Posts made in March, 2010

Sheffield Wednesday’s “Imminent” Investment

Sheffield Wednesday’s “Imminent” Investment

By on Mar 25, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 24 comments

Sheffield Wednesday have been in a state of flux for the last decade or so, since the reign of the current Premier League Chairman, Dave Richards. Mark Murphy takes a look at the Wednesday chairman Lee Strafford’s attempts to get somebody to pour some money into the club and finds a rather long list of near misses. Still, at least they haven’t been to...

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The Chester City Aftermath: Self-Serving In The Blue Square Premier

The Chester City Aftermath: Self-Serving In The Blue Square Premier

By on Mar 24, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 12 comments

In the latest edition of what has long since become an ongoing saga, the annual Football Conference summer crisis seems likely to loom large on the horizon with the confirmation that ten Blue Square Premier clubs are appealing the decision to expunge the record of Chester City to the Football Association following the club’s expulsion from the league last...

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What Ian Watmore’s Resignation Tells Us About The FA

What Ian Watmore’s Resignation Tells Us About The FA

By on Mar 23, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

Eighty days before the World Cup finals and not more than a year after he took the job in the first place, Ian Watmore has quit as the Chief Executive of the Football Association. When Watmore spoke at the Supporters Direct annual conference in Birmingham last October, he didn’t inspire a great deal of confidence. His with the Premier League’s Richard...

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Match Of The Midweek: Leeds United 0-2 Millwall

Match Of The Midweek: Leeds United 0-2 Millwall

By on Mar 22, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

The favourites for promotion before the start of the season, Leeds United started 2009/10 as if they were in something of a hurry to finally lay the ghosts of lower division football to rest and get back to something approaching the normality of the Championship. Their credentials seemed to be confirmed by their January FA Cup win at Old Trafford and grabbing a draw...

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