Posts made in March, 2012

Bradford City vs Crawley Town, Or The Decline & Fall Of Western Civilisation

By on Mar 28, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 11 comments

To wake up this morning and watch the sport segment from the BBC’s Breakfast programme, one might have figured that League Two had witnessed the beginning of the decline and fall of western civilisation rather than a fight at the end of a football match. Brows were furrowed and the tone of the presenters was hushed and dark. Indeed, it was almost difficult to...

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Tom Davis: The Career Of A Blue Square South Journeyman

By on Mar 27, 2012 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

Some people find their way in the world as a jack of all trades, spending their talents over a range of different tasks. Others, meanwhile, discover that they can do one thing, but do it very well. Midfielder Tom Davis didn’t quite make the grade as a Premier League professional and he has also tried other divisions, but like a compass pointing involuntarily...

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Think Before You Drink Before You Tweet

By on Mar 27, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 3 comments

The morning after Fabrice Muamba collapsed on the pitch at White Hart Lane during the FA Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur and Bolton Wanderers, we noted on the subject of one individual that had been arrested with regard to comments made on the social networking website Twitter that, “Should he end up kicked out of university and with a criminal record at a...

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Rangers: The “Experts” Speak

By on Mar 26, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Scottish Football | 7 comments

A recurring side-issue to Rangers current financial crisis has been the Scottish media’s apparent inability to get its facts straight. This, critics say, has come from a mixture of media faith in the “official” line coming out of Ibrox and a basic misunderstanding of the tax tribunal process. The former charge is as old as the Old Firm itself and it has substance....

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