Monthly Archive: October 2008

Star’s In Their Eyes? 4

Star’s In Their Eyes?

A rather strange story appeared on the front page of “Non-League Today” this week. Under the enthusiastic headline “It’s Toon Army II”, the paper reported that a group of Newcastle United supporters have grown...

Match Of The Week: England 5-1 Kazakhstan 1

Match Of The Week: England 5-1 Kazakhstan

Diddums. Bless them. Apparently, the England team are starting to get a bit of a chip on their shoulders over playing at Wembley. They don’t much like the fact that they get booed there...

Seconds Out… Round Two 1

Seconds Out… Round Two

Mohammed bin Hammam has been in London this week, and it looks as if he has been learning some new words. The chairman of the Asian Football Confederation has managed an almost complete volte...

Showing The Way Forward 2

Showing The Way Forward

Far from the contrived excitement of this weekend’s international round of international matches (and, let’s be honest, it’s pretty difficult to get too worked up about England vs Kazakhstan), the FA Cup reaches its...

It Doesn’t Grow On Trees 2

It Doesn’t Grow On Trees

The week before a round of international matches is usually a slow one for the press, but this week both UEFA and the FA have given them serious food for thought. Lord Triesman, the...