Posts made in March, 2010

Match Of The Week: Scunthorpe United 2-1 Plymouth Argyle

Match Of The Week: Scunthorpe United 2-1 Plymouth Argyle

By on Mar 21, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

As if by stealth, the end of the season is creeping up on us. League matches now all hold a degree of greater significance, but the finite nature of the season doesn’t feel so obvious until the last few weeks. At the bottom of the Championship, things are as tight as ever. There is a gap at the bottom of the table between Plymouth Argyle, Peterborough United...

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The World Cup Of National Anthems (Part Three)

The World Cup Of National Anthems (Part Three)

By on Mar 19, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 3 comments

For many people, major sports tournaments are the only occasion that national anthems are heard. These peculiar tunes have become a genre of their own, transcending the mere hymns that many of them were in first place, and they range from the gloriously uplifting to mournful dirges. The selection of words has, in many countries, brought about national debate that...

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What A Night To Be A Fulham Supporter

What A Night To Be A Fulham Supporter

By on Mar 19, 2010 in English League Football, European Club Football, Latest | 3 comments

Spring is in the air, and the good news stories just keep coming. Former Chester City supporters seem to have a decisive upper hand in their battle to get their own club, run on their own terms. Durham City of the Unibond League end a run of twenty-nine successive defeats with two wins in a row. And now Fulham have beaten Juventus in the UEFA Cup. It wasn’t...

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Football At The World Cup: Part One (1966-1978)

Football At The World Cup: Part One (1966-1978)

By on Mar 18, 2010 in History, Latest | 5 comments

Four years ago, we ran an article on the subject of the theme music used by British television companies for World Cup finals series. It seemed to touch a nerve at the time and today it’s back. It’s a little more complete than it was four years ago, although there are still one or two gaps and we would gratefully appreciate anybody that can help to fill...

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Shit Shot Mungo: S02E32

Shit Shot Mungo: S02E32

By on Mar 18, 2010 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 0 comments

This week’s Shit Shot Mungo is episode number fifty, no less, and in this week’s episode Heart of Clackmannannshire finally face up to the relegation battle that sees them almost one hundred points from safety in the league. Unfortunately, Mungo McCrackas isn’t the man to spearhead any revival, so Sir Roddy Bulbs takes control of the situation and...

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