So How Was It?

July 21, 2015

Your season in Non-League I mean.


This time last year we were all still in shock, maybe in denial even. There was certainly a lot of anger about.

Our club had been relegated from the Football League for the first time in its history.

The Capital One Cup draw came and we weren’t there. Ouch, but worse was to follow.

Can any Rovers fan put into words exactly how they felt when the Football League fixtures were released.

I couldn’t look at them, I was still numb with shock.


The big day finally arrived and the Conference fixtures came out and a sudden realisation that we had just entered a very different world.

I’m sure everyone at Welling United is very nice but did we have to see them on successive Saturdays?

Playing Torquay on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, these things didn’t happen in the Football League, but it was all part of the brave new world that we had to embrace.

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(This article was written by David Thomas, a member of the BRSC EC.)

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