Posts made in October, 2010

FC United’s FA Cup Dilemma

By on Oct 26, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 18 comments

When the dust settled after a weekend of FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round matches that were watched by over 40,000 people, one tie from the First Round draw stood out from the rest: Rochdale vs FC United of Manchester. It could hardly more apposite that FCUM earned their first appearance in the competition proper of the FA Cup in this of all months. The name of...

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Videos Of The Week: FA Fourth Qualifying Round Highlights

By on Oct 25, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

We’ve got something a little different for our Video Of The Week this week. Match Of The Eighties will be back later on in the week, but for now it seems like as good an idea as any to ease ourselves into Monday morning with some highlights from this weekend’s FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round matches from the weekend just passed. We’re starting off...

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Match Of The Week: Luton Town 4-0 St Albans City

By on Oct 24, 2010 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

It was in March 1983 that I first went to Kenilworth Road. Parents of the children junior school that I had starting attending had recently knitted what they believed to be the world’s longest ever football scarf and we were invited to show it off on the pitch before Luton’s First Division match against West Bromwich Albion, which then featured on Anglia...

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Is Hull City’s Hell Nearly Over?

By on Oct 23, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 1 comment

So, farewell then, Russell Bartlett? An unpopular figure, who presided over initial success but ultimate failure, leaving a trail of financial misjudgements in his wake, for which he tried to blame others, it is little wonder that Hull City’s future ex-owner has been branded by some commentators as “Tom Hicks-lite.” Well, by me anyway. At the time of writing,...

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