Posts made in February, 2013

The 2012 Football League Cup Final Marks A New High For Swansea City

By on Feb 24, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

This afternoon’s Football League Cup Final proved to be a game too far for Bradford City. This was a match that proved to be as one-sided as we might have expected their epic wins against Wigan Athletic, Arsenal or Aston Villa to be, but the Yorkshire club’s supporters can return home this evening proud of the way that they and their team carried...

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English Football’s Forgotten Tragedy: The Valley Parade Fire Revisited

By on Feb 22, 2013 in History, Latest | 3 comments

When the Bradford City team takes to the pitch on Sunday afternoon for the 2013 League Cup final, there will be many for whom thoughts turn to the horrific events that unfolded on the eleventh of May 1985. Tonight, on the eve of a match that surely no-one could have seen at the start of this season, we take a look back at that day, the events that led up to it and...

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Di Canio’s Departs Swindon

By on Feb 19, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the resignation of Paolo Di Canio from his position as the manager of Swindon Town has been the amount of time that it took for it to come. There have been mutterings emanating from that particular corner of Wiltshire for some time now this season, a transfer embargo in place for a month from the start of October, the...

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