Sign My Son & I Might Lend You Some Money

In the olden days, local aldermen and dignitaries would be the people that kept football clubs going. These butchers, bakers and candlestick makers were far from perfect – they were often autocratic, completely insular and frequently treated the supporters of...

Match Of The Week: Southampton 1-2 Doncaster Rovers

Ten years ago, Southampton and Doncaster Rovers went into their matches desperately seeking points to avoid relegation. Southampton had just been knocked out of the FA Cup by Fulham, who were on their way into the second division of English football under Kevin...

Rising From The Ashes

During the mid to late 1990s, while the Premier League reaped the almost ridiculously ostentatious rewards of the Sky TV boom, supporters of many smaller clubs found themselves having to mobilise against a rash of asset stripping new club owners. Each protest brought...

Football League Play-Off Preview

It’s that time of year again, when Wembley fills with expectant supporters for the play-off finals. Over the course of Saturday, Sunday and Monday, three matches will be played that decide who will be in what division next season, and it’s time to have a...