Posts made in January, 2013

Luton Town’s FA Cup Win Should Not Be Understated

By on Jan 27, 2013 in Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

There was, of course, a time when the boundaries between the Football League and non-league football were considerably more clearly defined than they are now. There was no such thing as automatic promotion and relegation from the top of non-league football, and non-league clubs wishing to make that particular great leap forward had to apply for a place amongst the...

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Match Of The Past: Leyton Orient

By on Jan 26, 2013 in Latest, Video | 0 comments

We continue our series featuring archived matches from the clubs of League Two this morning with Leyton Orient, and six matches from the years between the years between 1972 and 1988. The 1970s were good to a club that long been considered the poor relations to other, bigger London clubs and our first match sees Orient – who lopped the “Leyton”...

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Divided Opinion: Colin Murray & Tony Adams

By on Jan 25, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

Two footballing personalities of greatly differing pedigrees were in the papers this week, both of whom have divided opinion during their greatly differing careers – broadcast journalist Colin Murray and ex-player and manager Tony Adams. Having welcomed Murray’s choice as the BBC’s Match of the Day 2 host in 2010, I feel duty-bound to comment now he is to be...

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Hazard Vs The Ball Boy Shouldn’t Have Been Last Night’s Main Talking Point

By on Jan 23, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 5 comments

With so many people standing on either side of it screaming at each other, there is no room for sitting on the fence in modern football. So it is that we have to take sides over the tiny incident that will,by the time you read this, have swamped the football media to the exclusion of anything else. So, here’s a viewpoint on the matter, for what it’s...

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