Posts made in March, 2013

Could It Be Time For A Managerial Transfer Window?

By on Mar 20, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

In recent weeks, the managerial merry-go-round has starting spinning so quickly that it has become a blur. Blackburn Rovers will soon be onto – including caretakers – their sixth manager of the season and they are merely the worst of a bad bunch. Out of the ninety-two clubs in the Premier League and Football League, fifty-two have changed their manager...

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Campaigning For Better Transport For Football Supporters

By on Mar 20, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 4 comments

The Campaign for Better Transport and the Football Supporters Association are running a project on football transport, and they could do with your assistance. Here’s Andrew Allen on how Premier League clubs largely fall short on assisting with getting people to and from matches. Going to a match (as opposed to being at one) can be a brilliant experience....

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The Venky’s Scattergun Approach Strikes Again At Blackburn

By on Mar 19, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

Farewell then, Michael Appleton. After sixty-seven days and fifteen matches, the former Portsmouth and Blackpool manager – and that’s just this season- became the third manager to leave Blackburn Rovers as the itchy trigger finger of the club’s owners, Venkys, got the better of them yet again. There was a time, roughly a year ago, when it seemed as...

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The Times Apologises For Its Dream Football League Hoax

By on Mar 19, 2013 in European Club Football, Latest | 0 comments

The most obvious explanation, it turns out, is usually the most obvious explanation for a reason. After several days of head-scratching, The Times newspaper acknowledged its error in running a story about the Dream Football League yesterday morning, bringing to a close an extraordinary few days during which we had been given cause to wonder who had been telling the...

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That Was The Weekend That Was: Celebrations In Brighton And Paisley

By on Mar 18, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

We’re not that far short of Easter, but the Sussex coast didn’t feel very much as if it was heading towards the summer this weekend. Even driving rain, however, couldn’t dampen the spirits of the supporters of Brighton & Hove Albion yesterday after their team beat bitter rivals Crystal Palace at home for the first time since Boxing Day 1988....

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