May 5, 2011

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The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Wrexham 0-3 Luton Town

The landscape of the lower divisions has, perhaps, changed more than we have noticed over the last couple of decades. Twenty years ago, Luton Town were in the First Division and had been there for some time, while Wrexham were finishing at the bottom of Division Four. Both teams were, arguably, a little lucky. Luton…

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May 5, 2011
Ian

Bates’ Caterwauling Doesn’t Disguise Questions That Should Be Answered

At least Ken Bates now knows who owns the club he’s chaired for the last half-decade, as he’ll have written their name on the cheque for the “undisclosed sum” which has bought him majority ownership of Leeds United. Unless, of course, he’s just put a blank cheque in an envelope, addressed it to “Leeds United’s…

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May 5, 2011
Mark

The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Chorley FC And The Evostik League Play-Offs

Chorley FC finished the season in third place in Division One North of the Evostik League, and the inimitable Mark Critchley was there to watch – if not exactly remember – their play-off semi-final against Curzon Ashton. Ever pondered over whether a cake can epitomise a whole town? If so, help yourself to psychiatry. If…

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May 5, 2011
Ian
Mungo S03E38

Mungo S03E38

It’s the end of the season which means today’s Mungo is the penultimate edition for a while at least, so be sure to drink it in. With Mungo incarcerated in the Tower of London for calling the future King of England a very bad thing in jest, Heart of Clachmaninshire’s hopes of avoiding relegation have…

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May 5, 2011
Ted

Book Review: GB United, By Steve Menary

It is a story made current by the Olympic Games coming to London at the end of next summer, but for those of us whose sporting interest lies firmly with football, which remains an event more peripheral than its ubiquity in every other corner of the world of sport would suggest, Steve Menary’s new book,…

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May 5, 2011
Ian
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