Posts made in September, 2009

Match Of The Week: Morecambe 1-1 Dagenham & Redbridge

By on Sep 27, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

The former Football League clubs that currently ply their trade in the Blue Square Premier must occasionally wonder how it has come to this. The match at The Abbey Stadium this afternoon between Cambridge United and Luton Town is being played between a crowd of almost 5,000 people but this match, a division higher, is being watched by only just over a third of that...

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Manchester City vs Gillingham – The 1999 Division 2 Play-Off

By on Sep 26, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

Consider this. If it hadn’t been for Paul Dickov’s late, late goal for Manchester City in the Division Two play-off final against Gillingham in 1999, City may have stayed where they are and Gillingham might have risen to the Premier League and been bought out by quadrillionaires from the Middle East. Okay, that was never going happen, but this match was...

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Hyde United Approach The Gallows

By on Sep 25, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

HMRC finally managed to swing the axe successfully against a football club today, and Hyde United were the victims. It’s ironic, really. Hyde, as have so many small clubs for as long as any of us can remember, have been occasionally poorly run over the last few years, but they were by no means the worst offenders in the game. It is they, however, that took the...

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Shit Shot Mungo S02E09

Shit Shot Mungo S02E09

By on Sep 24, 2009 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 2 comments

In this week’s Shit Shot Mungo, Heart of Clackmanannshire’s new manager, Celebrity Ghost Agent Eric Hall, has made a number of changes to the team, which leaves Mungo McCrackas as the only living entity of the team. Will his sweeping changes revolutionise the ailing Scottish club’s fortunes? Well, of course not. This week’s Mungo is drawn, as...

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