All Change In The National League North

The last few days have been relatively hectic for the Vanarama National League North, with a whole host of changes for a number of clubs. Firstly, Harrogate Town announced that this summer they would be installing an artificial “3G” pitch at their ground, Wetherby Road. They join Tamworth in doing so, the Lambs announcing they […]

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Teams Confirmed for 16-17

Avenue’s opponents for next season’s Vanarama National League North campaign have been confirmed, with no surprises in the 22 sides. For the second season in a row, the National League North welcomes three teams from the league above, with Kidderminster Harriers, Altrincham and local rivals FC Halifax Town joining from the National League. However this […]

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Avenue Secure League Safety

Darren Edmondson’s Bradford (Park Avenue) will play in the Vanarama National League North next season. Following Telford and Brackley’s goalless draw on Tuesday night, Avenue can now not be caught by Brackley, who sit third bottom in the division. Corby Town and Hednesford Town have already been relegated, with that last relegation place still all […]

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GAME ON: Harrogate (H)

Avenue will face Harrogate Town this afternoon after the match referee passed the pitch playable. At the time of the inspection at approximately 1.15pm, there were still some areas to be cleared, but the officials were happy that they could be quickly sorted. Volunteers have been working tirelessly at the ground since the morning, with […]

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Drury Replaced by Edmondson as Avenue Boss

Bradford (Park Avenue) have parted company with manager Martin Drury, replacing him with former Barrow boss Darren Edmondson on a caretaker basis until the end of the season. Edmondson, 44, led Barrow to the Conference North title last year, and will take up his duties immediately, starting with Wednesday’s home match with Chorley. He takes […]

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Vanarama Big Day Out

The National League (in association with sponsors Vanarama) has released details of ticket information for their annual flagship final at Wembley Stadium connected by EE which will kick off at 4pm on Sunday 15th May 2016. This year ALL ticket sales will be handled directly by Wembley Stadium and will be available for the first […]

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Duke and Weaver Win Monthly Awards

Simon Weaver and Matt Duke have won the awards for the Vanarama National League North manager and player of the month respectively. February has seen Weaver guide his Harrogate side to second in the table thanks to a 13-point haul, and they now sit just six points behind leaders Solihull Moors with a game in […]

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The FA Grassroots Football Survey

The FA has recently launched the Grassroots Football Survey. Contributions are being sought from players, coaches, referees, fans as well as the staff and volunteers that form the 400,000-strong grassroots football workforce, and will give the fullest picture yet of the experiences and views of those involved in the game. This is a real opportunity […]

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Vanarama Launch Four Year Bond

National League sponsors Vanarama have launched a 4 year Bond to raise £3.4 million for new commercial vehicle stock. Using the world’s leading investment crowd funding platform Crowdcube www.crowdcube.com/vanarama the brand aims to raise £3.4 million to fund the next stage of their growth – investing in a significant stock of new commercial vehicles so […]

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Fixtures Released!

The full fixture list for the inaugural Vanarama National League North season has now been released, and Avenue will kick off on August 8th at home to relegated Alfreton Town. The season comes to an end on Saturday April 30th, a date which sees Avenue host Gainsborough Trinity. Over the festive period Avenue will face […]

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