February 2010

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Portsmouth’s Administration – Postponement Or Salvation?

The mask now seems likely to slip. After seventeen years of wearing a mask of opulence and limitless wealth, the Premier League self-made reputation as The Richest League In The World will face its most severe test yet, as Portsmouth face the inevitable and collapse into administration.

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February 23, 2010
Ian

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 14

It almost feels as if we should be apologising for the amount of time that has been given over to Chester City on this site over the last few weeks. However, this story has unravelled into one of the most extraordinary football stories of recent times, and it still is not being reported to the extent that it should be elsewhere.

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February 23, 2010
Ian

Dr Sulaiman’s Resignation From Fratton Park

Sulaiman Al-Fahim offered his resignation as a director of Portsmouth Football Club in a characteristically farcical fashion. Mark Murphy takes a look at this, and wonders aloud what his motives for such a decision could be. Suffice to say, he’s not terribly impressed. What a clown. Surely only Sulaiman Al-Fahim could write a ‚Äúprivate and…

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February 22, 2010
Mark

Chester City Reportedly Sold To The Danes

Chester City, according to widespread reports today, are to be sold to the Danish consortium that expressed their interest in buying the club a couple of weeks ago.

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February 22, 2010
Ian

Match Of The Week: Aldershot Town 1-1 Notts County

Aldershot were the last Football League club to go bust during the season, and it is perhaps appropriate that Notts County, who have taken the concept of boom and bust to absurd new heights this season, should be their visitors five days before a winding up hearing at the High Court in London.

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February 21, 2010
Ian

A Bad Week At The Office For West Ham United

The last few days haven’t been entirely happy ones for West Ham United. Their win against Birmingham City last week lifted them out of the relegation places, but they had to settle out of court with Alan Curbishley, are considering some odd legal action against Chelsea and the FA and have been rebuffed in their hopes to move into the Olympic Stadium.

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February 19, 2010
Ian

Shit Shot Mungo: S02E29

As some of you may recall, last week’s Shit Shot Mungo ended with Mungo McCrackas disappearing into a portal in time and space. In this week’s episode, he finds himself in “Swinging London” in 1967, just in time for an international match between England and Scotland. Well. Quite. Can Mungo save the day for Scotland?…

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February 18, 2010
Ian
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