Vanarama Column – Dover AthleticThe Vanarama National League column - Hessenthaler's Return, by Glenn Moore
From the outside it was not the most obvious move. Andy Hessenthaler was doing well at Eastleigh, stabilising a club which had been through a change of ownership and five managers in two years. The Vanarama National League play-offs beckoned. Then the league’s bottom club called.
Vanarama Column – Chorley
Vanarama Column October 25 - Chorley, by Glenn Moore
From a trio of Dutchmen in Rinus Michels, Louis van Gaal and Guus Hiddink, to the Scots Andy Roxburgh and Craig Brown, to England’s Roy Hodgson and Howard Wilkinson, the list of teachers turned football coaches is long and illustrious. Indeed, the highly-regarded Cowley brothers, Danny and Nicky, of Lincoln City are football’s latest alumni of the education sector.
MANarama National League column – Leyton Orient
Leyton Orient, by Glenn Moore
On 25 May 2014 Leyton Orient were twice on the brink of reaching the second tier of English football for the first time in more than three decades. As they prepared to celebrate promotion at Wembley that day, the idea that they could be playing a league match at Braintree within four years – and coming home elated after a win - was beyond comprehension.
FWA to support Prostate Cancer UKFWA to support Prostate Cancer UK
Following the sad passing of our colleague and lifetime member Ralph Ellis, who lost his battle with prostate cancer last weekend, the FWA is proud to announce we will be supporting Prostate Cancer UK as our designated charity for the remainder of this season.
The MANarama National LeagueWe at the FWA are pleased to support a ground-breaking charity initiative from Vanarama, sponsors of our Golf Day and regular National League column.
Vanarama are supporting Prostate Cancer UK and for the month of October will rename the National League, which they sponsor, the MANarama National League, as well as pledging to raise £150,000 for the charity.
Vanarama Column – Harrogate TownThe Vanarama National League column - by Glenn Moore
At first sight Harrogate Town’s climb to the summit of the Vanarama National League appears a story to irk non-League folk. Construction millionaire father owns the club, son manages it. Conversations are imagined:
Vanarama National League Column Oct 25thVANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE COLUMN - Craig Harrison, by Glenn Moore
Some coaches begin preparing for life on the training pitch while they are still players, making notes about sessions put on by their managers, mentally filing behaviours, and taking their qualifications. Others fall into the job by accident. The strange thing is that sometimes it is the latter who are more successful.
Vanarama National League – a new column
Each week the FWA will round up events in the Vanarama National League in association with our sponsor Vanarama. Glenn Moore, former football editor of the Independent and FWA committee member, explains...