Monthly Archive: June 2007

The Kids Are Alright 1

The Kids Are Alright

Walking back from work through the centre of Brighton earlier this evening, I noted that one of the pubs was advertising England’s semi-final in the Under-21 Euros against Holland last night. I was somewhat...

United We Stand? 4

United We Stand?

Some of you may have been wondering why I haven’t been posting as much as usual on here. Well, it’s partly because it’s such a quiet time of year. There’ll be a full write-up...

Great Uncle Bulgaria 0

Great Uncle Bulgaria

Many apologies for not having updated over the last few days. I promise that I will put something proper up on here in the morning. In the meantime, sit back and enjoy highlights of...

Enfailed 1

Enfailed

One of the longest-running hospital dramas in football came to an end this week when Enfield FC finally gave up the ghost and resigned their place in the Isthmian League. The club has folded,...

Boston Red Faces 1

Boston Red Faces

Well, hooray! It’s an annual tradition now, isn’t it, the Conference’s habit of relegating someone for completely arbitrary reasons? And this year’s lucky losers are… Boston United! Relegated from the Football League on the...

Really, It Won’t Be That Bad (Part 2) 3

Really, It Won’t Be That Bad (Part 2)

How far had English football fallen between the years of 1970 and 1979? Well, the clubs were doing okay (Nottingham Forest, Aston Villa and Liverpool would spend the majority of the next half-decade dominating...

Really, It Won’t Be That Bad 0

Really, It Won’t Be That Bad

It’s coming to something, isn’t it, when Estonia vs England is a “do or die” fixture, and the press are nervously contemplating the prospect of Alan Smith partnering Michael Owen up front when England...