Posts made in April, 2012

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 22-04-2012

By on Apr 22, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

It’s the penultimate week of the non-league season, and while most of the championship issues have now been resolved there are still relegation places to be filled at the bottom of many of the tables. We’ve got a mixture of the top and the bottom of the tables for you this evening, kicking off with the bottom of the Blue Square Premier. The relegation...

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Coventry City’s Relegation Marks A New Low For SISU

By on Apr 21, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 5 comments

It has been forty-eight years since Coventry City last played in the bottom two divisions of the Football League. Under the managership of Jimmy Hill, they returned to the Second Division for the first time in twelve years as champions of the Third Division, and three years later a further promotion took the club into the First Division for the first time in its...

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Rangers, Alex Thomson & Presbytarian Slaps

By on Apr 20, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Scottish Football | 18 comments

The one Rangers issue to attract more criticism recently than their financial management – alleged and actual – has been Scottish media coverage of it, especially in Glasgow itself. Scottish football journalists’ inability to comprehend Rangers’ current financial woes is already the stuff of legend. So for a truly remarkable angle to emerge now is… well… truly...

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Off The Ball, City – Norwich’s End Of Season PR Calamity

By on Apr 19, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

This, there can be little doubt, has been a miraculous season for Norwich City to the extent that there is an element to the narrative of the clubs last three seasons. In August 2009, they were adjusting to their first season in the bottom two divisions of the Football League with considerable difficulty. A seven-one defeat at the hands of Colchester United on the...

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Doncaster Rovers’ Blip Cannot Mask A Miraculous Ten Years

By on Apr 19, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

It had been a long time coming and there will be those who believe that there was an air of inevitability about it, but when the relegation of Doncaster Rovers from the Championship last weekend, it came with a degree of controversy that only the end of the domestic football season can bring. The battle for Doncaster last weekend was already an uphill one –...

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