Posts made in September, 2012

Non-League Videos Of The Week: 30/09/2012

By on Sep 30, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

This evening we have six matches from this weekends matches in the FA Trophy, Blue Square Bet North, the Evostik Southern League, the Northern League and, from Scotland, the Super League Premier Division. This weekend saw the First Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy. It’s a long, long journey to Wembley for the clubs entering the tournament at this stage, and...

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Kettering Towns Problems Continue To Mount

By on Sep 30, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 10 comments

At what point does it become right and proper to start reading the last rites for a football club? We have written extensively about the travails facing Kettering Town over the last few weeks or so, but the last seven days or so have seen a succession of misadventures which can lead us to only negative conclusions – that time is up, and that it has been proven...

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AVB & The Hysteria Of The Tabloid Press

By on Sep 30, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

Amongst the many private codes that the weird parallel universe of football operates, perhaps the most curious of the lot is the bond between the tabloid press and the professional game. Players, officials, managers and scouts all have axes to grind to some extent or other and the red tops provide a free and confidential service to those who want their grievances...

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Match Of The Past: Leeds United

By on Sep 29, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

We continue our series of archive matches from the clubs from the Football League Championship this evening with six of the best from Leeds United, but this selection is a little different from most of the rest because it contains two full-length compilation videos. First up, however, we have four matches from the 1970s. Our first match sees Leeds travel to Arsenal...

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100 Owners: Number 82 – Wallace Mercer (Heart of Midlothian )

By on Sep 28, 2012 in History, Latest, Scottish Football | 3 comments

The problem of what to do about Rangers and Celtics domination of Scottish football is a seemingly intractable problem which has troubled many minds over the years. There have been oases of openness over the years, perhaps most notably in the early to mid 1980s when both Dundee United and Aberdeen enjoyed both domestic and European success, but ultimately the...

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