Posts made in 2011

“Foy” Not “Hoy”

By on Dec 12, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Yesterday hadn’t, if we are completely honest, been Chris Foy’s greatest afternoon as a Premier League referee. His performance during the match between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur left a little to be desired and will have left those in North London of a blue and white persuasion rather scratching their heads. After the match, the Spurs manager...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: The FA Trophy First Round

By on Dec 11, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

A trip to Wembley is starting to come into view for the non-league clubs that are still involved in this year’s FA Trophy, but yesterday’s First Round matches saw the qualifiers from the last round joined by the clubs of the Blue Square Premier and we have highlights and goals from no less than seven of yesterday’s matches. Those matches are Luton...

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Match Of The Week: Reading 3-0 West Ham United

By on Dec 11, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

The last week or so in the Championship have acted as a sudden reminder to anyone who may have thought that the two automatic promotion places might already have been sewn up. Southampton’s stunning start to the season has seen them ascend to the top of the table with West Ham United, relegated from the Premier League at the end of last season, clinging onto...

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The Despicable Kelvin McKenzie

By on Dec 10, 2011 in English League Football, History, Latest | 3 comments

The road to redemption from Hillsborough has been a lengthy and painful for many, many people. Hundreds of people lost family members or friends on that day in April 1989, and the feeling that the establishment was closing ranks in order to cover up the truth behind what exactly happened to result in the deaths of ninety-six innocent people has been a bitter pill...

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Lost In Transit: The Story Of Hugo Enyinnaya

By on Dec 9, 2011 in European Club Football, Latest | 2 comments

A Nigerian player that burst onto the Serie A scene in 1999 has finally turned his back on European football after twelve years of trying to establish himself. Here’s Paul Grech with the story of Hugo Enyinnaya. “I’m going to be rich!” was the typically honest reply of Antonio Cassano when asked what went through his mind after scoring a...

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