A Green Day at the New Lawn

Main Stand at the New Lawn home of Vegan outfit Forest Green Rovers

Newcastle fan Colin Harrison took another step towards the 92 club with a trip to the New Lawn, home of the first Vegan Football Club in the Football League. On Monday evening I recieved a text message which contained three words. Those words were ‘Forest Green Saturday’. The text was from my referee mate David Webb, who is helping me achieve my goal of reaching ‘The 92 Club’. As I had agreed to work on the Saturday in question, I had two people who I needed to persuade. The first was a colleague to cover my shift. The second, but… Read more »

For One Season Only: Spurs at Wembley

Spurs fly flag at the new Wembley.

We welcome back Louis Maughan, who introduces us to Wembley, a new stalwart in doing the 92. Louis covers some of the basics, whilst also exploring what it is for Spurs to be playing at a home away from home, White Hart Lane. Ground: Wembley (19/92) Game: Tottenham v Chelsea Date 20/08/2017 Why Wembley, why Spurs? I’ve been to Wembley a few times, but only to see England friendlies and one-sided qualifiers. Every season I dream of watching my club play a major final at the National Stadium. These dreams have usually faded and died, however, before the start of… Read more »

Fantasy Football – Unfashionable bargains to bolster your squad.

Our resident Fantasy Football guru Richard Beaumont aka Treakz on Twitter, gives a solid account of players that, for the value, should be dancing into your team, like Peter Crouch after a hat trick against Jamacia, whilst you splash the cash like Leeds United trying to win the Champions League. As we approach the first dreaded international break of the season, a number of managers may be looking to make some profit on the transfer window by playing an early wild card and then reaping the reward of price increases across the fortnight break. I take a look at a… Read more »

Safe standing: 5 ways you can help make a real difference

Mock up of how the safe standing installation at Shrewsbury Town will look

With the launch of Shrewsbury Town’s fan-funding initiative the day when all our clubs are able to offer us fans the official option of sitting down or standing up does seem a step closer. However there is still a long way to go and work to be done! With the campaign live it’s key that the issue of safe standing/rail seating isn’t forgotten and fans across the country continue to bang the drum. Here we share 5 ways that you can help make a real difference: 1. Contribute If you’re able to chip in towards the initiative it would be… Read more »

Fantasy Football – Do I play that Wildcard?

Our resident Fantasy Football expert Richard Beaumont aka Treakz on Twitter, gives his advice on that first-week free transfer or a whole batch of changes if you are feeling the Wildcard is necessary. Having finally got some sleep/work done following the tinkering of pre season, week one gave us an opportunity to see what we had got for our 100 million quid. But, with Wildcards flying out already, I take a look at quick transfer fixes to catch up on bad selections along with players to ship out in an early season fire sale. Quick Fixes Roberto (Bobby) Firminho (8.5)… Read more »

Ground Review: A Hammer at The New Den

The famous railway bridge on the way to The New Den.

West Ham United fan Louis Maughan visits a ground and club he should loathe visiting. But as ground hoppers, and supporters on the march to doing the 92, we have to make adjustments. Read Louis’s experience about his visit to The New Den. Ground: The New Den (18/92) Game: Millwall v Bolton Wanderers Date: 12/8/2017 How a Hammer Hates As a West Ham fan, I’ve been conditioned to dislike three clubs above all others. I’m fairly familiar with Spurs, as I live in North East London. I haven’t been to Chelsea yet but due to their success, in recent times,… Read more »

Fantasy Football – Week Zero – Where everyone is The Tinkerman

Alan Partridge stole an unfair advantage with his team selection.

Fantasy Football We welcome Richard Beaumont to the92.net, who will bring a wealth of Fantasy Football experience and know how to you. Having either won or been in and around the Champions League positions for several years, in a plethora of different leagues, we feel his knowledge will be a welcome addition to our football coverage. Have you joined the92.net league? Our code is 37014-93203. Kick Off With the Premier League kicking off in less than 24 hours, I am on the hunt for the must have players of 2017/18, whilst keeping my eye out for the underground bargain buy… Read more »

History is made at the New Lawn

Barnet celebrate equalising at Forest Green Rovers

Blogger and the92.net co-founder Pete was in good company heading down to Gloucestershire. The New Lawn was the venue as Forest Green Rovers playing their first game in the Football League. Ground: The New Lawn (76/92) Game: Forest Green Rovers 2-2 Barnet Date: 05/08/2017 In what is fast becoming a family a ritual my Dad and I looked for a new ground we could tick off on the opening day of the season. With him based on the South coast and myself in the East Midlands we examined the fixture list for a convenient meeting point; this year’s destination would… Read more »

The New Lawn has lost it’s 92 cherry

The New Lawn is a new edition to doing the 92. The little club on the hill enters the league, despite several close calls in previous seasons. Maybe most famously known as the eco-friendly club, and first vegan football club in the UK. We are excited to welcome a new experience to the 92. We caught up with supporter, volunteer, reporter, match day program contributor and author, Chirs Gardner. Groundsman: Welcome, after 128 years, to the Football League! Despite going close several times recently in the National League play-offs, what was it like to finally clinch promotion? Chris: Incredible and… Read more »

A taste of what to expect at the Pirelli Stadium this season

Away terrace at the Pirelli Stadium

Blogger Josh Green brings to a close his packed pre-season schedule at the Pirelli Stadium. The Posh supporter gives fans a taste of what to expect when visiting the home of the Brewers this season… With the Football League season almost upon us, Burton Albion took on local rivals Leicester City at the Pirelli Stadium. I had not visited the home of the Brewers since March, and with plenty of new recruits arriving in Staffordshire I had plenty to look forward to on my return. The 6912 capacity stadium saw almost 5000 spectators come through the turnstiles in the final… Read more »