Friday, May 27, 2011
The Groundhopper Awards 2010/2011
Goal of the Season: Darren Garmston's 30 yard dipper for Dunkirk at Stratford Town. Special mention for Jordan Smith's volley for Thurnby Nirvana at Ellistown. Town.
Favourite Team: Thurnby Nirvana, Dunkirk and Staveley MW.
Best Team Performance: Eastwood Town beating Alfreton Town 4-2.
Worst Game: Rugby Town v Bedworth United
Best Pub: Pack Horse Inn at New Mills
Best Cup of Tea: Keyworth United 10/10. Special Mentions for Thurnby Nirvana, Wollaton and Radcliffe Olympic.
Best Playing Surface: Swansea City
Most Welcoming Club: Staveley MW and Rugby Town.
Best Programme: Radford FC
Norman Hunter Services to Foul Play Award: Mossley (3 red cards v Darlo in the FA Cup)
Favourite Clubhouse: Lincoln Moorlands
Best New Ground Visited: Mossley AFC
Best New Pro Ground Visited: Swansea City
Best Pro Player: Leon Britton, Swansea City
Best Non League Player: Jordan Smith, Thurnby Nirvana
Favourite League: East Midlands Counties League
Best DJ/PA Announcer: Bloke at Mossley made national headlines for barracking the ref.
Favourite Blog: Where's The Tea Hut by Uwdi Krugg. A quality non league blog.
Favourite Character: Ian Upton of Dunkirk FC is a legend.
Johan Cruyff Total Football: Bridlington Town AFC
Most Picturesque Ground: Stourbridge
Hardest Ground to Find: Coleshill Town
Best Supporters: Nuneaton Town, cracking turn out for FA Cup at Brigg Town.
Best Message Board in the World: Notts Senior League.
Man of the Match: Trumpy Bolton.
All Star X1
Elliot Shillam Hinckley FC
Nijah Frank Thurnby Nirvana
Anthony Gregory Dunkirk
Jake Richardson Clifton FC
Keith Briggs Kidderminster Harriers
Mickey Lyons Gresley
Ricky Greening Pickering Town
Kyle Storer Nuneaton Town
Brian Woodall Gresley (now at Dagenham and Redbridge)
Liam Hearn Alfreton Town
Jordan Smith Thurnby Nirvana