Posts made in March, 2013

That Was The Weekend That Was: A London Weekend In The Premier League

By on Mar 4, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

It is an obvious reflection on the extent to which Manchester United are running away with the Premier League championship that the most important match of the weekend was the North London derby between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. Much had been made over the course of the previous few days or so of whether this was a match that would somehow “alter the...

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Bizarre PR In The Pompey Blogger Case

By on Mar 3, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

‘I stand by my story and will fight them every step of the way.’ Micah Hall, the Pompey blogger whose work is at the centre of the suit placed on Fansnetwork last week has now received an opportunity to defend his work. A letter from libel-specialist lawyers Mishcon de Reya accusing him of defamation in his blog on Kuala Lumpar financier Pascal Najadi,...

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The Quiet Decline Of Wolverhampton Wanderers

By on Mar 2, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

They left it late at Molineux last night. Two minutes into stoppage time at the end of the Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers, Bakary Sako swept the ball into the roof of the Watford goal to earn Wolves a point, but this was a match the result of which proved to be more useful to the two clubs’ rivals at the top and foot of the league table...

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Would The Real Vincent Tan Please Stand Up?

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

Perhaps the most surprising aspect of what now looks likely to be stage two of the rebranding of Cardiff City is how easy it has all proved for Vincent Tan so far. There were, presumably, meetings held at the club towards the end of last season at which the possible risks of him pursuing such an aggressive rebranding of the club were explained. Since then, though,...

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