Monthly Archive: July 2012

Match Of The Past: Fulham FC 0

Match Of The Past: Fulham FC

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...

Rangers: Promises, Promises 12

Rangers: Promises, Promises

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...

Olympic Disinterest In Football 11

Olympic Disinterest In Football

Considering the hysteria which surrounded the release of tickets for this summer’s Olympic Games last year, we might have expected that sales for the football tournament would be high. After all, this is a country...

Match Of The Past: Wigan Athletic 0

Match Of The Past: Wigan Athletic

Having been elected into the Football League in 1978 and spending the next quarter of a century in the bottom two divisions, finding inclusions for Wigan Athletics turn on our Match Of The Past...

Match Of The Past: Queens Park Rangers 0

Match Of The Past: Queens Park Rangers

We have another six matches from the past this morning, today featuring a club which survived relegation by virtue of results elsewhere.: Queens Park Rangers. QPR have always been a relatively popular choice for...

Northwich Victoria’s Summer Of Discontent 2

Northwich Victoria’s Summer Of Discontent

It has been a difficult summer for Northwich Victoria Football Club, two months of ongoing rancour which remains seemingly destined to end in the eventual closure of a club that is two years shy...

Match Of The Past: Swansea City 0

Match Of The Past: Swansea City

Our summer historical tour of twenty clubs of the Premier League turns to Swansea City. Thirty-one years ago, Swansea were preparing for a season in the First Division, and the majority of our matches...

Where Next for Scottish Football? 11

Where Next for Scottish Football?

So the member clubs of the Scottish Football League have flexed their muscles, called a few bluffs, and agreed to accept Rangers as a member of the league – in its third division, where...

Rangers: Crime, Punishment & Consequence 21

Rangers: Crime, Punishment & Consequence

Last Sunday’s website statement from the Hibernian Supporters Club (“Hibs Club”) and the Rangers Supporters Trust response to it exposed a chasm in thinking on Scottish football’s current problems. Supporters appear split down the...