Posts made in November, 2009

Rocky Baptiste Shows Us Both Sides Of A Footballer’s Life

Rocky Baptiste Shows Us Both Sides Of A Footballer’s Life

By on Nov 30, 2009 in Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

We don’t usually post up videos like this on here, but sometimes they’re too good to pass up. Rocky Baptiste has had a long and varied in football career, including scoring for Farnborough Town at Arsenal and Havant & Waterlooville at Swansea City in the FA Cup and a handful of appearances as a substitute in the Football League for Luton Town. Now,...

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Chester City Football Club: The Death Rattle (Part 6!)

Chester City Football Club: The Death Rattle (Part 6!)

By on Nov 30, 2009 in Finance, Latest | 8 comments

The axe swung, then, and the side of the neck was lightly grazed. Actually, in spite of what we may well be thinking (and this is a feeling that is spreading around the game ilke wildfire at present), there may be an ounce of common sense in the Football Conference’s decision to allow Chester City a temporary reprieve until Thursday: they are playing Cambridge...

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Video Of The Week: Match Of The 70s – 1971/72

Video Of The Week: Match Of The 70s – 1971/72

By on Nov 30, 2009 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

This week’s Video Of The Week is the second in the series of “Match Of The Seventies” videos, as hosted by Dennis Waterman. The 1971/72 football season was significant for several different reasons. Brian Clough’s Derby County pipped Leeds United to the Football League championship, evening matches were banned by the government as the energy...

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Match Of The Week: Kettering Town 1-1 Leeds United

By on Nov 29, 2009 in English League Football, Finance, Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

These are tough times at Rockingham Road. Kettering Town of the Blue Square Premier have less than three years to go on the lease at the ground that has been their home since 1897, and they have nowhere else to go. Relations with the local council are strained, with the club claiming that the council are doing nothing to help them to find a site for a new stadium....

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Chester City Football Club: The Death Rattle (Part 5)

Chester City Football Club: The Death Rattle (Part 5)

By on Nov 28, 2009 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 14 comments

It is better to die standing than to live on your knees. The revolution came to a small corner of Cheshire this afternoon as what may end up being Chester City’s final match was abandoned with fifteen minutes to play after supporters invaded the pitch in protest at the continued involvement of the Vaughan family at their club. There had already been one pitch...

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