Classic Programmes with David Chapman

Classic programme – Summer starts

Welcome this afternoon to Basildon United. Is the game limited to 90 minutes or twenty overs? This is an historic day as it is...

Classic Programme: Basildon United (79/80)

It’s nice to welcome the New Year in with a visit from some old friends, Basildon United. Although Waltham Forest have enjoyed a winter break...

Classic programme: FA Cups

Its FA Challenge Cup time again and the visitors are Hoddesdon Town in the first of the qualifying rounds. Having already progressed through one round...

Classic programmes: Barkingside

A warm welcome to Barkingside who are now ensconced in our old home at Cricklefields, Ilford. Last Saturday proved to unlucky thirteen for them,...

Classic programmes: Beaconsfield SYCOB

It’s F A Challenge Cup Day and we extend a warm welcome to Beaconsfield FC for their return visit to Wadham Lodge. Although it was...

Classic programmes: Bishop’s Stortford

Today we have the pleasure of entertaining Takeley in the F A Vase. We have met before already this season in a league match,...

Classic programmes: Crystal Palace

We welcome Leyton Athletic to Wadham Lodge, I hope they found easily? I wonder if anyone reading these notes in the distant future will...

Classic programmes: FA Amateur Cup

Welcome to a new season, a new name and old friends from Hoddesdon Town. For a period of five seasons (1977/1982) we met regularly...

Classic programmes: Liverpool

Well with the new season just a week old, we are delighted to welcome Walsham-le-Willows for their first ever visit and indeed our first...

Classic programmes: Northern Nomads

Today we welcome back to Wadham Lodge our old friends from Sawbridgeworth Town. Their name always reminds me of Michael Palin’s Ripping Yarns as...