Posts made in February, 2010

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 13

Chester City: The Death Rattle – Part 13

By on Feb 17, 2010 in Finance, Latest | 26 comments

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 and expel it from the Blue Square Premier. As...

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Portsmouth Prepare For Their Day In Court

Portsmouth Prepare For Their Day In Court

By on Feb 17, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 9 comments

Nine days to go until the big hearing then, and Portsmouth are acting bullish. Balram Chainrai has still given no indication that he is going to pay the amount of money to satisfy the club’s debt to HMRC (as some had suspected that he might), and the club has given no indication that it is going to seek the legal protection of administration. Such a move would...

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Cambridge City To Leave Their Home Town – For Now

Cambridge City To Leave Their Home Town – For Now

By on Feb 16, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

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. The battle for Milton Road has been ongoing for several years now and is a wearyingly familiar story of a prime piece of city centre real estate being wrested from the...

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