Posts by Ian

Euro 2012: The Runners And Riders – Poland

By on May 11, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

With slightly less than a month to go until the start of the 2012 European Championships, it’s time for us to kick off our previews of the sixteen nations that will be competing at this summer’s tournament in Poland and Ukraine. We’re doing this in order of the groups drawn, so we’ll start with everything you probably don’t need to know...

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Turning From Blue To Red: Cardiff City’s Backfiring Rebranding Exercise

By on May 10, 2012 in Latest, Politics | 3 comments

Update: news reports coming from Wales are indicating that Cardiff City have performed an about turn on the issue of changing the colour of their kit and rebranding the club’s identity. We’ll offer out congratulations to the supporters for making their voices heard, and also to the club itself for listening to those concerns and acting upon them when it...

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44 Years On: Manchester City’s Last Football League Championship Revisited

By on May 9, 2012 in History, Latest | 1 comment

The hard work, the experts will tell you, has been done. Victories against Manchester United and Newcastle United have taken Manchester City to the cusp of their first English league championship in almost four and a half decades and on Sunday afternoon a win against Queens Park Rangers at the City of Manchester Stadium will be enough to return the second part of...

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Red Mist Descends for The Bluebirds

By on May 8, 2012 in Latest, Politics | 4 comments

Another season ends for Cardiff City in what seems to be the norm, faltering in the play-offs. However, when the change of manager and the summer exodus are taken into account, praise for Malky Mackay’s achievements in his first season cannot be understated. As with most clubs, Cardiff City has an active and vocal fan base online, where one can find insight into the...

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Guernsey FC: Mission Accomplished At The End Of Season One

By on May 8, 2012 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

At the start of the season, Andy Ollerenshaw was kind enough to tell us the story of Guernsey FC, the first club from the Channel Islands to take a place in the English football pyramid. They have had a very successful first season in Division One of the Combined Counties League, and Andy has kindly returned to fill us on their progress over the last nine months or...

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