Posts made in April, 2013

Bring On The Champions… Again

By on Apr 22, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

There had probably been some amongst who had been hoping that a home defeat at the hands of Manchester City and a draw away to West Ham United might have been the start of a wobble that might drag things out to the end of the season, but in the end, the juggernaut just kept rolling. Indeed, within fifteen minutes of kick-off at Old Trafford, Manchester...

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The Story Ends for Llanelli AFC

By on Apr 22, 2013 in Latest, Welsh Football | 1 comment

It was with some excitement that I went to a match at Stebonheath Park in December 2011. Llanelli were in great form having lost only three of their eighteen games so far that season and a win against that day’s opponents, Prestatyn Town, would take them to the very top of the Welsh Premier League. Personally, I was looking forward to seeing former Welsh...

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That Was The Weekend That Was: Bites, Fights & Bellyaching

By on Apr 22, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

Approximately seventy-three minutes into yesterday afternoon’s Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea, Luis Suarez slipped from the Anfield pitch and back into the dressing room. He emerged seconds later with his hair slicked back, wearing a black leather jacket and a white T-shirt, carrying a pair of water-skis, gave a thumbs up signal, said,...

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Barnet Bid An Emotional Farewell After 106 Years At Underhill

By on Apr 21, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 1 comment

It always used to be one of English football’s more idiosyncratic, an underground train on the Northern Line, emerging from the darkness and speeding through the identikit suburbia of North London to High Barnet. Once alighted from the train, you are thrust into a world of curious angles. The steep hill into the town centre to one side, and the curiously...

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Donald Findlay’s Casebook, And How Supporters Direct Scotland Got It Right

By on Apr 19, 2013 in Latest, Scottish Football | 7 comments

I know. I shouldn’t look at the BBC Football website… Moments after I’d done reading about “PR” Peter Ridsdale, I was shouting “WTF” at the national broadcaster’s pages once more. All but one of the Scottish football headlines yesterday referred to the Scottish FA’s readiness to act over league reform. And whilst the concept of “SFA readiness to act” was novel...

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