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Football, Finances and League Two 18

Football, Finances and League Two

The new League Two season has started with everybody financially stable – more or less – but Lincoln City supporter Keith Duncombe doesn’t feel that the authorities are going far enough. In 2002 Lincoln...

Steve Cohen Gets His Comeuppance 19

Steve Cohen Gets His Comeuppance

The following article is a summary of events this summer regarding the American football radio show World Soccer Daily, which went off the air last weekend after a sustained campaign of protest by Liverpool...

Serie A Preview: 2009/10 0

Serie A Preview: 2009/10

The Premier League started last weekend and it’s still a couple of weeks until La Liga begins in Spain but this weekend Serie A kicks off in Italy and Paul Grech has been generous...

Scarborough Athletic Show Some Respect 3

Scarborough Athletic Show Some Respect

When the Football Association launched their “Respect” campaign last year, it was met with a degree of derision on all sides. On the one hand, many felt that it didn’t go far enough and,...

Banter, Fanaticism & The Number 96 9

Banter, Fanaticism & The Number 96

Let’s take a moment to try and see into the mind of the man that bought the Manchester United shirt in this story from The Guardian. He went to a sports store and spent...

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Shit Shot Mungo s02e04

Last week’s Shit Shot Mungo saw Glen Roeder surprisingly installed as the manager of Heart of Clackmannanshire on the eve of the start of the new season. This week’s episode sees Roeder’s new club...

The Death Of Tony Allden 15

The Death Of Tony Allden

Considering the amount of physical exertion that takes place on football pitches the length and breadth of the country each year, it is perhaps surprising that that there are so few deaths amongst those...

Arsene Wenger’s Super League Odyssey 4

Arsene Wenger’s Super League Odyssey

The Champions League reaches the final knock-out stage this evening, with an all-British match between Arsenal and Celtic taking centre stage as twenty clubs play off against each other for the right to join...

Neil Warnock & The Phantom Goal 5

Neil Warnock & The Phantom Goal

Sometimes, one has to wonder whether this sort of thing follows Neil Warnock around. In 2007, Sheffield United were relegated on the last day of the season after Carlos Tevez scored an unlikely winner...