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


Anonymous said...

A fella from Clifton All Whites gets in your team of the season ?? lol

Sticky said...

It'a an across the board reflection of non-league performances I've seen at all levels.

Katy Cat said...

Where's Finley Palmer in the awards? Surely his kind of stellar season gets a place in the their somewhere.

Sticky said...

Katy, he's lucky he's not in the pot after what he put me through that dark winter's evening.

blandy said...

anon? good job....looks like he needs to watch jake play or clean the football knowledge off his toe nail.

Anonymous said...

Blandy he is not a patch on the big lad that used to play for Clifton Ressies. Was his name Darrell ??

blandy said...

LOL, had to think a bit, 2.4 seconds, as we have had a few big lads starting with D play for us (me lad did spring to mind)......sad thing is i think i signd him...i'm off to wash my feet as my toe nail is dirty and they stink. thank god you didn't mention the vets it had my name all over it.

Uwdi Krugg said...

Thanks for the kind reference to the 'Wheres The Tea Hut' blog Sticky, its much appreciated. If it had half the drama of your escapades then maybe I might be getting somewhere.