An American Soccer Fan in Kettering Town
November 16, 2012 6:45 AM Subscribe
posted by MartinWisse (18 comments total)
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I could imagine a younger version of myself sitting down to a Non-League game, watching ten minutes, then leaning over to my friend and whispering “Hey, you know, like, these guys suck. And your country suffers from a serious deficiency of nachos.” -- An American learns to appreciate Non-League Football Day
is an attempt to get supporters to visit local, non-Football League
clubs when their own Championship or Premiership club isn't playing due to the international break. This way these clubs hopefully get a much needed financial boost and a chance to attract new supporters, while for the fans it's an opportunity to acquaint themselves with grassroots football. This year it was held on 13 October.
The English football league system
is of course insanely complicated, with many many levels of football being played before you get to the first level of the actual Football League.
is a football groupsblog that pays a lot of attention to Non-League Football