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Subbuteo, Manchester United & Me

By on Oct 27, 2011 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

I just bought an A4 print of a 1992-1994 Manchester United home kit Subbuteo player. I’m not a massive fan of Subbuteo, but there’s something about the aesthetic of it all that pleases me on a very base level. So much so that having ordered the print I had to stop myself from going to Ebay and buying numerous teams decked out in classic United kits. I’ve not played...

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A Phoenix With Trimmed Wings: Farnborough FC’s New Reality

By on Oct 26, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

The fifteenth of May must have felt like a long time ago for the supporters of Farnborough FC on Tuesday night. On that particular day, Farnborough stood at the cusp of a place in the Blue Square Premier. Having finished in second place in the Blue Square South behind champions Braintree Town, they started their play-off final with home advantage and as the...

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An Alternative View on the Media Bans

By on Oct 26, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

Football clubs and the media covering them live together as slightly estranged bedfellows, desirous of one another’s company but at times cold or distant when the other’s been bad in the sack. Quite often it is the club in some capacity turning away, demanding the media pick up the blanket off the end of the bed and to go sleep on the couch for the...

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Mungo S04E03

Mungo S04E03

By on Oct 26, 2011 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 2 comments

It’s something of a cause for celebration at Twohundredpercent Towers today as today’s Mungo is the 100th edition of the strip. But as ever, Mungo’s days are beginning to look numbered as the Primrose Hill Ramblers chairman has what alcoholics refer to as a moment of clarity. The world’s most lethal striker could have just 45 minutes to...

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Match Of The Week: Aldershot Town 0-3 Manchester United

By on Oct 25, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Perhaps it is all a matter of perception. For clubs at one end of the spectrum, a home defeat at the hands of a local rival may be enough to start the tabloids gossiping. Supporters of Aldershot Town could be forgiven for shrugging their shoulders at such relative trivialities. They, in March of 1992, lost their club with two months of the season left to play and...

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Eriksson’s Departure Hints At Another Transitional Season For Leicester

By on Oct 24, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Like many celebrities these days, Sven Goran Eriksson has come to be known by his first name alone. Eriksson has one other thing in common with many others at the bottom end of that particular part of the food chain, as well – he has become rather better known in recent times for proclivities that have little to do with his day job than for for what he is...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: 22/10/2011

By on Oct 23, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

We have six matches for you as non-league videos of the week, from three different competitions. First of all, we have two matches from the Blue Square Premier, between AFC Telford United and Gateshead, and Mansfield Town and Alfreton Town. Next up, we have three matches from the First Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy, the matches between Bedworth United and...

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