Posts made in February, 2009

Barnet Facing The Inevitable?

By on Feb 18, 2009 in English League Football | 0 comments

May 5th 2001 is one of the more memorable days in Football League history for at least the supporters of two small clubs. On the last day of the season in what is now called League Two saw two sides draped in history, Barnet and Torquay United embroiled in a winner takes all relegation match. Barnet stood just a point behind Torquay United as the two clubs met at...

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Night Terras – The Battle To Save Weymouth Football Club

By on Feb 17, 2009 in Finance, Non-League | 2 comments

It never rains but it pours for Weymouth Football Club. There have been unsavoury rumours emanating from the Dorset-based Blue Square Premier club for over two years now, and the club is now fighting for its very life after the collapse of a take-over bid last week. As some you may recall, at the start of December former chairman Malcolm Curtis had offered the club...

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Match Of The Week: Swansea City 1-1 Fulham

By on Feb 15, 2009 in Latest | 2 comments

For those of us in our mid-30s, Swansea City left a pretty indelible mark. Our coming of age coincided with theirs, as they rocketed up to the First Division under the managership of John Toshack. They had a team of grizzled old pros, none of whom were done any favours by the fashion of the day to wear kits as tight as possible. The likes of Bob Latchford turned out...

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The New England Shirt Is Leaked, And… Well…

By on Feb 13, 2009 in International Football | 4 comments

Those of you that live in Britain will probably be familiar with the concept of the town centre sports barn. These giant stores have several distinguishing features – walls so high that one can barely see what is being sold on the top third of them, a cardboard box full of suspiciously cheap looking footballs and a massive wall of trainers, ninety-five per...

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Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 2

Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 2

By on Feb 12, 2009 in Art, Mungo | 3 comments

This week’s episode of Shit Shot Mungo features the conclusion of the critical match between Heart of Clackmannanshire and Seventy-Third Lanark, along with several jokes about magnets. Can Mungo McCrackas win the game for The Clackers? Well, you probably already know the answer to this already. Brought to you in association with Dotmund and, it says here,...

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