Posts made in April, 2013

Exit Whitehawk, Enter “Brighton City”

By on Apr 27, 2013 in Latest, Non-League | 8 comments

In the entire history of football it will be but the briefest of footnotes, but this afternoon at The Enclosed Ground Whitehawk Football Club will play it last match, a home match in the Ryman League Premier Division against East Thurrock United. This, however, is only the end of a name. Having won by two goals to nil at Leiston last weekend, the club has now been...

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Farnborough FC Takes Just Six Years To Hit Administration Again

By on Apr 26, 2013 in Finance, Latest, Non-League | 2 comments

It was in March 1992 that Aldershot Football Club became the first Football League club since Accrington Stanley in 1962 to close its doors in the middle of a season, and now the man that was responsible for that is involved at another club that is set to enter into administration. He was known as Spencer Trethewy at the time and made enough headlines when, in 1990,...

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A Small Step In The Right Direction For Blackburn Rovers

By on Apr 25, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 1 comment

It’s not much, but it’s a start. The acquisition of a small number of shares in Blackburn Rovers by the Rovers Trust doesn’t look like much on paper, but it marks the possibility of the Trust going on to play a greater role at a club which remains in the throes of a most disturbing agony following its relegation from the Premier League at the end...

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Luis Suarez Bites The Hand That Feeds Him

By on Apr 24, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

There were no surprises to be had today, at least from the reaction at the decision of the Independent Regulatory Commission to ban the Liverpool striker Luis Suarez for ten matches for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic during last Sunday’s Premier League match at Anfield. Everybody assumed their correct position, Liverpool supporters continuing to...

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