Posts made in August, 2010

Tiss Time, More Than Any Other Time

Tiss Time, More Than Any Other Time

By on Aug 30, 2010 in Latest | 8 comments

The recent publicity regarding the newspaper sting carried out upon the Pakistan cricket team during their test match against England and the ensuing debate over the completion of the test match between the two countries has led EJH to wonder why, when something similar happened in football, no action whatsoever was taken. These are the things that people do not...

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Match Of The Week: Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Newcastle United

Match Of The Week: Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Newcastle United

By on Aug 30, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Of all the cod-psychological theories that envelop the Premier League, the theory of Second Season Syndrome is one of those that has the most meat on it. It runs something like this. Upon their elevation to the Premier League, many newly-promoted clubs will have enough momentum that sees them pick up enough points to guarantee their survival in their first season....

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One Leicester Shuffle: The Continuing Adventures Of Milan Mandaric

One Leicester Shuffle: The Continuing Adventures Of Milan Mandaric

By on Aug 28, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 5 comments

At first glance, Leicester City’s latest takeover looks like the standard modern football ownership deal. A heady mix of over-ambition, multi-million pound transfer budget promises and “the Premiership within five years” (its been the Premier League for over three years now and still some of them get it wrong). On closer inspection, though, differences emerge. The...

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Wigan Athletic Bingo!

Wigan Athletic Bingo!

By on Aug 27, 2010 in Art, Latest | 1 comment

Since their last clean sheet – a nil-nil home draw with Portsmouth on 14th April this year – Wigan have played 6 Premier League matches, winning one, drawing one and losing four.  In the course of this disappointing run, the Latics have conceded 25 times. Eighteen of these have come in the last three games: 8-0 at Stamford Bridge on the final day of last...

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