February 2010

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The Continuing Adventures Of Sulaiman Al-Fahim

According to the News Of The World, Sulaiman Al-Fahim has been sniffing around Portsmouth Football Club again but, as Mark Murphy reports, he has plenty else on his plate as well at the moment, though.

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February 18, 2010
Mark

Match Of The Midweek: Porto 2-1 Arsenal

Sometimes, it feels as if Sol Campbell’s entire life might be scripted by someone that was laid off from the Eastenders’ writing team. In recent times, there doesn’t appear to have been very much in his life that hasn’t been accompanied with some sort of melodrama, and this didn’t let up in tonight’s match at the Estádio do Dragão.

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February 17, 2010
Ian

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 13

Another seven days have passed. There are now less than twenty-four hours until the Football Conference meets to decide the future of Chester City. It’s yet another potentially pivotal moment in the season, but there is little reason to have any confidence that the authorities will put the club out of its misery.

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February 17, 2010
Ian

Portsmouth Prepare For Their Day In Court

There are nine days until their big day in court, and Portsmouth are acting bullish. As they submit their statement of affairs to the court, though, what are the options available to the court if they can’t settle their tax debt in full?

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February 17, 2010
Ian

Cambridge City To Leave Their Home Town – For Now

A couple of weeks ago, hidden away in the news section of their website, Southern League club Cambridge City finally confirmed their farewell from Milton Road, the club’s home since 1922 to pastures new at a temporary home in Newmarket. This is the story of how they came to be in this position.

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February 16, 2010
Ian

Play-Offs For A Champions League Place: Game 39 Revisited?

So, the Premier League has grown tired of not having a proper climax to the its season. Are the proposal for play-offs about redistribution, though, or is it about dominating the end of the season?

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February 15, 2010
Ian

Match Of The Week: Crystal Palace 2-2 Aston Villa

Romance is all very well, but the cold, hard truth is that Crystal Palace need money. With a ten point deduction having almost certainly put paid to their ambitions of making the play-offs for a place in the Premier League, the FA Cup is their best chance of making some money this season.

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February 14, 2010
Ian
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