Posts made in April, 2011

Mungo S03E36

Mungo S03E36

By on Apr 21, 2011 in Art, Mungo | 0 comments

What’s Mungoing on? It’s Mungo, that’s what. This week, Mungo hits upon a unique plan to retain Heart of Clachmaninshire’s top flight status and, with support from Glenn Hoddle, successfully makes everybody’s liver shut down. Dotmund is, as ever, responsible. For this, anyway. Click for full-size You can follow both Dotmund and...

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Daylight (Bank Holiday) Robbery: the cost of policing a non-league game

By on Apr 20, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

A £3k policing bill looks set to spoil Gloucester City’s weekend but is it justified? Football hooligans, they are on the rise in parts of Europe (some of the blogs about Russia are particularly scary) but in the Blue Square North? Really? There have been a few well documents ‘issues’ this year – Nuneaton v Telford, Stafford v Telford – but nothing outside the...

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After Notts County: England’s Club Owners. Are They Any Good?

By on Apr 20, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 5 comments

“Are they any good?”  It’s a simple question. And it is in the top one of questions supporters should ask of bidders for football clubs. But, as the BBC’s flagship documentary programme Panorama revealed this week, no-one at Notts County was asking the question while the club was being taken over by ‘Munto Finance.’ Or any question at all for that matter. Not that...

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A Man for Their Seasons: Pat Jennings and the North London Derby

By on Apr 20, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

As we approach another iteration of the North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, rival supporters could perhaps be forgiven for spewing forth a bit extra vitriol to relieve the increased feelings of tension. Each club has seen its own recent failures laid bare for international football media to critique, new ownership issues making Arsenal fans...

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