Yearly Archive: 2012

Northwich Victoria’s Summer Of Discontent 2

Northwich Victoria’s Summer Of Discontent

It has been a difficult summer for Northwich Victoria Football Club, two months of ongoing rancour which remains seemingly destined to end in the eventual closure of a club that is two years shy...

Match Of The Past: Swansea City 0

Match Of The Past: Swansea City

Our summer historical tour of twenty clubs of the Premier League turns to Swansea City. Thirty-one years ago, Swansea were preparing for a season in the First Division, and the majority of our matches...

Where Next for Scottish Football? 11

Where Next for Scottish Football?

So the member clubs of the Scottish Football League have flexed their muscles, called a few bluffs, and agreed to accept Rangers as a member of the league – in its third division, where...

Rangers: Crime, Punishment & Consequence 21

Rangers: Crime, Punishment & Consequence

Last Sunday’s website statement from the Hibernian Supporters Club (“Hibs Club”) and the Rangers Supporters Trust response to it exposed a chasm in thinking on Scottish football’s current problems. Supporters appear split down the...

New Direction for Supporters Direct? 1

New Direction for Supporters Direct?

It is clear that there is a conflict of interests running throughout English football. A conflict that lies between the different ways in which fans and owners see ‘their’ clubs. It is inherent in...