Dover Athletic v Southend United. Match preview

Tweet Sol Campbell will be in search of his first managerial victory for struggling Southend United when they travel to face non-league outfit Dover Athletic in the first round of the FA Cup. The ex-England international already faces pressure in front of the BT Sport cameras to find a much-needed result after league defeats against Ipswich Town, Sunderland and Portsmouth.  Dover will believe they have every chance to progress if they can overcome some poor home displays. Despite their indifferent start to the National League campaign, they have put in…

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How much has investment benefited Salford and Fylde on their journey to the National League final.

Tweet Salford City and AFC Fylde are both wealthy non-league clubs and before their publicised takeovers have never been affiliated with the Football League in their respective histories. Both are newcomers to the National League and have received bleeding criticism for their big-money spending which has enabled their meteoric rise from lower leagues with a lack of financial regulation.  The investment has clearly benefited Salford, who on their road to the final have the financial clout of five ‘Class of 92’ former Manchester United players including the Neville brothers, David…

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