Posts made in January, 2007

Sense & Ineligibility

By on Jan 19, 2007 in Latest | 1 comment

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 Aldershot Town and Gravesend & Northfleet, both away...

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Newsround! (Part Two)

By on Jan 18, 2007 in Latest | 7 comments

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 on (not that it has stopped me in the past, of course). So, this evening,...

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Worthing 1-1 AFC Wimbledon

By on Jan 17, 2007 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

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 a town which has never even had a Football...

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Killing The Golden Goose

By on Jan 15, 2007 in Latest | 3 comments

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 order to avoid the...

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The American Dream

By on Jan 14, 2007 in Latest | 0 comments

Let’s get one thing absolutely clear before we even start – the transfer of David Beckham from Real Madrid to LA Galaxy at the end of this season is approximately 10% about football, and 90% about image rights, marketing and those other twenty-first century creations which do so much to enhance the average fan’s experience of the game. But you lot,...

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