Non-League football in Doncaster | Saturday 9 August

Typical, you wait ages for the season to arrive, and when it does you’re away at Yeovil. Bloody Yeovil. Miles away from everywhere, so devoid of attraction, even its own train stations don’t bother going near the centre. And they always beat us of course. Always. So if you’ve chosen not to go, or simply…

On Why You Should Sound The Belles One Last Time

This Sunday should have been host to the biggest game in Doncaster Belles’ illustrious history. Final game of the season, with a win needed for survival in the top flight. The Belles have never been relegated, and they would have been playing to preserve that proud record, rallying the support of the town behind them…

Tolling for the Belles; On a Week of Campaigning

The amount of traffic this website has seen since we shone a light on the nature of the FA’s restructure of the Women’s Super League has been unprecedented; thousands of views from all over the globe. Whilst I’m proud of this site and our humble print fanzine, I don’t for one minute assume that all…

The Belles’ Toll – Update and Points of Action

On Sunday night I wrote an article for this site about the Doncaster Belles and how they had been ‘relegated’ one game into the current season as part of the FA’s plans to expand the Women’s Super League. That piece has since had a lot of exposure, indeed it ensured Monday was the busiest ever day…

Doncaster Rovers Belles – 2013 FAWSL Season Preview

It’s that time of year again. League tables are starting to be annotated with Ps and Rs, play-off dreams are being shrugged off and put down to the cheddar eaten before bed, and the summer stretches out ahead of us as a long expanse of nothingness in which we’ll have to feign an interest in…