Posts made in October, 2011

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 22/10/2011

By on Oct 23, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

We have six matches for you as non-league videos of the week, from three different competitions. First of all, we have two matches from the Blue Square Premier, between AFC Telford United and Gateshead, and Mansfield Town and Alfreton Town. Next up, we have three matches from the First Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy, the matches between Bedworth United and...

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The Most Important Manchester Derby Since The Last One

By on Oct 22, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

It’s been a big week for Manchester. First of all the Manchester Egg was, thanks to the Food and Drink festival, brought to the wider audience it deserved, smashing out of the cult snack niche in to mainstream acceptance, and in doing so being treated with the same sort of awestruck reverence that greeted Marty McFly’s guitar playing at the Enchantment Under The Sea...

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Doncaster Rovers & The Agent: A High-Risk Transfer Policy?

By on Oct 21, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

Of all the people that have come to encircle modern football in recent years, few have received the levels of vituperation that players’ agents have. It often feels as if nothing good comes from their involvement in the game, but this hasn’t stopped their influence expanding dramatically in recent years and it seems more likely than not that this sphere...

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Popplewell, Hillsborough And The Bradford Fire

By on Oct 21, 2011 in History, Latest | 0 comments

“Soccer attracts more hackneyed hyperbole than most sports. We talk about “tragedy” when we mean “disappointment” and “disaster” when we mean “defeat”. When real tragedy and disaster occur, we tend to be stuck for the rights words.” Those words, written by David Lacey of the Guardian a quarter of a century...

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