July 2009

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Those We Have Lost: Southbury Road, Enfield

This piece is the first of a series of articles intended as personal recollections of some of our lost football grounds. Should you wish to contribute to this series, please feel free to email us via the “Contact” page, which is linked at the top of this page. The first piece in this series takes…

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July 24, 2009
Ian
Shit Shot Mungo: Holiday Special Part 8

Shit Shot Mungo: Holiday Special Part 8

It’s time, yet again, for your weekly dose of Shit Shot Mungo, and this week’s episode is the last episode from the “Holiday Special” series. Next week, we will be joining The Clackers as they start their pre-season regime ahead of next year’s Scottish League. This series is brought to you by Ted “The Neck”…

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July 23, 2009
Ian

Patronising The Lower Divisions

Whatever one might think about the current goings-on at Meadow Lane, it’s difficult to not feel come degree of sympathy for their supporters over the media reactions to their appointment of Sven Goran Eriksson and Tord Grip. Heaven forfend that some elements of the British media would find the time to go out and actually…

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July 22, 2009
Ian

Beckham & Galaxy – The Point Of No Return?

The match between LA Galaxy and Milan was always, in view of the recent goings-on between David Beckham and the Italian giants, going to be something of a powder keg, and the global media reaction to the events at the decidedly unromantically named Home Depot Center has said a lot about how Beckham has managed…

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July 22, 2009
Ian

Notts County Start, Presumably, As They Mean To Go On

The summer is traditionally known as “the silly season” in the press, but Notts County have pushed the silliness up by at least a few notches with the news that they are in negotiation with Sven Goran Eriksson over him taking over as their Director of Football. Whether a manager with such a high profile…

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July 21, 2009
Ian

Fraud, Derby County & A Tiny Bit Of Justice

It is not often that one can say with any degree of confidence that someone in football is a crook and have evidence to back it up, but the usual caveats do not apply in the cases of Jeremy Keith, Murdo McKay and Andrew McKenzie, formerly of Derby County, who were imprisoned last week over…

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July 21, 2009
Ian

Chester’s Summer Crisis Continues

It’s one step forward and two steps back for the long-suffering supporters of Chester City. They might have hoped (or even expected) that relegation back into the Blue Square Premier and a spell in administration might have been as bad as things could get, but the Football Association last week suspended the club’s license to…

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July 20, 2009
Ian
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