Posts by Ian

So, Why Is The Leeds United Takeover Taking So Long, Then?

So, Why Is The Leeds United Takeover Taking So Long, Then?

By on Jan 22, 2014 in Finance, Latest | 6 comments

This evening, the supporters of Leeds United AFC could well be forgiven for contemplating the fact that it wasn’t meant to turn out like this. When Ken Bates finally surrendered the chairmanship of the club in July of last year, a new era was supposed to be at the point of dawning for a club – and a city – that has now been almost a full decade...

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Graham Turner Leaves Shrewsbury Town With His Dignity Intact

Graham Turner Leaves Shrewsbury Town With His Dignity Intact

By on Jan 21, 2014 in European Club Football, Latest | 0 comments

In an era during which it can be difficult to zone out the white noise of vitriol and rage that seems to accompany professional football wherever it goes, it comes as no little surprise to see the resignation of a manager from his position with a degree mutual respect between himself, the football club that they both represented and the club itself. So it was,...

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Nicolas Anelka, The Quenelle, Gestures & Words

Nicolas Anelka, The Quenelle, Gestures & Words

By on Jan 21, 2014 in Latest, Opinion | 3 comments

It was a tense and nervy evening at The Hawthorns tonight, as West Bromwich Albion and Everton played out a one-all draw that did neither too many favours in this year’s Premier League. Everton missed out on the chance to leapfrog back over Tottenham Hotspur and into fifth place in the table, whilst West Bromwich Albion rose to thirteenth place in the table...

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Maidstone & The Conference: Time To Change Tack On 3G Pitches

Maidstone & The Conference: Time To Change Tack On 3G Pitches

By on Jan 19, 2014 in Latest | 8 comments

It’s tight at the top of the Ryman League Premier Division. With a little less than half of the season left to play, just seven points seperate the top six clubs in the table and it remains, for now at least, anybody’s guess who from Kingstonian, Maidstone United, Wealdstone, Dulwich Hamlet, Bognor Regis Town or AFC Hornchurch will be taking a place in...

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