Posts made in March, 2010

The Labour Party & Football: The Reaction

The Labour Party & Football: The Reaction

By on Mar 31, 2010 in Latest, Politics | 3 comments

It took a couple of days, but we got there in the end. The Labour Party’ proposals on the state of football may have been largely welcomed by supporters, but they were not going to pass uncommented upon by those that still, in spite of everything, claim that the “free market” can save the world in some way. The responses didn’t give us a...

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Match Of The Week: Stevenage Borough 1-0 Oxford United

Match Of The Week: Stevenage Borough 1-0 Oxford United

By on Mar 30, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 4 comments

It seems unlikely that any team in Britain has as important a week as Stevenage Borough have this week. Five points clear at the top of the Blue Square Premier, they face second placed Oxford United and third placed Luton Town on Saturday, before finishing off a run of three matches in six days with an away match against Wimbledon. If they win all three, they will...

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Labour’s Football Proposals: Playing To The Gallery Or Genuine Change?

Labour’s Football Proposals: Playing To The Gallery Or Genuine Change?

By on Mar 29, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 8 comments

There was a time when members of parliament would only really queue up outside Westminster to discuss how to brow beat our game. They considered us animals that needed to be caged and carry ID cards at all times during the 1980s, it took a lot of work to undo the damage done to the reputation of the rest of us for the actions of what was always a very small...

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The Premier League Ponders A Salary Cap

The Premier League Ponders A Salary Cap

By on Mar 28, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 9 comments

The Premier League’s Annual General Meeting this summer will provide stringent salary cap regulations for English football’s top tier, to judge by the plethora of club chairmen who have offered unsolicited opinions in favour of such regulations in recent months. It is refreshing to see such a consensus around an issue of such magnitude, especially coming from a...

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