Here At Last….

So here we are at last, the football season begins in earnest tomorrow and the first kick of a ball in anger of the 2017/18 season will take place. For us at Concord Rangers we’ll be opening the year against Wealdstone, a team that we’ve had a fair few run-ins with over the last 5 […]

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A Quick Season Review…..

What a season eh? Concord Rangers fourth year in the National League may not have been as successful as our previous ones, with no cup runs and a low finish in the table, but when you look at the grand scheme of things, the club can go into the summer with their heads held high. […]

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Every Game Is An Opportunity

I’ve written and spoken about the emotional rollercoaster that following a football team can provide many a time before, but admittedly the majority of the dips I’ve experienced have come historically from supporting West Ham United. Being involved in Concord Rangers over the last 7 years, as a fan, programme editor and committee member, has […]

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New Season, New Opponents

The 2015/16 season has come to a close, and with it we say goodbye to Sutton United and Maidstone United (promoted), and to Basingstoke Town, Hayes & Yeading United and Havant & Waterlooville (relegated). On behalf of Concord Rangers I would like to wish all these clubs the best as they aim for their various […]

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They Think It’s All Over

That’s it, the last game of the season has finished, our league position has been finalised, and everyone gets a well-earned bit of time off (well, except for the gaffer, the chairman etc). Thoughts will now turn to the summer, getting the team sorted for next season, and preparing the pitch etc for another year […]

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Last Home Game (& Programme) of the Season

So this is it, the final home game of the 2015/16 Vanarama National League South season for Concord Rangers. After a summer of change, this year was about rebuilding and consolidation, and we again exceeded expectations by challenging for the playoffs up until this past week, along with winning our third Essex Senior Cup in […]

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Some Essex Senior League History

One of the great things about non league football is the fact that generally the people that are a part of it are always looking out for each other and will lend a helping hand where they can. Obviously there are exceptions to the rule, but the fact that a lot of clubs at our […]

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Postponements & Players

The weather has finally started to impact our season, with our first postponement of 2016 occurring this past Saturday when we were meant to travel to Oxford City. With the fairly warm winter we’d had up until the new year, it was easy to get used to the fact that games were on every weekend […]

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A Crazy Few Weeks!

(Hayes & Yeading United programme notes, 17/10/15) Welcome back to the Aspect Arena, it’s been a crazy couple of weeks since we were last here so I’ll try and cover all that has gone on around the club in that time! Just after the last programme had gone to press, assistant manager Jody Brown left […]

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4 Games In……

The season is only 4 games old, just under 3 weeks have gone by and already those of us following Concord Rangers have experienced both ends of the emotional spectrum as supporters! Our start couldn’t have been better results-wise, resoundingly beating Weston Super Mare by a score of 4 goals to 1 here at the […]

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