Posts made in January, 2012

Is The Tide Beginning To Turn At Leeds United?

By on Jan 23, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 22 comments

We have noted before on this site that football supporters can be considerably more patient than we are ever given credit for. Indeed, some might even say that we are too patient. In recent years, we have put up with increasing ticket prices, the desecration of the atmosphere inside grounds and policing methods that would raise an eyebrow were they to be practiced...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: 22/01/2012

By on Jan 23, 2012 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

We have five matches for you this evening, from the Blue Square Premier to Division One Central of the Southern League, and finishing off with the Premier Division of the Super League in Scotland. First up is a match that we have already mentioned on this site today, the Blue Square Premier match between Wrexham and Kettering Town. Next up, we’re staying in...

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Top Versus Bottom In The Blue Square Premier

By on Jan 22, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

Two matches in the Blue Square Premier brought together four clubs from directly opposite ends of the football spectrum yesterday and, while the results of those matches were hardly unexpected, it was difficult not to feel at the end of this week that these were not as important as the fact that the matches had taken place in the first place. The matches were, of...

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The 2012 African Cup Of Nations: A Preview

By on Jan 20, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

The African Cup of Nations’ effect on Arsenal sums up the slightly oddball line-up for this year’s tournament. That Alexandre Song could line out against Swansea was a huge boost (at least until his somewhat floundering performance on the day). That Marouane Chamakh could not was… well… a huge boost too. Cameroon’s absence from the ACN finals seems the biggest...

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Does The Premier League Now Wish To Join The Football League?

By on Jan 20, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

It took barely three weeks for the blue sky thinking to start again in 2012, but this time the idea came from one of the more unlikely of available sources. In an interview with The Guardian, Andres Villa Boas has stated an opinion that Chelsea should be allowed to field a ‘B’ team in the Championship. In some respects, he is merely verbalising what the...

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