Posts Tagged "Fleetwood Town"

The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Fleetwood Town 0-2 AFC Wimbledon

By on May 6, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

The history of football in Fleetwood, Lancashire, is one of boom and bust. The town’s original club, Fleetwood FC, renamed itself Fleetwood Town and were founder members of the Northern Premier League in 1968, before folding in 1976. A new club sprang up the following year, reached the final of the FA Vase in 1985 and won back its place in the Premier Division...

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Jabberwomble

By on May 4, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 0 comments

Twas ploughish, and the slimy dons Did wyre and wimble in the blarn: All milty were the braggados, And the melts raths garn. “Beware the Jabberwomble, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Franchise phoenix, and shun The fluidous Snatcherblatch!” With the Conference National playoff between Fleetwood Town and AFC Wimbledon set to...

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Cod Army Swimming Upstream

By on Apr 8, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 3 comments

Like a moth to the flame, we are often drawn to commenting on the shadowy underbelly of football culture. Whether because it is under-reported, overlooked, or generally swept aside, issues of football finance, supporter tension over club directives, or the vagaries of rules administration provide ample fodder for analysis and debate. A regular focus on some of these...

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