September 2009

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John Barnes’ Tranmere Crisis Reaches Critical Mass

John Barnes is having a disastrous time in charge at Tranmere Rovers and may be out of a job by this time next week. His time there, however, is a cautionary tale about the problems of appointing big name managers.

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September 25, 2009
Ian

Hyde United Approach The Gallows

Blue Square North side Hyde United have been wound up in court this week, and the closure of a smaller club is no great surprise. What now, then, for the descendants of the club that once lost 26-0 in the FA Cup?

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September 25, 2009
Ian
Shit Shot Mungo S02E09

Shit Shot Mungo S02E09

Celebrity Ghost Agent Eric Hall is the new Clackas’ manager and his first team selection is a controversial one in this week’s “Shit Shot Mungo”. Lobster lobster, indeed. Can he reverse their fortunes? Probably not.

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September 24, 2009
Ian

End Of An Era – The Phasing Out Of Ceefax

The BBC’s news and sport service has been invaluable to football supporters over the years, but it’s thirty-fifth birthday will be one of its last. On its last significant anniversary, it’s time to say goodbye and thanks to Ceefax.

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September 24, 2009
Ian

Sol Campbell – Sigh – Leaves Notts County

Neither Sol Campbell nor Notts County have done themselves or each other any favours with their short dalliance. Can either of them salvage their reputations after this debacle?

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September 23, 2009
Ian

Notts Fit Or Proper Yet

We’re more than one month into the new season, and Notts County’s new owners still won’t reveal who they are and still haven’t been declared fit or proper. Mark Murphy wonders whether they have anything to hide.

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September 23, 2009
Mark

Briatore, Piquet, Formula One & QPR

Flavio Briatore has been in hot water with the FIA, and there is a chance that there could be some nasty knock-on effects for him with The Football League.

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September 22, 2009
Ian
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