Category: The Ball

Good Hosts and Bad Hosts 2

Good Hosts and Bad Hosts

Until someone figures out how to astroturf the moon and stop the corner flags floating away, all major sporting events have to take place somewhere. And when you have somewhere, you can rest assured that someone already lives there. The host nation and the home advantage are here to stay.

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Shit Shot Mungo: S02E35

This week’s “Shit Shot Mungo” is a rather sombre occasion, featuring, as it does, the untimely death of the Heart of Clackmannannshire stalwart Sid “Bisto” Nixon after a lengthy battle with rabies. Still, Mungo...

World Cup Gallery 6

World Cup Gallery

World Cups don’t need posters any more, really. In these days of saturating media coverage, combined with the explosion of information technology, the chances of someone walking round a street corner, glancing at a poster and saying, “Hmm, it seems, Milicent, that there is to be some sort of international football tournament to be held,” are minimal at best.

The Battle To Save Cowdenbeath 6

The Battle To Save Cowdenbeath

Central Park, Cowdenbeath, is one of those old grounds with a bit of what they like to call “character”. Terracing surrounds the ground on three sides, set well back and a little above the...

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Shit Shot Mungo: S02E34

Hello. In this week’s “Shit Shot Mungo”, the whole of the Heart of Clachmaninshire team take magic mushrooms in a desperate attempt to stay in the Scottish Premier League. It all ends up fairly...