Posts made in March, 2011

Condescending Upon Ghana And Supporting England

By on Mar 30, 2011 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Mark Critchley watched the friendly match between England and Ghana last night. Here they are. Our boys. No, not them I mean… Fine, alright then, not our boys – our ‘other’ boys, the ones playing against our ‘real’ boys. Yes of course it’s ok to support both. It’s the twenty-first century for fuck’s sake, everybody rutted each other at Woodstock and now we’re...

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Match Of The Midweek: Dagenham & Redbridge 0-1 Brighton & Hove Albion

By on Mar 29, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

So near, yet so far. Brighton & Hove Albion travel to North-East London to play Dagenham & Redbridge in a league match for the first time this evening with the scent of promotion heavy in the air. That Gus Poyet’s team has been the stand-out team in League One this season is inarguable, but in recent weeks they have started to give the impression of...

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Home Again? Enfield Town, Enfield 1893 And The QEII

By on Mar 29, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 7 comments

The football situation in Enfield, North London, has been confused and fractured for several years. Jason LeBlanc writes on the present and the future of football in the borough. The Prime Minister will be aware that there are two great football clubs in north London, Tottenham Hotspur and Enfield Town. —Labour MP David Lammy (Tottenham) When Mr. Lammy began a...

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Steve Bull: Happy Birthday To The Tipton Skin

By on Mar 28, 2011 in History, Latest | 0 comments

Sometimes, a birthday or anniversary can come along that makes you feel very old, or very young. Confirmation this morning that today is the forty-sixth birthday of the former Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Steve Bull managed both of the above, simultaneously. A lot has changed over the last twenty years, not least of which is a greater appreciation of the finer...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week

By on Mar 27, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

This week’s non-league videos of the week come from the top and bottom of the Blue Square South, and from the Combined Counties League. Our first match comes from Princes Park, and is between Dartford and Lewes. Dartford are comfortable now in mid-table in the Blue Square South. Lewes, however, are in trouble at the foot of the table, although a surprise win...

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