Posts made in February, 2010

Match Of The Week: Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Bolton Wanderers

Match Of The Week: Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Bolton Wanderers

By on Feb 24, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Imagine a boot with a circle of stars on the sole of it stamping on a human face forever. This evening sees a new low in the status of the FA Cup and a new high in the ascendency of the Champions League over all other football competitions. UEFA has seen fit to spread the Champions League round of sixteen over two weeks this year, and this means a clash with the...

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Beyond the Debt – A Supporters’ Rally

Beyond the Debt – A Supporters’ Rally

By on Feb 24, 2010 in Latest | 0 comments

It’s not often that we advertise on here, but on Saturday, before their Unibond League Premier match against North Ferriby United, FC United of Manchester will be holding a rally in the cause of supporter-owned clubs. We have reached a critical point in this debate. This season hsa become the season during which the wheels have started to come off the football...

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Portsmouth’s Administration – Postponement Or Salvation?

Portsmouth’s Administration – Postponement Or Salvation?

By on Feb 23, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

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. Their only reasonable prospect of avoiding administration would be to find new...

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Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 14

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 14

By on Feb 23, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 17 comments

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. With all of this in mind, we are...

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Dr Sulaiman’s Resignation From Fratton Park

Dr Sulaiman’s Resignation From Fratton Park

By on Feb 22, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

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 “private and confidential”...

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