Posts made in June, 2011

Doing It For A Good Cause: 30/06/2011

By on Jun 30, 2011 in Latest | 0 comments

Due to a brief summer break, this week’s quick round-up football charities is a little later than usual, but this evening we have another couple of causes related to the game which prove that, for all of the bad news that seems to be out there – and it can seem, from time to time, to be perpetual – there is still some good that can come from the...

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Thursday Picture: Struck By Lightning

Thursday Picture: Struck By Lightning

By on Jun 30, 2011 in Art, Latest | 0 comments

Dotmund has always been a fan of football manager’s excuses, and you don’t get any better excuses than from the coaches of national sides from countries with oppressive regimes. Even so, North Korea’s Kim Kwang-min still managed to go above and beyond with his reason why his team had lost their opening match in the 2011 Women’s World Cup....

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The 2011 Women’s World Cup: The Story So Far

By on Jun 30, 2011 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

British Eurosport’s ubiquitous football commentator Tim Caple was doing his level best not to say there were “no easy games in international football these days.” Some clichés are oft-repeated because of the element of truth therein, but there were certainly no “easy games” in the first round of matches at this year’s Women’s World Cup in Germany. Nothing suggested...

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It’s Official: England Are The Fourth Best National Team In The World

By on Jun 29, 2011 in International Football, Latest | 5 comments

The middle of the summer always brings about the “silly season”, that time of year when, with parliament sunning itself on beaches or relaxing on their country estates, news editors find themselves having to resort to a different angle in their reporting of the news. This extends to the sports pages as well, particularly in years with an odd number when...

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Those We Have Lost: Fellows Park, Walsall FC

By on Jun 29, 2011 in English League Football, History, Latest | 4 comments

In 1990, Walsall became one of the first clubs of the modern era to leave their home for pastures new, when they departed Fellows Park for the Bescot Stadium. Tom Lines tells the story of their original home. If you support a club that has moved home and fancy writing about its old ground, feel free to drop us a line via the Contact page. There is plenty more on the...

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