’s both in transfer fees and wages I thought it a good time to remember there is life outside of the Premiership and to a certain degree the Championship. All photos – Ashford United How often do we forget or not […]

It’s March – It’s Cricket!

Kent Cricket Pre-Season Training Following a few days in sunny Dubai, the Kent Cricket Team returned to the UK for a relaxing windswept and slippery game against Lancashire at Beckenham Cricket Ground!! I have to say that as Dressing Room Attendant, it’s on days like these that I’m glad to have my job rather than […]

Another one bites the dust

According to a recent press report, 52 Public Houses are closing every week. Most of these are being sold to convert either to Housing or Retail. The remainder are being re-opened as Restaurants – not neccessarily under the same trading name. This week, the story came close to home. ‘The Golden Ball’ at the …

Non-League Football – Ashford Town FC

Two hundred or twenty thousand – Attendance doesn’t matter – it’s the Game that counts ! Non-League Football for me is the grass roots of a National Sport. It’s that kind of halfway house between a local Village League and the Football League itself. The other evening I paid my first visit this season to […]