Posts made in May, 2012

Ten Years Of AFC Wimbledon: A Prelude

By on May 29, 2012 in Latest, Politics | 14 comments

It was ten years ago yesterday that an independent commission set up by the Football Association reached a final verdict on a case that would, in some unexpected ways, come to change the face of football club ownership in Britain forever. It had happened before and it has happened again since, but the decision of that commission to allow Wimbledon FC to move sixty...

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Euro Moments: Germany

Euro Moments: Germany

By on May 29, 2012 in Art, Latest | 0 comments

This mornings cartoon for the run-up to the European Championships from Dotmund features Germany, and the highly hirsute Gerd Muller. Don’t forget, you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his trenchant opinions on just about everything here. You can download the Twohundredpercent Euro 2012 spreadsheet here (for Excel 2007), whilst a version...

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

By on May 28, 2012 in History, Latest | 1 comment

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 League in 1919, but that year also saw the expulsion...

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Euro Moments: Denmark

Euro Moments: Denmark

By on May 28, 2012 in Art, Latest | 0 comments

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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The 200% Review Of The Season: The Premier League

By on May 28, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

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 that this vote was taken before the session had...

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