Posts made in June, 2012

I Come To Bury Rangers, Not To Praise Them

By on Jun 22, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Scottish Football | 26 comments

The scriptwriters for soap operas must be under enormous pressure to produce dramatic yet feasible storylines every few days. But if the pressure gets too much for them, which some might argue it already has, they can always consult whichever twisted mind writes Rangers’ stuff these days. Twice in the past few days – nope, make that three times – I have had to...

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Match Of The Past: Norwich City

By on Jun 22, 2012 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

As regular readers of this site will be aware, we are delving back into the past over the course of this summer so bring you collections of videos from English footballs history. This week we’re featuring Norwich City, and we kick-off with a compilation from the clubs FA Cup run of 1959, when they reached the semi-finals of the competition as a Third Division...

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The Euro 2012 Quarter-Finals: Czech Republic 0-1 Portugal

By on Jun 21, 2012 in European Club Football, International Football, Latest | 0 comments

So, we have had our twenty-four hour break and it is on to the quarter-finals – the business end, if you will – of the 2012 European Championships. And if there is one player above all others who looks as if he may be the one that is talked about in hushed tones when this tournament is talked about in years to come, it is likely that it will be the...

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Next Years FA Cup May Leave A Nasty Taste In The Mouth

By on Jun 21, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 10 comments

Over the last few years, we have come to worry more than a little about the well-being of the FA Cup. Semi-finals at Wembley Stadium, falling television audiences for the final and dwindling crowds for matches involving Premier League clubs have all taken their toll on this most venerable of sporting institutions, but at least we can console ourselves with the fact...

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