Monthly Archive: July 2007

Gone But Not Forgotten (Part 1) 5

Gone But Not Forgotten (Part 1)

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...

The End Of The Summer 0

The End Of The Summer

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...

More Baker & Kelly 1

More Baker & Kelly

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...

Ducking The Issue 1

Ducking The Issue

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,...

What’s In A Name? 0

What’s In A Name?

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...

Baker & Kelly – 4th April 2007 0

Baker & Kelly – 4th April 2007

After last night’s marathon (and somewhat garbled) entry, I thought that I deserved an evening off tonight. So, in lieu of having very much to say (apart from how difficult it is to research...

The Greatest Success Story Of The Last 20 Years? 5

The Greatest Success Story Of The Last 20 Years?

What would you rank as the greatest footballing success story of the last twenty years? Inevitably, your minds are drawn towards the Premier League, the all-seater stadia and your Sky Saturday bonanza, but you’re...

A Ray Of Light At The End Of The Pier? 1

A Ray Of Light At The End Of The Pier?

You don’t expect to hear good news from the government these days, but the Home Office passed some on to my home town this morning when they gave planning permission for Brighton & Hove...