Climbing The Ladder

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Everyone here at ‘Climbing The Ladder’ is delighted to announce that we have teamed up with the charity “The C9 Foundation” as our new Charity Partner. The charity’s main aim is to tackle mental health within grassroots football, something that we as a website felt…

Charity Partner Announcement!

They Playoffs are upon us and to my surprise we actually had a fully fit squad! In our Semi-Final we faced Chesterfield, one of the early favourites for automatic promotion and a team we struggled against in the league this year. Thankfully we played well…

FM20 Barrow (Season One Finale)

The last month of the season before the Play-Offs start, using a revolving squad I expected a mixed bag of results as we got the majority of our squad fit and match ready before the games that would decide whether we made the football league…

FM20 Barrow (Ep 10 – April)

Another sub standard month if you look at her early season form, we managed to secure our position in the playoffs however and short of them having a complete disaster, it seems as though Notts County will win the National League. Our form going into…

FM20 Barrow (Ep 9: March)

Could this month have gone any worse? The loss in the FA Cup to Sheffield United at the end of January seems to have knocked all the momentum and any kind of decent football completely out of us. Since being knocked out the cup, we’ve…

FM20 Barrow (Ep 8: February)

So my bad, I didn’t know transfer windows didn’t really apply to the National League, so during those months we were struggling player wise, I could have been signing short term players… Anyways as mentioned last episode, January we were really just looking for some…

FM20 Barrow (Ep 7: January)