Posts made in January, 2009

John Lawless Is A… Well, Draw Your Own Conclusions

By on Jan 14, 2009 in Non-League | 4 comments

John Lawless is a Liverpool supporter. In fact, he’s more than a Liverpool supporter. He started his professional career at Liverpool as a trainee, although he didn’t make the grade at Anfield. After that, he went on to play in an FA Trophy final for Burscough, had a stint as a full-time player in the Welsh Premier League for TNS, before playing for...

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Little Rays Of Sunshine

By on Jan 12, 2009 in Finance, Non-League | 0 comments

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 is why the points deductions that were handed out by the Football League during the summer left such a bad taste in the mouth. The damage at Rotherham United, Luton Town and Bournemouth was done...

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Rafa’s Rapidly Approaching Nervous Breakdown

By on Jan 9, 2009 in English League Football | 0 comments

Regardless of one’s opinion of Alex Ferguson, you can’t help but admire the way that he plays everyone around him. With the security blanket of twenty-three years behind him and the status of being more or less completely unsackable, he seems to have an affect on other managers that utterly disables them, turning into fuming wrecks of men, blustering and...

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The Name Game

By on Jan 9, 2009 in Latest, Non-League, Opinion | 10 comments

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 have their name emblazoned across The Shots’ shirts. More importantly than this, EBB also signed a naming rights deal from Aldershot’s venerable old stadium,...

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