Monthly Archive: May 2008

Euro 2008 – Group B 5

Euro 2008 – Group B

Otherwise known as “The Group Of Internecine Rivalries” (by me at least), Group B is the group that probably offers the greatest chance of a host nation getting thrashed out of sight that you’ll...

A Home Away From Home 3

A Home Away From Home

Sad and troubling news from South Yorkshire, where Rotherham United have conceded defeat in their attempts to stay at Millmoor, and will play for next season at least at the Don Valley Stadium in...

Rising From The Ashes 1

Rising From The Ashes

During the mid to late 1990s, while the Premier League reaped the almost ridiculously ostentatious rewards of the Sky TV boom, supporters of many smaller clubs found themselves having to mobilise against a rash...

England vs USA – Live! 2

England vs USA – Live!

Ah, international friendlies. I’m not altogether certain what the point of this evening’s match actually is. A week after Manchester United and Chelsea slugged out their Battle Royale in Moscow, England have to drag...

Something To Tide You Over 3

Something To Tide You Over

I thought about it briefly, and came to the conclusion that it was the only way forward – there will be a live commentary on the international friendly match between England and The United...

A Trust Issue 4

A Trust Issue

There was revealing stuff in The Independent this morning – a list of all twenty of next year’s Premier League clubs, along with what their current estimated debts are and how much they’re expecting...

All Played Off 0

All Played Off

And with that, the season was over. That’s your lot – or, at least, it is until the start of the European Championships. The final weekend of the domestic season was, perhaps surprisingly, not...

The Burden Of Expectation 5

The Burden Of Expectation

It was simultaneously the most and least surprising decision of the summer. Avram Grant, who has had the gaunt, tired look of the dead man walking since his appointment last year, has been sacked...