Posts made in July, 2007

Baker & Kelly – 4th April 2007

By on Jul 26, 2007 in Latest | 0 comments

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 annual Football League re-election lottery properly when you only have a spare couple of hours in the evening), here’s some more Baker & Kelly, from the 4th...

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The Greatest Success Story Of The Last 20 Years?

By on Jul 25, 2007 in Non-League | 5 comments

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 mistaken. It took a lot of pain at Hillsborough and the pricing out of the game’s traditional working class support, but it was always odds-on...

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A Ray Of Light At The End Of The Pier?

By on Jul 24, 2007 in English League Football, Finance | 1 comment

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 Albion to build a new stadium at Falmer. This saga has been dragging on for years, one hopes that it will finally reach some sort of resolution now. Albion are cautiously...

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A Hostile Take-Over?

By on Jul 23, 2007 in Non-League | 3 comments

I’ve been keeping something of an eye on the events at My Football Club for a little while. For those of you that weren’t already aware of what this is, it’s a grand experiment set up by Will Brooks which hopes to buy an English football club and run it with ordinary people running it rather than having a manager. The way it works is pretty simple....

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Radio Times

By on Jul 22, 2007 in Latest | 3 comments

I have to admit a small frisson of excitement at the news that Danny Baker and Danny Kelly are rumoured to be starting a football podcast at the start of next season. Their radio shows for Talk Radio and Virgin Radio in the late 1990s were genuinely brilliant, and it’ll be great to see them back. About a year ago, I came across about 2gb worth of their radio...

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