Manchester City have sacked Les Hughes, then, and replaced him with Roberto Mancini. Is this the wrong decision at the wrong time, or have their owners identified a problem at the club that is not immediately visible to the outside world? We shall see – and probably not until it’s too late.
Fulham brushed aside Manchester United in the Premier League yesterday afternoon with a performance which suggested that 2010 could be a very good year for the London club. Roy Hodgson may be very much from the old school, but his team is thoroughly modern.
If you spent the weekend sitting at home and cursing because your match has been called off this afternoon, it may help to look back upon the 1962/63 season, when the worst winter in over two hundred years brought football to a standstill and almost led to the relegation of Manchester United.
The Highland League has threatened to fine a sixteen year old for – with the permission of his club – videoing their matches and uploading them onto YouTube. The most depressing thing about the whole story is that it’s not even surprising ant more that a football body would do this.
“Shit Shot Mungo” goes on a two week holiday tonight while the artist drinks himself to a dose of port and stilton induced gout, although I have been advised that there will be some sort of mungoings-on over the Christmas break. Get it while it’s hot!
The body of Kings Lynn Football Club is still warm, but the race is already on to secure the lease to The Walks and start the club afresh from the beginning of next season. While one of the interested parties offers a quick fix, though, the long term should be the supporters’ aim.