Category: The Ball

Liverpool’s Rafael Benitez Conundrum 3

Liverpool’s Rafael Benitez Conundrum

The next four months are going to be very important for Liverpool, and the gambles carry high stakes. Do they change managers now, at high cost, and risk disruption, or do they keep Benitez on board and hope for the best. It’s stick or twist, and the stakes are very high.

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Shit Shot Mungo: S02E24

The Goalinator is back at Heart of Clackmannannshire, and this means problems for Mungo McCrackas in this week’s “Shit Shot Mungo”. Mungo is relegated to commentating for the local hospital radio station – although it seems as if his career in broadcasting may be cut short.

The Fall And Rise Of Newport County AFC 12

The Fall And Rise Of Newport County AFC

Newport County went to the wall twenty-one years ago this year. This season, however, they seem likely to get back into the Football Conference – the league that they were in when they collapsed mid-season all those years ago.

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 8 11

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 8

Chester City continue to lurch from crisis to crisis, and the only realistic action left for the club’s supporters is to boycott the club and form a new one. How much help can they expect from anyone else, though, and can Chester City be evicted from The Deva Stadium.

Forty-Eight Hours To Save Lewes Football Club 6

Forty-Eight Hours To Save Lewes Football Club

Lewes FC of the Blue Square South are back in court on Wednesday, and this time they need to find £48,000 in order to avoid being wound up. It is, yet again, time for their supporters to close their eyes and keep their fingers crossed.

Match Of The Week : Arsenal 2-2 Everton 2

Match Of The Week : Arsenal 2-2 Everton

An icon of American football made his Premier League debut at The Emirates Stadium, and Landon Donovan’s performance gave every indication that he will be a significant acquisition for Everton in the second half of what has, for them, so far been a disappointing season.

Owen Coyle Hasn’t Only Let Burnley Football Club Down 27

Owen Coyle Hasn’t Only Let Burnley Football Club Down

Owen Coyle has been receiving plaudits all season. He has refused to break the bank at Burnley and kept his faith in many of the journeymen that got the club into the Premier League. Then, though, he went and blew it, and another little piece of the romance of football died on the inside.

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Shit Shot Mungo: S02E23

There’s high excitement at Twohundredpercent Towers tonight as this week’s “Shit Shot Mungo” features the triumphant return of that Japanese goal-scoring machine (literally), The Goalinator. And this time, as manager Gary Burns finds out about the full power of The Goalinator to his cost.

10 Must-See Football TV Shows & Films 21

10 Must-See Football TV Shows & Films

The relationship between football and the box in the corner of your living room is a somewhat complex one. There is some great stuff out there. You just have to wade through a lot of crap to get to it.

Angola 2010: The African Cup of Nations 6

Angola 2010: The African Cup of Nations

Mark Murphy is our man for the African Cup of Nations, which begins this month in Angola. Mark takes us through the runners and riders for the second most important footbll competition that will be played in Africa this year.