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2018/19   Message 46649Thu, 10 May 2018 22:32  Go to next message

Southern League Premier South - No Surprise really.

Banbury United
Basingstoke Town
Beaconsfield Town
Chesham United
Dorchester Town
Farnborough
Frome Town
Gosport Borough
Harrow Borough
Hartley Wintney
Hendon
Kings Langley
Merthyr Town
Metropolitan Police
Poole Town
Salisbury
Staines
Swindon Supermarine
Taunton Town
Tiverton Town
Walton Casuals
Weymouth

Already some mutterings about, Met Police aren't happy with the situation and will have a meeting on the 14th of May about what they do next.

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Re: 2018/19   Message 46650 is a reply to message 46649Thu, 10 May 2018 23:07  Go to previous messageGo to next message

I see we will make an acquaintance with our 'friends' the puritans once again!!

Surely they would have been better in the Midland section and Hitchin in ours??, but then again this is the F.A. we are working with!!

Other than that, not too bad, but I can understand the Met's feelings!! Bet they get Merthyr away on a Tuesday night!!!

And I thought this idea was to save travelling costs!!!


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Re: 2018/19   Message 46651 is a reply to message 46649Thu, 10 May 2018 23:22  Go to previous messageGo to next message

I am surprised by Hendon and Harrow Borough, the most Isthmian of Isthmian clubs, being switched to the Southern.

Looks as though Nick Robinson's dream of a "home in time for tea" Isthmian League has been forced to expand its area to include all the south coast clubs from Bognor eastwards while losing a chunk of its heartland.

As well as the Met Police, a fair few clubs won't be happy. I doubt if Hitchin are thrilled at being designated a midlands club while Banbury are deemed to be a southern club. Did the FA bother looking at a map?


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Re: 2018/19   Message 46652 is a reply to message 46651Fri, 11 May 2018 00:03  Go to previous messageGo to next message

At step 4 Cinderford, between Gloucester and Chepstow have been placed in the EAST division. Work that one out.

You will always get some anomalies with the travelling, especially those on the border of areas.

The Northern Division 1 East has Morley and Marske to go with Yaxley and Wisbech.

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Re: 2018/19   Message 46654 is a reply to message 46651Fri, 11 May 2018 10:59  Go to previous messageGo to next message

I guess geography is not their strong point.
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Re: 2018/19   Message 46655 is a reply to message 46652Fri, 11 May 2018 11:42  Go to previous messageGo to next message

Morpeth to Wisbech is a 444 mile round trip. Ouch!
That's the equivalent of us travelling to Southport.

Our longest round trip will be to Merthyr - 294 miles.

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Re: 2018/19   Message 46656 is a reply to message 46655Fri, 11 May 2018 19:06  Go to previous messageGo to next message

Glad we're in the same league as Banbury, hopefully Banbury away won't be on Mother's Day weekend next season so I can actually go to a Farnborough game for the first time in a while.
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Re: 2018/19   Message 46657 is a reply to message 46656Fri, 11 May 2018 21:28  Go to previous messageGo to next message

Met Police quits due to change of league after 15 yrs in charge

http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/metropolitanpolicefc/news/offi cial-club-statement-regarding-jim-cooper-2299326.html

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Re: 2018/19   Message 46658 is a reply to message 46657Fri, 11 May 2018 22:56  Go to previous messageGo to next message

Absolutely understandable, and I feel for Mr.Cooper and Met Police F.C.. Seems a ridiculous placing for them in this League, and I hope they do appeal!!

Some decisions made from 'on high' just don't make any common sense at all, and there doesn't seem to be any thoughts as to the consequences.

I feel this is only the beginning, and I foresee a few more appeals as to placings.

Bring on the AGM Cup!!



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Re: 2018/19   Message 46659 is a reply to message 46658Fri, 11 May 2018 23:16  Go to previous messageGo to next message

Swap Met Police and Walton Casuals with Dorking Wanderers and Leatherhead. Much easier for the latter to get to m25 network.

Every club knew that a big shake up was on the cards, there has been moaning for a long time about travelling, and now an attempt is being made to rectify that. There will always be anomalies.

Nigel points out about Wisbech to Morpeth. They could have been landed with a trip to Colwyn Bay.

Thee is no AGM cup as before, all promotions are compulsary.

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Re: 2018/19   Message 46660 is a reply to message 46659Sat, 12 May 2018 12:00  Go to previous messageGo to next message

Assuming the allocations don't change, there will be considerably fewer miles to cover next season.

2017/18
Total round trip mileage: 3,862 (23 games)
Average round trip: 168 miles
Clubs less than 50 miles away: 4

2018/19
Total round trip mileage: 2,568 (21 games)
Average round trip: 122 miles
Clubs less than 50 miles away: 10

2018/19 distances
8 miles: Hartley Wintney
18 miles: Staines Town
19 miles: Basingstoke Town
22 miles: Walton Casuals
24 miles: Metropolitan Poice
31 miles: Beaconsfield Town
34 miles: Harrow Borough
39 miles: Chesham United
39 miles: Kings Langley
41 miles: Hendon
55 miles: Salisbury
60 miles: Swindon Supermarine
63 miles: Gosport Borough
77 miles: Banbury United
77 miles: Frome Town
77 miles: Poole Town
96 miles: Dorchester Town
103 miles: Weymouth
117 miles: Taunton Town
138 miles: Tiverton Town
146 miles: Merthyr Town

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Re: 2018/19   Message 46661 is a reply to message 46660Sat, 12 May 2018 12:52  Go to previous messageGo to next message

Mmm, doesn't look so bad when you analyse it like that. Still I suppose we are pretty central to most in this League.
Merthyr away on a Tuesday night is nailed on in my book!!

Just for a giggle, predictions for xmas/new year.
Too logical?, bet it's nothing like it!!

Boro V Staines
Basingstoke V Hartley Wintney
Met V Walton
Harrow V Hendon
Beaconsfield V Kings Langley
Banbury V Chesham
Salisbury V Frome
Poole V Gosport
Merthyr V Swindon
Weymouth V Dorchester
Taunton V Tiverton

What do you think?


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Re: 2018/19   Message 46662 is a reply to message 46661Sat, 12 May 2018 12:59  Go to previous messageGo to next message

I see the first appeal to the F.A has gone in, Didcot, yesterday. Expect a few more to come!!

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Re: 2018/19   Message 46663 is a reply to message 46660Sat, 12 May 2018 17:10  Go to previous messageGo to next message

Nigel L wrote on Sat, 12 May 2018 12:00
Assuming the allocations don't change, there will be considerably fewer miles to cover next season.

2017/18
Total round trip mileage: 3,862 (23 games)
Average round trip: 168 miles
Clubs less than 50 miles away: 4

2018/19
Total round trip mileage: 2,568 (21 games)
Average round trip: 122 miles
Clubs less than 50 miles away: 10

2018/19 distances
8 miles: Hartley Wintney
18 miles: Staines Town
19 miles: Basingstoke Town
22 miles: Walton Casuals
24 miles: Metropolitan Poice
31 miles: Beaconsfield Town
34 miles: Harrow Borough
39 miles: Chesham United
39 miles: Kings Langley
41 miles: Hendon
55 miles: Salisbury
60 miles: Swindon Supermarine
63 miles: Gosport Borough
77 miles: Banbury United
77 miles: Frome Town
77 miles: Poole Town
96 miles: Dorchester Town
103 miles: Weymouth
117 miles: Taunton Town
138 miles: Tiverton Town
146 miles: Merthyr Town



I think like Bob says we are probably well placed. how does that work out for Met Police for their mileage?? a hell of lot higher than last season.

also reckon there will be a few more appeals

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Re: 2018/19   Message 46665 is a reply to message 46662Sat, 12 May 2018 22:03  Go to previous messageGo to next message

Bob Perry wrote on Sat, 12 May 2018 12:59
I see the first appeal to the F.A has gone in, Didcot, yesterday. Expect a few more to come!!


I would be very surprised if Didcot and Cinderford don't coordinate their appeals. Perhaps a dimwit at the FA mistook Cinderford for Cirencester? Or they were holding a map upside down?

There are rumours that Banbury aren't chuffed. Nor would I be in their position, considering they are in the South Midlands.

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Re: 2018/19   Message 46666 is a reply to message 46661Sat, 12 May 2018 22:18  Go to previous messageGo to next message

Weymouth v Dorchester won't happen on a bank holiday.

The cost of the necessary Plod would wipe out the increased gate receipts, and more.

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Re: 2018/19   Message 46669 is a reply to message 46666Sun, 13 May 2018 07:43  Go to previous message

August Bank Holiday and Boxing Day in the season just gone.
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