Posts made in June, 2011

The Continuing Take-Over Woes Of Plymouth Argyle

By on Jun 28, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 14 comments

One takeover has happened. One is due to happen by the end of the month. One is on-and-on-going. And one might not now happen at all. But however far down the takeover line Plymouth Argyle, Stockport County and Port Vale are – and even Rangers, who have nominally crossed it – none will be able to file their 2011/12 preparations under ‘ideal.’ Later this week, we’ll...

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The Heart of the Rant

By on Jun 28, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 2 comments

Often, when bold remarks from an organization become public, they answer more questions than they raise. When a statement comes across as the one released by Scottish Premier League club Heart of Midlothian over the weekend, including references to blackmail, the mafia, and paedophiles, one must query not only just what exactly that statement is speaking to but also...

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The Twohundredpercent Vault: The Parallel Universe Of The FA Amateur Cup

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

The final day of the Twohundredpercent summer holidays kicks off with a look back at the history of the FA Amateur Cup. In a modern age of sponsors’ names, play-offs and the occasional feeling that we have reached a point in football at which change is the only constant, The FA Amateur Cup is a name that is absolutely reeks of a different age. It calls to mind an...

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The Twohundredpercent Vault: When Wycombe Made The Cup Semi-Final

By on Jun 26, 2011 in English League Football, History, Latest | 0 comments

As the Twohundredpercent summer interval continues, we take a look back at Wycombe Wanderers’ run to the semi-finals of the competition in 2001. The FA Cup is a competition that throws up surprise results every season, but some records remain and one that may never be broken is that no-one from the bottom two divisions of the Football League has made The FA...

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