Posts made in October, 2009

When Footballers Attack (And Cross An Invisible Line)

By on Oct 28, 2009 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

One of the things that many people that usually inhabit the world of the Premier League regularly comment upon when they visit the singular world of non-league football is how close one feels to the action. Every shout can be heard, and every gesticulation spotted. What supporters at that level often seem to forget, however, is that this works both ways and the...

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Liverpool Apply A United Shaped Sticking Plaster

By on Oct 27, 2009 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

Crisis over at Anfield, then. Blimey, even David Ngog scored. Maybe it is because of such miracles that all the sensible advice from pundits about how “just one win” wouldn’t alter Liverpool’s dire on and off-field straits has gone through the defenestration process. Liverpool were almost everything against United that they weren’t against either Sunderland or...

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Chester City Football Club – The Death Rattle (Part Two)

Chester City Football Club – The Death Rattle (Part Two)

By on Oct 27, 2009 in Finance, Latest | 8 comments

To the surprise of absolutlely nobody that knows anything as much as an iota about the way in which they run themselves, the Football Conference bowed down at the altar of Stephen Vaughan for (depending on which way you look at it) either the second, third or fourth time yesterday. They decided, having issued a stern warning to the club at the end of last week, to...

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Brian Potter: A Life In Professional Football

By on Oct 25, 2009 in Latest, Scottish Football | 15 comments

Today, October 25th, is the fifteenth anniversary of the second – and most famous – of the three appearances of Brian Potter’s senior football career, and this site has very kindly indulged me by allowing me to write a tribute to the great man. You’ve almost certainly never heard of him, and mention of his name usually makes people think of...

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Match Of The Week: Crawley Town 1-1 AFC Wimbledon

By on Oct 25, 2009 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

At later stages, clubs are now fairly open in their contempt for the FA Cup, fielding reserve teams and compaining about fixture congestion, but at this stage it still matters. This weekend sees the Fourth Qualifying Round, the sixth stage of the competition and that at which Blue Square Premier clubs enter. A win today will be worth £12,500, with the possibility of...

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