3.7 Magnitude

As you get older, you inevitably have to come face to face with the spectre of mortality and death itself. Not only your own if you’re a properly morbid sod, but also that of your heroes, peers and characters who’ve generally had some sort of meaningful impact on your time on this mortal coil. For […]

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New Season, Newport

So here we are again ladies & gents. Another season is upon us and my god it doesn’t half swing round at a rate of knots eh? Only seems like last week we were on the beer in Harrogate wrapping up our maiden Football League season and feeling a bit sorry for ourselves at missing […]

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An Easter Miracle

With a typically heavy away weekender in the rear view mirror and 3 more important points in the bag seeing the U’s right back in the play off hunt, it’s been a quiet and restful couple of days here at HQ. Mainly as I’m old now and being on the lash 2 days running with […]

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Table for Five

The games and the miles just keep on racking up for the U’s as we head into the festive month. After Saturday’s trip to Brizzle and a slightly dour slide out of the FA Cup, we’re saddling up and heading to the Wild West once more tonight with a trot over the Severn Bridge into […]

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Wheretoisthat? – One from the archives

So, it’s October and we’re already back to rummaging around in the basement through all our old files looking for some filler to keep you our dear readers happy following a postponement. Marvellous. Still, it could be worse, you could have been me (horrible thought I know, but bear with me) today and found out […]

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Leek Eating Lockdown

CONFERENCE SOUTH |  Att: 609 SUTTON UNITED – 0   NEWPORT COUNTY – 1   [Bowen p41] Another week, another 90 minutes battling to try & get something from a game that’ll aid us in what is our now increasingly futile looking quest to retain our Conference South status this season. The cause isn’t being helped […]

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It Makes You Sick…

CONFERENCE SOUTH ATTENDANCE : 853 NEWPORT COUNTY – 2   [Bowen 25. Griffin 79] SUTTON UNITED – 0 This weeks fun foray into the far flung points of Conference South …..oops, I mean ‘Blue Square South’ is our one trip ‘abroad’ as it were. We’re off to Newport and a jaunt over the Severn Bridge […]

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Slide Halted……Just

CONFERENCE SOUTH Att : 581 SUTTON UNITED – 1  [OG 85] NEWPORT COUNTY – 1  [Belle 55] I bloody hate missing games. Especially for little or no reason. And that’s what I faced last week. Missing out because you’re utterly skint is one thing. Missing out because your flat has no heating, is freezing fucking […]

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Enter The Dragon

CONFERENCE SOUTH Att: 665 SUTTON UNITED – 0 NEWPORT COUNTY – 0 Christ, is it really 8 months since we made that trip into Wales and nicked that first win of the season?? My, doesn’t time fly when you’re having….er……never mind. Much has changed since that meeting at the arse end of August, the visitors […]

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NEWPORT COUNTY – 2 [Coates 18. Moralee 22.]  SUTTON UNITED – 4 [Martin 8. Fear 42. Gonsalves 45. Watkins 46.] CONFERENCE SOUTH |  Att: 1080 After the promising performance saturday against Hornchurch, fears of getting a spanking here, as predicted by most of us in the ‘predict the score and win points’ game (copyright: Nick the […]

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