Monthly Archive: July 2012

New Direction for Supporters Direct? 1

New Direction for Supporters Direct?

It is clear that there is a conflict of interests running throughout English football. A conflict that lies between the different ways in which fans and owners see ‘their’ clubs. It is inherent in...

Liverpool FC Has Something To Take Pride In 0

Liverpool FC Has Something To Take Pride In

The last nine months or so have not been easy for Liverpool Football Club. Winning the League Cup couldn’t paper over the cracks in the playing side of the clubs affairs, with a disappointing...

Watford’s Big Picture Problems 16

Watford’s Big Picture Problems

The take-over of an English football club by the owner of an Italian club passed somewhat quietly on account of the European Championships but, as Paul Grech, writes Watfords tie-in with Udinese owner Giampaolo...

Match Of The Past: Sunderland 1

Match Of The Past: Sunderland

We continue our series of historical videos of the clubs of the Premier League this evening with Sunderland, kicking off with a trip to Old Trafford to play Manchester United. Next up is a...

George Rolls Out Of Kettering Town 5

George Rolls Out Of Kettering Town

Farewell for now, then, George. At six o’clock this evening, the Football Association issued a statement confirming that George Rolls, the former chairman of Cambridge United and Weymouth, latterly of Kettering Town, had been...

Rangers Again: The Buck is Passed to the SFL 7

Rangers Again: The Buck is Passed to the SFL

It’s been a fraught and sometimes farcical week in Scottish football, as the authorities in the SFA and SPL have been scrabbling desparately to find a solution to the Rangers problem, in the face...

Rangers: SPL Says No To Newco 6

Rangers: SPL Says No To Newco

Last weekend, there were a number of observers wondering why today’s vote on whether to accept a new “Rangers” into the Scottish Premier League next season…next month (ulp!)…was taking place at all. Eight of...

Match Of The Past: Stoke City 0

Match Of The Past: Stoke City

The next in our series of Match Of The Past – which will have covered all twenty Premier League clubs soon and will be moving onto the Football League thereafter – focusses on Stoke...

Match Of The Past: Manchester City 0

Match Of The Past: Manchester City

Premier League champions Manchester City haven’t, as we all know, always had things as good as they do now. The history of the club is, however, dotted with some great wins and this mornings...