Posts made in September, 2011

Mungo S04E02

Mungo S04E02

By on Sep 30, 2011 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 0 comments

This month’s visit to Primrose Hill Ramblers finds Mungo in his traditional ebullient early-season form, with innumerable negative consequences for everyone around him. Meanwhile the Ramblers manager Arnaud Finger further expands on his footballing philosophy and all marvel at how over-rated thought can sometimes prove. David Squires drew this all as it...

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Shadows On The Wall: Whyte Wants Out of Scotland

By on Sep 30, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 6 comments

Making a reference to Greek philosophy when discussing Glasgow Rangers probably sounds far too distorted to be credible. It likely is, but it was difficult not to consider Plato’s Allegory of the Cave when hearing owner Craig Whyte talk of reviving the Atlantic League idea or somehow getting Rangers accepted into the English league system. Much like the...

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Football’s Culture Of Perceived Slights

By on Sep 29, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

It was a moderately diverting night in Valencia. Chelsea put in a solid performance and had come close to what would have been a solidly impressive win, only for Solomon Kalou’s momentary lapse of reason for minutes from time, which cost Chelsea a penalty kick and, subsequently, two points in their Champions League group. Injury time ran down without major...

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Pants And Publicity For Bath City

By on Sep 28, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

How often does an FA Youth Cup game get national coverage? I’m not talking ages old clips of a young Wayne Rooney or David Beckham or John Terry replayed in some ‘before they were famous’ programme while non-entity talking heads try to be witty, I mean actual coverage of the events of a game. Today various tabloids carried reports on Newport...

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Port Vale – Bullet The Blue Sky

By on Sep 28, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

After months of turmoil – preceded by years of worry and struggle – Port Vale’s tale could be nearing a happy ending, provided the right protagonists hold their nerve and the decision-makers do something like ‘the right thing.’ When last we were in Burslem, boardroom changes were afoot, with the prospect of two new directors, both popular with supporters campaigning...

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