April 7, 2010

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“England” Out Of Champions League, Apparently

So it has come to pass. For the first time in seven years, there will be no English clubs in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The manner of the defeats of Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United were from three different chapters of the book, “How To Get Eliminated From A Two-Legged Cup Tie”. Chelsea…

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April 7, 2010
Ian

AFC Bournemouth – Football Club Pays Taxes Shock!!!

The more mischievous sub-editors at the Bournemouth Daily Echo must have been tempted to produce the above headline when chairman Eddie Mitchell recently announced that AFC Bournemouth had indeed paid their taxes prior to the latest High Court winding-up hearing involving a football club. It seemed the ultimate good news story at a club which,…

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April 7, 2010
Mark

Would Peterborough Benefit From Stepping Off The Rollercoaster?

The phrase goes, “Marry in haste, repent at leisure”, but supporters of Peterborough United may be wondering this week whether this caveat also applies to divorce. The rise of the Cambridgeshire club from League Two to the Championship had been one of the more understated surprises of the previous couple of years, but this season,…

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April 7, 2010
Ian
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