Yearly Archive: 2011

Port Vale… Not Again? 1

Port Vale… Not Again?

Yes, again. Last month, I started what I hoped was an epilogue to Port Vale’s takeover saga. Then Plymouth Argyle’s concluding fortunes took priority and Vale took their place lower down the article queue....

Is History Repeating Itself At Nene Park? 1

Is History Repeating Itself At Nene Park?

We are only three months into the new season, but already it feels as if history is beginning to repeat itself. In July, the county of Northamptonshire lost Rushden & Diamonds after a season...

Why Welsh Supporters Are Saying No To Team GB 8

Why Welsh Supporters Are Saying No To Team GB

Wales continued their recent run of impressive results with an emphatic four-one win over Norway at the Cardiff City Stadium. Goals from Gareth Bale, Craig Bellamy and Sam Vokes earned Wales their fourth win...

A Brief History Of England False Dawns: Part One 1

A Brief History Of England False Dawns: Part One

For those amongst you that hadn’t noticed, England beat Spain, the current World and European champions, by a single goal in an international friendly match at Wembley over the weekend. The celebrations were tempered...

The Friday Picture: Bonus Paid Content 0

The Friday Picture: Bonus Paid Content

The football blogosphere’s latest big topic is the issue of making certain content available to subscribers only. It’s a bit of a hot potato. But it’s one which Dotmund fears is likely to snowball...

BBC Scotland, Rangers And Craig Whyte 6

BBC Scotland, Rangers And Craig Whyte

It hadn’t been Rangers’ best week. On the Monday, they lost two directors down the back of the corporate governance sofa, including “Mr. Rangers”, John Greig. And three days later, the BBC broadcast some...

The Patience of Job But With Less Tribulation 2

The Patience of Job But With Less Tribulation

There exists no such concept of the comfortable silence when it comes to football in Edinburgh. One week, noises out of Tynecastle note the length of time it has been since senior squad players last saw...