Posts made in March, 2007

Common Sense Prevails

By on Mar 26, 2007 in Non-League | 6 comments

Considering the amount of bad press that the Football Association receives (not least from me), it is with some considerable surprise that I can report that the outcome of AFC Wimbledon’s appeal against their eighteen point deduction by the Ryman League is in, and common sense has prevailed. The FA concluded that the the fine was excessive, considering the...

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No Surprises There, Then

By on Mar 25, 2007 in Latest | 0 comments

I didn’t see it, myself. I managed to find a nice little table in a pub in the town centre that wasn’t showing it, and it was like the whole thing never even happened – at least until I got home. Bearing this in mind, let me just take a quick moment to review England’s performance. No imagination, a team of players who seem to be incapable of...

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Euro If You Want To

By on Mar 23, 2007 in Latest | 0 comments

Just because we’re metaphorically turning our backs on England until they get their house in order doesn’t mean that we should ignore the qualifiers for Euro 2008, because there’s plenty of interest to be had amongst the qualifying groups, and some of the bigger teams appear likely to make very hard work of getting to the finals at all, at the...

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Death Of The Season

By on Mar 22, 2007 in English League Football | 0 comments

I’d be feeling depressed about it all it I was only interested in the big competitions. We’re not even into April yet, and already we’re looking at the distinct possibility of Chelsea and Manchester United boring us into submission on three counts at the end of the season. In the FA Cup, we can cheer for Blackburn Rovers against Chelsea and Watford...

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Why I Hope England Will Lose On Saturday

By on Mar 21, 2007 in Latest | 5 comments

If you believed half of what you read in the media, you’d think that Saturday’s European Championship Qualifier between England and Israel in Tel Aviv was the most important match in England’s history. It’s four matches without a win for England now, and they’ve managed just one goal in that period of time. They have been wretched over...

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