Posts made in July, 2010

Manchester City Prepare To Turn Hyde Blue

Manchester City Prepare To Turn Hyde Blue

By on Jul 17, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

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 or so, with the club only avoiding liquidation at the last minute at the start of last season. Now,...

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The Supplementarity Of “Anti-Football”

The Supplementarity Of “Anti-Football”

By on Jul 16, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 5 comments

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. William Abbs is one of them. Not since the Netherlands played Argentina in 1978 had the World Cup...

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What Not To Wear 2010/11: The Premier League

What Not To Wear 2010/11: The Premier League

By on Jul 15, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Opinion | 11 comments

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 start it all off than with our annual look at the kits that the teams of 2010/11 will be wearing. As...

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Mungo 2010/11 starts here!

Mungo 2010/11 starts here!

By on Jul 15, 2010 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 2 comments

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 into their preparations for the new season.  In the coming weeks, we’ll meet some of the new...

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All Hail Spain, Champions Of The World

All Hail Spain, Champions Of The World

By on Jul 14, 2010 in Latest | 5 comments

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, at least, though admittedly I didn’t watch so much of the last couple. Maybe there...

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