At Dartford, we’ve got some really exciting friendlies lined up. I wrote in my column last year how EFL clubs can really help out Non-League clubs by sending strong squads for pre-season. All our home games are against first teams, which is fantastic.
At school in Chester in the 80s, a teacher randomly conducted a straw poll of who supported who. Surprise, surprise, it yielded approximately 30 Liverpool fans, one Manchester United fan, and one Evertonian. How many Chester City fans? One, yours truly, news that was greeted by gales of incredulous laughter, despite being within walking distance of their Football League stadium.