Features (2021-22)

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The badge: iconic but hardly untampered with

By Kieran Reader, 12 January 2022

Perhaps our badge should be sacrosanct, says Kieran Reader, but the many ways it has been reproduced mean that it is not

The badge

By Paul Thundercliffe, 9 January 2022

Why tamper with a stone-cold classic of a badge, asks Paul Thundercliffe

Rough guide to... Halifax Town

By Tony Butcher, 9 January 2022

Romarkable! Mr Tony Butcher isn't mesmerised by woolly thinking way out West in the land of the Shaymen

A rough guide to... Dagenham & Redbridge

By Richard Hallam, 3 December 2021

It looks like a clash between a highly resistable force and a very movable object. Richard fills you in on the land of the Fords

The curious case of Jamille Matt

By Ron Counte, 30 November 2021

His winning goal against Notts County was a rare highlight in Matt's Town career, but he has flourished since. Ron Counte wonders why

A rough guide to... Boreham Wood

By Tom Sargent, 25 November 2021

Boreham Wood, from the town of Borehamwood, home of a fancy pitch and the Elstree Studios. Tom Sargent offers our latest rough guide

A rough guide to... Solihull Moors

By Tom Sargent, 23 November 2021

All eyes may be on Jamey Osborne against the Moors, Tom Sargent warns us to look out for the striker who never misses

News (that never happened) November 2021

By Peter Anderson, 22 November 2021

Having impressed at GTFC, Stockwood and Pettit have landed the top Christmas job in the latest News (that never happened)

A rough guide to... Southend United

By Tom Sargent, 18 November 2021

Crazy chairmen, trains out at sea and journeymen footballers. Tom Sargent gives the lowdown on Southend

A rough guide to...Aldershot Town

By Tony Butcher, 11 November 2021

Aldershot, it's a helluva town in a helluva mess again. Mr Tony Butcher sighs at the signs of rot in the home of army dreamers

Rough guide to...Kidderminster

By Tony Butcher, 2 November 2021

Read this and win a bag of sausages! Tony Butcher peruses Kidderminster's latest tasting menu

If I were King of Blundell Park

By Alistair Wilkinson, 28 October 2021

Dreams of a perfect club, a perfect match, and a perfect Grimbarian day. Al Wilkinson imagines...

Youth cup run terminates at Crewe

By Mike Worden, 27 October 2021

There was no disgrace to Grimsby under-18s in getting knocked out of the FA Youth Cup by an impressive Alex reports Mike Worden

A rough guide to... Wealdstone

By Sue Firth, 24 October 2021

A trip down memory lane leads Sue Firth to Tesco as she finds Wealdstone living the high life in Ruislip

News (that never happened) October 2021

By Various, 21 October 2021

Blundell Park bursting at the seams makes GTFC fans a target for Lincoln in this month's News (that never happened)

A rough guide to... Woking

By Tony Butcher, 7 October 2021

Aliens have landed in a town called Malice. Tony Butcher breezes into Woking

A rough guide to... Altrincham

By Pat Bell, 4 October 2021

They have historic reasons to despise the Mariners, but after rising again through the non-League pyramid, Altrincham are looking forwards, not back

A rough guide to... Dover Athletic

By Rich Mills, 30 September 2021

All is not well at the far end of the Garden of England. Rich Mills uncovers the bones on our weekend opponents Dover

A rough guide to... Bromley

By Barry Whittleton, 27 September 2021

They've a thing about ravens, were early punk adopters and their football club is on the up. Baz Whittleton fills you in on Bromley

A rough guide to... Maidenhead United

By Tom Sargent, 21 September 2021

They may never have been among the greats of the sport, but Maidenhead United, formed in 1870, took part in the first FA Cup. Tom Sargent gives you the lowdown on the Magpies

A rough guide to... Eastleigh

By Tom Sargent, 15 September 2021

Stewart Donald pulled the plug on their finances, but the Spitfires show few signs of going down the drain. Tom Sargent brings you up to speed on Eastleigh

A rough guide to... Wrexham

By Tony Butcher, 10 September 2021

Still stranded in non-League despite the gift of Shaun Pearson (now reclaimed) Tony Butcher feels a little sorry for "Ryan Reynolds's Wrexham"

A rough guide to... Torquay United

By Rich Mills, 8 September 2021

Torquay United have had no time to feel sorry for themselves after missing out on promotion in the play-off final. Rich Mills reports

A rough guide to... Barnet

By Miles Moss, 2 September 2021

There's no place like home, but Edgware is nowhere like home to Bees fans. Miles Moss brings us up to date on Saturday's opponents Barnet

A rough guide to... Stockport County

By Sam Metcalf, 29 August 2021

Like Town, Stockport were in the second flight not so long ago, and now they've got a wealthy owner promising a return. Sam Metcalf sketches the Hatters

Money, money, money: how Fenty still suffocates the Mariners

By Tony Butcher, 27 August 2021

Jason Stockwood suggested this week that transfer fees will pay off John Fenty's loans. Tony Butcher brings us up to date on the club and Fenty's finances

A rough guide to... Weymouth

By Rich Mills, 24 August 2021

They've got the most middle-class nickname in football and they've also got Ahkeem Rose. Rich Mills introduces you to Weymouth

Could you write the Cod Almighty Diary?

By Cod Almighty, 19 August 2021

Hoping for a change from diaries that bang on about Bestall, Boylen and Buckley? Here's your chance to be a voice for younger Town fans

I like my football on a Saturday

By Richard Hallam, 21 July 2021

Richard Hallam rarely misses a Town game, home or away. Who better then to comment on the recent fixture changes.

The Fenty Years: Part Four

By Mark Stilton, 13 July 2021

In Town's first two years in the Conference, John Fenty got into rows with fellow director Mike Parker and Boston United. Mark Stilton sifts the evidence