Posts made in July, 2012

100 Owners: Number 87 – Louis Edwards (Manchester United)

By on Jul 23, 2012 in History, Latest | 0 comments

It has, in recent years, become standard for some Manchester United supporters to sing songs regarding the death of Malcolm Glazer. The owner of the club inspires such extreme emotions amongst the clubs fan-base that it is possible to think that him and his family are the first group of individuals to have been involved in this club for reasons that may concern...

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Sir Alex Ferguson, The Glazers & The Future Of Manchester United

By on Jul 22, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

The silly season is well and truly upon us, and with football now demanding twenty-four hour, three hundred and sixty-five day a year media coverage the next few weeks seem likely to bring more stories to the back pages of newspapers that might otherwise not have been deemed worthy of such coverage. So it was with Sir Alex Fergusons recent comments regarding the...

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Match Of The Past: Fulham FC

By on Jul 21, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

At their picturesque home on the banks of the River Thames Fulham have long been a favourite of the television broadcasters, and today we have six matches from their archive, from the 1960s, the 1970s and the 1980s. The sixties began with the club having just been promoted to the First Division for only the second time in its history, and our first match is home...

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Rangers: Promises, Promises

By on Jul 20, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Scottish Football | 12 comments

Charles Green bought the business, assets and – according to some, but not all, of paragraphs in last week’s report to creditors from administrators Duff and Phelps – the history of Rangers Football Club for a pittance in June. But he’s really paying for it now. “New Rangers’” placement in Scottish Football’s fourth tier means that what Channel 4 journalist Alex...

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It Really Isn’t What Football Fans Want to Hear?

By on Jul 19, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 2 comments

Greg Clarke is a defender of your football club. No really. Stop snorting with derision in Pompey, Plymouth, Leeds, Wrexham, Coventry (supporters of other clubs are also available in snort-mode) … He says so himself. So it must be true. In a telling exchange with MP Damien Collins at the DCMS enquiry (from 12.00 on) he explains how he tries to step in before...

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