Posts made in March, 2013

The 2013 FA Trophy Final: Grimsby Town vs Wrexham

By on Mar 25, 2013 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

Yesterday afternoon in London was one for extra layers. As the Metropolitan Line train rolled out of Baker Street underground station and north towards Wembley Stadium, the slate grey sky darkened, the temperature dropped, occasional flurries of snow lacerated the roof tops and the feeling grew that perhaps we were here on the wrong day of the year. Cup final days...

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Utter Confusion Reigns At Coventry City

By on Mar 23, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 4 comments

It has been a busy week for Coventry City Football Club. On the pitch the team itself remains just three points from the play-off places as the season ends its closing stages, but few eyes are concentrated on events on the pitch at present, as the breakdown in the relations between ACL, the company which manages The Ricoh Arena, and SISU, the hedge fund which owns...

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Watford: ‘Bankrupt Baz’ Gets Banned

By on Mar 22, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 4 comments

Of all the chancers to take their chance with English club football in recent years, Laurence Bassini/Bazini may even have been the chanciest of the lot. Championship high-flyers Watford are currently living through altogether different controversies, as their loan-heavy team challenges for a Premier League place, thanks more than most else to their status as a...

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The 2013 FA Trophy Final: A Chance For Wrexham Supporters To Celebrate Their Club

By on Mar 21, 2013 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

This weekend, Wrexham play Grimsby Town at Wembley in the final of the 2013 FA Trophy. Both of these two clubs are former stalwarts of the Football League for whom promotion back from the Blue Square Bet Premier remains a still attainable target for the end of this season, but both are also clubs that have had difficulties in recent years and for whom this...

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