Posts made in July, 2010

The Premier League 2010/11 Previews 2 – Aston Villa: Becoming A Single Issue Party

The Premier League 2010/11 Previews 2 – Aston Villa: Becoming A Single Issue Party

By on Jul 28, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

Aston Villa’s summer thus far can be neatly condensed into two words, and the second of those is “Milner”. Their own supporters will be thoroughly sick to the stomach of the constant pas de deux that has been going on over the last couple of months between their most-prized asset and a team which they last season regarded as rivals for the final...

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The 2010/11 Premier League Previews 1 – Arsenal: How Long Is Too Long?

The 2010/11 Premier League Previews 1 – Arsenal: How Long Is Too Long?

By on Jul 27, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 10 comments

It’s that time of the season again, and we have time this year for a pre-season piece on all twenty of the clubs in this season’s Premier League. First of all, since we’re doing this in alphabetical order, Arsenal, where the big question over the next nine months may turn out to be what they can do to end their run without a trophy and how long...

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Why Talk Of Tottenham And The Olympic Stadium Feels Wide Of The Mark

Why Talk Of Tottenham And The Olympic Stadium Feels Wide Of The Mark

By on Jul 26, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 18 comments

Supporters of  both Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United could have been forgiven for choking a little if they happened to see this article on the BBC’s website today. On the front page of the site was a story that would certainly leave both sets of supporters with a feeling that their hearts were beating in their throats – that Spurs were looking at...

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Take That, Boreham Wood!

Take That, Boreham Wood!

By on Jul 24, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

Sorry to get all parochial, but the loose ends of last season have only this week been tied up for my club, Isthmian League Kingstonian. And if you are weighing up the risks to your club of strolling onto the pitch at a vital stage of your club’s most vital match of the season in order to stick one on the opposition’s centre-half, and strolling off again,...

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Conflicting Season Ticket Stories At Old Trafford

Conflicting Season Ticket Stories At Old Trafford

By on Jul 23, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 7 comments

A most curious little article appealed on the Daily Telegraph’s website on Thursday, stating that the Green & Gold protest against the Glazer family’s ownership of the club had failed because season ticket sales at Old Trafford for the coming season had topped 50,000. It was curious because it lacked any real detail behind the story at all and, after...

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