Posts made in October, 2010

Wayne Rooney, Manchester United And Contempt

By on Oct 22, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Manchester United supporters have learnt a tough lesson this week. The fact that footballers are mercenaries may be common knowledge amongst fans of most clubs, but Manchester United, by virtue of their sheer scale, have been largely insulated from this. They have been able to hang on to the likes of Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs for years and years, and have been...

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Video Of The Week: Match Of The Eighties, 1983/84

By on Oct 21, 2010 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

It’s a couple of days later than usual, but this week’s Video Of The Week returns to the BBC’s “Match Of The Eighties” series and on to the 1983/84 season. Liverpool had run away with the 1982/83 league title and they were to repeat this by finishing three points clear of Southampton, with Nottingham Forest in third place. How times...

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Ilkeston Town FC: A Small Club For A Big Society?

By on Oct 21, 2010 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

The battle for the future of football in Ilkeston is now on. Ben Shave reports on what has been going on since the old club in the town was liquidated. Since becoming Prime Minister, David Cameron has consistently referred to his ‘Big Society’, describing it as his “passion.” Emphasising the collective role that communities can play in their progression and...

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Mungo S03E12

Mungo S03E12

By on Oct 21, 2010 in Art, Mungo | 0 comments

It’s late October, which means the first frosts are on the ground, the nights are drawing in and Heart of Clachmaninshire FC are in crisis. But this year, they’ve done it in some style. Thanks to their bizarre egg-based plot to introduce a new player, they can add tough legal sanctions to their growing list of problems. A list not particularly helped by...

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When Both The Mind And Body Are Willing…

By on Oct 21, 2010 in Latest, Opinion | 3 comments

Dean Windass, who turned forty-one earlier this year, has signed up to play for Scarborough Athletic in the Northern Counties East League and should be playing for them on a game-by-game contract soon. Some might regard this as a fall from grace, but the urge to keep playing is obvious and it is to be hoped that Windass can do a job for The Seadogs this season....

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