Posts made in February, 2007

Saturday Morning Fever

By on Feb 24, 2007 in Latest | 3 comments

Good morning! I have to work this morning, then it’s off to AFC Wimbledon vs Billericay Town this afternoon. First up, apologies to anyone that has ended up here looking for TV theme tunes – we’re having a small problem with our domain (the biannual “forgetting to renew our domain name”, in case you were wondering – it’s...

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The Daily Match (Part 5)

By on Feb 23, 2007 in Latest | 1 comment

Tonight, we have the 1971 Scottish Cup Final Replay between Celtic and Rangers. Note the sheer volume of the crowd – 120,000 had been present at the first match, and 103,000 were present for this...

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Championship Managers

By on Feb 22, 2007 in English League Football | 1 comment

Now that all of the hullabaloo surrounding this week’s Champions League matches has died down (and aren’t the months of January, with just the league and FA Cup to distract us, bliss, might I add?), it’s time to take one of my periodic looks down the football food chain at one of the other divisions. Tonight, as you may have guessed from the title...

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The Daily Match (Part 4)

By on Feb 22, 2007 in Latest | 0 comments

It’s the opening day of the 1983/84 season, and “Match Of The Day” is kicking off with a Midlands derby from Villa Park between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion. For those of you from abroad that have always wondered what he sounds like, the commentator is John Motson and, yes, that is the Tottenham manager Martin Jol laying on a pass for...

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The Crushinators

By on Feb 21, 2007 in Latest | 3 comments

How much has European football learnt over the last eighteen years or so? It is, I rather think, a fair question because, on the evidence presented before us last night during Manchester United’s extraordinary Champions League match against Lille, the only rational answer that I can think of is: “not very much, no”. Fences around the pitch and a...

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