The Decline & Fall Of Leyton Orient
Rape, Disrespect & Fury: The Oyston Family & Blackpool FC
Is It Time For A New Football Club For Newcastle?
Tranmere Rovers & Cheltenham Town Stare Into The Abyss
This week’s Cafe Calcio is about women’s football and goes out at 9.00pm this evening on London’s Resonance FM. If you don’t live within their catchment area, though, you can tune in by clicking here and, in addition to this, the show will be repeated tomorrow morning at 11.00am and a podcast version of the…
First posted here on the 15th April 2009. Where were you on April 15th 1989? I was at Clarence Park in St Albans, for a Vauxhall-Opel League Premier Division match between St Albans City and Barking. It was a beautiful spring day, but there was little excitement in the air. City were just safe from…
The main hazard attached to stridency of opinion is that you are often wrong. Sometimes, my success rate is in line with a stopped clock. And it appears my suggestion that Celtic were more sinned against than sinner in their recent Scottish Cup victory over Rangers was wide of the mark. The Scottish Football Association’s…
“If it looks like a duck”, it is said, “swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck”. Except in this case, it was a turkey and, boy, did it gobble. The Premier Sports television deal with the Blue Square Premier carried an air of absurdity about it from…
Bloody ‘ell, my brain’s pounding inside my skull like I took an anvil to it last night. And my stomach, still churning and squirming with all the ale and bits of fried things I shoved down my gullet at the pub. Gawh, I know United won, but I don’t even remember who scored the winner–was…
It’s another one of them lazy Mungoin’ Thursdays. This week, Mungo returns from his adventures in London full of an almost-unshakeable-for-literally-minutes footballing fervour. But could his true vocation lie elsewhere? This is normally when we point out what a gilt-edged buffoon Dotmund is, but it’s his birthday today so we’re letting him off.
As they have done on so many occasions already this season, they cut it fine. At home against a Dagenham & Redbridge team that is fighting tooth and nail against relegation, Brighton & Hove Albion still managed to fall a goal behind before winning a thrilling match by four goals to three. It has been…