Posts made in July, 2009

Sir Bobby Robson – 1933-2009

By on Jul 31, 2009 in Latest, Opinion | 3 comments

It has been a very sad day for football on the eve of the new season. We have lost one of us. It is, perhaps, a reflection of the hole in the heart of English football that we should mourn a football man whose greatest single attribute was nothing more or less than a sense of common decency. It is football’s loss and our loss that we may never in a quite...

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Shit Shot Mungo S02E01

Shit Shot Mungo S02E01

By on Jul 30, 2009 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 0 comments

Well, the new season is almost upon us, so it’s time for Season Two of “Shit Shot Mungo” to begin. This week’s episode kicks off (if you’ll pardon the pun) with the team on tour in Ireland and struggling with their fitness after a Bohemian two week long summer break. The “artiste” has asked me to remind you that he has...

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Chester City – The Tax Man Bites Back

Chester City – The Tax Man Bites Back

By on Jul 29, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

Upon first sight, it may seem surprising that a victory for the tax man should be greeted with the faintly audible sound of cheering in the distance but such was the mess that is Chester City Football Club that it feels increasingly as if their demise is the only way that the game will rid itself of their owner, Stephen Vaughan. The question of which Stephen Vaughan...

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Liverpool Stick Their Finger In The Dyke

By on Jul 28, 2009 in English League Football, Latest, Scottish Football | 8 comments

It was surely no coincidence that Share Liverpool FC chose their relaunch on the day that the club itself confirmed the details of a refinancing deal that was the financial equivalent of using a used sausage roll packet as a form of birth control. The vultures have been circling at Anfield for some time now, but while Gillett and Hicks have managed to defer the very...

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