Posts made in June, 2009

Southampton Back On The Brink

By on Jun 30, 2009 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 11 comments

The new Football League season starts in a little over five weeks, but a huge question mark still hangs over the small matter of whether all the teams included in the fixture list will actually be starting the season after the Pinnacle group withdrew their interest in buying Southampton Football Club this week. This news isn’t a great surprise to anybody that...

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Celtic On The Brink – No, Not That One

By on Jun 29, 2009 in Finance, Non-League | 11 comments

The icy touch of the Grim Reaper threatens to blow across non-league football yet again this summer with the news that Farsley Celtic of the Blue Square North face a winding up order at the hands of Her Majesty’s Revenues and Customs on Wednesday over an unpaid tax bill said to be in excess of £200,000. Farsley merited a mention on here once before over talk...

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The Confederations Cup: Brazil 3-2 USA

By on Jun 28, 2009 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

The Brazilian coach Dunga’s name translates as “Dopey” in Portuguese, but this soubriquet could have applied to his entire team this evening as the South American champions rode their luck against an American team which, unencumbered by such considerations as fatigue, outplayed them in every department in Johannesberg for forty-five minutes this...

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Livi On The Edge?

By on Jun 26, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Scottish Football | 5 comments

As the fallout from the Setanta collapse threatens to throw Scottish Football into turmoil, Rob Freeman takes a look at one of Scotland’s franchise clubs, Livingston, who are close to collapse without this having happened. The Scottish Franchise club, Livingston, is one step closer to going out of business after they admitted they are unlikely to pay their...

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