Yearly Archive: 2009

Croatian Conspiracy Theories 2

Croatian Conspiracy Theories

Well, it looks as if Lee Bowyer has upset the Croatian Football Association. Following Bowyer’s tackle on Luka Modric during the match between Tottenham Hotspur and Birmingham City on Saturday, which resulted in a...

Bournemouth’s Transfer Embargo Continues 4

Bournemouth’s Transfer Embargo Continues

AFC Bournemouth overcame a seventeen point deduction to stay in League Two but, as Mark Murphy writes, their problems didn’t finish there. It could be argued that the greatest condemnation of the Football League’s...

Villa’s European Adventure Ends Early 0

Villa’s European Adventure Ends Early

August comes to an end on Monday, and this year it will have outlived Aston Villa’s time in the 2008/09 Europa League by four days. Villa beat Rapid Vienna 2-1 at Villa Park last...

Pitching Up & Pitching Out In Durham 8

Pitching Up & Pitching Out In Durham

It has been a difficult start to the new season for Durham City AFC. Newly promoted into the Unibond League Premier Division – their second successive promotion – they may have been expecting the...