Posts made in March, 2011

Liverpools Sponsors And The Asian Issue

By on Mar 31, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

This year has been quite kind to Liverpool Football Club so far. They may have been knocked out of the two trophies that they began 2011 with a chance of winning, but it’s likely that only the Europa League can be considered a genuine disappointment. The odds that they faced at Old Trafford were insurmountable, and the visible improvement in the cohesion of...

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They’re Not Brazil, They’re Northern Ireland

By on Mar 31, 2011 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Northern Ireland have had a mixed start to their Euro 2012 qualifying campaign and remain one of Europe’s more enigmatic teams. Kevin Leonard has been keeping up to date with their progess. In the act of expressing joy for one’s team, many a song sang from the stands can be an exaggeration. Liverpool fans, for example, have taken to re-writing Depeche...

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Business, Ethics And Abusive Owners

By on Mar 31, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

We are blessed to have been contacted by some terrific writers over the last few weeks, and here’s another of them. Please give a warm welcome to S J Maskell, who can only liken the relationship between football clubs and supporters these days as being akin to an abusive relationship. It has long been my feeling that it is odd how football fans pay to be part...

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Mungo S03E33

Mungo S03E33

By on Mar 31, 2011 in Art, Mungo | 0 comments

Mungo time. There’s only one way any team struggling like Heart of Clachmaninshire are can get themselves out of the mess they’re in, and that’s getting their head down and playing good football. That or bribery. It’s not quite come to the latter yet, as Mungo McCrackas fires – briefly – on all cylinders. Dotmund will be stopped....

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Further Farce At Wrexham

By on Mar 30, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

All of quiet on the Western front at the moment. Since we last reported on the subject of Wrexham, things have been comparatively quiet. This, however, is “quiet” by the standards of Wrexham AFC, and this means that, by the standards of most over clubs, it has continued to be a busy time of statement, counter-statement, accusation and counter-accusation....

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