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Where, Exactly, Do Queens Park Rangers Go From Here?
End Of Season Ennui
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Saturday Night On Channel Five For The Football League
The Decline & Fall Of Leyton Orient
Rape, Disrespect & Fury: The Oyston Family & Blackpool FC
Is It Time For A New Football Club For Newcastle?
Tranmere Rovers & Cheltenham Town Stare Into The Abyss
A few weeks ago, I congratulated the Nationwide Conference for scheduling a round of local derby matches for Boxing Day. Never mind that I couldn’t go: it provided a big boost to crowds at a level of football where match day revenue means more or less everything. Bearing this in mind, why on earth did…
So… goalposts. They’re an absolutely integral part of the game, but you don’t really hear that much about them, do you? Before every World Cup, there’ll be a debate about the balls that they’re using. How much lighter they are than before, what colour they are, how long it’ll be before they just give up…
How typical it is that, on the weekend that the FA schedule the big four to be playing against each other, that the most interesting story of the weekend should come at The Madejski Stadium, during Reading’s 3-1 defeat of Sheffield United, where Neil Warnock and the Reading assistant manager Wally Downes were sent off…
I have no great intention of turning this into an AFC Wimbledon blog, but something has come to my attention which warrants a follow-up to my match report from the other night. As you may recall, I mentioned that AFCW have had a rather splendid run in the FA Trophy, having beaten Nationwide Conference clubs…
Now, I’m not after your sympathy much here, but Thursday nights are a pretty difficult night for me to write on here. It’s a bit too far removed from the Tuesday night matches, but still a little bit too far from Saturday to be able to offer a relevant precis to what has been going…
Imagine, if you will, that you’ve been watching the same team for years and years. Suddenly, and out of the blue, your team is taken over by a “business consortium”, which decides that the part of the country that your club and you are from isn’t profitable enough, and uproot it 60 miles away to…
It’s not often that something that happens on the terraces ever gets discussed on “Match Of The Day” these days, unless it’s a fat Geordie without his replica shirt on. These days, fans are little more than consumers – paying extras who turn up, buy merchandise, occasionally sing, and leave five minutes before time in…