Posts made in March, 2008

Windy Millers

By on Mar 19, 2008 in Finance | 0 comments

As the football season wends its way towards its conclusion, it’s easy to forget the harsh realities that many clubs have to operate under in order to put a team out each Saturday. That harsh reality has, however, reared its ugly head again, with Rotherham United becoming the third Football League club to be placed into administration this season after Luton...

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Easter Shopping Options

By on Mar 19, 2008 in Latest | 14 comments

On the 30th March, Grimsby Town take on Milton Keynes Dons in the final of the Johnstones Paint Trophy at Wembley Stadium. Now, if you’ve been reading this site for any period of time, you’ll know my opinion on Milton Keynes and, indeed, the freaks that have started following them, and I’m not going to restate it yet again (my official policy at...

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Match Of The Seventies – 1974/75

By on Mar 19, 2008 in Latest | 0 comments

All is quiet in the football world (apart, that is, from the financial crisis engulfing Rotherham United – more of which at a later date – and Celtic getting beaten at home by Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup), so it’s time for another episode of Match Of The Seventies. This one is from the 1974/75 season, so it features a very angry Brian Clough, West...

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It Couldn’t Have Been, Could It…?

By on Mar 17, 2008 in Latest | 5 comments

At the end of last week, the draw was made for the quarter finals of the Champions League. Theoretically, this should be a pretty straightforward affair. There’s no seeding, and anyone can get drawn against anyone else, so all they have to do is draw out the eight names out, and tell the world who is playing who. Simple, no? I mean, I could do that with eight...

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Lewes 0-2 St Albans City

By on Mar 16, 2008 in Non-League | 1 comment

Thank you again, Southern Rail. I don’t know how important their engineering works are at the moment, but they have, for the last couple of months, made a complete hash of more or less every journey that I have made over the weekend. It’s no different today – no trains between Brighton and Lewes means that what should be a ten minute long train...

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