Posts by Ian

Suffolk Punch: How Ipswich Town Shocked The Football League In 1962

By on Apr 3, 2012 in English League Football, History, Latest | 3 comments

It is entirely appropriate that Ipswich Town should have chosen last Saturday’s home league match against Barnsley as an opportunity to rename their South Stand as The Sir Alf Ramsey Stand, for this month marks a very special anniversary in the history of the club. It is fifty years ago this month the Ipswich Town became, against all odds, the champions of...

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Mungo S04E08

By on Apr 2, 2012 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 0 comments

Mungo time again. And the season is reaching its end. But could this be the end of Mungo as we know it? It certainly could be unless he develops the ability to respirate anaerobically like botulism, as a series of unfortunate accidents and sexual encounters with electronic equipment leave the Premier League’s mission to the moon in mortal peril. Can Mungo save...

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Graham Westley Discovers That Attitude May Be Just As Important As Ability

By on Apr 2, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 5 comments

Defeat on Saturday at Sheffield Wednesday confirmed what most that have been watching them play all season had been long suspecting: that hopes of a swift return to the Championship at the end of this season were little more than pie in the sky, but that the possibility of a second successive relegation still looms, distant yet ominous on the horizon. The manner of...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: 01-04-2012

By on Apr 1, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

The non-league season is into its closing stages now, and this week’s videos come from the Blue Square Premier, the Blue Square South, Division One Central of the Southern League and the semi-finals of the FA Vase. Our first match comes form the dog-fight to avoid relegation from the Blue Square Premier, and is between AFC Telford United and Darlington, and we...

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West Ham United’s Faustian Pact Bares Its Teeth

By on Mar 31, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

A quite, considered hush fell over Upon Park about ten minutes into the second half of West Ham Uniteds match against Reading yesterday afternoon. As the visiting team dispatched their third goal, a penalty kick from Ian Harte after a clumsy tackle by Abdoulaye Faye in fifteen minutes either side of half-time and extended their lead to three-one, it was as if this...

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