Posts made in January, 2010

The Saints City Trust Fire The Perfect Broadside

The Saints City Trust Fire The Perfect Broadside

By on Jan 28, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 9 comments

We live in challenging times, and these extend to every corner of the game and every aspect of how clubs run themselves. One club that has found the going tough over the last couple of years or so is St Albans City of the Blue Square South. Increasing concern over the way that their club was being run led to the formation of the Saints City Trust, and the Trust has...

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Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 10

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 10

By on Jan 25, 2010 in Finance, Latest | 3 comments

The boycott, as things turned out, only ended up being unofficial for a couple of days. After just 425 people turned out on Tuesday night for their Blue Square Premier match against Salisbury City, the results of a survey carried out by the supporters group showed 72% of those polled to be in favour of a boycott of the club’s home matches, while 23%...

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Match Of The Week 2: Stoke City 3-1 Arsenal

Match Of The Week 2: Stoke City 3-1 Arsenal

By on Jan 24, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Chelsea and Manchester City, then, are the only two clubs left with a realistic chance of winning the double this season. Over the last seven days or so, the press has started to gush about Arsenal again. A decent run of form, including a win at Anfield and a brushing aside of Aston Villa which seemed to indicate that the status quo is still very much correct and in...

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Match Of The Week: Lewes 2-0 Weston-Super-Mare

Match Of The Week: Lewes 2-0 Weston-Super-Mare

By on Jan 24, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

It is a phrase that is often trotted out by supporters of a team that have had a period of success followed by a period of disaster that everyone should strap themselves in and enjoy the “rollercoaster ride”. There is one significant problem with this analogy, which is that most people wouldn’t want to spend too long on a rollercoaster and would...

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