Saturday Night On Channel Five For The Football League
The Decline & Fall Of Leyton Orient
Rape, Disrespect & Fury: The Oyston Family & Blackpool FC
Is It Time For A New Football Club For Newcastle?
Tranmere Rovers & Cheltenham Town Stare Into The Abyss
This week’s Video Of The Week is another episode of “Match Of The Seventies”, which takes us back to 1972/73 and features a prototype version of the Liverpool team that would go on to rule Europe later on in the decade and in the 1980s pipping Arsenal and Leeds United to the First Division championship.
The Championship is starting to open up in the same way that it has in previous seasons, and the chances are that even if Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion end up strolling back into the Premier League, the race for the play-offs might be as tight as ever.
Dean Ashton’s career is over at the age of just twenty-six. Tragedy though this is, he can at least reflect upon the fact that he made it in the first place, and that his career in the game doesn’t have to be completely over. This may end up being a new opportunity presenting itself.
And now for a little light relief. This week’s “Shit Shot Mungo” sees Mungo McCrackas facing the indignity of being dropped from the Heart of Clackmanannshire team by manager Gary Burns until external circumstances – as they are wont to do – step in.
Munto Finance have put Notts County up for sale. Most Notts supporters still seem to regard Chief Executive Peter Trembling as some sort of hero, but they should probably be asking him a few questions about how his handling of the last few months or soat Meadow Lane.
Jerome Valcke is the General Secretary of FIFA, and he has a somewhat colourful past. Mark Murphy is wondering aloud how someone that may once have cost FIFA $100m ended up on stage Charlize Theron at the draw for The 2010 World Cup.
Kings Lynn Football Club died today, but now is not the time for sadness about that fact. Now is the time for Linnets fans to start afresh, preferably with a new club owned by its own supporters and a solemn vow to not let the disaster of the last couple of years ever happen again.