In anticipation of Non League Day this Saturday, Sportglos is asking local footballers what non league means to them. First up are Cirencester Town’s Jamie Reid and Gloucester’s Mike Tambling:
Name: Jamie Reid
Club: Cirencester Town
Best non league moment?
Winning promotion to the Southern Prem with Ciren
Why is Non League Day important?
People need to support this day to support ther local non league side, to help them gain football league status with vocal support and financial help. It’s a cheap days entertainment for the family and there are very entertaining games played in non league with real pride and passion.
Name: Mike Tambling
Club: Gloucester City
Position: Midfield / Forward
What does Non-League mean to you?
Great opportunity to represent your home team and play in front of local people supporting their local team.
Best Non-League moment for you as a player or a fan?
Scoring and getting man of the match for Gloucester against Pegasus in my first pre season with the club
Why should everyone support Non-League day?
Experience the atmosphere of the crowd as opposed to just watching the tv, is always great to get behind your local team and also the social opportunities