Posts made in February, 2013

FA Cup Fifth Round Weekend: Luton Town Return To Focussing On The League

By on Feb 16, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

The FA Cup, then, will reach one hundred straight years without a non-league club reaching its quarter-finals. It was in 1914 that Queens Park Rangers, then of the Southern League, made it that far before losing by two goals to one against Liverpool at Anfield. Much has changed since then, but there was a feeling in the air that perhaps, just perhaps, Luton Town,...

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Imminent Concerns For Coventry City

By on Feb 15, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 4 comments

Loyalty and football have seldom been happy bedfellows, but supporters of League One club Coventry City could well be wondering this morning who is fighting their corner after a week of extremely bad news, with the departure of Mark Robins, a manager who had transformed their season from what was starting to look like another dour fight against relegation into one...

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Turning Cardiff Red, The Vincent Tan Way

By on Feb 14, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 2 comments

On the pitch, Cardiff City are having a season that has been about successful as any of their supporters could hope for. The club is eight points clear at the top of the Football League Championship with only a third of the season left to play, and barring a spectacular collapse a place in the top division of the English football system for the first time in a...

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Match Of The Past: Scunthorpe United

By on Feb 14, 2013 in Latest, Video | 1 comment

We continue our series of the archive matches of the clubs of Football League One this morning with one of the stalwarts of the lower divisions, Scunthorpe United. Our first match is from the 1957/58 season, and features Scunthorpe – then still known as Scunthorpe & Lindsay United – at home against Liverpool in the Fifth Round of the FA Cup. For our...

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Kingstonian 9-3 Cray Wanderers – No… Really.

By on Feb 13, 2013 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

And it was 0-0 after half-an-hour… The Kingstonian press-box is no place for the hard-of-statistic. Even before the end of their remarkable Ryman Premier Division victory over Cray Wanderers, we’d established that Ks scored 10 and 11 in the same Amateur Cup run in the mid-1960s. Indeed, one press-box habitué was at the 10-0 victory over Callenders Athletic: “a works...

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