Posts made in 2012

No Sky Blues Ahead Just Yet: Coventry City’s Statutory Demand

By on Dec 5, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

Over the last few weeks or so, it had been starting to look as if Coventry City finally had a fighting chance of turning a corner after a lengthy trough. A dismal start to the season saw manager Andy Thorn become one of the first managerial casualties of the season when he was sacked before August had even ended, but his replacement, Mark Robins, has made a decent...

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Brighton & Hove Albion Say “No” To Safe Standing

By on Dec 5, 2012 in Latest, Politics | 5 comments

It rather feels as if the debate over safe standing at top level football matches is only just kicking into gear. For some years, the case has been made, slowly and persuasively, for the introduction of the type of seating that has been seen in football grounds in Germany for some years and it is starting to feel as if this argument is starting to feel as if it is...

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After The Circus: AFC Wimbledon Return To The Task At Hand

By on Dec 3, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

With a couple of minutes left to play in Milton Keynes yesterday afternoon, a gaping hole suddenly and unexpected in the middle of the home defence, leaving Steven Gregory to bear down on the home goal. His shot dragged inches wide of the post, and a couple of minutes later a shot into the ground from Zeli Ismail was flicked in from six yards out by Jon Otsemobor....

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: 03-12-2012

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

Three of our six matches in this weeks non-league videos of the week feature clubs that are owned by their supporters. Our first match comes from the Blue Square Bet North, and features league leaders Chester FC and their home match against Worcester City. Second up is the Northern Premier League match between Blyth Spartans and FC United of Manchester, and then...

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Cyber-Squatting, “Sharp Business Practice” & Pre-Pack Admin: The Business Stylings Of Graham Bean

By on Dec 2, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 4 comments

The last forty-eight hours have seen a further twist in a story which we might have been expecting to come to an end. A couple of weeks ago, members of the Northwich Victoria Supporters Trust voted to sever their ties with the husk of a club that they had been supporters of and form their own new club, and on Thursday of last week a meeting of Trust members voted...

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