November 2009

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

We don’t usually post up videos like this on here, but sometimes they’re too good to pass up. Rocky Baptiste of Ryman League club Harrow Borough shows us the ups and downs of being a non-league footballer in the space of one YouTube video.

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November 30, 2009
Ian

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

Would you believe it, the Football Conference has deferred a definite decision on the future of Chester City Football Club until Thursday now, meaning that the club plays Cambridge City in what may just turn out to be one of the most pointless football matches of all time.

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November 30, 2009
Ian

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

This week’s Video Of The Week is the second in the series of “Match Of The Seventies” videos, and features Brian CLough hitting national headlines for the first time, Rodney Marsh upsetting the balance at Manchester City and West Germany (not for the first time) tearing England a new hole.

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November 30, 2009
Ian

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

Kettering Town, according to their chairman, have only six weeks to live unless the council help them find a new stadium, and they used their FA Cup match against Leeds United to highlight their current predicament to the nation. Is this, however, the whole story, or is there something else going on?

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November 29, 2009
Ian

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

The death of Chester City Football Club won’t come without a fight, and the supporters took the fight to the club and the game’s authorities when they managed to get their match against Eastbourne Borough called off with a pitch invasion during the second half. And who can blame them?

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November 28, 2009
Ian

Weymouth Get Their Thirty-Seventh White Knight

Weymouth Football Club have a new owner, just a couple of weeks after it was announced that they would have to enter into administration. Will the arrival of the former Cambridge United chairman George Rolls at The Wessex Stadium finally end to cycle of misery that has been gulfing the club?

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November 28, 2009
Ian

Motor Racing Passes Its Judgement Upon Qadbak

The more anybody digs, the murkier it all gets. Rumours currently doing the rounds in motor racing circles seem to be confirming that the proposed QADBAK Investments take-over of the BMW-Sauber formula one racing team is on the point of collapse. Where are all these middle eastern investors, then?

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November 27, 2009
Ian
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