Posts made in March, 2009

Dealing With Troublesome Supporters 101: Wrexham

By on Mar 26, 2009 in Finance, Latest | 6 comments

Wrexham supporters have had a difficult time of things over the last few years. In the mid-1990s, they seemed likely to to break into the top two divisions of English football. Everything, however, fell apart in the first few years of this century. A financial crisis led to administration and relegation from the Football League at the end of last season. Some were...

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The New England Shirt: The Most Overhyped Football Shirt Ever?

By on Mar 24, 2009 in Latest | 14 comments

It all started a few weeks ago. Footballshirtculture posted up a picture of a kit that was rumoured to be the new England football shirt. We ran the story on here, too. It was a pretty revolting shirt, as it goes, and it started to become apparent pretty soon afterwards that this shirt was either one from the cutting room floor or, and this would be a considerably...

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Turfed Out – The Carving Up Of Wembley Stadium

By on Mar 24, 2009 in Latest | 0 comments

Most – if not all – of you will remember the terrible state that the pitch at Wembley Stadium got into towards the end of 2007. By the time England played Croatia in their final European Championship qualifying match, the pitch was so badly cut up that it looked, after heavy rain in London, as if the match might not even be played. It was played, of...

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Match Of The Week: Nottingham Forest 0-1 Wolves

By on Mar 23, 2009 in English League Football | 0 comments

It has now been a shade over twenty-nine years since Wolves beat Nottingham Forest in the League Cup final Wembley. Andy Gray’s second half goal won the competition for the Black Country club, but times have changed a lot since then. At the time of this meeting between the two clubs, Forest were the European champions and would go on to retain that particular...

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Brechin City, UEFA And A Hedge

By on Mar 20, 2009 in Latest | 1 comment

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 away by what is commonly referred to as “progress”. In Scotland, a row has erupted this week over Brechin City’s Glebe Park...

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