Author: Ted

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Mungo S03E24

The snow at The Clackins Park Colosseum still stubbornly refuses to shift, and it’s attracted the attention of the authorities who are not happy in the least. But could the brutal, heinous sanction they...

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Friday picture: Footballing tennis dads

This week’s Picture That Dotmund Did is a double whammy of art and LEARNING. As we are now in the middle of the Australian Open Tennis, your correspondent (who likes tennis so much that...

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Mungo S03E23

In this week’s visit to Heart of Clachmaninshire, the usual rubbish happens. Dotmund is responsible, blame him. Click for full-size

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Friday picture: Blackburn’s brave new world

Your correspondent got himself all excited this week when he read an internet rumour (it must be true!) that none other than Diego Maradona was on his was to the North West to discuss...

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Mungo S03E22

Heart of Clachmaninshire are well on their way to getting their season back on track as Dennis Wise starts his first day in the Director of Football job. There’s seemingly only one piece of...

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(pre-)Friday Essay: Succeeding Roy Hodgson

Dotmund has been beavering away this morning and no mistake. He’s brought his illustrated Friday Essay forward by 12-odd hours in what is bound to be an ultimately doomed attempt to keep his finger...

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Mungo S03E21

As if those post-Christmas blues weren’t hitting you hard enough, Mungo is back on Twohundredpercent. But the chances of him playing any football have been severely hit by the weather and an influx of...

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Mungo S03E20

Heart of Clachmaninshire’s Christmas came early when the Scottish FA decided to allow them to take a one-off penalty after the scandal of 73rd Lanarkgate. The only potential problem is that the man charged...

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Friday essay: A World Cup debut for Qatar

For this week’s Picture That Dotmund Did, he’s worrying about history as usual. Qatar have just two more attempts to qualify for the World Cup before they become the first debutant to host a...

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Mungo S03E19

With chairman Sir Roddy Bulbs confined in what may be sensitively termed the nuthouse, a new man is temporarily at the helm of the good ship Heart of Clachmaninshire. And he’s not in the...

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Friday Essay: Seasonally-adjusted figures

As the most clued-up and news savvy readers may know, the UK has undergone something of a cold snap this week.  High time that Dotmund looked at the variety of clothing solutions footballers employ...

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Mungo S03E18

Heart of Clachmaninshire’s renaissance still seems to be some way off, but for once it’s not for the want of trying.  Even Mungo McCrackas seems able to contribute to a positive team performance.  However,...

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Mungo S03E17

Thursday is our day for our weekly visit to Heart of Clachmaninshire, where a stuttering start to the season is about to get worse pending Sir Roddy Bulbs’ latest psychological assessment. More importantly, like...