Posts made in 2009

Shit Shot Mungo: Series Two Episode Twelve

Shit Shot Mungo: Series Two Episode Twelve

By on Oct 15, 2009 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 0 comments

It’s that time of the week again. Yes. “Shit Shot Mungo” time. This week’s episode brings together the club’s new owner, food additive magnate Faisal Wally Camel and the Heart of Clackmannanshire chairman, magnet magnate Sir Roddy Bulbs as they discuss their plans for the future of the club. Meanwhile, summer signing Bert Harris finds...

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The “Fit & Proper Persons Test” Sting

By on Oct 15, 2009 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 3 comments

The News of the World will surely soon reveal Qadbak, Sardar Hyat, Ali Al-Faraj and all the other names involved in the welter of recent takeover tales, as part of an elaborate sting to expose the inadequacies of football’s “Fit and Proper Persons” tests. Sulaiman Al-Fahim, alas, you couldn’t make up). Certainly if you were going to operate such a scam, these...

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Match Of The Midweek: England 3-0 Belarus

By on Oct 15, 2009 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

Well, at least we now have half an idea of what Catweazle looked like when he was younger. Actually, the most remarkable thing about David Beckham’s beard – which was just about the most interesting thing about this routine win – is that it seems to be sculpted. It isn’t the beard of a man that no longer cares, for sure. There are patches on...

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The Evil That Is The Internet Football Forum

By on Oct 14, 2009 in Latest, Opinion | 13 comments

Lincoln City supporter Keith Duncombe stepped into the murky world of the football internet forum in 1997 and, in spite of warnings from his doctor about the ill-effects that it is all having on his blood pressure, he is still there. In 1997 I coined my first ever internet “handle”, and I’m still using it today. The reason that I had to do this was to sign up to a...

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Blackburn vs Burnley: Time To Burst The Bubble?

By on Oct 13, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 11 comments

Like many local rivals, Blackburn Rovers and Burnley have more in common than either would care to admit, and the rivalry between the two clubs has the added bonus of rarity value. This weekend, they meet at Ewood Park in the Premier League. It’s the first time that they have met in the top flight since the 1965/66 season, and they have only managed a handful...

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