Monthly Archive: April 2007

Full Of Eastern Promise? 2

Full Of Eastern Promise?

Right, then. I promised you the Eastern Conference, and here it is in its full glory. Normal service will be resumed by Saturday morning, I promise. Consider this broadening your horizons. Toronto FC Who...

America The Beautiful? 2

America The Beautiful?

Last night, as you may have noticed, I offered a certain degree of criticism of the current state of European football. You may have read it and thought, “Well, that’s all very well, Chimpy,...

…On Why European Football Is Rubbish 4

…On Why European Football Is Rubbish

There is something that has been troubling me all season, and I think it’s time to go public with it. I’ve alluded to it on here several times, but I haven’t come out and...

The 100 Club 2

The 100 Club

My oh my. As you might be able to guess, I’ll have one or two things to say about Manchester United’s performance against Roma tonight, but that can wait until either later this evening...

I Can See Clearly Now 1

I Can See Clearly Now

Football can be so infuriating at times, can’t it? On Saturday, I noted that Arsenal’s imploding season has given Bolton Wanderers a unique opportunity to steal the last Champions League place. This afternoon, they...

Daggers Drawn 0

Daggers Drawn

At ten to five on Saturday afternoon, the final whistle blew at Victoria Road, Dagenham, and results elsewhere ensured that Dagenham & Redbridge will be taking their place amongst the 92 clubs of the...

A Bird Of Paradise? 1

A Bird Of Paradise?

It’s kind of reassuring to know that, however much you pay footballers and no matter how much celebrity status they end up acquiring, they are, ultimately, as human as the rest of us. So...

Easter Bunnies 0

Easter Bunnies

Easter is a strange weekend, isn’t it? Good Friday feels like a Sunday, Easter Saturday feels like a Saturday, Easter Sunday feels like a Sunday, but then Easter Monday feels like a Sunday too....