Category: The Ball

Watford FC: Laurence Bassini Is Unwell 7

Watford FC: Laurence Bassini Is Unwell

 I was still researching Watford owner Laurence Bassini’s last no-show at a fans’ forum when the headline “Watford owner to face fans’ Q&A” appeared on the BBC Football website’s homepage. By the time...

Depression & Modern Football 8

Depression & Modern Football

This morning’s news of the death of Gary Speed at just forty-two years of age is too recent and too raw to pass comment upon in any detail and this particular piece is not...

Scudamore Misses the Moment On Racism 3

Scudamore Misses the Moment On Racism

So, the English Premier League will not be staging that dreaded 39th game overseas any time soon, which perhaps allows some of those grassroots fans to be thankful for something while they see the...

Pompey: An Unavoidable Calamity? 14

Pompey: An Unavoidable Calamity?

Its getting to the point where Pompey fans are wondering if there is some kind of Karmic force coming to a head in the City. Something to do with all those Crusaders who set...

Are Kettering Town On The Brink? 12

Are Kettering Town On The Brink?

Things seem to be escalating out of control very rapidly at Blue Square Premier club Kettering Town, where pre-season hopes of a fresh start at a new home have already evaporated, to be replaced...

SPL Should Consider Fan Investment 0

SPL Should Consider Fan Investment

Football loves its phrases. We speak of a player getting stuck in and having good feet for a big man, while saying his form is poor as he’s gone off the boil. Some squads play Route One football and others...