Posts made in July, 2012

Cardiff City – A Growing Divide Between Fans

By on Jul 25, 2012 in Latest, Politics | 7 comments

Last night a meeting was held in the Roath area of Cardiff with the intention of bringing together those who feel Cardiff City should play in blue and have a bluebird as the main focus of the club badge. The hope was that these like minded people could formulate a plan to make their voices heard in a peaceful manner. What actually took place over the course of the...

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Pompey Fans Rattle Some Cages

By on Jul 25, 2012 in Latest | 6 comments

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 bed. Whilst Pompey Supporters Trust holds itself ready to do a deal with players, charge holders and creditors, the strange PR spin emanating from Fratton Park seems to be...

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Sixteen Days To Save Portsmouth

By on Jul 24, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 9 comments

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 rest of us may consider, we will at least have an answer, one way or the other. The decision of Trevor Birch, the administrator in charge of...

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Olympic Football – The Real Thing?

By on Jul 24, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 3 comments

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 between Great Britain and Brazil. Britain. In an age where succinct branding is so important (and Google “Bill Hicks advertising...

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Match Of The Past: West Ham United

By on Jul 23, 2012 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

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 into the Premier League via last seasons play-offs, West Ham United. West Ham have a long history of bouncing between the top two divisions – the club has never played...

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