Posts made in November, 2011

Wrexham FC: The Future Starts Now

By on Nov 30, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

Celebrations, due to the sad and untimely death of the manager of the national team at the weekend, were perhaps more muted at The Racecourse Ground this evening than they might otherwise have been. There should, however, be a pause this evening for Wrexham supporters to celebrate a life well lived as well as the opportunity for a rebirth of their club following the...

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Pompey: The New Boss Could Be the Old Boss.

By on Nov 29, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 9 comments

Its a form of ‘Pass the Parcel’.  A crowd of Russian, Israeli, Hungarian, Hong Kong and even British businessmen sit in a darkened room and spin poor old Pompey around until it ends up in the hands of one or more of them. The holder then has to keep it going until he finds an exit strategy. Then it goes back on the table with the same players and gets...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: The FA Trophy 3rd Qualifying Round

By on Nov 29, 2011 in Latest, Non-League, Video | 0 comments

This week’s Non-League Videos of The Week are a day late, but we think that we they are are worth the wait. This week, we are concentrating on the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy. With a place in the First Round of the competition at stake, this is a competition with a very tangible prize at the end of it – a day out at Wembley come the end of...

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Watford FC: Laurence Bassini Is Unwell

By on Nov 28, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 6 comments

 I was still researching Watford owner Laurence Bassini’s last no-show at a fans’ forum when the headline “Watford owner to face fans’ Q&A” appeared on the BBC Football website’s homepage. By the time I’d done my research and clicked onto the story itself, Bassini had “no-shown” again. It is remarkable and depressing the lengths to which some fans will go to...

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Match Of The Week: Enfield Town 3-0 Soham Town Rangers

By on Nov 28, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

After twelve years, comes the return home. Enfield Town have been a going concern for more longer than a decade now, but today is the day that normality, perhaps, began to return to this particular corner of North London. They’ve already played a clutch of matches here – a friendly to open the ground against a Tottenham Hotspur XI, a Middlesex Senior Cup...

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