Yearly Archive: 2009

Newcastle To Fold? Well, Kind Of. 6

Newcastle To Fold? Well, Kind Of.

It never rains but it pours in the north-east. This morning, we are back in Tyneside with the news that Unibond League Division One North side Newcastle Blue Star could be set to collapse...

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Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 15

It’s the end of the Scottish League season, and Heart of Clackmannannshire are stranded near the bottom of the table. Controversial player-manager Mungo McCrackas has some “innovative” ideas ahead of their next match, though...

Carlos Tevez – Football’s Tug Of Love Child 2

Carlos Tevez – Football’s Tug Of Love Child

Manchester United moved to within one point of their second successive Premier League championship with a 2-1 win at Wigan Athletic last night, and Carlos Tevez’s sublime backheel to bring them level provided further...

Fisher Athletic – An Obituary 2

Fisher Athletic – An Obituary

This morning, non-league football’s least surprising bankruptcy was confirmed at the High Court in London, as former Blue Square South side Fisher Athletic were finally put out of their misery out wound up. For...

In Praise Of… Burnley Football Club 5

In Praise Of… Burnley Football Club

This evening’s Championship play-off semi-final between Reading and Burnley was a battle between old and new. In the blue corner were Reading, snatched from the jaws of obscurity by John Madjeski, who dropped them...

Short Stories From The Sharp End 4

Short Stories From The Sharp End

A loss of the ability to see past the end of their noses is one of the more repugnant character traits of the modern football supporter. While the media were treating Chelsea’s absurd claims...

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Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 14

Well, it’s near the end of the Scottish football season, and Heart of Clackmannanshire’s new caretaker manager, Mungo McCrackas, has started to realise that his team’s biggest problem is goalscoring. So, it’s off to...