Yearly Archive: 2010

Clyde Learn Their Lessons The Hard Way 4

Clyde Learn Their Lessons The Hard Way

I’m a bit late reporting the news, but Clyde last month became the latest Scottish club to go into fan ownership. They’ve chosen a different model to it from the usual one – although...

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Friday Essay: Seasonally-adjusted figures

As the most clued-up and news savvy readers may know, the UK has undergone something of a cold snap this week.  High time that Dotmund looked at the variety of clothing solutions footballers employ...

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Mungo S03E18

Heart of Clachmaninshire’s renaissance still seems to be some way off, but for once it’s not for the want of trying.  Even Mungo McCrackas seems able to contribute to a positive team performance.  However,...

Standing Up For Scunthorpe 6

Standing Up For Scunthorpe

In the immediate aftermath of the Hillsborough disaster in 1989, there was a rush to change English football and, whilst many of the changes that were introduced in the years following it were long...

A Homage To A Catalonian Evening 0

A Homage To A Catalonian Evening

I will get to actual football in a minute. Please bear with me. In a week when former Tory minister David Mellor bleated on TV about dishonesty in public life, it came as less...

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Panorama: The Right Programme At The Right Time

Have we completely missed the point?  I watched investigative journalist Andrew Jennings’ Panorama programme on extensive bribe-taking among high-ranking FIFA executive committee members (unlike England 2018 bid chief Andy Anson, it would seem). So...