Posts Tagged "Bournemouth"

Football, Finances and League Two

By on Aug 24, 2009 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 18 comments

The new League Two season has started with everybody financially stable – more or less – but Lincoln City supporter Keith Duncombe doesn’t feel that the authorities are going far enough. In 2002 Lincoln City FC nearly closed down. In fact, the club was 24 hours from having its application to enter administration in court considered when two of the...

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Match Of The Week: AFC Bournemouth 1-0 Chester City

By on Dec 9, 2008 in English League Football | 0 comments

It’s not what we’d want, this points deduction business, but it is making the bottom of League Two very interesting indeed. There is a definite feeling that, having seen the points deductions handed out to AFC Bournemouth, Rotherham United and Luton Town, many other participants in that particular division decided that they fancied a year off. The...

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Trying To Get Inside The Mind Of The Football League

By on Aug 7, 2008 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 1 comment

Back in the day, struggling Fourth Division clubs had to regularly undergo the annual ordeal of re-election, in which the bottom four clubs in the table along with any non-league clubs that would fancied their chances took part in a vote to retain league membership. It is often said that the voting was seldom an objective affair. One story goes that Gateshead FC...

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