Posts made in July, 2007

Gone But Not Forgotten (Part 1)

By on Jul 31, 2007 in Latest | 4 comments

Yes, indeed – yet another occasional series, this one celebrating the clubs that we have loved and lost. Nowadays, relegation from the Football League is far from the end. As Carlisle United and Doncaster Rovers have demonstrated, it can even be the jolt that a complacent lower division club needs to spring back into life. Prior to the introduction of...

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The End Of The Summer

By on Jul 30, 2007 in Latest | 0 comments

To be absolutely honest, I ended up not watching too much of the Asian Cup. The bits and pieces that I did see, however, confirmed the following: that Australia aren’t half as good as they think they are are, that Japan and South Korea have both singularly failed to capitalise on their relative success at the 2002 World Cup, and that Iraq might, if they can...

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More Baker & Kelly

By on Jul 29, 2007 in Latest | 1 comment

The interminably long summer is nearly over. The Scottish League season starts next weekend, and the rest of Europe’s will awaken from their slumber over the next weeks or so. This evening, however, we’re taking another trip back in time to the 9th of April 1998 with Baker & Kelly. I’ll probably stick another one up during the week, and...

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Ducking The Issue

By on Jul 28, 2007 in Non-League | 1 comment

St Albans City, it has to be said, don’t really have any local rivals any more. Traditionally, going back years and years, their rivals were Hendon and Enfield, but these clubs both had other, bigger fish to fry, and Boreham Wood, whilst close geographically, were not similar enough in size and stature to form any sort of meaningful dislike for. In the early...

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What’s In A Name?

By on Jul 27, 2007 in Latest | 0 comments

What price would you put on the name of your club? I ask the question now because a bright spark at newly-promoted Conference club Farsley Celtic has decided that now is just the right time to consider changing the name of the 99 year-old Yorkshire club to “FC Leeds” or “Leeds Celtic”. “If we need to change our name to take us up...

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