Posts made in November, 2010

Mungo S03E17

Mungo S03E17

By on Nov 25, 2010 in Art, Mungo | 0 comments

Thursday is our day for our weekly visit to Heart of Clachmaninshire, where a stuttering start to the season is about to get worse pending Sir Roddy Bulbs’ latest psychological assessment. More importantly, like Dotmund, all of the Clackers players, staff and supporters are getting behind Movember. This is the last Mungo of the month of Movember, and if you...

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Video Of The Week: Only A Game, The Story Of Scottish Football, Part One: The Club

By on Nov 25, 2010 in History, Latest, Scottish Football | 0 comments

This week we start a new series for Video Of The week with the superb five-part 1986 BBC series, “Only A Game – The Story Of Scottish Football”. Originally shown as part of the build-up to the 1986 World Cup, this series, narrated by William McIlvanney, takes the standpoint of five different aspects of the game for its five episodes: The Player,...

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A Culture of Abuse: Booing Your Own Team

By on Nov 24, 2010 in Latest, Opinion | 20 comments

In the latest of our series on abuse within football, Gavin Saxton is tremendously puzzled by the curious phenomenon of fans turning on their own players. I couldn’t swear that there aren’t any others, but offhand I can think of just two occasions when I’ve booed anyone at a football match. On both occasions it was because there were people on the...

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Then And Now: Red Issue And The Role Of The Fanzine

By on Nov 24, 2010 in Latest, Opinion | 8 comments

William Abbs went to Old Trafford at the weekend and picked up a couple of fanzines. He takes a moment to consider the role of the fanzine in the modern media environment. The original article may be found here. A trip to Old Trafford on Saturday has got me thinking about football fanzines. The fan who writes for a fanzine is likely to be a very different sort of...

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The BBC Will Be Right To Show The World Jack Warner On Panorama

By on Nov 24, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 3 comments

A couple of years ago, it felt as if. in some ways, there was something inevitable about England winning the race to host the 2018 World Cup finals. Since then, however, the wheels have come off the wagon in every conceivable way. The Triesman sting, the Sunday Times exposé on the subject of FIFA corruption and next week’s BBC “Panorama” have blown...

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