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Skeletons In The Closet & Brinkmanship At Wrexham

By on Sep 25, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 2 comments

At least, some may choose to reflect, the team is still winning. Wrexham went to Grimsby Town yesterday and came returned with a comfortable 3-1, which left them at the top of the Blue Square Premier on goal difference from second placed Gateshead with a quarter of the season now played. This result was, however, little comfort at the end of another week which has...

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The Culture Of Mistrust At Port Vale

By on Sep 23, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

This weekend, Port Vale’s board are due to publish answers to 141(141!) questions from fans about a proposed multi-million pound investment by American ‘sports construction’ firm ‘Blue Sky International.’ A full Vale article on this site will follow that publication. But there was a Vale vignette this week, demonstrating the mistrust which pervades the club and...

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A Winding Up Order For Truro City

By on Sep 22, 2011 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 7 comments

The London Gazette can be a treasure trove of information. The official journal record of the British government contains years and years of official information and one notice, published yesterday, really caught the eye – a winding up order issued against Truro City Football Club Limited. This story, which may yet end up turning out to be a case of much ado...

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Ugly Goes Underground

By on Sep 22, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 1 comment

Voices floating over Hadrian’s Wall after Sunday’s Old Firm derby sounded curiously, positive. Curiously positive in the sense that, with so much about Scottish football being accompanied by the sound of a death knell of late, hearing something good about two SPL clubs struck a more upbeat note. Rangers and Celtic gave those in attendance at Ibrox, along...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: 11-09-11

By on Sep 22, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

This week’s non-league videos of the week come from the top of the Blue Square South, the Southern League Division One South and West and the FA Vase. Our first two matches feature two clubs that have had an excellent start to the season in the Blue Square South. Dartford sit in the play-off places in the division, and they are at home against struggling...

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Midweek Non-League Videos: The Blue Square South Title Race

By on Sep 22, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

There was a full round of matches in all three divisions the Football Conference this week, and it looks like being a very tight season in the Conference South. Today, there are just ten points between the team at the top of the table and the team in fourteenth place, and there seems little between the top three sides, with others lower down the table looking more...

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Match Of The Midweek: Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Liverpool

By on Sep 21, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

True enough, it’s only the Third Round of the League Cup and both of the teams playing this evening, whether rightly or wrongly, may well feel that they have bigger fish to fry than this competition this season. There is, however, something in the sea air in Brighton this evening. The trains into the railway station are jammed solid and the queue for the...

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