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Which Way Now For Leeds United?

Which Way Now For Leeds United?

By on Mar 18, 2014 in Finance, Latest | 2 comments

In a sense, the single most surprising aspect of Massimo Cellino was its timing. As the office workers of this country fumbled their way through their first cup of coffee of the morning, the news came through from Italy that Cellino had been found guilty of evading import duty with regard to the purchase of a yacht which was impounded in 2012 and fined €600,000. It...

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The Right Stuff: Luton Town FC Speaks Up For Supporter Involvement

The Right Stuff: Luton Town FC Speaks Up For Supporter Involvement

By on Mar 17, 2014 in Latest, Non-League | 6 comments

As winter finally gives way to the springtime, the sun continues to shine on Luton Town. The clubs sits thirteen points clearat the top of the Conference Premier and, whilst few at Kenilworth Road would be considering to assume promotion back into the Football League a completely done deal just yet, a last minute equaliser at Cambridge United in a match that might...

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Birmingham City & The Self-Importance Of Being Peter

Birmingham City & The Self-Importance Of Being Peter

By on Mar 16, 2014 in Finance, Latest | 6 comments

Birmingham City’s still-acting chairman Peter Pannu recently dismissed Birmingham City supporter protests as something of a norm for English football. More of a norm for English football, however, is Pannu’s sense of self-worth, which is only matched by whoever is responsible for paying him £400,000 a year for his role at the football club. And attached to this...

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Introducing… Unofficial, Unaffiliated Premier League Bingo!

Introducing… Unofficial, Unaffiliated Premier League Bingo!

By on Mar 14, 2014 in Art, Latest | 2 comments

Now, we’ve all done it – slumped down in front of the television or a laptop, wondering what on earth we can do to brighten up the prospect of a live match that we have no particular interest apart from the somewhat ghoulish hope that somebody might hold up a piece of card that says something particularly ridiculous, punch a referee, say something a bit...

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No End In Sight To The Agony Of Coventry City Supporters

No End In Sight To The Agony Of Coventry City Supporters

By on Mar 12, 2014 in Latest, Politics | 5 comments

Steven Pressly celebrated his first anniversary as the manager of Coventry City last Saturday. It didn’t turn out to be a particularly happy anniversary for the Sky Blues manager. His team has won just three of its twelve league matches so far in 2014 and, whilst his team sits in eleventh place in the League One table at the moment, it is only six points above...

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Hard Questions & Hard Times For Exeter City’s Supporters’ Trust

Hard Questions & Hard Times For Exeter City’s Supporters’ Trust

By on Mar 12, 2014 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 4 comments

Just over decade ago, Exeter City were struggling both on and off the pitch, battling to stave off both administration and relegation to non-league. Fast forward ten years and Exeter City are again battling to stave off relegation to non-league, punctuated with worrying messages about cash flow. But while their main issue in 2003 was the convicted fraudster at the...

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