Posts made in October, 2012

Match Of The Past: Peterborough United

By on Oct 22, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

We continue our series of archive matches of the clubs of the Football League Championship this morning with Peterborough United. Peterborough were formed in 1934 and were elected into the Football League in 1960 in place of Gateshead. They won the Fourth Division championship at the first attempt, but were relegated back to the Fourth Division in the summer of 1968...

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100 Owners: Number 80 – Brian York & Arthur Eastham (Cambridge City)

By on Oct 22, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 4 comments

The story of a non-league football club sitting on a valuable piece of land but vulnerable to take-over by those with less than honorable intentions has become something of a morality tale in modern football, but few clubs have fallen prey to it in such a protracted manner as Cambridge City of the Southern League. The story of how this particular club found itself...

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Non-League Videos Of Week: The FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round

By on Oct 21, 2012 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

This weekend has seen the final qualifying round of this years FA Cup, and there was all to play for with prize money to play for and the possibility of a plum draw in the First Round Proper of the competition for the winners. We have four matches from this round, starting with the match between Boston United of the Evostik Northern Premier League and Altrincham of...

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“I Always Thought The Fan Base Could Be Monetised”: Craig Whyte Speaks To The BBC

By on Oct 20, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Scottish Football | 11 comments

Poor Craig Whyte. On the day he chose to give his version of the Rangers saga to the BBC, former Rangers joint administrator Paul Clark beats him to the “biggest Rangers lie” of the year trophy. Clark offered a dictionary definition of dishonesty and irony in his statement on Wednesday that he and David Whitehouse, his colleague at financial services firm Duff and...

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Who Values Pompey?

By on Oct 19, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 5 comments

The battle for the soul of football took one step in the right direction yesterday. The nomination of Pompey Supporters Trust as the preferred bidder for the club is a stunning volte-face in the negotiations to bring the club out of administration. It appears to have been done in the teeth of a vigorous campaign by three-time previous owner Portpin to gain control...

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