Posts made in March, 2013

Does Administration – Or Perhaps Even Liquidation – Now Beckon For Coventry City?

By on Mar 13, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 5 comments

This evening at The Ricoh Arena in front of a paltry looking crowd of less than 9,500 people, a free kick two minutes into stoppage time at the end of the match between Coventry City and Colchester United rescued a point for the home team which might have previously appeared lost. It was a result which leaves the Sky Blues in ninth place in League On. The team is...

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That Was The Weekend That Was: Red Cards & Rafa

By on Mar 11, 2013 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

It was, according to its website, the first time that this had happened in the one hundred eight years of the history of the Isthmian League. This afternoon at The Harry Abrahams Stadium in Finchley, North London, a match in its Premier Division between Wingate & Finchley and Thurrock was abandoned with five minutes to play, after the home side had five players...

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Football Fan Engagement – A Psychobabble Special

By on Mar 10, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 1 comment

I’m so ‘old school’ that I don’t even spell ‘old school’ ‘old skool.’ So when I read Arsenal’s Head of Marketing Charles Allen in the Independent on Sunday newspaper recently, my heart almost audibly sank. “In all of our international territories,” Charles said, suggesting a previously unheralded set of regime changes, “we want to build our reach and engagement.” As...

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Wimbledon & York City Shred The Nerves At The Foot Of League Two

By on Mar 10, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

It is getting to the point of the season at which time starts to run out. The luxury of believing that our teams can afford to drop points starts to fade from view as we reach the home straight, and there are few other places in the whole of English football in which nerves are already in the air than at the bottom of League Two. Just four points separate the bottom...

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