Monthly Archive: July 2012

Match Of The Past: Barnsley FC 0

Match Of The Past: Barnsley FC

Following on from our series of archive video of the twenty clubs of the Premier League, we are continuing on over the course of the next nine months with the clubs of the Football...

The 200% Pre-Season Previews: Aston Villa 4

The 200% Pre-Season Previews: Aston Villa

For the supporters of Aston Villa Football Club, last season ended forty-eight hours after everybody else. Nine months of purgatory under the managership of Alex McLeish had resulted in the team finishing in sixteenth...

Match of the Week: Wick Academy 2-4 Raith Rovers 1

Match of the Week: Wick Academy 2-4 Raith Rovers

Finally, after Scottish football’s traumatic summer, the chance to get back to some actual football. Starting with the now-traditional curtain-raiser of the Challenge Cup (currently the Ramsdens Cup, if you prefer). It’s for the...

The 2012 Olympic Games: Mens Football Day One 0

The 2012 Olympic Games: Mens Football Day One

After a dream of an opening round in the women’s Olympic football, the men showed how international football tournaments SHOULD be done; three dismissals, plenty of playacting, a group of death, defensive mindsets…and a...

The 200% Pre-Season Previews – Arsenal 0

The 200% Pre-Season Previews – Arsenal

Welcome to the first of our annual pre-season previews, this year starting with the Premier League and therefore, Arsenal. For those of you stopping by for the first time, there’ll be no in-depth tactical...

Match Of The Past: Aston Villa 0

Match Of The Past: Aston Villa

And so we reach the end of the current run of Match Of The Past, our summer series covering some of the great matches in the history of the clubs that will be making...

The 2012 Olympic Games: Womens Football Day One 0

The 2012 Olympic Games: Womens Football Day One

Like the line-up on the Thursday evening before my first Glastonbury Festival officially started, the actual opening day of the Olympics proved an unexpected bonus, with a day of entertaining, virtually cynicism-free football, only...

Pompey Fans Rattle Some Cages 6

Pompey Fans Rattle Some Cages

Stark reality bites. Portsmouth Football Club 5 April 1898 – 10 August 2012. R.I.P. Yet nothing is ever as it seems at Pompey. Beneath the choppy waters a constant storm wages on the ocean...

Sixteen Days To Save Portsmouth 9

Sixteen Days To Save Portsmouth

The darkest hour, optimists might say, comes before the dawn, to which pessimists might counter by saying that one of English footballs longest-running financial seems to be approaching its inevitable solution. At least, the...

Olympic Football – The Real Thing? 4

Olympic Football – The Real Thing?

BBC football commentator Jonathan Pearce got through last Friday evening without once name-checking his current love…Cristiano bloody Ronaldo. He also avoided one word you would have thought key to his commentary on a football...

Match Of The Past: West Ham United 1

Match Of The Past: West Ham United

We are nearly at the end of our summer long series of videos featuring matches involving the clubs of this seasons Premier League, and the latest in this series features the club that scrambled...