August 7, 2008

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Trying To Get Inside The Mind Of The Football League

Back in the day, struggling Fourth Division clubs had to regularly undergo the annual ordeal of re-election, in which the bottom four clubs in the table along with any non-league clubs that would fancied their chances took part in a vote to retain league membership. It is often said that the voting was seldom an…

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August 7, 2008
Ian

League One & League Two – 2008/09

If last season was a season of mixed messages in the bottom two divisions of the Football League, then this season may be the one in which size matters in League One, whilst, with the moneyed clubs both promoted from League Two, there is all to play for with anything up to a dozen clubs…

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August 7, 2008
Ian

Give Them An Ince And They’ll Take A Mile

In this day and age, racism has become easier to spot. You no longer get working class northern comedians on primetime television yakking on about “nig-nogs” and, in football, no-one could away with, say, the claim of Ron Noades that black players couldn’t cope with defending, especially in bad weather. These days, racism is veiled….

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August 7, 2008
Ian
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