Posts made in January, 2013

Match Of The Past: Notts County

By on Jan 29, 2013 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

We continue our archive series of matches of the clubs in Football League One with Notts County, and six matches from the years between 1926 and 1994. First up is some quite extraordinary film footage of the team in action against Fulham in the Fifth Round of the FA Cup at a packed Meadow Lane from February 1926, while our second match sees them traveling to London...

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It Will Take More Than Public Money To Municipalise Football

By on Jan 29, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 1 comment

In an interesting and thought-provoking article in the Guardian this morning, Sean Ingle decided to address a question which has occasionally been asked by football supporters before. Considering that there are publicly supported because they are perceived to be in the wider interest of society as a whole, and considering that at least of some of these – the...

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That Was The Weekend That Was: The FA Cup Fourth Round

By on Jan 28, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the kerfuffle over Manchester United having now had thirty-eight consecutive FA Cup matches shown live on the television is that it took thirty-eight matches for many people to really notice it. There was considerable anger this weekend over the fact that Manchester United’s home match against Fulham was selected by ESPN...

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Non-League Videos Of The Week: 27-01-2013

By on Jan 27, 2013 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

The weather had its say in the non-league programme this weekend, but we are still able this week to bring you six matches from the matches that did manage to go ahead. First up is a match from the last thirty-two FA Vase between Newport (Isle of Wight) FC and Brighouse Town of the Northern Counties East League. Next up are two matches from the Blue Square Bet...

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The 2013 African Cup Of Nations: Seconds Outs, Round Two

By on Jan 27, 2013 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

The 2013 AFCON is neither the first nor last international football tournament to have an, ahem, ‘disappointing’ opening round of group matches. But that has usually been down to teams’ fear of losing their first game, something which the laws of football say you must not do. In South Africa, even when the attitude wasn’t fearful, the football was mostly dreadful....

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