May 2013

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“You Can Vote… On The Shorts”: Democracy In Action At Cardiff City FC

Cardiff City gave their supporters the opportunity to vote on which shorts the team should wear next season. It’s not democracy. It’s not supporter engagement. If it’s anything at all, it’s an insult to the intelligence of the supporters of the club.

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May 31, 2013
Ian
The Friday Cartoon: Football Club Badges Reimagined

The Friday Cartoon: Football Club Badges Reimagined

In the week when Everton supporters have been up in arms about their club badge being changed without consultation, our resident cartoonist Dotmund has been plundering around in the bins at the graphic design agency to see what else could be in the offing.

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May 31, 2013
Ted

A Night At The Opera: England’s Really Friendly Friendly

Mark Murphy went to see England play Ireland at Wembley expecting the worst but ended up passing a perfectly pleasant evening.

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May 30, 2013
Mark

England & Ireland Live Down To Expectations

The international friendly match between England and Ireland was not expected to be a classic, and it certainly matched most people’s expectations.

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May 30, 2013
Ian

Dumber & Dumber Still – The Birth Of Achill Islam CSC

A combination of “banter” and anti-Islamic paranoia made one banner at the Scottish Cup final considerably more famous than it would otherwise have been.

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May 29, 2013
Mark

Seven Out Of Seven

200% is seven years old so, in a hastily-crafted celebration of this not particularly noteworthy event, here are seven matches in which seven different clubs scored seven goals. See what we did there?

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May 29, 2013
Ian

Walsall’s Possible Sky Blue Black Hole

A lot has been said about what the effects might be of leaving the Ricoh Arena this summer on Coventry City Football Club, but if they were to decamp to Walsall, what might be the adverse effects on their host club? Tom Lines is uneasy at the idea of the Sky Blues coming to stay.

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May 27, 2013
Ian
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