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 Post subject: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Fri Jun 02 2017 7:08 pm 
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I'll start the thread in good time....

NPL have tweeted fixtures will be out on July 13th.



Anyone want to bet on what date in January we're scheduled at Buxton?

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Sat Jun 03 2017 6:46 am 
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At least having a artificial surface should mean that their fixtures will go ahead unless they get three feet of snow


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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Tue Jun 06 2017 1:58 pm 
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At least having a artificial surface should mean that their fixtures will go ahead unless they get three feet of snow
It can snow at any time in Buxton.... (eg 2nd June....)

http://www.buxtonadvertiser.co.uk/lifes ... -1-3493083

http://www.espncricinfo.com/magazine/co ... 62037.html


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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Thu Jun 08 2017 11:37 am 
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Non-League Day is 7 October. That usually means we have an away game that day...

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
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Who knew that clubs get to tell the League when they do, or don't, play their local rivals....

http://www.halesowennews.co.uk/sport/15 ... ns/?ref=ar

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Tue Jun 13 2017 2:58 pm 
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Who knew that clubs get to tell the League when they do, or don't, play their local rivals....

http://www.halesowennews.co.uk/sport/15 ... ns/?ref=ar
It's a non-story. Plenty of "suggest" and "asked" and "request", plus a bit of "Though the games could still take place on those dates [Boxing Day/Easter Monday]..."

Every club has the opportunity to put forward its "wish list" as far as fixtures are concerned, and the League will do its best to accommodate what it can, eg. perhaps Whitby would like to be at home whenever Middlesbrough are away, in an ideal world.

There's as much chance of Halesowen getting their way as there is of us getting ours, as far as I can see. Still, let's not stop them having a good whinge if they want...


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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Tue Jun 13 2017 3:52 pm 
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Who knew that clubs get to tell the League when they do, or don't, play their local rivals....

http://www.halesowennews.co.uk/sport/15 ... ns/?ref=ar
It's a non-story. Plenty of "suggest" and "asked" and "request", plus a bit of "Though the games could still take place on those dates [Boxing Day/Easter Monday]..."

Every club has the opportunity to put forward its "wish list" as far as fixtures are concerned, and the League will do its best to accommodate what it can, eg. perhaps Whitby would like to be at home whenever Middlesbrough are away, in an ideal world.

There's as much chance of Halesowen getting their way as there is of us getting ours, as far as I can see. Still, let's not stop them having a good whinge if they want...
It filled the back page for the Halesowen News and the Stourbridge News though. Not easy, I guess, during the cricket season...

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Wed Jul 05 2017 4:29 pm 
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National League empire fixtures now out...

http://www.thenationalleague.org.uk/mat ... es/2017-08

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Wed Jul 12 2017 11:18 am 
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NPL have tweeted fixtures will be out on July 13th.


... at 10am...


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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Thu Jul 13 2017 10:31 am 
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Here they are then...

http://www.hednesfordtownfc.com/2017/07 ... s-released

I've copied and pasted this and inserted the FA Trophy game, so it's right as it stands, E&OE

Sat 12 August – Ashton United – H
Tue 15 August – Matlock Town – A
Sat 19 August – Shaw Lane AFC – A
Tue 22 August – Halesowen – H
Sat 26 August – Lancaster City – H
Mon 28 August – Stafford Rangers – A
Mon 4 September – Stourbridge – A
Sat 9 September – Sutton Coldfield Town – H
Tue 12 September – Coalville Town – A
Tue 19 September – Nantwich Town – H
Sat 23 September – Mickleover Sports – A
Tue 26 September – Altrincham – H
Sat 30 September – Ashton United – A
Tue 3 October – Matlock Town – H
Sat 7 October – Witton Albion – H
Tue 10 October – Halesowen Town – A
Sat 14 October – Workington – H
Sat 21 October – Whitby Town – A
Sat 28 October – Mickleover Sports – H – FAT 1QR
Tue 31 October – Grantham Town – H
Sat 4 November – Barwell – A
Sat 18 November – Stalybridge Celtic – H
Sat 25 November – Warrington Town – A
Sat 2 December – Farsley Celtic – H
Sat 9 December – Buxton – H
Sat 16 December – Marine – A
Sat 23 December – Shaw Lane AFC – H
Tue 26 December – Rushall Olympic – A
Sat 30 December – Lancaster City – A
Mon 1 January – Stafford Rangers – H
Sat 6 January – Nantwich Town – A
Sat 13 January – Coalville Town – H
Sat 20 January – Workington – A
Sat 27 January – Whitby Town – H
Sat 3 February – Farsley Celtic – A
Sat 10 February – Barwell – H
Sat 17 February – Stalybridge Celtic – A
Sat 24 February – Warrington Town – H
Sat 3 March – Grantham Town – A
Sat 17 March – Marine – H
Sat 24 March – Buxton – A
Sat 31 March – Witton Albion – A
Mon 2 April – Rushall Olympic – H
Sat 7 April – Stourbridge – H
Sat 14 April – Sutton Coldfield Town – A
Sat 21 April – Mickleover Sports – H
Sat 28 April – Altrincham – A

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Thu Jul 13 2017 10:53 am 
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Anyone want to bet on what date in January we're scheduled at Buxton?

:roll:
Saturday 24 March. It might even be above 0c up there by then

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Good job I quit betting years ago...

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Thu Jul 13 2017 11:15 am 
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Stourbridge start on Sunday August 13. I'm sure there's a reason (cricket-related, maybe...?)




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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Thu Jul 13 2017 11:34 am 
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First observations ,it appears the Pics have done rather well out of this.
For us having them at home on Easter Monday we might just has well play them on the staurday before Christmas the gate would be the same.
Mid weekers clash with full time league competitions and with us back to Tuesdays that's fewer thru the turnstiles.
Thank goodness for the Integro cup it does at least add some more mid weekers on better dates,provided of course we make some progress.
I fancy Stourbridge to walk it this season,not playing on a Tuesday is a big plus and could easily tip the scales in their favour.

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Thu Jul 13 2017 11:42 am 
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It's strange to set a free day for the league cup semi-finals when only four clubs can play in them, but I guess it gives a spare date for clubs to catch up on postponements if the weather is bad.


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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Thu Jul 13 2017 11:44 am 
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First observations ,it appears the Pics have done rather well out of this.
For us having them at home on Easter Monday we might just has well play them on the staurday before Christmas the gate would be the same.
Mid weekers clash with full time league competitions and with us back to Tuesdays that's fewer thru the turnstiles.
Thank goodness for the Integro cup it does at least add some more mid weekers on better dates,provided of course we make some progress.
I fancy Stourbridge to walk it this season,not playing on a Tuesday is a big plus and could easily tip the scales in their favour.
We already have a match on the Saturday before Christmas, unless you are thinking of a double header?


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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Thu Jul 13 2017 11:51 am 
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It's strange to set a free day for the league cup semi-finals when only four clubs can play in them, but I guess it gives a spare date for clubs to catch up on postponements if the weather is bad.
What date is that Lee? (forgive me, I'm tired...)

Ah, answered my own question... March 10th...

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Thu Jul 13 2017 12:41 pm 
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Of course we have a fixture just before Christmas I'm just trying to point out that whenever we play them they don't bring anybody so why play them on easter Monday ?

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Thu Jul 13 2017 2:38 pm 
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Great to see the fans are warming up for the season as well as the players...

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Thu Jul 13 2017 9:25 pm 
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The obvious bonus is that we are at home to Strangers on New Year's Day. Weather permitting this should give us a very big (crows) .

Clubs can't play at home n Boxing Day and New Years Day so we've done quite well out of this. A lot of people are on holiday in August so gates will be a little down during this period.

Good to see a sizeable portion of our derbies taking place on Saturdays. this wasn't the case last season.


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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Sat Jul 15 2017 7:06 am 
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It's strange to set a free day for the league cup semi-finals when only four clubs can play in them, but I guess it gives a spare date for clubs to catch up on postponements if the weather is bad.
This didn't happen last season, but it did the two seasons previously. In practice the LC semi-finals were not played on that date (they were played in midweek) and the date was filled with re-arranged games. It proved very handy for Stour. We travelled to Blyth the first time, and Workington the second!


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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Sat Jul 15 2017 7:35 am 
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Fixtures do seem a little more evenly spread than last year (remember October?) but the reality is that some midweek fixtures clash with potential cup replay dates so expect everything to be up in the air quite quickly.


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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Sat Jul 15 2017 10:15 am 
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Fixtures do seem a little more evenly spread than last year (remember October?) but the reality is that some midweek fixtures clash with potential cup replay dates so expect everything to be up in the air quite quickly.
We do, at least, have the advantage that when our games are scheduled for 3pm on Saturdays we know what, weather-permitting, they'll take place at 3pm on Saturdays.

Unlike folks who choose to spend far more watching their football...

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Mon Jul 17 2017 12:41 pm 
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The following early season fixtures could potentially be affected by FA Cup and/or FA Trophy progression/replays for either ourselves or our opponents:

Mon 4 Sept - Stourbridge away (FAC1QR)
Tue 19 Sept - Nantwich home (FAC2QR)
Sat 30 Sept - Ashton away (FAC3Q)
Tue 3 Oct - Matlock home (FAC3QR)
Sat 14 Oct - Workington home (FAC4Q)
Tue 31 Oct - Grantham home (FAT1QR)


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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Mon Aug 07 2017 2:27 pm 
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Non-League Day is 7 October. That usually means we have an away game that day...

:roll:

Belatedly just got around to noticing we're at home to Witton Albion


http://www.hednesfordtownfc.com/fixtures


We'll see what the club/SA can come up with to take advantage thereof....

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 Post subject: Re: Fixtures: 2017-18
PostPosted: Wed Aug 30 2017 7:53 am 
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It only dawned on me this morning (OK, I'm slow :roll: :twisted: ) that our game at Stourbridge next Monday clashes directly with terrestrial tv coverage of England's exciting clash with Slovakia

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/sco ... 2017-09-04

Expect that to knock 2-4 off the (crows) :roll:

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