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Simon Hahn

Lifelong sufferer following Darlington FC from League Two to the Northern League. Freelance Sports and data journalist. Living for 3pm on Saturday.


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Video Games
FIFA 2020: Street is back but will it revive the series?
17:00 Friday 21st June 2019

It's that time of year when the hype is at its peak in the gaming world. EA Sports has a trump card for its biggest title. FIFA Street is back in the game. Can it help turn the series' fortunes around after a rough couple…

Non League
Gateshead demoted to National League North; what next for the Heed?
17:00 Monday 17th June 2019

Last weekend the National League AGM took place, during which Gateshead was demoted into the National League North for the coming season. Following a year of uncertainty and turmoil, what can now be expected for the Heed? Gateshead performed…

League Two
How will Salford City spend their summer?
15:00 Thursday 13th June 2019

Salford City have been a team in the headlines in recent years. Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt, Gary and Phil Neville each invested 10% in the club with Singaporean investor Peter Lim financing the remaining 60% in 2014. Since…

Womens Football
Scotland Women head for historic first World Cup Finals
08:00 Saturday 8th June 2019

The Women’s World Cup started yesterday, with the Scotland Women's team heading to France as they look to spring a surprise or two. Women's football has grown hugely in recent years and Scotland are amongst the up-and-coming…

Non League
Alun Armstrong the perfect appointment for Darlington
12:00 Wednesday 29th May 2019

Eight days ago, ex-Ipswich Town and Middlesbrough striker Alun Armstrong took over as manager of another of his former clubs, Darlington. Why is he the perfect fit for the Quakers? Also, what does it mean for the club he leaves behind,…

Non League
The National League playoff finals preview
09:00 Saturday 11th May 2019

This weekend, the playoff finals take place in the three National Leagues. North, South and Premier. Which three sides will gain promotion? National North: Chorley v Spennymoor Town There has already been plenty of drama in the National North…

Non League
Gateshead: The latest club on the brink due to an unfit owner
15:00 Wednesday 8th May 2019

It's becoming an all too common problem in football in England; owners making a mess of clubs. Gateshead’s fans are the latest to suffer the devasting effects since being bought by Dr Ranjan Varghese, but what…

Non League
National League North Play-offs
09:00 Wednesday 1st May 2019

Non-league football has almost finished now for the summer. All the regular season action is done and dusted, but the most important games still have to be played. It’s play-off season, here is my look at the mouthwatering National…

Non League
Stockport County one win from redemption
12:00 Saturday 27th April 2019

Up and down the country there is a host of teams who have been through hard times in recent decades. The one that has been through more than most, Stockport County, are on the verge of taking a huge step towards redemption. One game…

Non League
Can Mariners sail to a fourth consecutive promotion?
17:00 Friday 19th April 2019

South Shields were relegated to the Northern League Second Division, the 10th tier of English Football, in 2013. Financial problems meant they had to play away from their home ground for two seasons. New Chairman Geoff Thompson turned…

League Two
Imps, Stags face off with League One football at stake
15:00 Monday 18th March 2019

We are getting to that stage of the season where every game is vital unless you're stranded mid-table.  In League Two, everything is still up for grabs. At the top, five teams battle for the three automatic promotion places. Mansfield…

League One
Should the EFL Trophy be this season's most anticipated cup final?
15:00 Friday 15th March 2019

Domestic cup finals are losing their significance in modern day football, where Premier League positions and the Champions League are the main priority. However, one showpiece this year is guaranteed to be huge for both clubs, and…

Non League
National League North title race a three-way thriller
09:00 Wednesday 6th March 2019

With less than two months to go in the National North season, the title race remains wide open. Three sides gun for the title and the sole automatic promotion place. Who will take the crown? In recent years, the National North became a…

Womens Football
Durham WFC set for biggest match in their history
17:00 Friday 1st March 2019

Durham’s women have reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup for the second time in their history and will host Chelsea in March. They have already punched above their weight in recent years, but how far can they really go? The Women’s…

Non League
Why Steve Watson left Gateshead to manage York City
17:00 Thursday 14th February 2019

The former Newcastle player Steve Watson has jumped ship from Gateshead in the National Premier top ten to York City of the National North who are fighting near the bottom. Why has he made this switch? After players careers come to an end they…