Category: The Ball

After The Dust Has Settled On Liverpool

After The Dust Has Settled On Liverpool

At least, we might pause to reflect, they didn’t choose to take the matter any further. The small matter of fuss surrounding the charges brought against Luis Suarez finally started to recede this week,...

Darlington FC Hangs By A Thread 4

Darlington FC Hangs By A Thread

The news came through with startling speed, another rumour that swelled to an almost bewildering succession of public statements in just a few short hours. At the end of yesterday, the battle-wearied supporters of...

A Good Time To Bury Bad News For Port Vale 6

A Good Time To Bury Bad News For Port Vale

It is virtually impossible to forecast the next misdemeanour, potential or otherwise, to emerge from Port Vale’s boardroom, without descending into the realms of bad-taste fantasy (one of the major protagonists revealing themselves to...

A Kettering New Year 1

A Kettering New Year

Often, when push comes to shove in radicalising a group of football supporters, it will take one, symbolic moment to push those that might otherwise have merely got on with the job of watching...

An Unhappy New Year At Darlington 0

An Unhappy New Year At Darlington

A new year may have begun, but familiar problems are already starting to make themselves clear with conflicting stories concerning the well-being of Blue Square Premier club Darlington.