May 2012

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100 Owners: Number 96 – (George Cripps &) Joseph Connor (Leeds City)

As those of you that have been keeping up to date with this series will already be aware, there was probably no golden age for football in England when the game was completely free of corruption and malign influence. We have already looked at the controversial promotion of Arsenal into Division One of the Football…

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May 28, 2012
Ian
Euro Moments: Denmark

Euro Moments: Denmark

This mornings cartoon for the run-up to the European Championships from Dotmund features Denmark. They won this tournament once, you know, and NOBODY EXPECTED THEM TO! Don’t forget, you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his trenchant opinions on just about everything here.

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May 28, 2012
Ted

The 200% Review Of The Season: The Premier League

To celebrate its twentieth anniversary, the Premier League ran all manner of polls to try and decide, in its uniquely revisionist style, which had been the most exciting season in its history. We could debate what it says about the culture of modern football that last season was voted the most exciting of the lot, or…

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May 28, 2012
Ian

Match Of The Past: Everton

Everton Football Club is one of English footballs great institutions. Founder members of the Football League in 1888, they are second only to Arsenal in terms of their unbroken record in the top flight – they will celebrate their sixtieth consecutive season next year – and have won a clutch of trophies along the way…

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May 27, 2012
Ian

Euro 2012: The Runners & Riders – Denmark

It seems inconceivable that anyone will be able to mention Denmark in relation to the European Championships without turning the clock back twenty years, to when the Danes were hastily assembled following the forced withdrawal of Yugoslavia from that summers tournament in Sweden and then went and won the entire tournament. The Danes haven’t been…

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May 27, 2012
Ian
Euro Moments: The Netherlands

Euro Moments: The Netherlands

This mornings cartoon for the run-up to the European Championships from Dotmund features the Netherlands. Don’t forget, you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his trenchant opinions on just about everything here.

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May 27, 2012
Ted

The Football Creditors Rule & The Changing Face Of The Insolvency Game

There are, of course, two sides to every coin. The news that HMRC had failed in its bid to get the football creditors rule, which ensures that all football creditors are paid in full in the event of an insolvency event at a football club while the the taxman has to join all other unsecured…

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May 26, 2012
Ian
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