February 2008

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Eastbourne Borough 4-0 St Albans City

It had, I have to say, been a long time. Since moving to Brighton two years ago, I had neglected St Albans City, but in the meantime they have done a pretty good job of neglecting themselves, too. Two years ago, the story couldn’t have been much more different. Under the tutelage of Colin Lippiatt,…

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February 18, 2008
Ian

FA Cup Fifth Round Review

With every round that comes and goes now, the inevitable slides closer and closer into view. Manchester United vs Chelsea for the second year in row, boring the hell out of each other (as well as all of us) with a terrible, attritional FA Cup final at the strangely echo-ey new Wembley Stadium. Still, never…

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February 17, 2008
Ian

Mock The Week

What a week we’ve had. As the wheels have started to come off Scudamore’s Insane Experiment, the world has started to line up to criticise it all, but the damage may be long term. The FA’s initial silence on the matter could already have blown England’s World Cup bid out the window, and the practical…

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February 16, 2008
Ian

There’ll Be More From Me This Evening…

…But, for the time being, here’s a little something that I wrote for Pitch Invasion this week.

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February 15, 2008
Ian

Viva La Revolution!

As you will have already hopefully read elsewhere, it now seems highly likely that a Trust run team of some description going by the name of AFC Liverpool will be started up. As happened at Manchester United several years ago, disenchantment with the politics surrounding a club is causing a number of its supporters to…

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February 14, 2008
Ian

Euro 2008 Starts Here!

Is it too early to start getting excited about Euro 2008 yet? I’m going to pre-emptively say “no” to that and kick off (what will initially be sporadic) coverage of this summer’s jamboree in Austria & Switzerland. We’ll be going through everything that you need to know about this tournament on here over the next…

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February 13, 2008
Ian

Football Shorts 3

After all the excitement of the weekend, it’s nice to have a sit down, relax and take in a little of what has been happening in that parallel universe that we call Footie World (Actually, I don’t call it “footie”, but if it’s a parallel universe, then it has to have a different name, doesn’t…

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February 12, 2008
Ian
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