Monthly Archive: January 2009

Little Rays Of Sunshine 0

Little Rays Of Sunshine

It’s probably fair to say that we would all like the league tables at the end of the season to have been decided by events that take place on the field of play. This...

The Name Game 10

The Name Game

In July 2008, buoyed by their promotion into the Football League, Aldershot Town announced a new sponsorship deal. From the start of this season, EBB Paper would be the clubs new sponsors, and would...

Chasing The Argonauts 0

Chasing The Argonauts

In the name of “progress”, we continue to be reminded about the dangers of frachising in football, and we continue to be right to stay vigilant against attempts to parachute teams into the Football...

Stupid Boy 1

Stupid Boy

Upon reflection, this week probably wasn’t the best week to start reading “The Damned United”, David Peace’s outstanding debut novel about Brian Clough’s ruinous forty-four days in charge at Leeds United. Clough comes across...

FA Cup Third Round Preview 0

FA Cup Third Round Preview

Another FA Cup Third Round has come around, and again the biggest clubs in the land have to get down and dirty against teams that they don’t usually have to come up against. With...

The January Sales 0

The January Sales

It wasn’t so long ago that the Christmas programme was one of the highlights of the football season. An insane bunching of fixtures would be squashed into a three or four day period, leaving...