Posts made in 2009

Match Of The Week: Dartford 1-4 Chelmsford City

By on Oct 11, 2009 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

Non-league football has a tendency to be more transitory than league football. There remains a culture of boom and bust within the non-league game and this has always existed, but sometimes a match is thrown up which represents something more solid and more permanent and so it was with this afternoon’s FA Cup Third Qualifying Round match between Dartford and...

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Planting Seeds Of Doubt At The World Cup

Planting Seeds Of Doubt At The World Cup

By on Oct 10, 2009 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

By Wednesday night the make up of the automatic UEFA qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup finals will be known and it is at least possible, if not likely, that there will be one or two surprises amongst them. Serbia, for example, only need one win from their two remaining matches against Romania and Austria to condemn France to second place in their group, whilst it is...

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Which Way Now For Celtic & Rangers?

By on Oct 9, 2009 in Latest, Scottish Football | 3 comments

The fact that Rangers and Celtic believe themselves to be too big for Scottish football is one of the oldest stories around but, as Gavin Saxton writes, their biggest problem is that the English don’t really want them and “The Atlantic League” remains a non-starter. It hadn’t been a great week for the Old Firm, starting with results that put...

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Pay Through The Nose Per View

By on Oct 9, 2009 in International Football, Latest | 6 comments

If you read our post on the subject earlier on in the week, you may have noted that the price of watching this weekend’s World Cup qualifier between Ukraine and England was listed as £4.99. As hopes of a last minute highlights package fade fast with rights holders Kentaro stating that they feel that the coverage should be “all about the internet”,...

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