Posts made in January, 2012

The Bizarre Rituals Of Mutual Loathing

By on Jan 28, 2012 in Latest | 5 comments

The FA Cup may well be the oldest football cup competition in the world – a fact that television viewers will doubtlessly be reminded of around three hundred times over the next seventy-two hours or so – but football supporters that don’t have to habitually wipe rage-induced spittle from the corner of their mouths could well be forgiven for...

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Scoreboard Protests & Scapegoating: Just Another Week For Kettering Town

By on Jan 27, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

A little gallows humour can go a long way. Kettering Town’s patchwork team played Gateshead in the Blue Square Premier in Tuesday night. Another crowd of under one thousand, another critical evening in a relegation battle that may yet prove to be highly important should the club somehow scrape through its current woes. The team managed to pull itself out of...

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Darlington’s Second Final Day Of Reckoning Approaches

By on Jan 27, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

It is a sobering thought to consider that, for all the hard work and drama involved in keeping Darlington FC alive just nine days ago, the looming deadline over the clubs future comes up for renewal again on Monday. The last few days have seen a patchwork team lose narrowly to Fleetwood Town and Hayes & Yeading United in the league, but performances on the pitch...

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Chicago Fire & The Quaker Man Shake Up MLS Sponsorship Game

By on Jan 27, 2012 in Latest | 0 comments

Still being several weeks away from the start of a new season for association football in the US,┬ámuch of the current chatter surrounding Major League Soccer revolves around the announcement of this summer’s All-Star Game in Philadelphia and, well, oatmeal. Okay, perhaps not specifically about oatmeal, but rather the unveiling of Quaker as the new shirt...

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Mungo S04E06

Mungo S04E06

By on Jan 26, 2012 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 1 comment

It is time for this month’s visit to Primrose Hill Ramblers to catch up with Mungo McCrackas. Or rather, it would be, but he’s not there. Having been saved from a certain death at the hands of a CIA firing squad by the intervention of the powers-that-be at the Premier League, Mungo is finally on the cusp of fulfilling his potential. Could it be that...

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