Posts made in July, 2011

Is The Fate Of The Crusaders A Portent For Wrexham?

By on Jul 26, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 4 comments

The news came through like a bolt from the blue. Suddenly, and with a great deal of warning, the Rugby Football League announced this morning that Crusaders RFLC had withdrawn their application to play in the Super League from 2012 to 2014. The club’s website had been taken down (although it is back up and running this evening) and angry supporters of the club...

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The Twohundredpercent Premier League Previews: Everton

By on Jul 25, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

As 1983 drew to a close, Everton Football Club was in a state of crisis. On New Years Eve, with just over 13,500 people rattling around Goodison Park like marbles in a tin box, they played out a dismal goalless draw against Coventry City which was seen by the nation that night on Match Of The Day. Two and a half weeks later, a late goal from Adrian Heath at The...

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The Womens Super League Resumes After Its Summer Break

By on Jul 25, 2011 in Latest | 0 comments

After the success of the Womens World Cup, the Womens Super League restarted last weekend after a break, and the early signs seem to be, encouragingly, that the summer tournament in Germany might have piqued the interest of quite a few in the domestic game in this country. Womens football in Britain has benefitted significantly over the last couple of years from a...

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The Twohundredpercent Premier League Previews: Chelsea

By on Jul 24, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

When UEFA announced its Financial Fair Play regulations last summer, several names immediately sprang to mind as clubs that would likely have to change many of their habits from recent years if they were to be allowed to continue to compete in European competitions under the new rules. As such, last season could perhaps be regarded as one of stasis for the club...

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

By on Jul 24, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

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 Borough of Haringey was recently named as...

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