Posts made in 2011

Wigan, Bolton & Blackburn Labour Under Grey Lancastrian Skies

By on Dec 18, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

The absence of the top five or six clubs from much of the schedule for yesterday’s Premier League fixtures may have meant that the eyes of many may have drifted towards the bottom of the table instead. As has been the case for the previous couple of seasons, the bottom half of the Premier League table is starting to look rather congested, with just six points...

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A – Partial – Defence Of The Club World Cup

By on Dec 16, 2011 in European Club Football, Latest | 3 comments

On Sunday morning – if you happen to be in Western Europe – the champions of world club football will be crowned, as the final of the 2011 Club World Cup is played at the International Stadium in Yokohama between Barcelona, the current champions of Europe, and Santos of Brazil, the current champions of South America. The Club World Cup has been running...

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Barnet Prepare To Leave Underhill

By on Dec 15, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

After one hundred and four years, the end now seems to be nigh for Underhill, the home of Barnet Football Club. An official statement on the clubs website this afternoon confirmed that “The stark reality is that as a consequence of unresolved ground differences with the council, Barnet FC face the prospect of a reduced footprint next season and an end to their...

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A Welsh Premier League Odyssey: Part Four – Llanelli AFC vs Prestatyn Town

By on Dec 14, 2011 in Latest, Welsh Football | 1 comment

If there’s one thing aside from love spoons that Wales is known for, it’s probably the persistent rain. We’ve had a Sunday of untold downpours, to the extent where the game between Neath and Port Talbot had to be called off due to a waterlogged pitch. However, their more resilient rivals managed to brave the liquid bombardment and put a team out to face Prestatyn...

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