Posts made in February, 2012

Villa Boas On The Brink

By on Feb 23, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Sometimes you can see it coming a mile off. There was something heavy hanging in the air well before Chelsea’s match against Napoli on Tuesday night. A lethargic draw against Birmingham City in the FA Cup at the weekend had been the most obvious symptom of the malaise that has come to engulf Stamford Bridge of late, and even taking the lead in Naples...

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George Rolls Unites Kettering And Weymouth In Suspicion

By on Feb 21, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 10 comments

How are the supporters of a football club to judge a new owner? Perhaps the answer to that is the question of how desperate for a new owner they are, but even in the most extreme of circumstances, one common theme of recent years has been that supporters have been more prepared to carry out their own due diligence on those that turn up, out of the blue, promising to...

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European Championship Stories: 1980 – The Decline & Fall Of English Football

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

On the twelfth of June 1980, England played Belgium in the finals of the European Championships Рtheir first match in the finals of a major tournament for ten years. It turned out to be a match that acted as a barometer for the state of the game in England in several different respects, and none of them were particularly positive. On the pitch, Ron...

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The Monday Morning Timewaster Project

By on Feb 20, 2012 in Latest | 0 comments

Ah, Monday morning. A time of hope, rebirth and… sitting at work, staring out of the window and wishing the next five days away. Of course, the internet has made this task ¬†a little easier, and we’re going to each Monday morning from now on with a short list of bits and bobs that have drawn our attention over the last few days or so. If you happen to see...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: 19/02/2012

By on Feb 19, 2012 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

After a couple of weeks off, we can finally get back to some matches from this weekend’s football and we have a variety of competitions for you today. First up, we have a match from this weekend’s FA Vase between Whitley Bay, who have won the tournament for the last three years in a row, and West Auckland. Next up, we have the match between Wrexham, who...

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