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The original and still the best show about grassroots football in the UK. Now in it's 12th season. Every Friday morning.
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The original and still the best show about grassroots football in the UK. Now in it's 12th season. Every Friday morning.






2: 17th August 2018 - More Leagues underway, Truro City, Chorley & Needham Market

The Non League Paper's David Richardson joins Tim Fuell to discuss the start of the football up North in Steps 3 and 4 and Step 4 in the Southern League. Truro City Chairman Peter Masters discusses his club's busy start to the season, including moving out of their old ground for a groundshare 100 miles away and a management team resigning after just two matches in charge. New manager at Chorley FC Jamie Vermiglio talks about his sides 4 wins from 4 that sees them head National North and...


1: 10th August 2018 - New Season, New Structure, New FA Cup Facts, New FA Cup debutants

Tim Fuell kicks the season off with Alex Narey Editor of The Non League Paper discussing the events of the summer and what the season holds. As the Extra Preliminary Round gets the FA Cup off and underway this weekend, Phil Annets @FACupFactfile provides his usual eclectic mix of fact and stat on the greatest cup competition in the world. Plus Andy Setterfield Chairman at Winslow United tells us more about his club from the Spartan South Midlands League Division One as the embark on their...


43: 25th May 2018 - Long live the King at Welling, The Bromley Boys: Dave Roberts, Jamie Foreman & Alan Alger

In the final show of the season Tim Fuell heads to Wembley for a film premiere where he meets The Bromley Boys book author Dave Roberts, the actor who plays a non league chairman in the loveable rogue mould, Jamie Foreman and former co-host of this show Alan Alger. First up though, some news from the week gone and an interview with Steve King unveiled this week as the new first team manager at Welling United.


42: 18th May 2018 - FA Trophy: Bromley & Brackley Town; FA Vase: Thatcham Town & Stockton Town; Martin Allen on Barnet to Chesterfield

Tim Fuell speaks with those involved ahead of Non League Finals Day this weekend. Bromley Boss Neil Smith leads his boyhood town club out at Wembley for the FA Trophy on Sunday in the knowledge that it has been the best season ever already in the history of the club, but he still wants to win. His adversary in the 4.15pm Kick off is Kevin Wilkin manager at Brackley Town who themselves have had the best season in their history, tinged with disappointment but still ready to wrap it up with...


41: 11th May 2018 - National League Play-offs, Tranmere Rovers, Boreham Wood, Harrogate Town and Hampton & Richmond Borough

It's National League Play-off final time. Tim Fuell and Dave Anderson talk to Tranmere Rovers boss Micky Mellon as they aim to go one better this season. Boreham Wood Chairman Danny Hunter is flying back from the USA - missing his son's graduation - for the biggest game ever in their history, but his son a graduate of the Boreham Wood Education set-up understands why. In the National League North Harrogate Town look to defeat Brackley Town and take their place in the top level of the non...


40: 4th May 2018 - Promotion, play-offs, the lucky losers spot and re-organisation, Buckland Athletic and The Bromley Boys Movie

Tim Fuell is joined by Swampy as the season begins to wrap up but is no less busy, exciting nor controversial. First up, Isthmian League Chairman Nick Robinson speaks to the show to explain the lucky losers spot from the Step 4 play-offs and the fact that he expects all the league and divisional allocations to be completed within the next week or so, so clubs know where they will be playing next season. Then in a pre-recorded piece from earlier in the day, Tim speaks with Adam Castle,...


39: 27th April 2018 - Billericay Town, Promotion, Relegation, Play-offs and Rules and Salford City

Tim Fuell, Dave Anderson and Swampy take a look at the biggest stories at grassroots as the season draws to a close. Perhaps the biggest subject in non league this season has been Billericay Town. With owner Glenn Tamplin having stepped aside from team involvement, Harry Wheeler has driven the Essex side to the title in the Isthmian Premier and promotion much spoken about but still needed to be achieved. Harry talks to the team about the difficulties over the past season, and why he is...


38: 20th April 2018 - Marlow and missing players, Millwall striker scoring at Welling and Peter Beadle 3 titles back to back with Hereford

Tim Fuell flies solo in this week's round-up of the big news from the grassroots game. First up Mark Bartley manager at Marlow FC that last Saturday was more like the Marlow Celeste with a lack of players forcing their game v Ashford Town (Middlesex) in the Southern League Division One South East was postponed at 3pm. Hear what happened, why it happened and why it may just have been the best thing to happen from the manager's mouth. For some the end of the season can't come soon enough for...


37: 13th April 2018 - Street FC's Richard Fey on record wins, Luke Woolfenden on Ipswich and Bromley & Elliot Newby on twin opposition scorers and AFC Telford Utd

Tim Fuell is joined once again by Dave Anderson and Swampy. It's a good news week with Hartlepool under new ownership, Chester considering a new investor despite relegation and an assistant referee's quick thinking saving the life of a player. Then there's our guests too. Richard Fey has led his Street side to the top of the Western League Premier in Step 5 with 23 consecutive league wins at the time of recording, an English record and they are bearing down on the British and World records...


36: 6th April 2018 - National League, Welling United and Biggleswade Town

In a slightly truncated show Tim Fuell talks National League relegation with the Non League Paper's Online Editor David Richardson. Potential promotion from National South with Welling United Director of Football Tristan Lewis and the lack of goalkeepers at Southern League Premier Biggleswade Town with their manager Chris Nunn.


35: 30th March 2018 - Harrogate Town, Hartlepool United & Nuneaton Town

Tim Fuell chats with Harrogate Town boss Simon Weaver on the success of going full-time, the chances of beating Salford City to the top spot in the National League North and Good Friday's trip to Brackley Town. Nick Loughlin, Sports Editor at the Northern Echo returns for the latest and much more positive of the goings on at Hartlepool United and Adam Etheridge Assistant Secretary at Nuneaton Town explains how they invoked a FIFA rule to cancel two league games last week due to three...


34: 23rd March 2018 - FA Trophy: Gateshead & Wealdstone. FA Vase: 1874 Northwich & Stockton Town

It's like all our yesteryears as Caroline Barker returns to the show with Tim Fuell and Dave Anderson who himself has come out of managerial retirement to take a new job. With the second legs of the Semi Finals this weekend the team talk FA Trophy and FA Vase. First up Jamal Fyfield, former FA Trophy winner with York City now one game away from repeating the feat with Gateshead but first the defender needs to inspire his team to overturn Bromely's slender first leg lead. Also behind from...


33: 16th March 2018 - FA Trophy Brackley Town & Bromley. FA Vase Marske United & Thatcham Town

With Dave Anderson and Swampy joining Tim Fuell the boys focus on the semi final first legs of the FA Trophy and FA Vase. First up Managing Director at National North Brackley Town Janene Butters on how preparations are going ahead of welcoming National South Wealdstone this weekend in the Trophy Bromley captain Jack Holland and his side only secured their spot in the FA Trophy semi finals midweek with a win at Spennymoor Town. Now they await the visit of fellow National North side...


32: 9th March 2018 - Dulwich Hamlet, Hendon & Scarborough Athletic

Tim Fuell and Swampy discuss the week's news from the world of non league. With matters rapidly changing at Dulwich Hamlet this week, the team speak with Duncan Chapman of the Dulwich Hamlet Supporters Trust on what it all means from a fan's point of view in a week the club became penniless, homeless, nameless and top of the table, plus there is a 5 minute reading of a press statement from developers Meadow Residential for balance. Also chasing promotion from the Isthmian Premier like...


31: 2nd March 2018 - FA realigned borders, Macclesfield Town, Westfield FC

As the weather threatens to wipe out the entire calendar this weekend, Dave Anderson and Tim Fuell speak with Matt Badcock of the Non League Paper on this week's FA release of draft divisional boundaries. Chat Football League ambitions and more with National League table-topping boss John Askey of Macclesfield Town. Plus Step 5 promotion with Westfield FC boss Tony Reid whose side lead the Combined Counties Premier Division by 12 points with 111 goals in 30 games.


30: 23rd February 2018 - FA Trophy: Bromley & Stockport County. FA Vase: Bracknell Town

It's the Quarter Finals of both the FA Trophy and the FA Vase and time to probe the minds of the managers leading their sides out this weekend. First up Tim Fuell and Swampy speak with Neil Smith who has quietly organised his side to the edge of the National League play-offs as well as the last 8 of the Trophy where they entertain Spennymoor Town this weekend on their 3G pitch. Next to Stockport County and Jim Gannon on how he is trying to slowly professionalise the club towards a...


29: 16th February 2018 - Ossett United, National League, Aldershot Town & Sutton United

As details of the new 'Ossett as One' merged club are revealed Tim Fuell and Dave Anderson speak to James Rogers Chairman of Ossett Town and Director of the new club Ossett United once the merger completes with Ossett Albion. Meanwhile, it's a massive weekend at the top of the National League. With just a handfulf points separating the top half of the table, the focus is on the top 4 as 2nd plays 1st and 4th plays 3rd. Gary Waddock is first up talking about his Aldershot Town side who could...


28: 9th February 2018 - Chester, Hartlepool United, Highland League, Cove Rangers, Scottish FA Cup

On a rather bleak week in Non League, Tim Fuell and Swampy consider the future of football at this level given more revelations this week of the financial situations of clubs in the top levels of the non league pyramid. Returning board member Jeff Banks offers insight into the current plight of Chester FC and brings news of the All-Star charity fundraising match taking place next week. Northern Echo Sports Editor Nick Loughlin meanwhile comes on to talk everything Hartlepool United and...


27: 2nd February 2018 - FA Vase, FA Trophy, Wealdstone, Windsor & Wrexham

As the Vase and the Trophy reach the last 16 Tim Fuell and Dave Anderson chat to Wealdstone boss Bobby Wilkinson on his side's Trophy tie v Warrington Town, the season so far at Grosvenor Vale and the impact of losing two players like Abo Eisa and Ciaron Brown to professional clubs in the space of a few weeks. Looking ahead to his side's FA Vase tie with Hamble Club, Windsor FC's founding Director and Chairman Kevin Stott explains the importance of a potential Wembley cup final to a club...


26: 26th January 2018 - Morpeth Town, Colne Athletic, Sergio Torres

It's still only January but Tim Fuell and Swampy are discussing promotion from two very different perspectives. First up Morpeth Town Chairman Ken Beattie and his sleep-depriving decision to be made on whether to take promotion to the Northern Premier League and risk the demise of the club he loves and has built over years as a community hub or stay in the Northern League and risk the wrath of the FA in not accepting promotion which appears to be mandatory for those finishing in the...