Yearly Archive: 2008

Merthyr Most Foul 3

Merthyr Most Foul

Football club implosions can take several different forms, to the point that it is is probably fair to say that there is no one route to insolvency. Sometimes, mere spending beyond one’s means for...

Do We Really Care? I Mean, Really? 3

Do We Really Care? I Mean, Really?

Oh, to spend a day living inside Fabio Capello’s head. The presumption had been that he would wait until after the friendly match tomorrow night against the Czech Republic at Wembley, but it now...

Football’s Favourite Basket Cases 0

Football’s Favourite Basket Cases

Plus ca change. In June 2007, we expressed our concerns over the new ownership taking over at Manchester City. “The military government in Thailand have already tried to seize all of his assets once”,...

A Special Treat, For The New Season 5

A Special Treat, For The New Season

Seeing as how it’s the start of the Premier League season and the FA Cup today, here’s a little something to keep you all entertained – a complete episode of 6-0-6 with Danny Baker,...

A Few Things About Local Derbies 3

A Few Things About Local Derbies

What constitutes a local derby seems, on the face of it, to be a question with a pretty obvious answer. However, if we take a couple of minutes to actually examine it, it becomes...

Biting The Hand That Feeds You 3

Biting The Hand That Feeds You

In an era in which it often feels as if too many people within football get too much praise, it sometimes feels as if there are too few people left that could be described...