Day: October 14, 2010

The Liverpool Crisis: Where Are The Lords And Masters?

As the week has worn on, the situation concerning the ownership of Liverpool Football Club has descended into chaos. With each passing day, the tug of war for the ownership of the club has passed through low comedy, drama and bathos to the point that has started to feel exhausting. There is too much information. There are too many conflicting opinions. And with this exhaustion comes a feeling of profound depression and the feeling that, for all that we could have told the world – indeed, have tried to tell the world for several years – that it was always likely to end up like this, this situation has spiralled out of all control. If football supporters in England hadn’t had the extent to which their game has been taken away from them spelled out in plain enough language over the last twenty years or so, they surely have over the last week or so. It wasn’t difficult to spot what was going to happen at Liverpool. Many people saw it coming, even if a sizeable proportion of Liverpool supporters didn’t when Gillett and Hicks took control of their club in 2007. There is plenty of mileage to be had in the argument that the protests at Anfield weren’t loud enough, that the formation of AFC Liverpool, which mutated very quickly from a protest at the state of the...

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Mungo S03E11

With the Egggate saga still rumbling on, Heart of Clachmaninshire find themselves desperately short-staffed for a cup tie this week.  Luckily for the ramshackle selection of trainees and passers-by, our hero Mungo McCrackas was available for selection, although with the benefit of hindsight will probably wish he hadn’t been.  With part-time footballer and full-time maniac Stanley McDe Jong on the opposing side, things can tend to get a bit gnarly. Dotmund hasn’t been very well this week, but we’re determined to not let him blame that for what you’re about to witness. Click for full...

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