Posts made in September, 2011

Ugly Goes Underground

By on Sep 22, 2011 in Latest, Scottish Football | 1 comment

Voices floating over Hadrian’s Wall after Sunday’s Old Firm derby sounded curiously, positive. Curiously positive in the sense that, with so much about Scottish football being accompanied by the sound of a death knell of late, hearing something good about two SPL clubs struck a more upbeat note. Rangers and Celtic gave those in attendance at Ibrox, along...

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

By on Sep 22, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

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 clubs that have had an excellent start to the season in the Blue Square South. Dartford sit in the play-off places in the division, and they are at home against struggling...

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Midweek Non-League Videos: The Blue Square South Title Race

By on Sep 22, 2011 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

There was a full round of matches in all three divisions the Football Conference this week, and it looks like being a very tight season in the Conference South. Today, there are just ten points between the team at the top of the table and the team in fourteenth place, and there seems little between the top three sides, with others lower down the table looking more...

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Match Of The Midweek: Brighton & Hove Albion 1-2 Liverpool

By on Sep 21, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

True enough, it’s only the Third Round of the League Cup and both of the teams playing this evening, whether rightly or wrongly, may well feel that they have bigger fish to fry than this competition this season. There is, however, something in the sea air in Brighton this evening. The trains into the railway station are jammed solid and the queue for the...

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A Culture Of Contempt, Abuse & Outrage

By on Sep 21, 2011 in Latest, Opinion | 3 comments

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 across the middle of it was yet another example of the culture of perpetual abuse and contempt that some seem to actively enjoy these days, and those...

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