Posts made in 2013

The FA Cup Second Round: Death Or Glory

The FA Cup Second Round: Death Or Glory

By on Dec 5, 2013 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

Kingstonian’s recent FA Cup record, a dictionary definition of ‘dismal’, has instigated a little ritual in the Non-League Paper offices where I work on Saturday evenings as a sub-editor. “Could you do an FA Cup page, Mark?” my boss will ask. And if it is any time after the second qualifying round, I will feign some sort of visual or audible surprise that the...

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No Speedy Resolution To The Ricoh Arena Dispute

No Speedy Resolution To The Ricoh Arena Dispute

By on Dec 3, 2013 in Latest | 24 comments

After a brief wobble over the course of last week, Coventry City got back to form on Saturday afternoon with a three-one win in Milton Keynes in a match watched by an astonishing seven thousand travelling supporters. The love, for now, is still there, even if this may not be quite as readily apparent from the attendances that the club has been managing at its home...

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Bundesliga Week 14 Round Up – Insanity in Sinsheim

Bundesliga Week 14 Round Up – Insanity in Sinsheim

By on Dec 2, 2013 in Bundesliga, European Club Football, Latest | 0 comments

Normally you would not be too bothered about a -2 goal difference after fourteen matches, that is unless you’re the Hoffenheim coach. The good news is that so far, only Borussia Dortmund have scored more goals in the Bundesliga that Markus Gisdol’s team. The bad news is that no other team has conceded more. Last Saturday, the Sinsheim club welcomed guests Werder...

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Dr Assem Allam Writes His Own Legacy At Hull City

Dr Assem Allam Writes His Own Legacy At Hull City

By on Dec 1, 2013 in Latest | 1 comment

Dr Assem Allam is not a young man. At seventy-four years old, we might have expected him to start taking things a little easier at his time of life, to spend a little more time with the Daily Telegraph’s cryptic crossword, tending to his garden and feeding the birds in the park, but one of the more unfortunate traits of the sort of capitalist baron of which...

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