Posts made in January, 2008

AFC Sudbury 3-0 Tilbury

By on Jan 27, 2008 in Non-League | 0 comments

Sometimes, you just get the feeling that something bigger is going on elsewhere. Kings Marsh Stadium in Sudbury, Suffolk is a very agreeable place to watch football – it’s usually football of a reasonably high quality and the beer is cheap and plentiful – but yesterday afternoon everybody’s thoughts were trained elsewhere, a couple of hundred...

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FA Cup Fourth Round Preview

By on Jan 25, 2008 in Latest | 4 comments

It’s the last weekend in January, and this can only mean one thing. The FA Cup Fourth Round. We’re down to the last thirty-two now, and by the time that we’ve made the last sixteen, at least eight of the clubs involved won’t even be from the Premier League, half of whose clubs bit the dust at the first hurdle. It all kicks off tonight with...

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Oh, Hello.

By on Jan 24, 2008 in Non-League | 0 comments

I’m busy giving this place one of those face-lifts that makes it look for several hours as if I’ve left a drunk in charge of the place, but I have written my weekly piece for Pitch Invasion – everything you ever wanted to know about Havant & Waterlooville, ahead of their FA Cup match at Liverpool on...

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One Night In Heaven

By on Jan 23, 2008 in Latest | 2 comments

It will probably prove to be a false dawn. It was when they did the same to Chelsea at the same stage of the League Cup in 1999 (they didn’t even manage to win the final that year). However, Spurs supporters might be allowed a moment or two to wallow in their own crapulence after a 5-1 victory over Arsenal last night which booked them their first visit to the...

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Voting For Christmas

By on Jan 22, 2008 in Non-League | 0 comments

Finally, with just over a week to spare in January, My Football Club has released the details of the deal that they at the point of striking with Ebbsfleet United of the Football Conference, and what extraordinary reading it makes. It is notable, as much for what is missing from it as from what is contained therein, and culminates with what I can only describe as...

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