Posts made in January, 2010

Match Of The Week: Bury Town 5-0 Leighton Town

Match Of The Week: Bury Town 5-0 Leighton Town

By on Jan 31, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

My word, it’s cold in Suffolk. Brighton, and, indeed, London, were positively balmy by comparison. There is, however, still a light dusting of snow on the ground in the more rural corners of the county, leaving a little bit of doubt over whether this match will actually go ahead. Bury Town rather need it to. They haven’t played a league match since the...

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Another Black Week For Portsmouth

Another Black Week For Portsmouth

By on Jan 29, 2010 in Finance, Latest | 8 comments

There will be some nervous tapping away at hole in the wall machines on the south coast of England this morning. In an email sent earlier this week, Portsmouth Football Club warned their staff that they may not be paid again this month. It is the icing on the cake of another desperate week for the Premier League club, who face a winding up hearing at the High Court...

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Peter Ridsdale: Chairman Turned Repeat Offender

Peter Ridsdale: Chairman Turned Repeat Offender

By on Jan 28, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 23 comments

Cardiff City are due in court in a couple of weeks fighting off a winding up order, and the man in charge is a rather familiar one to supporters of Leeds United and Barnsley. Mark Murphy reports on Peter Ridsdale’s repeated misdemenaours and finds a predictable and depressing set of themes. Of all of football’s recent winding-up petition sagas, Cardiff City’s...

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Shit Shot Mungo: S02E26

Shit Shot Mungo: S02E26

By on Jan 28, 2010 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 1 comment

Mungo McCrackas seriously injured both of Heart of Clackmannannshire’s two goalkeepers, “Dangerous” Ducky Norton and Rab “Flappins” McGinty, in last week’s “Shit Shot Mungo”, so this week he has to play in goal for The Clackas in their match against Glasgow Paisley, whereupon he discovers previously untapped talents...

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