Posts by Ian

Turning The Tide On 3g Pitches

Turning The Tide On 3g Pitches

By on Mar 7, 2014 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

It may be coincidence or it may not be, but at the end of a winter that has decimated the non-league football calendar it has hardly felt like much of a great surprise that the cold winds of financial difficulty have been blowing through the bank accounts of some semi-professional clubs of late. We have already lost Eastwood Town of the Northern Premier League, and...

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The Madness Of Queens Park Rangers’ Annual Accounts

The Madness Of Queens Park Rangers’ Annual Accounts

By on Mar 6, 2014 in Finance, Latest | 4 comments

Well, at least we now have a fuller picture of exactly why the club is understood to be so steadfastly against the notion of Financial Fair Play. It had been expected that the release of Queens Park Rangers’ annual accounts for their 2012/13 financial year would not make for particularly appetising reading for the club’s supporters, but to suggest that...

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The Despotism & Ignorance Of Vincent Tan

The Despotism & Ignorance Of Vincent Tan

By on Mar 4, 2014 in Latest, Opinion | 8 comments

Perhaps now we at least might have some understanding of why Vincent Tan has been so insistent on the subject of changing the colours of Cardiff City’s shirts over this last couple of years or so. By wearing red, all associated with the club are better prepared to mask the redness of their faces as the club’s owner repeatedly drags its name through the...

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