Posts made in January, 2011

FA Cup Match Of The Week: Torquay United 0-1 Crawley Town

By on Jan 29, 2011 in English League Football, Latest, Non-League | 16 comments

When a non-league club gets as far as the Fourth Round of the FA Cup, the goodwill shown by supporters of other clubs often transcends league and occasionally even local rivalries. Not so this year. Crawley Town have an excellent chance of making the Fifth Round of the competition, but there is at best a feeling of ambivalence surrounding this FA Cup run. This,...

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Why Blackpool Had To Be Fined For Fielding Their Reserves

By on Jan 28, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 10 comments

In what may be seen as slightly surprising news, the FA Premier League fined Blackpool £25,000 for fielding an under-strength side. The slight surprise was that, in fining the Seasiders, the punishment was harsher than the suspended fine handed down to Wolverhampton Wanderers in similar circumstances last season. Considering the similarities in the two situations, a...

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We Watch Them So You Don’t Have To. The Worst Football Films Of All-Time Part 2. When Saturday Comes.

By on Jan 28, 2011 in Latest, Opinion | 11 comments

If they hadn’t nicked the name themselves from a song by The Undertones, the magazine might well have have sued. If you were to close your eyes and try to consider what “When Saturday Comes: The Movie” might entail, several ideas spring to mind. A loving paean to our game, perhaps, or a “Roger & Me”-esque investigation to the rotten...

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We Watch Them So You Don’t Have To. The Worst Football Films Of All Time 1: The Firm (2009)

By on Jan 27, 2011 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

This time last week, we trailed our round-up of the ten worst football films ever made. We meant it. This evening, we kick-off with the first two, and first up is Nick Love’s re-make of the 1988 film, “The Firm”. Dipping one’s toe into the world of hoolie-porn can be a dispiriting business. Its emergence may or may not be related to the the...

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Mungo S03E24

Mungo S03E24

By on Jan 27, 2011 in Art, Mungo | 0 comments

The snow at The Clackins Park Colosseum still stubbornly refuses to shift, and it’s attracted the attention of the authorities who are not happy in the least. But could the brutal, heinous sanction they are threatening really fit the crime? Dotmund has been sacked. Click for...

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