Posts made in May, 2010

World Cup Tales: The Battle Of Santiago, 1962

World Cup Tales: The Battle Of Santiago, 1962

By on May 21, 2010 in History, Latest | 1 comment

We hear a lot about the decline and fall of western civilization these days, but moral outrage at the behaviour of footballers is nothing new and, indeed, players at the World Cup finals this summer will have to go a long way to outdo the most serious incidents of player-on-player violence in the history of the tournament, many of which considerably predate the...

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Shit Shot Mungo: Substitute! S02E01

Shit Shot Mungo: Substitute! S02E01

By on May 20, 2010 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 0 comments

The normal season has now more or less finished and Mungo McCrackas is taking an ill-deserved break from football before coming back to our screens with our World Cup special series, “Mungo In Africa”, which starts in a couple of weeks or so. To fill this void, though, we are proud to be able to present some more sample pages from the magazine...

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Match Of The Midweek: Rotherham United 2-0 Aldershot Town (3-0 Agg)

Match Of The Midweek: Rotherham United 2-0 Aldershot Town (3-0 Agg)

By on May 20, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 9 comments

The Don Valley Stadium, on the Rotherham side of Sheffield, couldn’t be much much less like Millmoor, Rotherham United’s home from 1907 until 2008. Millmoor may have been a little untidy but it was home for The Millers, with a scrap metal yard behind one of the stands beind the goal, the crane from which stood in full view of the pitch, as if Ted...

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Scottish Football: A Season Review

Scottish Football: A Season Review

By on May 19, 2010 in Latest, Scottish Football | 3 comments

With the Cup Final and the play-offs finishing at the weekend – and no Scottish involvement in any other football that may be taking place in the next few weeks – that’s another season over. It’s been a year that’s seen more nationl team failure, the depatures of George Burley and Gordon Smith, and even more soul-searching than usual...

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The Tuesday Morning Links Emporium

The Tuesday Morning Links Emporium

By on May 18, 2010 in Latest | 0 comments

Sorry we’re a day late with your weekly links, but everything has been a little up in the air and, of course, the weekend’s activities involving Lord Triesman required comment that couldn’t really be postponed. Anyway, this week’s links contain the application of Soccernomics to the World Cup, the pros and cons of allowing comments on your...

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