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National League Release 2015/16 Season Fixtures

National League Release 2015/16 Season Fixtures

The Vanarama sponsored National League (previously known as the Conference) have released the fixtures for their three divisions. Relegated Tranmere Rovers start their non-league life at home to Woking, while Cheltenham who are returning to this level after an absence of 16 years will travel to Lincoln. Of the promoted teams, Dover Athletic face the long trek north to Barrow …

by Hants on July 3rd, 2015 Leave a comment »

Vanarama Extend Sponsorship of the Football Conference

Vanarama Extend Sponsorship of the Football Conference

Probably the first time in a while, the Football Conference can finish the season knowing that they have title sponsors sorted for the next season. The member clubs of the Football Conference held an EGM in Telford yesterday when they had the news that Vanarama has upgraded its current arrangement and will continue as the title sponsors for the 2015/16 …

by Hants on January 30th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Vanarama Conference and BT Sport Announce 2 More TV Games

Vanarama Conference and BT Sport Announce 2 More TV Games

The Football Conference have agreed with BT Sport for two more games to have live coverage. This is in addition to tomorrow lunchtime’s game between Grimsby and Barnet. The list of games to be shown live are below, all kick off times are 12.45. Sat 17 Jan 2015 Grimsby Town  v  Barnet  Live on BT Sport 2 Sat 21 Feb …

by Hants on January 16th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Football Conference Gets New Sponsors

Football Conference Gets New Sponsors

After the online payments company Skrill pulled the plug on their sponsorship for the three Divisions of the Conference, the League has been looking for a replacement. Working with the SportQuake agency they have won a deal with the van hire company Vanarama. The deal is for 3 years and is thought to be in the region of £750,000 a …

by Hants on July 30th, 2014 Leave a comment »

BT Sport and the Football Conference Announce More Live Games

BT Sport and the Football Conference Announce More Live Games

BT Sport and the Football Conference have agree 4 more games for being televised live in September. Some interesting games, including the derby game between Chester and Wrexham, plus we get to see our Devon neighbours in action away to Alfreton. The games are:- Wednesday 10 September   –  Dover Athletic v Barnet – kick-off 7.45pm Monday 22 September  –  Chester …

by Hants on July 19th, 2014 Comments Off on BT Sport and the Football Conference Announce More Live Games

3 Conference Games get TV Coverage

3 Conference Games get TV Coverage

The Football Conference have confirmed that they’ve agreed with BT Sport to cover 3 games live on television. Some good games in there as well. How will Bristol Rovers cope with relegation and will Grimsby finally have a good season to get promoted from non league football, will we get any indication from the opening game of the season at …

by Hants on July 12th, 2014 Comments Off on 3 Conference Games get TV Coverage

Football Conference Fixtures for 2014/15 Season

Football Conference Fixtures for 2014/15 Season

The Football Conference released its fixtures for the forthcoming season yesterday afternoon. The opening day of the new season sees newly relegated Bristol Rovers entertain Grimsby Town, while Torquay United embark on their longest trip of the season away to play-off finalists Gateshead. Newly promoted AFC Telford will be away to Welling United, and Altrincham visit the Recreation Ground, Aldershot. …

by Hants on July 5th, 2014 Comments Off on Football Conference Fixtures for 2014/15 Season

Football Conference Confirm Fixtures Release for 2014/15

Football Conference Confirm Fixtures Release for 2014/15

The full fixtures for the Premier, South and North divisions will be released on Friday 4th July at 3pm. This release is 3 days earlier than planned. Conference League matches will start on Saturday 9th August. Some dates will change, as BT Sport will select a number of games to be shown live. Though they are expected to choose the …

by Hants on June 27th, 2014 Comments Off on Football Conference Confirm Fixtures Release for 2014/15

Football Conference Relegates Salisbury City

Football Conference Relegates Salisbury City

Following the expulsion earlier this week of Hereford United for financial problems (they’ll be playing in the Southern League Premier next season), the Football Conference have taken action on Salisbury City. Both clubs were given action to complete at last weekend’s AGM. Some sympathy has to be with the Whites as they appear to have been the victim of a …

by Hants on June 13th, 2014 Comments Off on Football Conference Relegates Salisbury City

Hereford Expelled from the Football Conference

Hereford Expelled from the Football Conference

In a simple statement, Hereford United confirmed on Twitter that they have been expelled from the Football Conference. Hereford United FC has been expelled from the Football Conference. At the Football Conference AGM this weekend they were set specific requirements relating to finances (along with Salisbury City) with funds cleared by yesterday (Monday). In the case of Hereford United this …

by Hants on June 10th, 2014 Comments Off on Hereford Expelled from the Football Conference

Football Conference 2014 AGM Report

Football Conference 2014 AGM Report

The Football Conference AGM and Awards Ceremony took place at Celtic Manor in Newport on Saturday 7th June 2014. Here is a brief report of what happened:- The AGM. The Constitution of the Football Conference was agreed. However, there are conditions in place on Hereford United and Salisbury City  with cleared funds on Monday. If those funds don’t clear then …

by Hants on June 8th, 2014 Comments Off on Football Conference 2014 AGM Report

Former Grecians Given Management Roles by Eastleigh

Former Grecians Given Management Roles by Eastleigh

Newly promoted Eastleigh have promoted a couple of former Exeter City players in  defender, Chris Todd and striker Craig McAllister.  Chris Todd, 32, will be player/coach next season while Craig McAllister, 33, will become player/assistant manager. Both players have had a good season playing pivotal roles as Eastleigh secured promotion. They player alongside former Exeter targetman Stuart Fleetwood. Richard Hill …

by Hants on May 17th, 2014 Comments Off on Former Grecians Given Management Roles by Eastleigh