Monthly Archive: March 2009

Brechin City, UEFA And A Hedge 1

Brechin City, UEFA And A Hedge

In many respects, the idiosyncracies of British football grounds add flavour to the match day experience of the football supporter. Slowly but surely, however, the more individual characteristics of our clubs are being eaten...

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Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 7

This week’s episode of “Shit Shot Mungo” is a very special one (as if they aren’t all very special), because it features the debut of Japan’s finest football export since Arsene Wenger, The Goalinator...

Weymouth & Walter Mitty 0

Weymouth & Walter Mitty

Some of you will be familiar with a short story called “The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty”. Written by James Thurber shortly before the start of World War II, it is the story of...

Alan Pardew & Ill-Advised Rape Comments 3

Alan Pardew & Ill-Advised Rape Comments

Last night, viewers of the BBC2 programme “Match Of The Day 2″ (which, like most sequels, largely fails to capture the excitement of the original) were somewhat surprised to hear a comment made by...

The Promotion Jitters 1

The Promotion Jitters

Burton Albion lost 2-1 at Ebbsfleet United in the Blue Square Premier on Wednesday night. There was, in itself, nothing extraordinary about this, but this defeat marks the third successive match that the once...