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FA Trophy

Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:39 am

A good win yesterday against Staley Vegas and into the next round.

But I’m torn - do we want to have a chance of a piece of silverware , and I do believe we can go far in the Trophy if we try, or is it a waste of effort that can be better put to our League challenge.

Oh well, in the cold light of day a win is a win, and the chance of income and progress is to be welcomed, but still the risk of injury and “burn out”is worrying.

Match report at http://www.blythspartans.com/match-repo ... ge-celtic/

Re: FA Trophy

Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:43 am

Go for the Trophy. Best day ever out in fifty years of following the Shaymen never thought in my lifetime we would win a Trophy at Wembley. Plus total prize money around £100,000 and we had a increase in attendances as well. Never understood the negative feeling especially from ex league club fans.

The Buildbase FA Trophy
Season 2017-18
Payments made from The FA's Prize Fund

Preliminary Round winners (64) £3,000
First Round Qualifying winners (72) £3,250
Second Round Qualifying winner (36) £4,000
Third Round Qualifying winners (40) £5,000
First Round Proper winners (32) £6,000
Second Round Proper winners (16) £7,000
Third Round Proper winners (8) £8,000
Fourth Round Proper winners (4) £10,000
Semi-Final winners (2) £20,000
Final runners-up (1) £30,000
Final winners (1) £60,000

Re: FA Trophy

Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:06 am

AFC Telford United at home next round.

A good home draw , but the proverbial banana skin etc

When do we start taking the FA Trophy seriously, or have we already?

Re: FA Trophy

Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:09 pm

In case you missed the news - match off !

It is hoped that it will go ahead on Tuesday

Re: FA Trophy

Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:17 am

Spartans march on !

The match against AFC Telford United last night was won with a smoothly taken penalty by Dale Hopson being the only goal of the game.

Next up - Bromley , you can tell that the second round isn’t regionalised , can’t you?

Re: FA Trophy

Mon Jan 15, 2018 12:46 pm

Saturday came and went.

A disappointing score line - we weren’t that bad, but defensive mistakes caused at least two of the goals

Oh well, concentrate on the League and other such cliches
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