August 2012

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Consistency Remains Brendan Rodgers Biggest Challenge

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…

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August 28, 2012
Ian

Coventry City Win The 2012/13 Sack Race

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…

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August 27, 2012
Ian

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

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…

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August 27, 2012
Ian

Match Of The Past: Charlton Athletic

This week’s matches from the archives of the clubs of the Football League Championship feature Charlton Athletic and six matches from the years between 1982 and 2001. Our first match is a Second Division match from 1982 against Watford, and we follow this up with two matches from the First Division from the 1986/87 season,…

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August 26, 2012
Ian

Match Of The Week: The FA Cup – AFC Sudbury 5-0 Ilford

The earliest rounds of the FA Cup could, for those participating, be considered to have a small amount of nuisance value about them. Clubs seeking to build a little rhythm to their league seasons find that the cup interjects every two or three weeks or so, and those that are successful can find themselves with…

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August 26, 2012
Ian

Kevin Heaneys Bankruptcy Raises More Questions Than It Answers

After everything, it was a simple tweet from BBC Cornwall that confirmed the end of Kevin Heaneys ownership of Truro City FC, but even this grand finale wasn’t what many people had expected. After all the talk of winding up orders from creditors, investment groups that didn’t wish their identity to be made public, threats…

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August 24, 2012
Ian

Kettering Towns Torment Continues

Their brave new world wasn’t meant to turn out like this. When Kettering Town moved out of their Rockingham Road ground to the then recently vacated Nene Park, the former home of near rivals Rushden & Diamonds, the aim was surely for a place in the Football League. Last night, however, the club played its…

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August 22, 2012
Ian
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