January 2011

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Mungo S03E23

In this week’s visit to Heart of Clachmaninshire, the usual rubbish happens. Dotmund is responsible, blame him. Click for full-size

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January 20, 2011
Ted

Football’s Ten Worst Films: The Prelude

A year ago this month, we took a look at ten of the finest films and television shows ever made on the subject of football. In some respects, finding truly excellent programming about the game is more difficult than it is to find absolute rot, but there are some rules that we can apply which…

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January 19, 2011
Ian

FA Cup Replay: Cardiff City 0-2 Stoke City (AET)

One of the sure-fire signs of the arrival of the New Year, along with even guiltier than usual looking smokers, piles of reduced Thorntons chocolate reindeer and streets littered with sad looking, decaying Christmas Trees is that January is the season for the annual obituaries for the FA Cup. This annual debate is unlikely to…

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January 18, 2011
Ian

Leyton FC’s Unfathomable Past, Unsustainable Present & Uncertain Future

The easy option would be to say that the resignation of Leyton FC from Division One North of the Ryman League brings to an end the story of London’s second-oldest senior football club, but nothing in the history of this particular club has ever been as straightforward as we might expect it to be. The…

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January 17, 2011
Ian

Doha, Dundee and David Goodwillie: some updates

So I’ve been out the loop for a couple of weeks or so, not so much that I haven’t been able to enjoy a few weeks of sometimes wonderful sport, but enough that I’d lost track a bit of some of the surrounding stories. So while my sleep patterns return to normal after the Ashes…

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January 17, 2011
Ian

Non-League Videos Of The Week

After a couple of weeks off, we’re bringing back our weekly round-up of non-league videos. Yesterday saw the Third Round of the FA Trophy, and our first two matches come from that competition, kicking off with AFC Wimbledon’s match against Woking. Wimbledon dropped two points against Luton Town during the week and were looking to…

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January 17, 2011
Ian

Keith Haslam Reneges On Verbal Agreement, Say Mansfield Town

It felt too good to be true. We reported last month on Keith Haslam’s decision to evict Mansfield Town from their Field Mill ground and on the subsequent agreement which allowed them to return to the ground before the matter became an issue that could seriously threaten their existence. With a public statement left on…

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January 16, 2011
Ian
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