Posts made in May, 2013

Interference From Above For The Football League Over Money

By on May 18, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

The irony of any rows between the Premier League and the Football League concerning the way in which money be paid in parachute payments should be paid out of the vast reserves of cash that the Premier League now accumulates from the sale of television rights is that the very reason for the formation of the Premier League in the first place is was to avoid a great...

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The Friday Cartoon: The Return Of The Incredible Lovejoy

The Friday Cartoon: The Return Of The Incredible Lovejoy

By on May 17, 2013 in Art, Latest | 0 comments

There was considerable praise heaped on BT this week with the news that they will be offering live Premier League football to their broadband subscribers from the start of next season. While it is tempting to consider this to be a loss leader – and a very expensive one at that – there is no such thing as a free lunch, and BT viewers will not only have to...

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The FA’s Betrayal Of Doncaster Rovers Belles

By on May 16, 2013 in Latest | 10 comments

Last summer, the arrival of the Olympic games in London meant an unprecedented spike in interest in the women’s game in this country. Although Hope Powell’s team couldn’t get any further than the quarter-finals of the competition, crowds were healthy and there was considerable optimism that the interest might lead to increased interest in the FA...

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100 Owners: Number 73 – The Bhatti Brothers (Wolverhampton Wanderers)

By on May 15, 2013 in History, Latest | 4 comments

At the end of last season Wolverhampton Wanderers became the first club to be relegated in two successive seasons from the top division of English football on two separate occasions, and while younger supporters continue to scream for the heads of owner Steve Morgan and Chief Executive Jez Moxey, older supporters may be forgiven a chill running down their spine as...

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Birmingham City: Peter Pannu Posts – Part Two

By on May 14, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

Right, where were we… ah, yes. Peter Pannu, whingeing about, accurate, press coverage. The bits below about the BIH AGM last Friday are but the tip of a curious corporate iceberg. So, this article is to become a trilogy. Good, eh?…no…wait…COME BACK… And just in case I didn’t give due credit in part one, immense credit is due to the Blues Trust and the Often...

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