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End Of An Era – The Phasing Out Of Ceefax

The BBC’s text service Ceefax celebrates its thirty-fifth birthday today, but it’s a celebration that is tinged with sadness as it is to be the last significant anniversary celebrated by the antiquated service, which is to be phased out in line with the...

Sol Campbell – Sigh – Leaves Notts County

Until recently, Sol Campbell had spent the whole of his football career at the top level of English football. A product of Lilleshall and the Spurs youth academy, his previous trips to lower division grounds had been largely reserved for the early stages of domestic...

Notts Fit Or Proper Yet

For some, it was the romantic football story of the summer, whilst for others it was a story that didn’t quite make sense. The take-over of Notts County and the subsequent arrival of Sven-Goran Eriksson and Sol Campbell changed the future of Notts County, but is...

Briatore, Piquet, Formula One & QPR

The announcement of Flavio Briatore’s life ban from Formula One has, as one might expect, sent shockwaves through the sport. Motor racing, however might not be the only sport to undergo a degree of soul searching as the result of their sanction against the...

Manchester City Undone In Stoppage Time

During the Cold War, government advice was that, in the event of a nuclear strike, we should stay in our inner refuges for forty-eight hours and indoors for around ten to fourteen days, in order to allow radiation levels outside to drop to something approaching a...