Posts made in August, 2012

The 2012 Paralympic Football Tournaments – A Brief Guide

By on Aug 30, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

As most of you will by now be aware, the 2012 Paralympic Games opening ceremony is now complete and this means that we can all look forward to its forthcoming football tournaments. There is no womens event at this games, but there are two mens events, the 5-a-side event, which is played by athletes that are visually impaired using a ball containing a noise-making...

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100 Owners: Number 85 – Brian Hillier (Swindon Town)

By on Aug 29, 2012 in History, Latest | 0 comments

Whiter than white though some might claim it to be, the history of football in England is pock-marked with attempts to bend the rules as set out by the Football Association. The punishments meted out to these clubs have been many and varied, but it could be argued that few in recent have suffered a penalty as harsh as Swindon Town did in the summer of 1990. In some...

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Consistency Remains Brendan Rodgers Biggest Challenge

By on Aug 28, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

At least, we might surmise, the waves of panic might be starting to recede from lapping against the walls of Anfield now. On Sunday afternoon, Liverpool put in about as complete a performance as could have been hoped for considering their wretched start to the season against West Bromwich Albion eight days previously in holding Manchester City to a two-all draw in...

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Coventry City Win The 2012/13 Sack Race

By on Aug 27, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

Well, it only ended up taking three matches of the Football League season, but Coventry City became the first club to decide that enough was enough with their manager and, following Saturdays home league draw against Bury at The Ricoh Arena, Andy Thorn will now be twiddling his thumbs on Saturday afternoons until another offer comes along. It is, in some respects,...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: The FA Cup Preliminary Round

By on Aug 27, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

We’re already at the second round, if you will, of this years FA Cup and last weekend saw clubs join the competition from the fourth tier of the non-league game in the Preliminary Round of the competition, playing for a place in its First Qualifying Round. This afternoon, we have five matches for you from this stage of the competition, starting with a match...

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