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It’s Tough At The Bottom: Accrington Stanley Is Still Clinging On

It’s Tough At The Bottom: Accrington Stanley Is Still Clinging On

By on Oct 29, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

With more than a quarter of the league season now played, the tables are starting to take some sort of shape. Over the rest of this week, we’ll be looking at four clubs who sit at the very foot of their divisions, starting at the bottom of League Two and a club that has rather got used to a life of struggle in recent years, Accrington Stanley. It was, on the...

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Fifty Years Ago: How Accrington Stanley Fell From The Football League

By on Mar 8, 2012 in English League Football, History, Latest | 0 comments

It is probably fair to say that 2012 hasn’t been the greatest year for British football clubs so far, financially speaking at least. Rangers, Portsmouth, Darlington and Port Vale all languish in administration and it is possible that others will join them. The language of the discussion of these clubs carries many tropes that are easily identifiable, but there...

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What’s Bad For Accrington May Be Good For Oxford

By on Sep 3, 2009 in English League Football, Finance, Latest, Non-League | 10 comments

The tangled paths that various football clubs weave across each other don’t come much stranger than the ongoing saga of Accrington Stanley and Oxford United. When Accrington resigned their place in the Football League in controversial circumstances in 1962, Oxford were elected in their place. When Oxford surprisingly fell through the trap door and into the...

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