Monthly Archive: November 2009

New Zealand Revive Memories Of The Summer Of 1982 1

New Zealand Revive Memories Of The Summer Of 1982

New Zealand have qualified for the 2010 World Cup finals by beating Bahrain in Wellington this morning, and this result may have stirred a few memories amongst men of a certain age that will remember their only other successful qualification attempt, from 1982.

Weymouth Football Club Read The Last Rites 9

Weymouth Football Club Read The Last Rites

Weymouth Football Club might have finally reached the end of the line. The tragedy of Weymouth, however, is likely to be that the town will be left without a football stadium rather than it being temporarily without a football club.

Celtic & Rangers Frozen Out Of The Premier League 6

Celtic & Rangers Frozen Out Of The Premier League

The Premier League has decided that it doesn’t want The Old Firm and the baggage that they carry with them. It may take a change of attitude towards their neighbours for Celtic and Rangers to turn their own fortunes around, though – are they capable of such a transformation?

ssm_96s 0

Shit Shot Mungo: Season Two, Episode Sixteen

After last week’s swine flu debacle, Heart of Clackmanannshire Football Club find themselves in court in this week’s Shit Shot Mungo, accused of deliberately and maliciously spreading the virus through playing an infected team in a recent match. Can Mungo save the day? Probably not.

United Sack Ferguson & May Repent At Leisure 8

United Sack Ferguson & May Repent At Leisure

Darren Ferguson has left Peterborough United “by mutual consent”. This particular phrase is usually code for “we’ve sacked him but he has agreed to keep quiet in return for some money”, but in this case it may be more literal than is usual since the severance may suit all parties equally.

The Sad & Premature Loss Of Germany’s Robert Enke 3

The Sad & Premature Loss Of Germany’s Robert Enke

It’s certainly too soon to comment upon the circumstances surrounding the sad death of the Hannover 96 goalkeeper Robert Enke, but it isn’t too soon to take a moment to mourn the passing of an excellent goalkeeper and that rarest of things – a footballer with a conscience.

Chester City Football Club – The Death Rattle (Part 3) 8

Chester City Football Club – The Death Rattle (Part 3)

There’s an “R” in the month, so the name of Chester City must be being dragged through the mud. The Insolvency Service seem to have finally caught up with Stephen Vaughan, and he will be banned from acting as a company director from the end of this month. Will this change anything at Chester, though?

Match Of The Midweek: Millwall 4-1 AFC Wimbledon 3

Match Of The Midweek: Millwall 4-1 AFC Wimbledon

Wimbledon travelled to Millwall in the FA Cup First Round on Monday night, allowing us to step into the strange, strange world of being away supporters at The Den. On the whole, though, the hosts were perfect gentlemen for the evening.