Simkin quaffs a cup of Cod Liver Oil in preparation for the game
Despite having turned 60 a few months ago, Dorchester Town manager Phil Simkin may find himself turning out for the Magpies for their game against Dover Athletic after the club's perilous financial position meant that every single member of the squad has been put up for sale.
By Andy Brunning, writing from Dorchester, England
As it always does by this stage in the season, the Premier League table is beginning to take on
a not unfamiliar appearance. True, perhaps the advent of Manchester City as the current league
leaders is a marked change from recent years, but with their many millions it was really only a
matter of time before they sauntered to the top of the table.
While the real David Beckham prepares to take on San Jose in the next round of the MLS playoffs, a semi-professional footballer who impersonates him is preparing to play Plymouth in the first round of the FA Cup. Conference South club Dorchester Town beat the odds to qualify for the oldest football competition in the world (and one that Beckham has won twice) and now 27-year-old midfielder/professional Beckham lookalike Jamie Gleeson will try to confuse the viewing audience in his first match on live TV.
Who needs luck when you have this man's short tent on your side? Image:Â Christopher Lee/Getty
Images. We've been struggling to last minute plan for our annual birthday festivities (we're
turning six 6! in July), Kickettes. How should we celebrate our wrinkles? Slumber party with all of
our readers at the Dorchester, hosted by [.
#5 - It Appears You've Forgotten Something: Late in the first half of the Everton v.
Birmingham City match on Wednesday, referee Peter Walton awarded a yellow card to Brummies player
Jordan Mutch. Trouble is, while Walton raised his hand and booked Mutch, there was no yellow card
to bee seen as the official had left his cards in the locker room.