Monthly Archive: April 2009

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Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 13

It’s time for your weekly dose of Mungo. This week, with the Scottish giants perilously close to being relegated, the club’s eccentric, magnet magnate chairman takes radical action which may not prove to be...

In Praise Of… Play-Offs 2

In Praise Of… Play-Offs

It’s almost that time of year again. The non-league end of season play-offs started last night with wins for Hampton & Richmond Borough and Eastleigh in the Blue Square South, and tonight the clubs...

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Match Of The Week: FC Barcelona 0-0 Chelsea

So, it’s a Champions League semi-final and this isn’t merely Barcelona versus Chelsea. It’s “Mas que un club” versus Chelsea, Catalunya versus Chelsea and Europe versus the Premier League. Has it come to this?...

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Newcastle On The Precipice

When you don’t pay much attention to the Premier League, it becomes pretty easy for it to become a noise in the background. True enough, it’s a shrill, shrieking noise – the sound of...

Southampton & Their Points Deduction 2

Southampton & Their Points Deduction

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...

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Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 12

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...