July 2011

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Match Of The Week: Haringey Borough 2-4 Wingate & Finchley

The new season continues to loom large on the horizon, and pre-season friendlies are a chance for clubs to try out their new signings ahead of the season proper starting. Non-League Day’s Mike Bayly went to see two clubs from the bottom of football’s food chain in their preparations for the new season. The London…

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July 24, 2011
Ian

The Supporters Direct Briefing Papers In Brief

Last week we were at the annual Supporters Direct conference in Chester. As well as the AGM, and other workshops and sessions, Supporters Direct launched two briefing papers – Financing Supporter Community Ownership and Business Advantages of Supporter Community Ownership in Football. These briefing papers were the third and fourth papers that Supporters Direct launched…

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July 23, 2011
Ian

Some Late Questions to Start the Scottish Premier League Season

Lightning indeed strikes twice in the same spot, but this still remains a less reliable proposition than seeing the Old Firm finishing one on top of another in any given Scottish Premiership season. Despite this, the engagement of a new campaign in the Scottish top flight prompts enough questions in need of answering that makes…

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July 23, 2011
Ian

Video Of The Week: The 1993/94 Premier League Season Review

This week’s Video Of The Week takes us all the way back to the second season of the Premier League, and the first signs that a football dynasty was being built. Manchester United had won the previous season’s title with a tiny bit to spare, but the following year they went on to complete the…

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July 23, 2011
Ian

The Twohundredpercent Premier League Previews: Bolton Wanderers

If there is one particular role within football that is analysed more than any other, it is that of the manager. So much of the culture of the modern game is wrapped up in the cult of the football manager that it would be easy to reach the conclusion that their value is over-stated, but…

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July 22, 2011
Ian

Our Final Word On The 2011 Womens World Cup

In covering football tournaments on 200%, I have found it easy to see the good in them. Too easy for some tastes, I admit. But, honestly, the 2011 Women’s World Cup was a belter, wasn’t it? I was glad to be wrong about the winners. BBC analyst Lucy Ward’s suggestion during the final that current…

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July 21, 2011
Mark

The Twohundredpercent Premier League Previews: Blackburn Rovers

Although the close season seems to be getting shorter and shorter, the summer is a chance for football clubs to regroup and rebuild, and it goes without saying that some clubs need more rebuilding during this break than others. Comment assent seems to have it that, in the summer of 2011, one of the Premier…

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July 20, 2011
Ian
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