Monthly Archive: August 2010

Mungo S03E03 0

Mungo S03E03

It’s Thursday again, which brings with it the crushing inevitability of another edition of Mungo.  It’s accurately named this week, too, as our protagonist single-handedly fails to make an appearance.  This would be an...

Match Of The Midweek: Lewes 2-1 Thurrock 4

Match Of The Midweek: Lewes 2-1 Thurrock

After a defeat at Staines Town in their opening Blue Square South match of the season on Saturday afternoon, the real test followed for Lewes this evening. Tonight’s match against Thurrock wasn’t merely their...

Rangers: The Future Is As Murky As Ever 0

Rangers: The Future Is As Murky As Ever

This weekend the News of the World reported that the Andrew Ellis takeover of Rangers was back on, this time from funding from the almost inevitable Russian tycoon, in the form of Vladimir Antonov. The ‘paper quoted a “source close to” Antonov who claimed the deal was “99% complete”. This apparently came as news to Rangers who immediately denied any knowledge, and indeed to Antonov who also denied that any contact had been made, though he didn’t deny an interest. At the moment it seems likely to be yet another red herring in the ongoing Rangers saga, but for all the denials there is some plausibility to the idea that Ellis and Antonov might have teamed up. Antonov has the cash and is searching actively for a football club in which to invest it.

Match Of The Day 2: The Murray Era 9

Match Of The Day 2: The Murray Era

Well, I confidently suggested that the seemingly ubiquitous Colin Murray was the ideal fit for the BBC’s ‘Match of the Day 2’ and its more relaxed view of the weekend’s football, and that Adrian...