February 2012

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Scott Parker Versus The World

We live in polarised times. Rather than opening people up to new worlds and new experiences, the internet has allowed us to retreat into tiny enclaves of people who feel the same as we do and draw up the barricades. There is little room for subtlety or nuance in our debates any more, since the…

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February 29, 2012
Ian

Aston Villa’s Financial Performance Reflects An Inert Season

The haste with which football clubs dispose of their managers has been discussed in depth on here before. It has long been a peculiarity of this particular sport that managerial positions have been treated so frivolously by clubs, and the folly of doing so has been shown up in fairly strong terms over the last…

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February 29, 2012
Ian

European Championship Stories: 1984 – Le Veritable Roi Michel

They’ve been playing for one hundred and nineteen minutes on this balmy Mediterranean evening at le Stade Velodrome in Marseille and nothing, so far, has been able to separate the two teams. France, who sailed through the group stages of the 1984 European Championships, have surprisingly met their match in Portugal, who, prior to this…

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February 28, 2012
Ian

The Continuing Adventures Of Chairman Eddie Of Bournemouth

For most of us, the idea of drinking alcohol whilst at work would be to stretch the imagination just a little too far. The days of long, boozy lunches in the pub and afternoons spent trying desperately to stay awake are very much a thing of the past, and our productivity is, if we are…

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February 27, 2012
Ian
Mungo S04E07

Mungo S04E07

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February 27, 2012
Ian

The Monday Morning Timewaster Project

So, it’s Monday morning ¬†and the thought of sitting at your desk and staring out of the window for another five days is getting on top of you, right? Well, we have something that might just kill the best part of this morning, at least. We’ve got six of the best links – something to…

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February 27, 2012
Ian

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 26/02/2012

We’re mostly heading south for this weeks non-league videos of the week, and specifically to the Blue Square Bet South. Woking have opened up a gap at the top of the table, but their trip to a Hampton & Richmond side struggling to avoid relegation still looked like a tricky match, while elsewhere Farnborough FC…

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February 26, 2012
Ian
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