Tony Incenzo talks to Swallownest FC manager Alex Nightingale

In his latest catch-up with non-league clubs, TalkSPORT reporter Tony Incenzo speaks to Swallownest FC manager Alex Nightingale.

Swallownest FC, from the Northern Counties East League Division One, were winners in the Buildbase FA Vase first round qualifying.

Alex chats to Tony in detail about:

  • His team’s exciting 3-1 victory over Bottesford Town in the Buildbase FA Vase First Round Qualifying.
  • Initial thoughts on their Buildbase FA Vase Second Round Qualifying draw away to Lower Breck FC of the North West Counties League in the Liverpool area.
  • The excitement that the Buildbase FA Vase is creating in the Swallownest area. Alex says that anyone can win the Vase with a little bit of luck along the way.
  • How his club have rapidly progressed since being formed in 2006. They only joined the Northern Counties East League four years ago.
  • Their admirable club links, which embrace local children and the surrounding community.
  • The dream of Swallownest reaching Wembley Stadium in the Buildbase FA Vase Final.

Read more from Tony and his passion for non-league football in our Groundhopper Diary

Tony Incenzo is a reporter for talkSPORT Radio and Sky TV. You can follow Tony on Twitter at @TonyIncenzo