This can only go well... (Image: Gainsborough Town)
Brackley Town could only managed a goalless draw against Gainsborough Trinity in the National League North on Monday evening, though it wasn't for the lack of endeavour.
Indeed, the hoststried everythingTrinity down, even debutinga strange new prototype throw-in strategy in a desperate bid to break down the defences.
The premier division of the Football Conference may have started last weekend, but this weekend
is the one that we're marking as the start of the new football season and the return of our
non-league videos of the week. Tonight, we have four matches from four different divisions as clubs
get back to competitive action after their summer break.
A trip to Wembley is starting to come into view for the non-league clubs that are still involved
in this year's FA Trophy, but yesterday's First Round matches saw the qualifiers from the last
round joined by the clubs of the Blue Square Premier and we have highlights and goals from no less
than seven of yesterday's matches.
FC United of Manchester recorded their first win in the National League North in their new home of Broadhurst Park back on August 22.
Nearly 3,000 fans were in attendance for what was an exciting match with the hosts coming through on a beautiful summer's day.
The visitors took the lead early on through Steve Diggin before FCUM stormed into a 3-1 lead by the 70th minute with goals from Matt Wolfenden, Sam Madeley and Tom Greaves.
Brackley Town 1 Gloucester City 3 - Football Conference North
Brackley is a town in South Northamptonshire. It is about 19 miles from Oxford and 22 miles from Northampton. Historically a market town based on the wool and lace trade; it was built on the intersecting trade routes between London, Birmingham and the English Midlands and between Cambridge and Oxford.
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It's time, then, to wind down with our weekly selections of non-league highlights from the last
seven days. Our first match this evening comes from Twerton Park, and it's the Blue Square Premier
match between Bath City and Wimbledon.