Posts made in May, 2011

Cautious Reasons For Optimism At St Albans

By on May 27, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

It has been a wretched season for St Albans City. Twenty-five years at the sixth level of the English pyramid -one of which, the 2006/07 season had been spent a division higher in the Blue Square Premier – came to a crashing halt this season in a fog of humiliation, as they were docked ten points for financial irregularities and finished well adrift at the...

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Robins Gamble on a Dux

By on May 26, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 14 comments

When last we left Swindon Town, the Robins were putting the finishing touches on a lamentable 2010/11 campaign that saw them relegated from League One and undergoing the process of disassembly. Beneficent chairperson Andrew Fitton chose to step down after having cleaned up Swindon’s financial flubs from the past but exhausted after a long and disappointing...

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Peter Ridsdale Reluctantly Takes Over At Plymouth

By on May 26, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 8 comments

This is not a transaction that I sought or contemplated but, if it is the only route to guarantee a future for Plymouth Argyle Football Club, it is a route that I am prepared to take. After seven months of claiming that he was a mere consultant to Plymouth Argyle Football Club, of claiming that he was talking to (you guessed it) anonymous wealthy businessmen that...

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Thursday Picture: Manchester United’s Old Guard

Thursday Picture: Manchester United’s Old Guard

By on May 26, 2011 in Art, English League Football | 0 comments

It’s been an unusual season, but one which nevertheless has had a familiar outcome. Manchester United continue to sweep all before them in the English game, and no referee or journalist seems able to stop them. Ahead of their European Cup Final on Saturday – their third, lest we forget, in the last four years – Dotmund has been profiling some of...

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