Posts made in 2012

From Diamond To Swoosh: England Sever Their Umbro Ties

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

We’ve been here before, of course. The news that the Football Association has decided to jettison Umbro as the manufacturers of the England national teams kit in favour of the brand that owns it, Nike, has been a long time coming and should be no great surprise to many seasoned kit-watchers. Although much has been of the tradition and apparent permanence of...

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Non-League – And Welsh – Videos Of The Week: 02-09-2012

By on Sep 2, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

The first Saturday of September brought a full round of non-league matches, and we have highlights of five of them for you in this weeks Non-League Videos Of The Week. Our first match comes from the Blue Square Bet South. You may have been reading a lot on this site about Truro City recently, and our first match features their home league match against Boreham Wood,...

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Are Truro City Bringing Us The First Relegation Of The New Season?

By on Sep 2, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

A crowd of 329 people turned out at Treyew Road yesterday afternoon to see Truro City beat Boreham Wood by two goals to nil in the Blue Square Bet South, but it seems unlikely that events on the pitch made for too much of the discussion amongst the clubs supporters. As has seemed to frequently been the case over the last year or so, goings-on in the boardroom have...

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Signore Pantalone and the Pompey Comedy of Errors

By on Aug 31, 2012 in Latest | 2 comments

It is often the last resort of the villain in a pantomime to curse his conquerors with his dying breath. Which thought leads me directly to  the vainglorious attacks of  Pompey’s chief creditor, Balram Chainrai, on the Pompey Supporters’ Trust. Indeed, not only the Pompey Trust but the entire Trust movement. For the edification of Sky Chainrai declares,...

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Cafe Calcio: The Street Pharmacists Guide To Football – An Introduction

By on Aug 31, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

A new season of the radio show and podcast Café Calcio begins in a couple of weeks, and we’ll be bringing you a series in association with it. First of all, though, a brief introduction, and here’s co-host Chris Roberts to tell us all about it. Every show in the new season of Café Calcio broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM will contain a feature linking...

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