Posts made in April, 2009

Southampton & Their Points Deduction

By on Apr 25, 2009 in Finance | 2 comments

Reading between the lines, the Football League’s verdict on Southampton’s attempt to put their holding company into administration without incurring a points deduction makes for pretty damning reading. The League’s conclusion stops not far short of stating that there has been a deliberate attempt to play the system by the club. The holding company...

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AFC Wimbledon – Almost, But Not Quite

By on Apr 24, 2009 in Non-League | 6 comments

I always knew that it would come to this. Way back last summer, when the Blue Square South fixtures were released, AFC Wimbledon vs St Albans City on the last day of the Blue Square South season stood out like the thumb of a cartoon character that had been walloped with a mallet. Over the last couple of weeks, the path to Wimbledon’s accession to the Blue...

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Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 12

Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 12

By on Apr 23, 2009 in Art, Mungo | 0 comments

I received a curious email this morning with this week’s “Shit Shot Mungo” attached. “This is the best one ever”, it said cryptically, “so if anyone complains I’m going to make them pay”. Jolly good it is as well. This week, Ted “The Neck” Carter takes us on a journey back in time so that we can see for...

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Tony Kempster

By on Apr 23, 2009 in Latest | 0 comments

From the blog section of the Tony Kempster website: “Saw my consultant yesterday who told me that my liver tumour is growing and causing my liver to deteriorate quite quickly and that it is unlikely that I will survive into 2010. In fact, it will probably be sooner than that. As a result, I have decided to freeze my site at www.tonykempster.co.uk at the end of...

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Kings Lynn, Braintree Town, Demotion & Chaos Theory

By on Apr 22, 2009 in Finance, Non-League | 7 comments

The town of Braintree sits near the border between Suffolk and Essex. It’s a small town with a population of 42,000 which sits rather in the shadow of its larger neighbours Colchester and Chelmsford, with London looming in the distance, radiating its influence over the whole of the east and south east of England. It’s not, to coin a cliche, a town of...

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