Category: The Ball

Shit Shot Mungo: S02E25 2

Shit Shot Mungo: S02E25

This week’s “Shit Shot Mungo” should also be known as “Mungo Noir, the avant garde masterpiece, directed by Fritz Lang”, according to Ted Carter, but there is definitely a fight between The Goalinator and Mungo McCrackas as well as a seventeen tonne weight in this week’s episode.

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 9 9

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 9

The supporters group Chester Fans United may not have reached a consensus over whether they should formally call a boycott of their club, but it seems to have started already. They beaten 1-0 at home in the Blue Square Premier last night by Salisbury City in front of a record low crowd of just 425.

Football & The Media – There’s Something In The Air 15

Football & The Media – There’s Something In The Air

The game is starting to smell rotten from the inside out, and this smell is starting to become all-pervasive to the extent that even those that have been trying to avoid the smell or don’t have a particularly strong sense of smell are starting to notice it.

Match Of The Midweek: Manchester City 2-1 Manchester United 3

Match Of The Midweek: Manchester City 2-1 Manchester United

There are so many threads to tie together with this match that it is almost impossible to keep track of them all and the feeling, for the first time in a decade and a half, that Manchester United’s place at or about the top of the table may not be as perpetual as we had all thought, is certainly on the rise.

The Last Time That Manchester City Made A Cup Semi-Final… 5

The Last Time That Manchester City Made A Cup Semi-Final…

History, it has been said many times, is written by the victors. It’s a thought that may pass through the heads of some older Manchester City supporters during their League Cup semi-final against Manchester United at The City of Manchester Stadium this evening.

Match Of The Week: Colchester United 0-5 Norwich City 4

Match Of The Week: Colchester United 0-5 Norwich City

There has been bad blood between Colchester United and Norwich City this season, ever since Norwich reacted to being beaten 7-1 at home by them by appointing their manager. Norwich had a chance for revenge yesterday, then, and Colchester’s defenders seemed more than happy to help them.

Liverpool’s Rafael Benitez Conundrum 3

Liverpool’s Rafael Benitez Conundrum

The next four months are going to be very important for Liverpool, and the gambles carry high stakes. Do they change managers now, at high cost, and risk disruption, or do they keep Benitez on board and hope for the best. It’s stick or twist, and the stakes are very high.

Shit Shot Mungo: S02E24 0

Shit Shot Mungo: S02E24

The Goalinator is back at Heart of Clackmannannshire, and this means problems for Mungo McCrackas in this week’s “Shit Shot Mungo”. Mungo is relegated to commentating for the local hospital radio station – although it seems as if his career in broadcasting may be cut short.

The Fall And Rise Of Newport County AFC 12

The Fall And Rise Of Newport County AFC

Newport County went to the wall twenty-one years ago this year. This season, however, they seem likely to get back into the Football Conference – the league that they were in when they collapsed mid-season all those years ago.

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 8 11

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 8

Chester City continue to lurch from crisis to crisis, and the only realistic action left for the club’s supporters is to boycott the club and form a new one. How much help can they expect from anyone else, though, and can Chester City be evicted from The Deva Stadium.