Posts made in April, 2011

A Points Deduction Which Invites Conspiracy Theories

By on Apr 24, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 4 comments

The non-league football season wouldn’t be the non-league football season without promotion and relegation decisions coming under the spotlight on account of off the field events, and this season has, eventually, been no exception. We’ll be returning to the subject of Eastwood Town and their failure to convince the Football Conference to allow them to...

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Midweek Highlights: FC United of Manchester vs Marine

By on Apr 23, 2011 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

FC United of Manchester travel to Matlock Town for an Evostik League Premier Division match this afternoon in second place in the table, but during the week they played Marine at Stalybridge Celtic’s Bower Fold. As Marine is a club from Liverpool, there is always a little needle in the air when the two clubs meet, and we are pleased to be able to bring you...

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Friday picture: Vitruvian Man City

Friday picture: Vitruvian Man City

By on Apr 22, 2011 in Art, English League Football | 0 comments

If the reason we all love sport is (as is often suggested) because of its unpredictability, then a lot of people must be in the same position as Dotmund and celebrating a new favourite footballer: Mario Balotelli. Will he be brilliant? Will he score a hattrick? Will he get sent off? Will he start a fight? Will he be able to get his bib on? Our plucky artist...

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An Open Letter To HMRC Regarding Wrexham FC

By on Apr 21, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 4 comments

Regular readers of this site will be more than aware of the tribulations currently surrounding Wrexham Football Club. The former chair of the Wrexham Supporters Trust, Lindsay Jones, has sent this open letter to HMRC which he has granted us permission to reprint here. Re Wrexham FC (2006) Dear Mr Norrell, I am writing to you on the above subject in the hope that I...

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Inside The Mind Of The Football Blogger, Part One

By on Apr 21, 2011 in Latest | 15 comments

The media is a rapid changing landscape. We all know the reason why the paid hacks of the mainstream media keep going, but what about the bloggers? What is our motivation?  In the first of a two-parter that originated on Twitter and ended up here, Gav Stone of Les Rosbifs explains his motivation for keeping going. After the 17th website this morning, searching for...

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