Posts made in October, 2012

Truro City FC Takes Its Final Steps Towards The Gallows

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

They were the trailblazers, the team from the wilds of Cornwall who could afford to fly to games and who rose quickly from nowhere with ambitions of flying straight up to the Football League. But Truro City wanted too much, too soon and found that ambition without solid financial foundations burns far more quickly than the sun. Today, however, a club with 123 years...

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Match Of The Past: Nottingham Forest

By on Oct 18, 2012 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

We continue our series of archive videos of the clubs of the Football League Championship with Nottingham Forest. Twice the champions of Europe, it has now been more than a decade since Forest were last in the top division of English but, whilst our selected six matches all hark back to happier times to some extent, we’ve left the European Cup matches that...

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Hereford United & The Costs Of Relegation

By on Oct 18, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

The end of Hereford Uniteds last stay in the Football League didn’t come without a fight. A four game unbeaten at the end of the season run saw the club finish just two points from the safety zone in League Two at the end of last season, with a win on the final day against Torquay United in front of a crowd of over 5,000 people not being enough to help them...

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The 200% Podcast: The Beta Version

By on Oct 17, 2012 in Latest | 11 comments

We have been discussing recording a podcast for some considerable time now, but this evening we are delighted to be able to finally release a beta version of it for your perusal. Sitting in to discuss some recent from the first couple of months of the season are Kris Stewart, former chair of AFC Wimbledon, Dave Boyle, once the Chief Executive of Supporters Direct...

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Rangers: A Warning From History

By on Oct 16, 2012 in Finance, Latest, Scottish Football | 33 comments

The contrast between the current public profiles of the Rangers FC’s Chief Executive and Chairman could not be greater. While the former, Charles Green, has a love of his own voice only matched by his disregard for telling the truth with it, the latter, Malcolm Murray, has largely – and wisely, to judge by his few public utterances – kept his own counsel. With Green...

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