2009

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Shit Shot Mungo S02E10

Shit Shot Mungo S02E10

It’s a little bit later than usual, but here’s this week’s episode of Shit Shot Mungo. This week’s episode sees Heart of Clackmannanshire lose 101-0, while chairman Sir Roddy Bulbs finds out that the bottom may be falling out of the magnet market. Tense times.

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October 1, 2009
Ian

Micky Adams – Old School Manager

Port Vale manager Micky Adams put his entire first team squad on the transfer list after they lost at Notts County, which rather begs the questions of whether there is any evidence that such strong-arm managerial tactics work and, well, whether there even exists such as thing as literal “transfer list”.

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October 1, 2009
Ian

For The Sixteenth Time This Season… Chester City

Blue Square Premier club Chester City are having a testing week, having parted ways with their manager, a fight in the dressing room at half-time during their match on Tuesday night and now the production of a bizarre financial spreadsheet which raises more questions that it answers.

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October 1, 2009
Ian

In Praise Of… Floodlit Football

As the nights start to draw in, the floodlights will start to be switched on more frequently and, much as we love our three o’clock kick-offs, there is something about playing under the lights which heightens the senses. It wasn’t ever thus, though, and the most entrenched opposition to their use in England came from the Football Association.

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September 30, 2009
Ian

Match Of The Midweek: Fiorentina 2-0 Liverpool

Liverpool’s progress in the Champions League hit an unexpected stumbling block in Florence this evening, where Fiorentina carved them apart and walked away with a comfortable three points. Was this just a bad night at the office, or might they be saying hello to the Europa League later on this season?

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September 30, 2009
Ian

The Ongoing Failure Of The Fit & Proper Persons Test

The “Fit & Proper Persons” test is supposed to weed undesirable types out from owning football clubs. Mark Murphy is less than convinced that it is doing its job properly, and he has some examples featuring names that you may be familiar with.

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September 29, 2009
Mark

If You Are Going to The Manchester City Match Tonight…

Hyde United supporters will be outside the City of Manchester Stadium for tonight’s Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United, collecting to stave off the winding up order brought against them by HMRC.

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September 28, 2009
Ian
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