A Year In Non-League Football Photos

Castles. Hedges the size of grandstands. Corner flags that have seen better days. New York Cosmos fans. Luxury suites the size of an outdoor toilet. And real, genuine, muddy football. Pitch Invasion tours a sampling of Non-League football in England throughout 2011, courtesy of the wonderful work and dedication to the lower levels of the English game by photographer Paul Paxford. Check out more from Paul at Pitchside Photo.

The grandstand picture has now been demolished. Hayes & Yeading vs. Kidderminster Harriers, Church Road, Hayes - January 2011

The grandstand pictured has now been demolished. Hayes & Yeading vs. Kidderminster Harriers, Church Road - January 2011

Lewes FC fans at the Dripping Pan

Lewes FC Fans. The Dripping Pan, Lewes - January 2011

The Club Shop, Lewes FC, The Dripping Pan

The Club Shop. Lewes FC, The Dripping Pan - January 2011

The stands and at the Dripping Pan, Lewes FC - January 2011

The stands at the Dripping Pan, Lewes FC - January 2011

A Walk In The Ground, Lymington FC, The Sports Ground - January 2011

A Walk In The Ground. Lymington FC, The Sports Ground - January 2011

The Hospitality Suite, Lymington FC, The Sports Ground - January 2011

For the Non-League 1%. Lymington FC, The Sports Ground - January 2011

Not A Crowded Grandstand, Marlow FC, Alfred Davis Memorial Ground - February 2011

Not A Crowded Stand. Marlow FC, Alfred Davis Memorial Ground - February 2011

Now That's A Grandstand. Marlow FC, Alfred Davis Memorial Ground, Marlow - February 2011

Now That's A Grandstand. Marlow FC, Alfred Davis Memorial Ground - February 2011

No Standing? Thatcham Town FC, Waterside Park - March 2011

No Standing? Thatcham Town FC, Waterside Park - March 2011

Sold Out? Thatcham FC, Waterside Park - March 2011

Sold Out? Thatcham FC, Waterside Park - March 2011

Lonely or Content? Staines Town FC, Wheatsheaf Park - April 2011

Lonely or Content? Staines Town FC, Wheatsheaf Park - April 2011

Grandstand. Maidenhead United vs. Dartford, York Road - April 2011

Grandstand. Maidenhead United vs. Dartford, York Road - April 2011

Maidenhead FC Take On Dartford, York Road, Maidenhead - April 2011

Maidenhead FC Take On Dartford. York Road, Maidenhead - April 2011

Reading Fans Seek Alternate Entertainment, Reading XI vs. Eastleigh, Silverlake Stadium, Eastleigh - July 2011

Reading Fans Seek Alternate Entertainment. Eastleigh vs. Reading XI, Silverlake Stadium - July 2011

A  Lonely Supporter At Sholing v Salisbury City, Portsmouth Road, Southampton - July 2011

A Lonely Supporter At Sholing vs. Salisbury City. Portsmouth Road, Southampton - July 2011

Welcome To Hartlet Wintney vs. Bashley, The Memorial Ground, Hartley Wintney - September 2011

Recycle While You Support. Hartley Wintney FC, The Memorial Ground - September 2011

Save! Basingstoke vs. Hartley Wintney, The Camrose, Basingstoke - October 2011

Save! Basingstoke vs. Hartley Wintney, The Camrose - October 2011

Cambridge City Celebrate. AFC Totton vs. Cambridge City, Little Testwood Farm, Totton - October 2011

Cambridge City Celebrate. AFC Totton vs. Cambridge City, Little Testwood Farm - October 2011

Frome Town FC, Badgers Hill, Frome - September 2011

Frome Town FC, Badgers Hill - September 2011

Corner Flag, Andover New Street vs. Bridport, Foxcotte Park, Andover - September 2011

An Experienced Corner Flag. Andover New Street vs. Bridport, Foxcotte Park - September 2011

Sunset. Brockenhurst vs. Lymington FC, Grigg Lane - September 2011

Sunset. Brockenhurst vs. Lymington FC, Grigg Lane - September 2011

FA Cup 3rd Qualifying Round, Basingstoke Town vs. Hartley Wintney, The Camrose, Basingstoke - October 2011

FA Cup 3rd Qualifying Round Fever. Basingstoke Town vs. Hartley Wintney, The Camrose - October 2011

Not The Real Steven Gerrard. Basingstoke Town vs. Hartley Wintney, The Camrose, Basingstoke - October 2011

Not The Real Steven Gerrard. Basingstoke Town vs. Hartley Wintney, The Camrose - October 2011

Celebration, Basingstoke Town 4 Hartley Wintney 0, The Camrose, Basingstoke - October 2011

Celebration! Basingstoke Town vs. Hartley Wintney, The Camrose - October 2011

Bemerton Heath Harlequins vs. Saltash United, The Clubhouse, Bemerton Heath - November 2011

Bemerton Heath Harlequins vs. Saltash United, The Clubhouse - November 2011

Gosport Borough vs. Braintree Town, Privett Park, Gosport - December 2011

Gosport Borough vs. Braintree Town, Privett Park - December 2011

Chasing the Spitfire? Eastleigh vs. Boreham Wood, Silverlake Stadium - December 2011

Chasing the Spitfire? Eastleigh vs. Boreham Wood, Silverlake Stadium - December 2011

Real Football, Fake Team. Eastleigh vs. Boreham Wood, Silverlake Stadium, Eastleigh - December 2011

Real Football, Fake Team. Eastleigh vs. Boreham Wood, Silverlake Stadium - December 2011

Arundel Castle, Arundel FC vs. Horsham, Mill Road, Arundel - December 2011

Arundel Castle Looms. Arundel FC vs. Horsham, Mill Road - December 2011

Curling It In. Arundel FC vs. Horsham YMCA, Mill Road, Arundel - December 2011

Curling It In. Arundel FC vs. Horsham YMCA, Mill Road - December 2011

All photos by Paul Paxford. Check out more from Paul at Pitchside Photo and on Flickr.

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