Monthly Archive: September 2011

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 11-09-11 0

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 11-09-11

This week’s non-league videos of the week come from the top of the Blue Square South, the Southern League Division One South and West and the FA Vase. Our first two matches feature two...

A Culture Of Contempt, Abuse & Outrage 3

A Culture Of Contempt, Abuse & Outrage

One of the more dispiriting cycles in which an element of English football support finds itself trapped reared its ugly head again last night. The unfailing of a flag with the word “Istanbul” spray-painted...

The Beauty & Glory Of Missing An Open Goal 2

The Beauty & Glory Of Missing An Open Goal

He shoots, he scores! Or, if you happened to be Fernando Torres yesterday afternoon, you didn’t. There are several reasons why a Premier League match which had, as they say, a little bit of...

Peter Reid Pays The Price At Plymouth 4

Peter Reid Pays The Price At Plymouth

They lost again yesterday, of course, a two-nil reverse at Southend United which left them anchored to the bottom of the entire Football League and this morning, in an act entirely at odds with...

Yesterday In Plymouth… Nearly There? 0

Yesterday In Plymouth… Nearly There?

Yesterday in Plymouth, ‘Cornish-based property developer’ Kevin Heaney appeared to finally disappear from contention as the part-saviour of the Argyle Football Club, as he should have done months ago in Plymouth. And, it would...

The Economics Of Football And Crowd Unrest 2

The Economics Of Football And Crowd Unrest

A curious article appeared on the online version of the Wall Street Journal earlier today on the subject of the economic woes that European football is facing. It was, largely, a thoroughly reasonable article,...

An Old Firm Apology 0

An Old Firm Apology

According to the calendar, it is time to bash the first Old Firm match of this season. After all, ample material currently exists to do so just on their recent performances in Europe alone. Rangers...

Rangers FC – Ready For A Fall? 14

Rangers FC – Ready For A Fall?

The story of a £2.8m tax liability (over)due for payment by Rangers Football Club ought to be a straightforward one. Either the club owes the money or it doesn’t. And it says it does....

A Woman In A Mans(field) World? 18

A Woman In A Mans(field) World?

Mansfield Town have a new CEO, a 29-year-old who has a politics degree and has previously worked for some big fashion brands. Succeeding Steve Barker, the previous CEO, who has now moved on to a...