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Playoffs

Post by poppyfield » Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:22 am

Today's games.

NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH
Altrincham V Chester 13:30.
Brackley Town V Gateshead 16:00.

NATIONAL LEAGUE SOUTH
Slough Town V Dartford 13:30.
Bath City V Dorking Wanderers 16:00.
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Re: Playoffs

Post by Darlopartisan » Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:25 am

Going to go for Altrincham and Brackley to go through.

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Re: Playoffs

Post by jjljks » Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:01 am

Think it will be an advantage for teams who play in this round as they will get some real game time in before the semi-final, always assuming everyone comes through without injury. Potentially final playoff between Alty & Brackley, then Brackley to win it.

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Re: Playoffs

Post by Quaker85 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:07 am

Certainly will be a factor but York and Boston will be at home so I think that will swing it. Should be interesting. Just think, a couple more weeks before lockdown and it could have been us....


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Re: Playoffs

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:39 am

Quaker85 wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:07 am
Certainly will be a factor but York and Boston will be at home so I think that will swing it. Should be interesting. Just think, a couple more weeks before lockdown and it could have been us....


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Re: Playoffs

Post by Quaker85 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:32 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Quaker85 wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:07 am
Certainly will be a factor but York and Boston will be at home so I think that will swing it. Should be interesting. Just think, a couple more weeks before lockdown and it could have been us....


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I don’t think there will be much home advantage. In fact the home ground will just feel dead and strange.
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Re: Playoffs

Post by Darlopartisan » Sun Jul 19, 2020 1:15 pm

Alty 1 up

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Re: Playoffs

Post by quakerste » Sun Jul 19, 2020 1:59 pm

Day trip to Chester on the cards next season. Losing 3-0 down to 10 men.

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Re: Playoffs

Post by quakerste » Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:26 pm

3-2 now 7 minutes injury time

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Re: Playoffs

Post by quakerste » Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:38 pm

Finished 3-2 Altrincham

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Re: Playoffs

Post by poppyfield » Sun Jul 19, 2020 4:01 pm

Gateshead miss a penalty then score a goal in injury time first half, Brackley lad scores straight from the resulting kickoff HT 1-1 interesting game.
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Re: Playoffs

Post by poppyfield » Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:00 pm

gone to penalties.
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Re: Playoffs

Post by Darlo Dodger » Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:15 pm

Gateshead win 6-5

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Re: Playoffs

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:17 pm

poppyfield wrote:gone to penalties.
Brackley lose again the same as last season against the pride of non league football.Should learn to take penalties.

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Re: Playoffs

Post by Quaker85 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:28 pm

Another season with fecking Brackley


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Re: Playoffs

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:34 pm

Quaker85 wrote:Another season with fecking Brackley Image


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Re: Playoffs

Post by Darlogramps » Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:49 pm

QUAKERMAN2 wrote:
Quaker85 wrote:Another season with fecking Brackley Image


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Hopefully their wealthy owner might realise he's had enough of backing a village team vanity project and come to his senses and call it a day

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Re: Playoffs

Post by jjljks » Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:59 pm

Wishful thinking on my part to get rid of Brackley😔

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Re: Playoffs

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:04 pm

I wonder how long Mr Groves will stick with Ainsley? They really should be getting into the playoffs.
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: Playoffs

Post by Old Git » Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:46 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:04 pm
I wonder how long Mr Groves will stick with Ainsley? They really should be getting into the playoffs.
Shush don’t want Groves to wake up to that. He might realise there is a better manager in the same league just down the road.

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Re: Playoffs

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:24 pm

Old Git wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:46 pm
theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:04 pm
I wonder how long Mr Groves will stick with Ainsley? They really should be getting into the playoffs.
Shush don’t want Groves to wake up to that. He might realise there is a better manager in the same league just down the road.
“MARTIN GRAY COME ON DOWN”
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: Playoffs

Post by HarrytheQuaker » Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:32 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Old Git wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:46 pm
theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:04 pm
I wonder how long Mr Groves will stick with Ainsley? They really should be getting into the playoffs.
Shush don’t want Groves to wake up to that. He might realise there is a better manager in the same league just down the road.
“MARTIN GRAY COME ON DOWN”
Ainsley is there until HE decides to leave and why should he leave they are punching above but doing it well

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Re: Playoffs

Post by Mister e » Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:46 pm

jjljks wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:59 pm
Wishful thinking on my part to get rid of Brackley😔
In fairness I've visited Brackley for all four of our league fixtures there it is one hell of a Trek but they are a friendly little club once that you get there.

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Playoffs

Post by Darlogramps » Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:28 pm

I watched three of the four games (was flicking between the two lunchtime matches).

Thought the intensity was OK. Definite signs of rustiness at times from players, which is to be expected after four months off. But actually the quality level wasn’t much different to what we’re used to.

Certainly nowhere near the “farce” some on this board predicted.

The games themselves also ran fairly smoothly. The drinks breaks are just daft and superfluous in my opinion.

I do wonder if actually the teams playing this weekend, for all they finished lower in the table, actually have an advantage in the semi-finals. In York v Altrincham for example, Altrincham have got 90 mins under their belts (and from a really competitive match too) plus a full week of recovery time. York meanwhile are going in cold in their first match.
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Re: Playoffs

Post by Mister e » Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:53 am

Darlogramps wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:28 pm
I watched three of the four games (was flicking between the two lunchtime matches).

Thought the intensity was OK. Definite signs of rustiness at times from players, which is to be expected after four months off. But actually the quality level wasn’t much different to what we’re used to.

Certainly nowhere near the “farce” some on this board predicted.

The games themselves also ran fairly smoothly. The drinks breaks are just daft and superfluous in my opinion.

I do wonder if actually the teams playing this weekend, for all they finished lower in the table, actually have an advantage in the semi-finals. In York v Altrincham for example, Altrincham have got 90 mins under their belts (and from a really competitive match too) plus a full week of recovery time. York meanwhile are going in cold in their first match.
....And Altrincham have already beat them twice at bootham crescent this season I have a sneaking suspicion dark horses Gateshead might just be the team to sneak promotion though.

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Re: Playoffs

Post by don'tbuythesun » Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:19 am

"Bees swarm all over Yeovil " says the Vanarama site. I don't think so! The highlights are worth a watch. That was a trek back in the day but a decent ground.

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Re: Playoffs

Post by LoidLucan » Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:33 pm

Brackley seem happy to get in the play-offs every year but go no further, which is what they do every year, and, oh yes, win the FA Trophy now and then :D

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Re: Playoffs

Post by poppyfield » Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:48 am

Saturdays games, big day for the clubs involved.


NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH
York City
15:00
Altrincham
Boston United
17:30
Gateshead
NATIONAL LEAGUE SOUTH
Havant & Waterlooville
15:00
Dartford
Weymouth
17:30
Dorking Wanderers
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Re: Playoffs

Post by Darlopartisan » Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:50 am

An Altrincham V Gateshead final👍

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Re: Playoffs

Post by Vodka_Vic » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:28 am

Hope so. Then York will release some of the players we're after quicker.

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