Posts made in 2012

The Street Pharmacists Guide To Football: I Can Give It Up Any Time I Like

By on Sep 8, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

The excellent weekly radio football show Cafe Calcio returns to the air next Friday, and for this series one of its regular features will be the Street Pharmacists Guide To Football. Here’s co-host Chris Roberts on the more-ish effects of the Premier League for the supporter of a newly-promoted club. I won’t pretend that it’s not exciting, a dream even, but...

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Financial Fair Play, Salary Caps & The Polarisation Of Footballs Financial Model

By on Sep 7, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 14 comments

People, it is probably fair to say, are troubled by the current financial imbalance in the Premier League. That only three or four clubs can realistically end up as the champions of England is a situation that has vexed many over the last few years, and even the thin veneer of tightness that the end of last season brought us can mask the fact that both Manchester...

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To Boo Or Not To Boo? Why There Is A Time & Place For Dissent

By on Sep 5, 2012 in Latest, Politics | 2 comments

Three games into the Premier League season, the distinctive sound of burning pitchforks is in the air. Without a win from the six matches that they have played between them, both Andre Villa Boas and Brendan Rodgers are already being cast into a familiar mould – that of the hapless managerial failure. Both are managers whose appointments carried an element of...

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The Street Pharmacists Guide To Football: The Premier League Screws You Up

The Street Pharmacists Guide To Football: The Premier League Screws You Up

By on Sep 4, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

Ahead of the new series of Cafe Calcio, which begins on the thirteenth of September on Resonance FM, co-host Chris Roberts is back to with a look at the links between football and… heroin. Like any other drug football is exciting and takes one somewhere else. Everyone is doing it. It brings tremendous joy. It brings people together. Makes you connect with...

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Match Of The Past: Crystal Palace

By on Sep 3, 2012 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

The more eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed that we’re slowing down on this series now that the new season is properly under way. We’ll work our way through the rest of the Football League over the next few weeks and months, but tonight we continue with Crystal Palace and we have six matches from the years between 1971 and 1990. The first match is...

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