Posts made in May, 2009

Match Of The Week Live: Chelsea 2-1 Everton

By on May 30, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

So, I thought we’d cover this match live this afternoon. Everton haven’t played in a major cup final since the 1995 FA Cup Final when they beat Manchester United 1-0 thanks to a goal from Paul Rideout, of all people. Chelsea won the FA Cup in 2007, also beating Manchester United 1-0 in a match so boring that I fell asleep ten minutes in. It’s a bit...

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Happy Birthday To Us!

By on May 29, 2009 in Latest | 7 comments

Just a quick message this morning to say thank you to everybody that reads this site, because we are three years old today. Surprisingly, the traffic to this site has doubled since the new year alone and hopefully we will be able to continue to bring you the stories that don’t seem to be covered elsewhere amongst all the other tat and nonsense. There will be...

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Nathan Dyer: Southampton & The Politics Of The Fire Sale

By on May 29, 2009 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 7 comments

A couple of months ago, Southampton Leisure Holdings, the holding company which owns Southampton Football Club went into administration. There was a brief and ineffectual protest from Southampton FC based upon the argument that this particular holding company wasn’t the same as the football club, and that they shouldn’t, therefore, face any sanctions...

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Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 17 – The Season Finale!

Shit Shot Mungo: Episode 17 – The Season Finale!

By on May 28, 2009 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 2 comments

The tension is unbearable. It’s the last day of the season in the Scottish Premier League and Heart of Clackmannannshire need a win in their final match in order to avoid relegation. Unsurprisingly, nothing goes quite according to plan (though, ironically, it does all go according to the script – make of that what you wish). This week’s edition of...

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Match Of The Week: FC Barcelona 2-0 Manchester United

By on May 27, 2009 in English League Football, European Club Football, Latest | 3 comments

Sometimes, you have to wonder. Levels of fitness and skill have no doubt improved in football over the last couple of decades, but perhaps today was the day during which we started to lose grip with reality. Every British newspaper had a pull-out section, many choosing to lavish extravagant praise on a match that hadn’t even been played yet. But anyone that...

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