Posts made in 2013

A Home Of Their Own For FC United Of Manchester

A Home Of Their Own For FC United Of Manchester

By on Oct 24, 2013 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

The comment assent to the news that FC United of Manchester finally to now have the green light to start building their brand new stadium in the Moston area of the city seems to have been something along the lines of, “And about time, too.” It was in March of 2010 that the club first announced its plans to build a ground of its own in Newton Heath, but...

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Winning Isn’t Everything… Probably

Winning Isn’t Everything… Probably

By on Oct 23, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

It was a cold, blustery autumn evening and as I made the short walk from Lewes railway station to The Dripping Pan, the welcoming if not quite palatial home of Lewes Football Club, and a sense of foreboding hung heavy in the back of my mind. There was the small matter of the thousand words on Coventry City that required a final paragraph to be written before it was...

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Back To The Eighties: 1980/81, Part Eleven – Villa Start To Kick Into Gear

By on Oct 23, 2013 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

We’re now less than two weeks from Christmas 1980 in our new series on the story of the 1980/81 football season, and this morning we have another three matches for you from that very season. Aston Villa against Birmingham City is our a first match, a feisty local derby at the best of times but one made all the spicier this time around by the fact that the home...

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Divided They Fall: The Great Coventry City Schism

Divided They Fall: The Great Coventry City Schism

By on Oct 22, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 5 comments

It has been another busy few days for Coventry City Football Club, which has ended with questions again being asked in parliament about the administration process that has proved to be such a big part of where the club is now, a bizarre protest outside the City Council headquarters which involved just forty people and a statement from the council clarifying exactly...

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