Posts made in May, 2008

Euro 2008 – Group B

By on May 31, 2008 in Latest | 5 comments

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 ever see at the European Championships and, as if that wasn’t enough, the tournament favourites. Anyway, here’s the low-down on The Group Of...

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A Home Away From Home

By on May 30, 2008 in English League Football, Finance | 3 comments

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 Sheffield. The club had been in negotiations with the Booth family (who own Millmoor) for the last few weeks, but have been unable to agree terms with the owners and will,...

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Rising From The Ashes

By on May 29, 2008 in English League Football, Finance | 1 comment

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 of asset stripping new club owners. Each protest brought its own stark images, be they the collecting tins outside Bootham Crescent as York City were run...

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England vs USA – Live!

England vs USA – Live!

By on May 28, 2008 in Latest | 2 comments

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 their sorry backsides out onto the (doubtlessly sodden) pitch at Wembley for a match against the USA. Of course, when the USA have beaten...

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Something To Tide You Over

By on May 28, 2008 in Latest | 3 comments

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 States Of America on here tonight. High excitement, indeed. To tide you over for the next hour, here are some links that have been brought to my attention over the last few...

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