Posts made in February, 2010

Chester City – The End Of The Road & The Rebirth

Chester City – The End Of The Road & The Rebirth

By on Feb 26, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 25 comments

Send not for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee. The bell tolled for Chester City at just after 2.00 this afternoon. Against the predictions of many – myself included – the Football Conference made the right decision and expelled Chester City from its organisation. This evening isn’t a time for celebration. We should mourn the passing of the...

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Wayne Bridge, Tabloid Fluff & The World Cup

Wayne Bridge, Tabloid Fluff & The World Cup

By on Feb 26, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

Of course, it is completely his choice. No-one can second guess Wayne Bridge’s emotions over the small matter of John Terry having had an affair with his ex-partner (and it may or may not be worth pointing out that Bridge had spolit from Vanessa Perroncel three months before Terry’s dalliance with her began) but if he feels that it would be inappropriate...

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Isn’t It About Time That Gloucester City’s Luck Changed?

Isn’t It About Time That Gloucester City’s Luck Changed?

By on Feb 26, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 8 comments

All things considered, life was always going to be difficult for Gloucester City. The football team in a city that is a rugby stronghold has always found shaking off the perception of being the junior of the two codes hard work, but this hasn’t been helped in recent years by a series of events that seems to have left the club fighting a constant uphill...

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Shit Shot Mungo: S02E30

Shit Shot Mungo: S02E30

By on Feb 25, 2010 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 0 comments

This week’s Shit Shot Mungo sees Mungo McCrackas resolutely fail to change the course of history when, having slipped through a portal in time and space, he ends up playing in the 1967 England vs Scotland home international match. He then goes on to reacquaint himself with Celebrity Ghost Agent Eric Hall and also gets to meet The Beatles, before finally...

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Barry Hearn On Administration

Barry Hearn On Administration

By on Feb 25, 2010 in Finance, Latest | 9 comments

Michel Platini, with all of the elegance that one might expect from a man with such a playing career, describes it as “financial doping”. It is, in short, the accumulation of debt to purchase success on the pitch. Some clubs do it as a result of the egos of their chairmen, some do it from the fear of what might happen if they don’t, and some do it...

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