Posts made in March, 2011

Is Gary Speed Gambling On Aaron Ramsey, Or Is This A Storm In A Tea Cup?

By on Mar 24, 2011 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

There can be little doubt that the two big stories during the build up to this weekend’s European Championship qualifier between Wales and England have been related to the captaincy of the two teams. How important the captaincy actually is may be a question for another time – and it’s something that we will be returning to a little later on this...

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Mungo S03E32

Mungo S03E32

By on Mar 24, 2011 in Art, Mungo | 0 comments

This week’s happening from Clackins Park sees Sir Roddy Bulbs’ daughter put her own stamp on proceedings, laying down a marker which suggests her reign as chairman will be nothing if not identical to that of her father. Dotmund done it. Click for full-size You can tweet up Dotmund and Twohundredpercent on Twitter by clicking on those links...

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Making The Case For Safe Standing

By on Mar 24, 2011 in Latest, Politics | 3 comments

There are, perhaps, two debates that should be had when it comes to the issue of the reintroduction of safe standing (or, for those of us of a certain persuasion, terracing). Firstly, there is the question of whether the choice of whether to stand or not should be a matter for law or not, and secondly whether it will make the slightest bit of difference to the game...

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In Support Of Leyton Orient And Safe Standing

By on Mar 23, 2011 in Latest, Politics | 1 comment

We have a quick word this evening for the Football Supporters Federation and two petitions that they have organised for campaigns that they are supporting. First up is safe standing at football matches. Since the Hillsborough disaster in 1989 and the subsequent Taylor Report, terracing at football grounds has been largely phased out. The Taylor Report, however,...

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