Manchester City Prepare To Turn Hyde Blue

Manchester City Prepare To Turn Hyde Blue

This afternoon at Ewen Fields, the freshly-renamed Hyde FC play Manchester City in a pre-season friendly which may feel more like a home match for City supporters than they might have been expecting. Hyde have had a turbulent time of things over the last twelve months...
The Supplementarity Of “Anti-Football”

The Supplementarity Of “Anti-Football”

Amid much of the wailing about the negativity of the Dutch performance at this year’s World Cup final, some people have stuck their heads above the parapets and argued that there is a place in the game for what some might call “spoiling” football....
What Not To Wear 2010/11: The Premier League

What Not To Wear 2010/11: The Premier League

Now that the World Cup is over (and there will be a couple more bits and pieces to tidy it up over the next couple of days), it is time to start looking forward to the new domestic season, which starts in just over four weeks, and what better way could there be to...
Mungo 2010/11 starts here!

Mungo 2010/11 starts here!

With the distraction of the World Cup out of the way, football clubs everywhere can get back to their normal routine.  Not least Heart of Clachmaninshire FC who, despite the baffling theft of all of the seats in two of their stands during the summer months, are well...
All Hail Spain, Champions Of The World

All Hail Spain, Champions Of The World

Obviously, for a football snob like myself, even the best televised football is a poor substitute for watching a couple of Scottish lower league sides playing kick and rush on a muddy pitch, but I have to say I enjoyed that World Cup. More than any other since 1994,...