The Smell Of Embrocation

“My wife said she fancied a romantic summer evening down by the Thames.”  “Hampton Court?” “You’re not kidding, I could barely whip it out quick enough.” My favourite comedian of all time is music hall legend Max Miller – the Cheeky Chappie – banned for life from the BBC for his famous Blue Book of […]

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An Unexpectedly Happy New Year

CONFERENCE SOUTH Att: 622 SUTTON UNITED – 2   [Dundas p35. 46] HAMPTON & RICHMOND BOROUGH – 1   [Lake 36] Thank god that’s over! I don’t think I’m alone in saying that 2007 was, as years go, a fucking shite one. Especially if you were a Sutton supporter. A dismal 12 months that saw […]

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Beavering Away On Boxing Day…

CONFERENCE SOUTH Att: 585 HAMPTON & RICHMOND BORO – 2    [Godfrey p9. Hodges 45] SUTTON UNITED – 2    [Haverson 4. Wright 73] With Saturday’s vicious mugging at GGL reported and the local constabulary collaborating with colleagues in Essex to track down the 11 blokes in blue shirts responsible, we fortunately get to head […]

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Beavers Trimmed

PRE SEASON FRIENDLY Att : 154 HAMPTON & RICHMOND – 0 SUTTON UNITED – 3    [Scarborough 32. Watkins 33. Marvell 72] Note to  other clubs. If you are installing an irrigation system on your playing surface, the chances of said surface being ready for use in mid July is unlikely.  And giving 24 hours […]

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Dam Busters!

FA TROPHY 1st ROUND REPLAY Att: 241 SUTTON UNITED – 4    [Watkins 5. Akuamouah 54.57. Boosey 90.] HAMPTON & RICHMOND BORO – 1    [Inns 67.] Having got away with it a bit at Hampton on saturday thanks to Craig Watkins intervention, we had the luxury of a second chance at GGL tonight. Due […]

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Hampton Caught

FA TROPHY 1st ROUND Att: 330 HAMPTON & RICHMOND BORO – 1    [Ashe 9.] SUTTON UNITED – 1   [Watkins 69.] Having got booted out of the other FA competition this season by lower league oppo, you can probably understand that we were a little nervy about the trip over the Thames to the […]

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Heady Heights!

RYMAN PREMIER DIVISION Att: 293 HAMPTON & RICHMOND BOROUGH – 1  [Thompson 33] SUTTON UNITED – 3  [Watson 18. Akuamouah 61. Gray 77] Our recent run of matches against struggling sides came to an end on Saturday with the short trip to Hampton. A side with only 2 wins to their name all season, they’ve […]

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Stick It Up The Beavers

RYMAN PREMIER DIVISION Att: 543 SUTTON UNITED – 1  [Watson 29] HAMPTON & RICHMOND BOROUGH – 0 So, here it is at last. The opening day of the season. Not exactly a day we’ve been waiting for with baited breath if we’re honest! But then again, we’re glad that we’ve been paired with Hampton at […]

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Beaver Bar

RYMAN PREMIER DIVISION Att: 291 HAMPTON & RICHMOND BOROUGH – 2  [DeLuca 67.78] SUTTON UNITED – 1  [Timothy 68] The U’s continuing association with mediocre football continued unchecked at Hampton’s  Beveree ground on saturday with another very very toothless display. Foolishly, despite the disgrace of a performance at Hendon last week, Bob & I opted […]

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Battered By The Beavers

RYMAN PREMIER DIVISION Att: 550 HAMPTON & RICHMOND – 3  [Barnsby 28. Williams 70.89] SUTTON UNITED – 1  [OG 23] Just a little excerpt regarding Hampton from my report for the earlier meeting at GGL between the two sides “…but they’re expected to be in the bottom half again this season and to let teams […]

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