September 2010

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Baldock Stare Down The Barrel Of A Gun, Again

When a football club folds, it requires a lot of hard work from a lot people to get a new club up and running. The excellent work of Supporters Direct and the still rapidly growing supporters trust movement has been invaluable in providing a network of people with practical experience that can help those that…

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September 30, 2010
Ian

Mungo S03E09

After last week’s startling egg-based development, one might have expected our heroes from Heart of Clachmaninshire FC to take a bit of a breather and settle down.  However, they are doing no such thing, getting stuck into their next game with characteristic flair.  They even score a goal.  But is everything entirely above board? Providing…

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September 30, 2010
Ted

The Sordid Pleasure Of The Mass Brawl

Last night’s matches in the Football League were a carnival of goals, drama and excitement but (with the possible exception of Leeds United’s extraordinary implosion against Preston North End) the majority of us real event of the evening came at London Road, where the end of the match between Peterborough United and Notts County was…

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September 29, 2010
Ian

Time To Go: The Fight For The Future Of Sheffield Wednesday

A horse called “Owls FC” was due to run at Sedgefield racetrack this week. It didn’t. At first this seemed a very appropriate analogy for current affairs at Sheffield Wednesday – the “Owls.” But in reality it couldn’t be more inappropriate, as the Wednesday takeover tale keeps on running. A few days ago, the local…

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September 29, 2010
Mark

Match Of The Midweek: Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 Brentford

Had most people in Britain cupped their ears in a southwardly direction at just before five o’clock on Saturday afternoon, they would have heard the faint sound of cheering coming from the Withdean stadium in Brighton. In the midst of a desperate, crazy goalmouth scramble, six minutes into injury time at the end of a…

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September 28, 2010
Ian

How Would Paul Gascoigne’s Appointment At Garforth Not Be A Publicity Stunt?

Football management is an extraordinarily harsh business. Managers are judged in the harsh glare of the public eye, with debate over their shortcomings often being led by those that shout the loudest, regardless of whether those doing the shouting are right or not. Many people that we might have expected to be very effective managers…

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September 28, 2010
Ian

Dundee Count The Cost Of Failure (Part 2)

Gavin Saxton reports on the latest financial crisis to engulf The Dees.

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September 28, 2010
Ian
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