Posts made in February, 2012

Rangers’ Nightmare Week

By on Feb 18, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Scottish Football | 1 comment

This week, Alex Salmond held discussions with David Cameron about the terms of a referendum on independence, and Cameron launched his own pleas in defence of the Union. It’s a story that has been dominating the headlines for weeks in Scotland – not unreasonably – but this week, Cameron was unlucky with his timing. His speech got some cursory...

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The 2012 African Cup Of Nations: The Morning After The Night Before

By on Feb 17, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

I’m a fan of international football tournaments on the whole, regardless of quality (regular readers may have spotted this long ago). And the 2012 “edition” of the African Cup of Nations certainly put that philosophy to the test. Take out an extraordinary second round of group games and the uplifting climax and you were left with a series of not very good football...

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Administrators, Racism & The Twitter Bug

By on Feb 17, 2012 in Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

My knowledge of the insolvency practice profession is limited to my football writing experiences, gleaned from research into articles on this and other sites. As a result, I have come to know of ‘gentlemen’ such as Gerald Krasner, Andrew Andronikou and Brendan Guilfoyle. And, as a result of that, my opinion of the insolvency practice profession is not...

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European Championship Stories: 1976 – The Birth Of The Penalty Shoot-Out

By on Feb 16, 2012 in History, International Football, Latest | 1 comment

It has been suggested more than once that the inner beauty of football is to be found in its mixture of simplicity and complexity. For the game to get under your skin in the first place isn’t difficult but, for all the analysis of tactics and formations which seems occasionally to dominate all other discussion of matches in themselves, football remains...

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