Posts made in May, 2012

Euro 2012: The Super-Duper Interactive Retro Spreadsheet

By on May 23, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 4 comments

The finals of major football tournaments bring out the obsessive in many football supporters. Grown men can be seen in the queues in newsagents buying Panini stickers for sons and nephews that don’t exist, while it is entirely possible that the only wallpapering that will be done throughout the tournament will be of posters on walls, lovingly filled in by the...

Read More

Déjà Vu for Toshack in Macedonia

By on May 23, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

Wales versus Paraguay at the Millennium Stadium, March 2006. A warm up match for Wales’ opponents ahead of the World Cup and a match I remember well for typifying John Toshack’s Wales. The performance was satisfactory, Wales didn’t have as many shots as their opponents, but held possession reasonably well. As per the norm there were a number of defensive errors, but...

Read More

The AGM cup 2012 – Mystic Rhys predicts

By on May 21, 2012 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

It’s the end of the season, and York City have won the final playoff game to secure their return football league. Now, the process of positioning teams in various leagues will begin in a process jokingly referred to as the AGM Cup. Always controversial, the Football Conference AGM decides who gets placed into various leagues in the Conference system (Conference...

Read More

Match Of The Past: Chelsea

By on May 20, 2012 in History, Latest, Video | 0 comments

Football League play-off finals aside, the domestic season is now all-but over and last week saw the last of our non-league videos of the week. To fill the gap between now and the start of next season, though, we’re going to bring you some videos from the history of the game in England and who better to start with the new European champions, Chelsea? The...

Read More

The Dog Returns to the Pompey Manger.

By on May 20, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

You have to admire the stoicism of football fans. No matter how much the parameters of the game are manipulated to the advantage of those with little emotional investment in our clubs we continue to process through the turnstiles. We tolerate being frisked for lethal bottle tops and are directed to seats where we are ordered to sit down and play nice. The money we...

Read More