The Premier League, it seems, will only redistribute money to the Football League if it gets to choose how this money is spent. They should be trying to learn lessons from it instead.
Yearly Archive: 2013
BT Sport are bringing back Tim Lovejoy back to the screens of the football supporter from the start of next season. “Phew!”, sighs a relieved nation.
Two successive relegations may feel for Wolves supporters as if their world is caving in, the club has been here before.
Birmingham City’s acting chairman Peter Pannu recently responded to media focus on his financial affairs with a lengthy statement on the club’s website. It said much about the man, his attitude and the Blues’ off-field problems – little of it good. Mark Murphy comments on it all.
There has been, in recent years, a fundamental shift in the way that new stories are reported. There was a time when an announcement would be made, comment would be passed upon it, and that would be that. Nowadays, of course, things are different.
They may have subsequently plummeted through the Premier League’s trapdoor, but Wigan Athletic’s supporters will surely remember 2013 as the year they won the FA Cup. And no-one can take that from them.
By the time that the announcement had been made, it was starting to feel as if the appointment of David Moyes as the successor to Alex Ferguson at Manchester United was old news already....
Nearly ten years ago, Barry Town were celebrating their sixth Welsh Cup win at the expense of Cwmbran Town. The end of that very successful era saw a change that would lead the club to a war within and, as it stands today, a fight for their very existence.