Can a non-league club lose its soul?

Hampton’s time in the playoffs came to an end this weekend at Ebbsfleet Utd. Given as how the club was given its place in the playoffs by the ground standards of others, I guess that’s no real surprise. However, the reaction of some of the Ebbsfleet supporters on social media after the match set my […]

England C; what news? Stuff you, signed, the FA.

One of the things to properly pee me off was the lack of any recognition that England C were playing in Estonia this week. One article of the FA website dated October 20th and that was it. Nothing until after the match, when a report appeared, see below. Once again, the PTB fawn over the […]

Reason I love my job…

Being a club press officer can be a lot of hard work, a lot of which is never seen and appreciated. Indeed, most of the time, you only get noticed if you miss something or make a complete screw-up, and I’m no stranger to that! However, this last month has been different. As well as […]

From Beveree to Wembley…

In the 50 odd years since Hampton & Richmond Borough became a senior club (as Hampton FC), I suspect there are not many players who’ve graced the Beveree turf for the Beavers and also played at Wembley in their career. I would venture to say there are even fewer that have turned out in the […]

Up the Beavers! Seriously…

Following the likes of Hull City for the years I have, it has sort of left me suspicious and a little wary of any success. For a long time, the supporters of the Tigers’ level of expectation was to be mid-table, win a cup game or two and not have financial issues! Their first promotion to […]

#scoreswhenhewants

Every team has its heroes; Suarez at Liverpool, Yaya Toure at Man City, Huddlestone at Hull City to name but a few. Down at Beveree, it’s the Twins… Dave Tarpey and Charlie Moone. Born on the same day, in the same hospital and friends since childhood, plus with a definite facial similarity that has confused […]