Posts made in March, 2013

Killing The Old Spotted Dog: The Battle To Save Clapton FC

By on Mar 17, 2013 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 8 comments

The Essex Senior League is eight divisions from the Premier League, but the world of its clubs is so far removed from the glamour and glitter of the elite that they may as well inhabit different universes. This is football as a hand to mouth existence, where players are seldom paid much more than expenses and clubs subsist on crowds that often fail to even reach...

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Hand To Mouth: Harsh Realities For Football League Clubs In 2013

By on Mar 15, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 6 comments

As the giants of the European game strutted on the pan-continental stage that is the Champions League this week, the lower divisions in England were inadvertently further highlighting the issue faced when smaller clubs have to go head to head with a now constant stream of live, televised football. While millions watched at home as Barcelona over came their two goal...

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The Remarkable Story Of Qatar & The Dream Football League… So Far

By on Mar 13, 2013 in European Club Football, Latest | 0 comments

In some respects, what actually seems to have happened was the only thing that could possibly have turned out to be funnier than what was suggested in the first place. Late last night, in line with its release in its hard copy issue, The Times put up a story, written by Oliver Kay, suggesting that a group from Qatar was planning football’s greatest ever heist....

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