Posts made in April, 2013

Context Lost In A Storm: On The PFA Awards Controversy

By on Apr 30, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 7 comments

Jon Keen writes for the Reading FC fan-site The Tilehurst End and for ESPNFC.com – on Sunday he was at the Professional Footballers Association annual awards ceremony that has kicked off yet another storm in the press today. Here are his thoughts on it all. There is something unsurprising and highly amusing about seeing the sudden furore that has kicked off over...

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Wolverhampton Wanderers See Further Bad Tidings On The Horizon

By on Apr 29, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

Relegation has a habit of creeping up on you. Throughout the closing weeks of the season, the natural disposition of the football supporter is to look up the table, to calculate how many matches are going to result in three points, and often to studiously ignore the evidence of our own eyes. We know that the team has been out of sorts for most of the last eight...

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AFC Wimbledon Survive The Cut At The Foot Of League Two

By on Apr 29, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 6 comments

At least, for the supporters of AFC Wimbledon, the task ahead was clear. The way that the fixture calendar fell elsewhere meant that, even though they went into Saturday’s final round of matches in League Two in one of the division’s relegation places, a win at home against mid-table Fleetwood Town would ensure their survival at the end of a season which...

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Peter Pannu Is Considerably Richer Than You

By on Apr 28, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

It is a comparison I have made before but it remains as true today as ever. If anyone outside Burnley has reason to be glad that the Rao family own Blackburn Rovers – bar Rovers’ idiotic ‘global advisor’ Shebby Singh – it is Birmingham City’s all-powerful, increasingly rich but still “acting” chairman Peter Pannu. All the available evidence suggests Pannu doesn’t...

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