January 2008

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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…

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January 24, 2008
Ian

One Night In Heaven

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…

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January 23, 2008
Ian

Voting For Christmas

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…

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January 22, 2008
Ian

What On Earth Is Going On At Liverpool?

This season’s major trend has been a very singular type of managerial sacking, involving “intolerable pressure” building up in the media, directors and owners panicking, and a manager’s job becoming basically untenable, regardless of whether he deserves to be sacked or not. In some cases, it was undignified to the point of being embarrassing to…

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January 21, 2008
Ian

Your Sunday Baker & Kelly…

…is here.

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January 21, 2008
Ian

Saturday Night On Sunday Morning

West Bromwich Albion have been playing some reasonably attractive football this season, but, to paraphrase The Streets, my God, don’t they just know it? ITV ran something of a eulogy to them on “Championship Goals” this morning, in which they came across as a deeply unlovable bunch, from the supporters interviewed before their match against…

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January 20, 2008
Ian

A Video Of Coventry City Tearing Liverpool A New Hole

Strange, really, but at the end of such an eventful week, what I really want to do this evening is sit down and have a couple of delicious, cold gin and tonics. It’s also been a stressful week. I may turn up back on here later on this evening, full of gin and fraternal love,…

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January 18, 2008
Ian
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