January 6, 2011

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The Grounds That Never Were: Derby County’s Wembley Of The North

In the first of an occasional new series on football grounds that never quite came to be, Ian King takes a look at an ambitious post-war scheme to move Derby County into a then-state of the art stadium that came to nothing. In 1997, Derby County left The Baseball Ground, their home of 102 years,…

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January 6, 2011
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(pre-)Friday Essay: Succeeding Roy Hodgson

(pre-)Friday Essay: Succeeding Roy Hodgson

Dotmund has been beavering away this morning and no mistake. He’s brought his illustrated Friday Essay forward by 12-odd hours in what is bound to be an ultimately doomed attempt to keep his finger on the pulse. Today (tomorrow?) he looks at the potential replacements for the beleaguered Roy Hodgson at Liverpool. Click for full-size

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January 6, 2011
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Mungo S03E21

Mungo S03E21

As if those post-Christmas blues weren’t hitting you hard enough, Mungo is back on Twohundredpercent. But the chances of him playing any football have been severely hit by the weather and an influx of normally non-migratory Arctic species. Hopefully the return of a familiar face or two will smooth over the cracks. Dotmund continues to…

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January 6, 2011
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